# Probability Worksheet

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
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
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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