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Probability Concepts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Theoretical probability is equal to:

Question 2 2. What is the probability of picking a blue balloon if there are 3 blue balloons, 1 red balloon, and 1 yellow balloon?

Question 3 3. A normal deck of cards has 52 cards in it with four different suits (hearts, spades, clubs, diamonds). What is the probability of drawing an ace of spades or a 3 (from any suit) from a normal deck of cards?

Question 4 4. Jake has been flipping a coin for 3 hours straight and he is about to flip it for the 500th time. What is the theoretical probability that Jake gets heads on this last flip?

Question 5 5. Using a standard deck of 52 cards, what is the probability of selecting a 4 and then after not replacing the card, selecting another 4?

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Question 6 6. All of the letters that spell MISSISSIPPI are put into a bag. What is the probability of selecting a vowel, and then after replacing the letter, also drawing an S?

Question 7 7. All of the letters of MISSISSIPPI are put in a bag. What is the probability of selecting an M and then after not replacing the letter, selecting a P?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 9 9.

Kyle works at a local music store. The store receives a shipment of new CDs in a box. In the shipment, there are 10 country CDs, 5 rock CDs, 12 hip hop CDs, and 3 jazz CDs.

What is the probability that Kyle will select a jazz CD from the box, and then, without replacing the CD, select a country CD?

Question 10 10. There are two ways to play a game and win. Each comes with its own probability of winning. Game option A has a probability of 1/4 and game option B has a probability of 1/8. Which option has the higher probability?

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Question 11 11. There are 95 white pieces of paper in a hat along with 5 blue pieces of paper. What is the theoretical probability that a blind-folded person draws a blue piece of paper on the first attempt?

Question 12 12. Using a spinner with 12 equal sections numbered 1 through 12, what is the probability that Jim will spin a number less than 8?

Question 13 13.

Kyle works at a local music store. The store receives a shipment of new CDs in a box. In the shipment, there are 10 country CDs, 5 rock CDs, 12 hip hop CDs, and 3 jazz CDs.

What is the probability that the first CD that Kyle pulls from the box will NOT be hip hop?

Question 14 14. Kate and Kyle are playing a game. They must flip a coin and spin a spinner that has 12 equal sections numbered 1 through 12. What is the probability that Kyle will flip a heads and spin the spinner and get an even number?

Question 15 15. A probability of 1 means what?

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Question 16 16. What is the probability of rolling either a 3 or a 6 when rolling a die?

Question 17 17. You roll a 6-sided die. What is the probability that the number rolled will be odd or prime? (1 is not a prime number)

Question 18 18. The numbers 1 through 20 are written on separate slips of paper and placed in a hat. One of the slips is randomly drawn. What is the probability that either a prime number or a number less than 10 is drawn?

Question 19 19. An event that will never happen has a probability of what?

Question 20 20. If you roll a die three times, what is the probability of rolling only even numbers?

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Question 21 21. Fifty tickets are sold for a raffle. You buy 2 tickets and your sister buys 4 tickets. One ticket is randomly chosen as the winning ticket. What is the probability that you or your sister wins the raffle?

Question 22 22. Using a standard deck of cards (which has 26 red cards and 26 black cards, with 13 cards of every suit), what is the probability of selecting a red card, and then after replacing the card, selecting a heart card?

Question 23 23. A bag has been filled with 35 red marbles, 25 green marbles, 25 blue marbles and 15 orange marbles. What is the theoretical probability that someone can reach in and randomly pick an orange marble?

Question 24 24. You and your friend are among 15 students who will give speeches in front of the class. The teacher will randomly choose one of the 15 students to give the first speech. Each student has an equal probability of being chosen. Find the probability that either you or your friend will be chosen to give the first speech.

Question 25 25. The probability of winning a prize at a ball toss at a carnival is 2/7. What is the probability of not winning a prize?

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Question 26 26.

Kyle works at a local music store. The store receives a shipment of new CDs in a box. In the shipment, there are 10 country CDs, 5 rock CDs, 12 hip hop CDs, and 3 jazz CDs.

What is the probability that the first CD Kyle chooses from the box will be country?

Probability Concepts Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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