Probability Word Problems

                    Lesson 1


        Problem:   What is probability of getting number 3 when number cube numbered from 1 to 6 is rolled?

                          Solution     Probability of getting number 3

Step 1:      


                          Solution     Number of cases favoring the event

Step 2: Total number of possible outcomes


                         Solution       1/6

Step 3:

Solution      Answer = 1 /6

Step 4:



Try two practice problems:  


What is the probability:

(A)         Probability of getting head in flip of a heads/tails coin.


(B)         Two coins are tossed once, what is the probability of getting at least one tail? Math Worksheets & Math Lessons