Geometric Probability: Definition, Formula & Examples


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If an event will never occur, then its probability is _____.

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1. If an event always occurs, then its probability is _____.

2. Estimate the probability of hitting the red area.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Geometric probability is important to your ability to estimate and calculate in mathematics, and this quiz/worksheet will help you assess your skills with practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on problems involving:

  • Calculating geometric probability
  • Estimating geometric probability
  • The probability of events that always occur
  • The probability of events that never occur

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving the estimation of geometric probability
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the probability of events
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to calculate geometric probability

Additional Learning

To learn more about estimating and calculating geometric probability, review the accompanying lesson titled Geometric Probability: Definition, Formula & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define probability
  • Differentiate between probability and geometric probability
  • Know how probability is expressed
  • Know the formula for geometric probability
  • Familiarize yourself with examples of geometric probability calculation