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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.

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1 11.6 Geometric Probability What are the odds?

2 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.

3 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.

4 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

5 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?

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

7 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

8 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

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

10 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.

11 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?

12 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

13 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 =

14 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

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

16 Homework Page # 9 – 19, 26, 31 – 35,


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