Assume that a fair die is rolled. The sample space is {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6), and all the outcomes...

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Assume that a fair die is rolled. The sample space is {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6), and all the outcomes are equally likely.

Find P( Less than 4 ). Express your answer as a whole number or a fraction.

P(Less than 4) =

Probability of simple events.

Probability of an event occurring is the ratio of the number of favourable outcomes for that event and the total possible outcomes of that given event i.e the measure of the likelihood of an event happening.

Answer and Explanation:

The events of getting each of the 6 faces are independent.

Let X denote the 6 faces of the die.

Probability of getting each...

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Probability of Simple, Compound and Complementary Events

from Math 102: College Mathematics

Chapter 13 / Lesson 5
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