Q. 5 C4.7( 7 Votes )

A game of chance consists of spinning an arrow which comes to rest pointing at one of the numbers 1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8 (Sec figure), and these are equally likely outcomes. What is the probability that it will point at



a number greater than 2?

Answer :

Probability of numbers greater than 2 –

Total numbers = 8


Numbers greater than 2 = (3,4,5,6,7,8)


Total numbers greater than 2 = 6


P(>2) =


P(>2) =


P(>2) =


Probability of numbers greater than 2 is .


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