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Title: The psychology of a ‘near-miss’ in the 4-digit lottery: A spreadsheet simulation
Authors: Tay, Eng Guan
Issue Date: Dec-2004
Citation: Tay, E. G. (2004). The psychology of a ‘near-miss’ in the 4-digit lottery: A spreadsheet simulation. In W. C. Yang, S. C. Chu, T. De Alwis & K. C. Ang (Eds.), 9th Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics: Proceedings (pp. 387-392). Blacksburg: ATCM.
Abstract: For low cost and more flexibility and choice, instructional materials can be prepared by using a spreadsheet. This paper shows how the software Near Miss written on a spreadsheet is used to simulate the popular gambling game 4-D so that students may investigate probability and a little psychology.
Description: This paper was published in the Proceedings of the 9th Asian Technology Conference in Mathematics (ATCM) held at National Institute of Education, Singapore from 13-17 December 2004
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10497/16348
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