Multiple Choice
Identify the
letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.



A
class has different baseball batting averages. Fred’s batting averge is .375. Sally gets a hit
every third time at bat. Jane Anne has a 42% chance of getting a hit. Rose gets a hit two out
of every five times at bat.


1.

Which
player has the greatest probability of getting a hit?
a.  Fred  b.  Sally  c.  Jane
Anne  d.  Rose         


2.

Who
has a batting average of .400?
a.  Fred  b.  Sally  c.  Jane Anne  d.  Rose         


3.

Which
player has the least probability of getting a hit?
a.  Fred  b.  Sally  c.  Jane
Anne  d.  Rose         



Piggy
bank A has 3 quarters and 2 loonies. Piggy bank B has 25 quarters and 24 loonies. Piggy bank C has 26
quarters and 23 loonies. Piggy bank D has 11 quarters and 17 loonies.


4.

Which piggy bank has the greatest probability to drawing a loonie?
a.  piggy bank
A  b.  piggy bank
B  c.  piggy bank
C  d.  piggy bank
D         


5.

Which piggy bank has the greatest probability to drawing a quarter?
a.  piggy bank
A  b.  piggy bank
B  c.  piggy bank
C  d.  piggy bank
D         


6.

If
all the coins in piggy banks A and D are placed together, what is the probability of drawing a
loonie?


7.

If
all the coins in piggy banks B and C are placed together, what is the probability of drawing a
loonie?



In
the school cafeteria, pizza is served once a month. Spagetti is served once each week for 3 weeks in
a month.


8.

What
is the probability of pizza being served in the first week of the month?


9.

What
is the probability of spagetti being served in the first week of the month?
