# 11.6 Geometric Probability

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11.6 Geometric Probability
What are the odds?

Definition of Probability
The extent to which something is probable. It is a percent of outcome divide by possible outcomes between 0% and 100%. Geometric Probability is the percent of being in a given area divide by all the whole area.

Geometric probability and the number line
Given a number line from -10 to 10 units. What are the probability a random point being chosen before 7.

Geometric probability and the number line
Given a number line from -10 to 10 units. What are the probability a random point being chosen before 7. Length of RG 20 units Length of RD 17 units Probability is

Tossing a bean bag You are talked into playing corn hole and you don’t care. What the probability of getting it in the hole if you just toss it?

Tossing a bean bag A couple of questions you need to ask.
What are the questions?

Tossing a bean bag A couple of questions you need to ask.
How big is the play field? 3 ft by 4 ft How big is the hole? Radius of 6 inches

Tossing a bean bag A couple of questions you need to ask.
How big is the play field? =1728in How big is the hole? = inches

Tossing a bean bag How big is the play field? =1728in
How big is the hole? = inches

You are shooting at the Target sign with a paintball gun
What are the odds of hitting the red part of the sign. Each space 1 foot.

You are shooting at the Target sign with a paintball gun
What are the odds of hitting the red part of the sign. Each space 1 foot. How big is the white circle?

You are shooting at the Target sign with a paintball gun
What are the odds of hitting the red part of the sign. Each space 1 foot. How big is the white circle? White circle = (White circle and Red circle) – Red circle

You are shooting at the Target sign with a paintball gun
What are the odds of hitting the red part of the sign. Each space 1 foot. White circle = Whole Circle =

You are shooting at the Target sign with a paintball gun
What are the odds of hitting the red part of the sign. Each space 1 foot. White circle = Whole Circle = Total of Red = Whole – white

You are shooting at the Target sign with a paintball gun
What are the odds of hitting the red part of the sign.

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