Probability Word Problem
In this lesson you will learn how to solve a probability word problem. Doubleclick the play button to start the video.
P(event)= Number of favorable outcomes / Total number of outcomes
In the above problem, the number of favorable outcomes is 4 because there are $ blue marbles in the bag. The total number of outcomes is 12 because there are 12 different marbles in the bag.
A probability can be written as a fraction, a decimal, or a percent. If you choose to write the answer as a fraction, remember to simplify the fraction.
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