Elementary Probability Worksheets
How Important Is Probability to the World? How many times do you use the word probably in your conversation? Yes, it's so common that we even lose count. Now think about the scenarios where you are using this term. It is in places where you are not cent percent sure of the outcome, but it is very much a possible one. It governs a possible outcome in a situation where there are several different outcomes. In statistics, it is a mathematical calculation of the chances of occurrence of an event. But why is this an important concept and is so commonly used in our day-to-day lives? Probability is a statistical analysis that helps organizations make predictions about a specific event, and predictions along with estimations are a critical part of research investigation. It plays a key role in the decision-making process. Moreover, it allows organizations to plan and control situations as per the outcomes of a certain incident. It is a major tool in not only in our daily lives but also in scientific investigations.
Introduces the concepts of probability. Find the probability of flipping heads on a coin. Step 1: Determine number of possible outcomes. Possible Outcomes = (heads or tails) = 2 possible outcomes Step 2: Determine possible favorable outcomes. Possible favorable outcomes = heads = 1 possible favorable outcome. Step 3: Write the probability.View worksheet
This lesson uses prealgebra skills.View worksheet
Independent Practice 1
Students practice with 13 probability problems. The answers can be found below. Find the probability of picking a blue marble from a bag with 3 blue marbles and 7 red marbles.View worksheet
Independent Practice 2
Another 13 probability problems. The answers can be found below.View worksheet
Reviews all skills in the unit. A great take home sheet. Also provides a practice problem.View worksheet
10 problems that test probability skills.View worksheet
Homework and Quiz Answer Key
Answers for the homework and quiz.View worksheet
Answers for the lesson and practice sheets.View worksheet
You have a drawer full of socks, there are 22 total, but luckily there are only 2 colors. If you have to grab blindly into the drawer, how many socks do you need to make a pair? You can pull out 3 socks and have a matching pair.