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Lesson 3: Probability of Independent Events



 1. 

If two 6-sided dice are thrown what is the probability of rolling two 6s?
a.
1/36
b.
5/36
c.
8%
d.
0.25
 

 2. 

If two 6-sided dice are thrown what is the probability of rolling a difference of 4?
a.
0.75
b.
1/9
c.
50%
d.
0.25
 

 3. 

If two 6-sided dice are thrown what is the probability of rolling a sum of 7?
a.
1/6
b.
1/4
c.
20%
d.
0.65
 

 4. 

If two 6-sided dice are thrown what is the probability of rolling a product of 24?
a.
1/18
b.
1/6
c.
1/8
d.
5/6
 

 5. 

If two 6-sided dice are thrown what is the probability of rolling a double number?
a.
30%
b.
1/3
c.
0.1666...
d.
0.25
 

 6. 

Ashley has 15 socks in her drawer.  5  socks are white, 6 socks are black and 4 socks are blue.

What is the probability that Ashley will pull out a white sock?
a.
0.25
b.
60%
c.
1/3
d.
30%
 

 7. 

What is the probability that Ashley will pull out a black sock?
a.
40%
b.
0.6
c.
1/3
d.
1/2
 

 8. 

What is the probability that Ashley will pull out a blue sock?
a.
1/3
b.
0.4
c.
25%
d.
4/15
 

 9. 

A cup is tossed. The following table shows the number of times the cup landed in different ways.

On the side

On the top

On the bottom

4

6

2

How many times was the cup tossed?
a.
4
b.
6
c.
10
d.
12
 

 10. 

What is the experimental probability of the landing on the side?
a.
2/12
b.
0.5
c.
75%
d.
0.33...
 



 
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