Complementary events

In this lesson we will look at how we can calculate probabilities for complementary events

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.When you roll a fair six-sided dice, it is harder to roll a six than a four.

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Q2.In a group of ten people, the probability that at least two were born on the same day of the week is 1.

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Q3.There is an even chance of it raining on any given day.

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Q4.If I roll a fair six-sided dice, I am more likely to get an even number than an odd number.

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Q5.Since a football team can either win, lose, or draw, the probability that they win must be one third.

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.When you roll a fair six-sided dice, it is harder to roll a six than a four.

1/5

Q2.In a group of ten people, the probability that at least two were born on the same day of the week is 1.

2/5

Q3.There is an even chance of it raining on any given day.

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Q4.If I roll a fair six-sided dice, I am more likely to get an even number than an odd number.

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Q5.Since a football team can either win, lose, or draw, the probability that they win must be one third.

5/5

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Complementary Events

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Q1.There are 20 guests at a party. 12 of them are drinking coffee and the rest are drinking tea. What is the probability of selecting one who is drinking tea?

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Q2.There are 18 marbles in a bag. 13 of them are not green. What is the probability of selecting a green marble?

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Q3.The probability that it rains tomorrow is 0.4. What is the probability it is sunny?

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Q4.There are 100 cars in a car park. 40 of them are yellow. What is the probability of choosing a car that is not yellow?

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Q5.The probability that it will snow tomorrow is 0.05. What is the probability that it won't snow?

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Quiz:

Complementary Events

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.There are 20 guests at a party. 12 of them are drinking coffee and the rest are drinking tea. What is the probability of selecting one who is drinking tea?

1/5

Q2.There are 18 marbles in a bag. 13 of them are not green. What is the probability of selecting a green marble?

2/5

Q3.The probability that it rains tomorrow is 0.4. What is the probability it is sunny?

3/5

Q4.There are 100 cars in a car park. 40 of them are yellow. What is the probability of choosing a car that is not yellow?

4/5

Q5.The probability that it will snow tomorrow is 0.05. What is the probability that it won't snow?

5/5

Lesson summary: Complementary events

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