Using Reason to Calculate Probability


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You can calculate the probability of a random event, such as the rolling of dice or the dealing of cards, by _____.

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1. If you're rolling two six-sided dice, each with numbers from 1 to 6, what would the % chance be of the roll totaling 7? (Select the closest answer)

2. You roll five dice, hoping they will all be a 6. What is the % chance that you will actually get all 6's? (Select the closest answer)

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how much you know about calculating probability with reason with this worksheet/quiz. The quiz will bring to light what you know about the probability of a random event and calculating chance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics will be included in the quiz:

  • Rolling 5 dice to get a desired outcome for each of them
  • The chance you'll pull out a marble of a certain color from a bag of given-colored marbles
  • Adding percent chances

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on calculating probability with reason
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve probability practice problems
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about calculating chance in a different light

Additional Learning

Learn more about the probability of chance with the lesson entitled Using Reason to Calculate Probability. You'll be reviewing the following concepts:

  • The definition of probability
  • What reasoning is
  • Dice possibilities in a given table
  • Calculating probability with a deck of cards