Experimental Probability

Make Four Spinners

Work Time

Make Four Spinners

Using the Creating Spinners interactive, work with a partner to make spinners that will give the following results. For each spinner, predict the results for 100 spins. Then spin 100 times and use your results to find the experimental probability of each color.

  • The spinner is equally likely to land on red and blue, and unlikely to land on yellow.
  • The spinner is equally likely to land on red, blue, and green.
  • The spinner is twice as likely to land on red as it is to land on blue, and is twice as likely to land on blue as it is to land on green.
  • The spinner is certain to land on red.

INTERACTIVE: Creating Spinners