Probability of Compound Events: Definition & Examples


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What is the probability of rolling an odd or non-prime number using a 12-sided die?

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1. What is the probability of pulling an ace or a 5 from a deck of cards?

2. What is the probability of rolling an even number or a perfect square using a 20-sided die?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of the probability of compound events. In order to pass the quiz, you'll need to be capable of calculating for possible outcomes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your ability to:

  • Calculate the probability of possible outcomes with a 12-sided die
  • Understand the probability of drawing a certain card from a deck of cards
  • Discuss the probability of rolling certain numbers with a 20-sided die
  • Identify types of compound events

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related probability of compound events lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the probability of drawing a particular card from a deck in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems related to the probability of compound events
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the probability of rolling an even number with a 20-sided die

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the lesson titled Probability of Compound Events: Definition & Examples. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine probability
  • Identify favorable outcomes