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Probability with Marbles

Directions: There are _____ red marbles and _____ blue marbles in Bag A. There are _____ red marbles and _____ green marbles in Bag B. Place a unique whole number from 1 to 9 in each blank to make the probability of drawing a red marble from either bag the same. Extension: Change the problem such that the number of …

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Probability with Spinners

Directions: Select three of the spinners from the image below (you may pick more than one of each) such that the total number of sectors in all three spinners totals 10. Select spinners so that the probability of all three spinners landing in the shaded sector is the smallest (or largest). Extension: How would the answer change if you could …

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Rolling with the Same Probability

Directions: Fill in the blanks to complete this sentence using the whole numbers 1 through 9, no more than one time each. Rolling a sum of ___ on two ___-sided dice is the same probability as rolling a sum of ___ on two ___-sided dice. Source: Audrey Mendivil, Daniel Luevanos, and Robert Kaplinsky

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