What is the probability of you reading the whole thing?
A Short Introductory Problem
A spinner has 4 equal sectors colored yellow, blue, green and red. What are the chances of landing on blue after spinning the spinner? What are the chances of landing on red?
Solution: The chances of landing on blue are 1 in 4, or one fourth.
The chances of landing on red are 1 in 4, or one fourth.
Definition of Important Terms Related to Probability
Experiment: A situation that invovles probability and chances.
Outcome: The result of a single trial.
Event: One or more outcomes of an experiment.
Probability: Measure of how likely an event is to happen,
Formula Developed For Probability:
Probability Of An Event
P(A) = The Number Of Ways Event A Can Occur
The total number Of Possible Outcom
Probability Of you reading This Pamphlet:
Well this problem depends on how many assignments you have already recieved from the students. For example if you recieve 12 and i am the 13th sender then there is a 1/13 chance that you'll pick my assignment to check. So around 7% chance you'll read it.
Ofcoarse by the time you reach this point then you have already read my assignment whereby the whole problem is a waste of time.