Up Against All Odds - Snakes & Ladders Site @ McDougall Centre, Calgary [from 13 to 17 September]

Up Against All Odds - Snakes & Ladders Site


167
13 - 17
September
12:00 - 18:00

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McDougall Centre
455 6 St SW Apt 2, Calgary, Alberta T2P 4A2
Nine stairs. Ten levels. Two options. One die.

Option 1: Start near the top – stair #7 to be exact.
If you roll a 1 or 2, you can move one step upward. Roll any other number, and you take one step back.

Option 2: Start near the bottom – stair #3 to be exact. If you roll a 1, 2, or 3, take one step up. If it’s a 4, 5, or 6, take one step back.

If you reach the top step first—you win. If you reach the bottom step first—you lose.

By rolling a single die, your chances are one in six. Seems pretty reasonable, right? But is it? What are the chances of repeated success?

This is applied math at its most delightful, brought to Beakerhead by Peter Berg, a math and physics professor at the University of Alberta and Jon Bichel from PK Sound! Try your luck and see if the odds will be in your favour! Sponsored by Mawer Investment Management.

Wednesday — Friday
12:00 pm — 8:00 pm

Saturday
10:00 am — 8:00 pm

Sunday
10:00 am — 6:00 pm

— Up Against All Odds is one of 14 sites across Beakerhead Snakes and Ladders; a larger-than-life adventure across multiple engineered experiences and artworks connected by a common theme: the ups and downs of invention. Each site will have a sign and board game tile — where you'll get to choose your own navigational adventure!
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