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Lesson 10.1: Exploring Independent Events



 1. 

Angela flips a coin and lands on tails. Then she rolls a die and rolls a 3. Are these two events dependent or independent? Explain.
 

 2. 

Brad has 3 white shirts, 4 blue shirts, and 2 red shirts in his closet. On Monday he pulls out a blue shirt. On Tuesday he pulls out another blue shirt. Are these two events dependent or independent? Explain.
 

 3. 

What is the probability of flipping a coin and landing on heads?
a.
2
b.
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c.
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d.
1
 

 4. 

What is the probability of rolling a 4 on a 6-sided die?
a.
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b.
1
c.
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d.
6
 

 5. 

What is the probability of landing on the green section of this spinner?
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a.
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b.
5
c.
1
d.
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 6. 

There are 10 marbles in a box: 3 blue, 2 yellow, 1 green, and 4 red.
What is the probability of taking out a green marble from the box?
a.
1
b.
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c.
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d.
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 7. 

What is the probability of taking out a blue marble from the box?
a.
7
b.
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c.
3
d.
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 8. 

What is the probability of taking out a red marble from the box?
a.
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b.
6
c.
4
d.
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 9. 

A hat contains 7 names: 3 are boys names and 4 are girls names. What is the probability of selecting a boy’s name?
a.
3
b.
4
c.
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d.
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 10. 

What is the probability of selecting a girl’s name from a hat containing 8 girls names and 3 boys names?
a.
8
b.
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c.
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d.
3
 



 
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