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# (Solved) MATH225 Week 4 Assignment Basic Probability

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A spinner contains the numbersÂ 1Â throughÂ 40. What is the probability that the spinner will land on a number that is not a multiple ofÂ 6? Give your answer as a fraction.

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A baker finds several new recipes to try. Of the new recipes, there areÂ 11Â for cookies,Â 10Â for muffins, andÂ 4Â for cakes. If the baker selects a recipe at random, what is the probability the recipe is for a cake?

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Anita works at a local news station and needs to decide which news story to report first. Of the news stories,Â 3Â are local,Â 4Â are international, andÂ 5Â are national. The stories are equally important, soÂ AnitaÂ randomly orders the stories. What is the probability that the first story is a national story?

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Ronald finished his daily jog and wants a drink. In his refrigerator, there areÂ 2Â cans of energy drink,Â 9Â cans of soda, andÂ 11Â bottles of water. If RonaldÂ chooses a drink at random, what is the probability that he chooses a bottle of water?

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A restaurant offersÂ 4Â pasta meals,Â 5Â seafood meals, andÂ 6Â burgers for its main courses. If a diner picks a mealÂ at random, what is the probability that the mealÂ selected is seafood?

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A spinner contains the numbersÂ 1Â throughÂ 40. What is the probability that the spinner will land on a number that is not a multiple ofÂ 9? Give your answer as a fraction.

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There are 26 cards in a hat, each of them containing a different letter of the alphabet. If one card is chosen at random, what is the probability that it is not between the letters L and P, inclusive?

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A deck of cards contains RED cards numberedÂ 1,2,3,4,5,6, BLUE cards numberedÂ 1,2,3,4,5, and GREEN cards numberedÂ 1,2,3,4. If a single card is picked at random, what is the probability that the card has an ODD number?

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AÂ critic randomly selectsÂ a movie toÂ review fromÂ 3Â action movies,Â 4Â comedies, andÂ 2Â dramas.Â What is the probability that the critic selects a comedy?

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A primary election is being held for a city to elect a new mayor. Of the candidates,Â 8Â are Republicans,Â 3Â are third party candidates, andÂ 9Â are Democrats. If an independent voter randomly selects a candidate for mayor, what is the probability that the candidate is third party?

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Hector is a baseball fan but wants to watch something different.Â There areÂ 5Â basketball games,Â 2Â football games, andÂ 4Â hockey games that he can choose to watch. If Hector randomly chooses a game, what is the probability that it is a basketball game?

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A spinner contains the numbersÂ 1Â throughÂ 80. What is the probability that the spinner will land on a number that is not a multiple ofÂ 12?

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There areÂ 26Â cards in a hat, each of them containing a letter of the alphabet. If one card is chosen at random, what is the probability that it is not between the letters H and J, inclusive?