What happens when a 1 x 1 x r die is rolled?

Dunn, Peter K. (2003) What happens when a 1 x 1 x r die is rolled? The American Statistician, 57 (4). pp. 258-264. ISSN 0003-1305

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Abstract

This paper examines the probabilities of outcomes from rolling dice with the dimension 1 x 1 x r for various values of r. Experiments were conducted by school students and University students. The results of the experiments are given and the probabilities examined using a generalized linear model. Notes are also made about the value of the experiment in teaching each group of students.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher (American Statistical Association)
Depositing User: Dr Peter Dunn
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:03
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:43
Uncontrolled Keywords: binomial, generalized linear model, probability, experimentation, dice
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130199 Education systems not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2341

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