# Determining Probability With Candy Worksheet With Answer Key

Name:
Determining Probability with Candy
Use the candy box to solve each problem.
A n s w e r s
12
1.
3 out of 12
2.
4 out of 12
3.
5 out of 12
4.
grape
5.
cherry
6.
lemon
7.
8 out of 12
8.
1) How many total pieces of candy are in the box?
grape
9.
2) What is the probability of selecting a cherry piece?
grape
10.
3) What is the probability of selecting a lemon piece?
4) What is the probability of selecting a grape piece?
5) If you picked 1 piece of candy out of the box which flavor would you have the
highest probability of selecting?
6) Which flavor has the lowest probability of being selected?
7) If you picked a piece at random would you be more likely to select, a lemon piece or
a cherry piece?
8) What is the probability of selecting either a cherry piece OR a grape piece?
9) Your friend wants either a cherry piece or a grape piece. If you picked a piece out
randomly, which one would you have the highest probability of selecting?
10) If you ate 4 lemon pieces, 2 cherry pieces and 2 grape pieces, which flavor would
you have the highest probability of selecting next?
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Math
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