A) Vocabulary
B) Simple Events
C) Compound Events
D) Permutations
E) Experimental vs Theoretical
F) Independent vs Dependent

the list of all possible outcomes

What is the sample space?


A cup has sticks numbered 1 through 13. What is the probability of an odd number?

What is 7/13?


A coin and a die are both rolled. What is the probability of flipping tails and an even number?

What is (1/2 * 1/2 =) 1/4?


How many ways can you choose 2 dishes out of 8?

  P(8,2)=8 * 7 =

What is 56 ways?


What is experimental probability?

What is the outcome when an experiment is completed.


A bag contains marbles; 3 red, 2 green, 5 yellow, 8 black, 4 purple. The probability of drawing a yellow marble and then a black marble and is it independent or dependent

5/22 * 8/21 = 

What is 20/231 and dependent?


the result of an event

What is the outcome?


A spinner has 6 equal sections, red, blue, yellow, green, orange, and pink. What is the probability that the spinner will land on yellow?

What is 1/6?


A bag contains the following marbles: 4 red, 2 green, 3 yellow, and 1 orange. What is the probability that a green then a red will be picked, if the marble is replaced for the second draw.

What is (2/10 * 4/10 =) 8/100 or 2/25?


How many different ways can 5 airplanes be arranged at 5 gates?

P(5,5) = 5*4*3*2*1 =

What is 120?


A boy tosses a coin and gets heads 7 times out of 20. Is this theoretical or experimental?

What is experimental?


Flipping a coin and if it is tails rolling a die for 4 or greater. The probability and whether it is independent or dependent.

1/2 * 1/2 = 

What is 1/4 and dependent


what is expected/ predicted to happen in a probability question.

What is theoretical probability?


A spinner has 10 equal sections, 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9, and 10. If the spinner is spun, what is the probabilty of spinning a number less than 7?

What is 6/10 or 3/5?


A drawer contains 4 white, 4 black, 2 yellow, and 5 polka-dot socks and Julie wants to find a pair of yellow socks to wear to school. What is the probability that she will choose a pair of yellow socks in her first two picks if she doesn't replace the sock she draws first.

What is (2/15 * 1/14 =)  2/210 = 1/105?


If eight runners are in a race, how many different ways is there for the runners to cross the finish line?

P(8,8) = 8*7*6*5*4*3*2*1=

What is 40,320?


The probability of drawing a face card from a standard deck of cards is 3/13. Is this theoretical or experimental probability?

What is theoretical?


flipping a coin followed by flipping another coin. The probability and independent or dependent.

1/2 * 1/2=

What is 1/4 and independent? 

two or more events that do not effect each other.
What is independent events?

A drawer contains 20 socks: 8 blue, 4 green, 6 black, and 2 white. What is the probability of picking out a blue sock?

What is 8/20 or 2/5?


A blue number cube and an orange number cube are rolled. What is the P(3, then even)?

What is (1/6 * 1/2 =)   1/12?

(the colors are extraneous information)


If seven clarinet players are seated in a row, what is the probability that Lucy will be first and Drew will be second?

7 * 6 = 42 possible ways so the probability of Lucy being first and Drew being second 

What is 1/42?


A heart is randomly chosen from a deck of cards 7 out of 12 times. What is the experimental probability?

What is 7/12?


selecting from 30 named sticks from a cup with replacement. Probability of selecting Sophia and then Varsha and is it independent or dependent.

1/30 * 1/30 =     (with replacement!)

What is 1/900 and independent? 

the use of multiplication to find the total outcomes possible.
What is the Fundamental Counting Principle?

A class has 20 boys and 12 girls. What is the percent chance that the teacher will choose a girl to answer a question?

What is 12/32 = 37.5%?


A spinner with equal sections of red, blue, green, and purple is spun while a number cube is rolled. What is the P (not blue and not a 3)

What is (3/4 * 5/6 =)   15/24 or 5/8?


In how many ways can you choose 2 colors out of 14 different colors?

P(14,2)= 14 * 13 = 

What is 182 different 2 color outcomes?


A heart is randomly chosen from a deck of cards 7 out of 12 times. What is the theoretical probability?

What is 1/4?


5 unique bunnies in a bag. The probability that a black bunny will escape once the white and the spotted one have escaped ...and is it independent or dependent.

1/5 * 1/4 * 1/3 = 

What is 1/60 and dependent?

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