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This St. Patrick’s Day, your fifth grader probably isn’t going to fall for those “leprechaun gold” surprises that worked so well in year one. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun—and maths learning—on this holiday. In fact, it just so happens that “luck” is not just a folk idea. It is a maths question, too! In year six and beyond, one important strand in maths standards is a fancy word for luck—“probability.” The concept is a building block for later work in a variety of maths and science fields, and now’s a great time to start getting comfortable with it. So here’s a discovery game that puts some “luck” to the test: