Lesson: Probability of Simple Event

In this lesson, we will learn how to find and interpret the probability of a simple event.

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Worksheet: Probability of Simple Event • 25 Questions • 18 Videos

Q1:

A bag contains 7 white marbles, 8 black marbles, and 7 red marbles. If a marble is chosen at random from the bag, what is the probability that it is white?

Q2:

What is the probability of rolling a number smaller than 2 on a regular dice?

Q3:

Given that the probability of an event occurring is 0.87, what is the probability of the event not occurring?

Q4:

In a class, the probability that a student chosen at random is a girl is 0.34. What is the probability that a student chosen at random is NOT a girl?

Q5:

Given that the probability of a person being selected for a job is 2 7 % , what is the probability of that person NOT being selected?

Q6:

A spinner has 10 equal sections labelled from 1 to 10. Determine the probability of the pointer landing on 4 or 7.

Q7:

A box contains 7 white balls, 3 black balls, and 8 red balls. What is the probability that a ball drawn at random is black?

Q8:

If an event has a 4 2 % chance of occurring, what is the probability that it does not occur?

Q9:

Given that the probability a student passes their exams is 3 8 , what is the probability a student fails?

Q10:

The probability that an event occurs is 0.9. What is the probability that the event does not occur?

Q11:

Next week’s forecast predicts that there is a 7 4 % chance that it will rain. Describe the complementary event and its probability.

Q12:

If I roll a regular six-sided die, what is the probability that the score is an odd, prime number?

Q13:

If I roll a regular six-sided die, what is the probability that the score is divisible by 3?

Q14:

State whether it is impossible, certain, or possible for it to rain gold.

Q15:

If a coin is flipped once, what is the probability of getting a tail?

Q16:

A card is selected at random from a pack of 16 cards which are numbered 1 to 16. What is the probability of the selected card having an even number?

Q17:

Given that the probability of an event occurring is 1 2 , what is the probability of the event not occurring?

Q18:

A class contains 6 boys and 21 girls. If a pupil is selected at random, what is the probability they are a girl?

Q19:

If the probability of an event occurring is 1 3 3 6 , what is the probability that it does not occur?

Q20:

If a regular six-sided die is rolled twice, what is the probability of getting a 4 on the first roll?

Q21:

If a regular six-sided die is rolled twice, what is the probability of getting a 3 on the first roll?

Q22:

If I roll a regular six-sided die, what is the probability that the score is an odd number?

Q23:

If I roll a regular six-sided die, what is the probability that the score is 5?

Q24:

If I roll a regular six-sided die, what is the probability that the score is 6?

Q25:

If I roll a regular six-sided die, what is the probability that the score is 3?

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