Practice Page
Directions: Read carefully. Remember that drawing the Sample Space may be helpful.

1.
A fair die is rolled. What is the probability that a 2 is rolled?

Choose:
1/2
2/3 1/3 1/6
dieblack

 

 

2.
A spinner is divided into 5 sections of equal area, as shown. What is the probability of the spinner landing on 7?
Choose:
1/7
7/12 5/7 1/ 5
spinner1

 

 

3.
Fifteen chips numbered from 1 to 15 are placed in a sack. If a chip is drawn a random, what is the probability of drawing the chip numbered 11?
Choose:
1/5
1/11 1/15 11/15
sack15

 

 

4.
A card is chosen at random from a standard deck of 52 playing cards. There are 26 red cards and 26 black cards in a deck. What is the probability that a card chosen at random from a deck of cards is a red card?
Choose:
1/2
1/13 1/26 1/52
deck

 

 

5.
There are 18 boys and 16 girls in a math class. A student is chosen at random to represent the class at a Student Council meeting. What is the probability that a girl will be chosen?
Choose:
8/17
10/17 7/34 9/34
students

 

 

6.
A bottle contains 2 green gum balls, 2 red gum balls and 1 blue gum ball. What is the probability of choosing a random gum ball from the bottle that is not green?

Choose:
1/5
2/5 3/5 4/5
bottleyellowfull

 

 

7.
The 11 letters in the word MATHEMATICS are cut apart and placed in a hat. One letter is pulled from the hat at random. What is the probability that the letter is M?
Choose:
1/11
2/11 1/4 1/2
hat

 

 

8.
A sack contains 3 blue chips, 2 red chips and 4 green chips. If one chip is drawn a random, what is the probability of drawing a blue chip?

Choose:
1/2
1/3 1/4 1/9
sack

 

 

9.
When tossed, a paper cup can land on its top, on this bottom, or on its side. Matt tosses a paper cup 20 times and finds that it lands on its side 9 times. From his experiment, Matt states that the probability of a paper cup landing on its side is ...

Choose:
0.45
0.33 0.4 0.3
papercup

 

 

10.
A fair die is rolled. What is the probability that the roll will be a number which is a multiple of 2?

Choose:
1/6
1/3 1/2 2/3
reddie2

 

 

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