Calculating Probability As A Ratio

Calculate Probabilities

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Apply the Learning: Calculate Probabilities

  • What is the theoretical probability of the following events?
    • Having a spinner land on red on a 4-part spinner with equal-sized, different-colored sections
    • Drawing a diamond from a regular 52-card deck of playing cards
    • Flipping a coin and having it land on heads
    • Drawing a blue marble from a bag with 6 red marbles, 4 blue marbles, and 2 green marbles
  • For each of the events previously listed, how many times do you think the event would occur if you repeated the experiment 120 times?