Name:    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. c. d. 1

4.

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

5.

What is the probability of landing on the green section of this spinner?

 a. b. 5 c. 1 d.

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. c. d.

7.

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

8.

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

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. d.

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. c. d. 3