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Summer Schools: Get lucky? (age 13–15)

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At least 15 million tickets are sold every week in the National Lottery Lotto draw and we’ve all day dreamed about what we would do if we won jackpot. But is it worth it? In this workshop we ask the questions: what does mathematics say about the lottery? Is it worth playing? Zoe Griffiths will help participants answer these questions by exploring the mathematics of combinations, expectation and probability in an interactive and fun way.

Please note: This workshop is strictly for 13–15 year-olds and will include a 45 minute supervised lunch break. Students will not be able to leave the building at lunch time unless permission is given at the time of booking. Students should bring lunch and a drink, pens, pencils and a calculator.

Mathematics Summer School workshops are based on Ri Masterclasses. Students who have attended a Masterclass series which included a session on a similar topic may have already seen some of the content in this workshop. Please contact us on summerschools@ri.ac.uk with any questions.

Refunds can only be issued for tickets cancelled at least two weeks (fourteen calendar days) in advance of the event date. Please note that this supersedes our normal event terms and conditions.

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