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Week 4: Probability
Week | Assignments | Due Date |
Week 4 | Graded Discussion | Suggested Due Date—
Initial Post: Wednesday of Week 4
Due Date— Responses: Sunday of Week 4 [Have two posts on two different days] |
Knewton Homework Assignments
Distribution with Probability Rules – Excel Evaluating Probability with the Binomial Distribution Basic Probability Contingency Tables Mutually Exclusive Events Probability Terminology and Notation |
Sunday of Week 4 | |
Week 4 Quiz | Sunday of Week 4 |
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Week 4 Assignment – Basic Probability
Activity 1
Question
A spinner contains the numbers 1 through 40. What is the probability that the spinner will land on a number that is not a multiple of 6? Give your answer as a fraction.
Answer
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Activity 2
Question
A baker finds several new recipes to try. Of the new recipes, there are 11 for cookies, 10 for muffins, and 4 for cakes. If the baker selects a recipe at random, what is the probability the recipe is for a cake?
Give your answer as a fraction.
Answer
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Activity 3
Question
Anita works at a local news station and needs to decide which news story to report first. Of the news stories, 3 are local, 4 are international, and 5 are national. The stories are equally important, so Anita randomly orders the stories. What is the probability that the first story is a national story?
Give your answer as a fraction.
Answer
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Activity 4
Question
Ronald finished his daily jog and wants a drink. In his refrigerator, there are 2 cans of energy drink, 9 cans of soda, and 11 bottles of water. If Ronald chooses a drink at random, what is the probability that he chooses a bottle of water?
Answer
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Activity 5
Question
A restaurant offers 4 pasta meals, 5 seafood meals, and 6 burgers for its main courses. If a diner picks a meal at random, what is the probability that the meal selected is seafood?
Give your answer as a fraction.
Answer
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Activity 6
Question
A spinner contains the numbers 1 through 50. What is the probability that the spinner will land on a number that is not a multiple of 8?
Give your answer in fraction form.
Answer
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Activity 7
Question
A spinner contains the numbers 1 through 40. What is the probability that the spinner will land on a number that is not a multiple of 9? Give your answer as a fraction.
Provide your answer below:
Answer
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Activity 8
Question
There are 26 cards in a hat, each of them containing a different letter of the alphabet. If one card is chosen at random, what is the probability that it is not between the letters L and P, inclusive?
Enter your answer as a fraction.
Answer
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Activity 9
Question
A deck of cards contains RED cards numbered 1,2,3,4,5,6, BLUE cards numbered 1,2,3,4,5, and GREEN cards numbered 1,2,3,4. If a single card is picked at random, what is the probability that the card has an ODD number?
Select the correct answer below:
Answer
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Activity 10
Question
A critic randomly selects a movie to review from 3 action movies, 4 comedies, and 2 dramas. What is the probability that the critic selects a comedy?
Give your answer as a fraction.
Provide your answer below:
Answer
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Activity 11
Question
A primary election is being held for a city to elect a new mayor. Of the candidates, 8 are Republicans, 3 are third party candidates, and 9 are Democrats. If an independent voter randomly selects a candidate for mayor, what is the probability that the candidate is third party?
Give your answer as a fraction.
Answer
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Activity 12
Question
Hector is a baseball fan but wants to watch something different. There are 5 basketball games, 2 football games, and 4 hockey games that he can choose to watch. If Hector randomly chooses a game, what is the probability that it is a basketball game?
Give your answer as a fraction.
Answer
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Activity 13
Question
A spinner contains the numbers 1 through 80. What is the probability that the spinner will land on a number that is not a multiple of 12?
Give your answer in fraction form.
Answer
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Activity 14
Question
There are 26 cards in a hat, each of them containing a letter of the alphabet. If one card is chosen at random, what is the probability that it is not between the letters H and J, inclusive?
Provide your answer below:
Answer
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Activity 15
Question
A spinner contains the numbers 1 through 50. What is the probability that the spinner will land on a number that is not a multiple of 4?
Provide your answer below:
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