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Probability of Independent Events: The 'At Least One' Rule

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The probability of selecting a green ball from a bag is 1 out of 8. If you select 3 balls, what is the probability of at least one of them being green?

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1. The probability of selecting a red M&M from a bag is 2/5. If 5 M&Ms are selected, what is the probability of at least one M&M being red?

2. The name Joe is very common at a school and 1 out of every 10 students go by that name. If there are 15 students in one class, what is the probability that at least one of them is named Joe?

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This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of 'At Least One' rule of independent events. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include calculating for possible outcomes.

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  • Probability of selecting M&Ms from a bag
  • Probability in real life circumstances

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Additional Learning

To learn more about 'At Least One' rule of independent events, review the lesson called Probability of Independent Events: The 'At Least One' Rule, which covers the following objectives:

  • Understanding independent events
  • Defining 'At Least One' rule
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