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Probability Worksheet #6 (Compound)

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

twice. What is the probability of rolling a 6 the

dark chocolates. What is the probability of

first time and an odd number the second?

selecting a dark chocolate and then a

caramel?

3. The numbers 4 through 14 are placed in a

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

bowel and drawn at random then replaced

probability of drawing a club and then a

after being drawn. What is the probability of

second club?

drawing the number 14 and then a number

less than 12?

5. The letters that form the word MISSISSIPPI

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

are placed in a bowl. What is the probability of

probability of drawing a 3 of spades and then

choosing a vowel, replacing it and then

a 4 of spades?

drawing a “P”?

7. You have a jar of jelly beans in front of you

8. There are 27 students available to represent

with the following flavors: 12 are strawberry,

the upperclassmen at a fair. 13 are Juniors

17 are blueberry, 5 are pineapple and 13 are

and 14 are Seniors. What is the probability

coconut. What is the probability of selecting

that the first one chosen will be a Senior and

either a strawberry or coconut flavored jelly

the second one will be a Junior?

bean replacing it and then drawing either a

blueberry or pineapple jelly bean?

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

10. There are 45 men on the roster of the football

probability of drawing a card that is a picture

team. 3 are quarterbacks, 10 are offensive

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

lineman, 6 are defensive lineman. 4 are

either a heart or a spade?

running backs, 6 are linebackers, 8 are

defensive backs, 1 is a kicker and the rest are

receivers. What is the probability that out of

two players chosen at random they would be

a QB and a receiver?

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

12. There are 25 men on the roster of the

the following flavors: 7 are red, 12 are blue, 6

baseball team. 3 are catchers, 8 are

are yellow and 9 are white.. What is the

infielders, 6 are outfielders and the remainder

probability of selecting marble that is not red,

are pitchers What is the probability that out of

replacing it and then one that is white?

two players chosen at random they would be

a pitcher and an infielder?

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