Probability & Compound Events Worksheets

My students love these probability worksheets almost as much as I do.  With this set of problems you will use probability and multiplication to calculate the likelihood of multiple events occurring.  Why worry about the probability of flipping a coin and getting tails?  Now you can see how likely it is that you’ll flip tails five times in a row, or make two free throws in a row, or pull three kings from a deck of cards.  You won’t even have to make a tree diagram!  The simple power of multiplication will help you unravel the mysteries of compound probability.

Probability & Compound Events Worksheet 1 - This probability worksheet features 13 short word problems where you will calculate the probability of compound events happening, like missing a free throw three times in a row.  Standard probability themes like coins, spinners, number cubes, and marbles are featured along with some other situations.  Remember, there are 52 cards in a standard deck of cards!

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