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Probability Worksheet #9 (All)

Name: _ ____________________________________ Period: _______________ D ate: ____________

Do the work on a separate piece of paper and show all your work. The correct answers are on at the bottom of the page

Find the probability for each problem below.

1. You roll a single die numbered from 1 to 6.

2. A jar contains 12 caramels, 7 mints and 16

What is the probability of rolling an odd

dark chocolates. What is the probability of

number, expressed as a fraction?

selecting a mint expressed as a fraction?

3. The numbers 4 through 14 are placed in a

4. In a deck of 52 playing cards, what is the

bowl and drawn at random then replaced after

probability of drawing a spade expressed as a

being drawn. Is it likely or unlikely you will

decimal?

draw a number less than 7?

5. The letters that form the word MISSISSIPPI

6. In a deck of 52 playing cards, are the odds

are placed in a bowl. What are the odds of

favorable that you will draw a heart or a

choosing a “P”?

diamond?

7. There is a jar of jelly beans with the following

8. There are 29 students available to represent

flavors: 12 are grape, 17 are blueberry, 5 are

the upperclassmen at a fair. 13 are juniors

pineapple and 13 are coconut. What is the

and 16 are seniors. What is the probability, as

probability, expressed as a percent, of

a percent that a senior and junior will be

selecting either a grape or blueberry replacing

chosen?

it and then a coconut or pineapple?

9. In a deck of 52 playing cards what is the

10. There are 12 men on the basketball team. 2

probability, as a fraction, of drawing a picture

are centers, 5 are guards, the rest a forwards.

card (A,K,Q,J) replacing it and then drawing

What is the probability, as a percent, that out

either a heart or a diamond?

of two players chosen at random they would

be a guard and a forward?

11. You have a jar of marbles in front of you with

12. There are 15 men on the roster of the

the following colors: 7 - red, 12 - blue, 6 -

baseball team. 2 are catchers, 6 are

yellow and 9 - white. What are the odds of

infielders, 4 are outfielders and the remainder

selecting marble that is not blue, replacing it

are pitchers. What is the probability that out of

and then one that is blue?

two players chosen at random they would be

a pitcher and a infielder?

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