# Dependent Events in Math: Definition & Examples

Instructions:

question 1 of 3

### Two students out of 15 received an A on a math test. If the teacher picks two random students out of the 15 without replacement, what is the chance or probability that she will choose the two A students?

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### 2. There are only 5 cupcakes left at a party but 10 kids. A mother puts 10 pieces of paper into a hat, 5 with a picture of a cupcake and 5 without a cupcake. The 5 kids that draw a cupcake paper will get a cupcake. The first child draws a cupcake paper. What is the probability of the second child drawing a cupcake paper?

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This quiz asks you to practice solving problems involving dependent events. You will also demonstrate your ability to read a formula related to probability.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will need to solve dependent probability problems involving the following amounts of original objects:

• 15
• 52
• 10
• 50

## Skills Practiced

While working out the answers to these problems, you will also be practicing:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on dependent events in math
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve dependent event practice problems