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By Camille_finley | Last updated: Jan 17, 2013
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Finding the probaility of single and compound events
Questions and Answers
1.
If a coin is flipped 2 times, what is the probability it will land on heads both times
A.
1/5
B.
1/10
C.
1/4
D.
2/8
2.
There are four coins in a purse. One is a quarter and the others are nickels. Describe the probability of picking a dime.
A.
Likely
B.
Unlikely
C.
Certain
D.
Impossible
3.
What is the probability of a number less than 4 showing when a number cube is rolled?
A.
1/3
B.
1/6
C.
1/4
D.
1/2
4.
What is the probability the spinner will stop on 8 or 7? Simplify.
A.
1/4
B.
1/5
C.
1/3
D.
1/8
5.
What is the probability the spinner will not stop on 8?
A.
7/8
B.
2/5
C.
1/9
D.
2/4
6.
A box contains 4 berry, 3 cinnamon, 4 apple, and 5 oatmeal granola bars. If Myka randomly selects 1 bar, puts it back and selects another bar, what is the probability that they will both be cinnamon ?
A.
1/4
B.
4/32
C.
9/256
D.
6/16
7.
Suppose two standard dice are rolled. What is the probability that one die shows 2 or 5, and the other shows 1, 3, or 6?
A.
5/36
B.
1/12
C.
1/6
D.
1/3
8.
At Kennedy Middle School, 3 out of 5 students make honor roll. What is the probability that a student does not make honor roll?
A.
65%
B.
40%
C.
60%
D.
None of the above
9.
A large basket of fruit contains 3 oranges, 2 apples and 5 bananas. If a piece of fruit is chosen at random, what is the probability of getting an orange or a banana?
A.
4/5
B.
1/2
C.
7/10
D.
None of the above
10.
In a class of 30 students, there are 17 girls and 13 boys. Five are A students, and three of these students are girls. If a student is chosen at random, what is the probability of choosing a girl or an A student?
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Sample Question
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