# Calculating the probability of combined events

In this lesson, we will look at how we can use area maps to calculate probabilities of combined events.

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# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.How many boys didn't do their homework?

1/5

Q2.How many girls were there altogether?

2/5

Q3.How many students were there altogether?

3/5

Q4.What is the probability of randomly selecting a student who did their homework?

4/5

Q5.Given that I select a girl, what is the probability that she didn't do her homework?

5/5

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.How many boys didn't do their homework?

1/5

Q2.How many girls were there altogether?

2/5

Q3.How many students were there altogether?

3/5

Q4.What is the probability of randomly selecting a student who did their homework?

4/5

Q5.Given that I select a girl, what is the probability that she didn't do her homework?

5/5

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# Worksheet

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# Calculating the probability of combined events

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.I roll a fair six-sided dice. What is the probability I roll a 4 or a 6?

1/5

Q2.What is the probability that both land on 2?

2/5

Q3.What is the probability that they land on the same number?

3/5

Q4.What is the probability that they land on different numbers?

4/5

Q5.What is the probability that their sum is greater than 3?

5/5

#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

# Calculating the probability of combined events

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.I roll a fair six-sided dice. What is the probability I roll a 4 or a 6?

1/5

Q2.What is the probability that both land on 2?

2/5

Q3.What is the probability that they land on the same number?

3/5

Q4.What is the probability that they land on different numbers?

4/5

Q5.What is the probability that their sum is greater than 3?

5/5

# Lesson summary: Calculating the probability of combined events

## Time to move!

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