Independent and Dependent Events
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by Maegan Speights
| 8 Questions
1
1
There are 7 purple flowers, 9 yellow flowers, and 12 pink flowers in a bouquet. Find the probability of choosing a purple flower, giving it away to your friend, then choosing another purple flower. Write your answer as a fraction in simplest form.
2
1
Was the scenario in number 1 independent or dependent?
Independent
Dependent
3
1
4
1
You randomly draw a marble from a bag containing 2 red marbles and 5 green marbles. You keep the first marble and then draw a second marble. Is this an independent or dependent event?
Independent
Dependent
5
1
In question 4, find P(green first, red second). Write your answer as a fraction in simplest form.
6
1
What is the probability in a normal 52 card deck,
you randomly draw a 3, and then without replacing it, you draw the Queen of Hearts? Write your answer as a fraction in simplest form.
7
1
You have a spinner with 5 equal sections numbered 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. You have a normal number cube. Find P(spinning a 3 or 4, rolling a 2). Write your answer as a fraction in simplest form.
8
1
Was the scenario in question 7 independent or dependent?
Independent
Dependent