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?

 

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