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A Die is Thrown, Find the Probability of Getting: a Number Not Greater than 4. - Mathematics

Sum

A die is thrown, find the probability of getting:

a number not greater than 4.

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Solution

A die has six numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
∴ Number of possible outcomes = 6

Number of favourable outcomes = not greater than 4 or numbers will be 1,2,3,4 which are 4 in numbers

P(E) = `"Number of favourable outcomes"/"Number of all possible outcomes"`

= `4/6 = 2/3`

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Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 23 Probability
Exercise 23 | Q 1.3 | Page 258
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