# The above frequency distribution table represents the concentration of sulphur dioxide in the air in parts per million of a certain city for 30 days. Using this table, find the probability of the concentration of sulphur dioxide in the interval 0.12 − 0.16 on any of these days. - Mathematics

 Concentration of SO2 (in ppm) Number of days (Frequency) 0.00 − 0.04 4 0.04 − 0.08 9 0.08 − 0.12 9 0.12 − 0.16 2 0.16 − 0.20 4 0.20 − 0.24 2 Total 30

The above frequency distribution table represents the concentration of sulphur dioxide in the air in parts per million of a certain city for 30 days. Using this table, find the probability of the concentration of sulphur dioxide in the interval 0.12 − 0.16 on any of these days.

#### Solution

Number days for which the concentration of sulphur dioxide was in the interval of 0.12 − 0.16 = 2

Total number of days = 30

Hence, required probability, P = 2/30 = 1/15

Concept: Probability - an Experimental Approach
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Chapter 15: Probability - Exercise 15.1 [Page 285]

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NCERT Class 9 Maths
Chapter 15 Probability
Exercise 15.1 | Q 12 | Page 285

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