Name:    Try It Out -- Chapter 12, Lesson 5

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?
 a. 51% b. 58% c. 42% d. 49%

7.

If all the coins in piggy banks B and C are placed together, what is the probability of drawing a loonie?
 a. 48% b. 40% c. 52% d. 4%

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?
 a. 20% b. 30% c. 75% d. 25%

9.

What is the probability of spagetti being served in the first week of the month?
 a. 70% b. 75% c. 60% d. 25%