Posted by **Matt** on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 2:59pm.

Given two spinners one with four equal parts labeled 1,1,3,4. And one with six regions labeled 1,2,3,4,5,6. Given one spin on each spinner what is the probability of spinning two numbers with the sum of 7?

- Math -
**MathMate**, Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 3:06pm
Spinner 1 : 4 outcomes

Spinner 2 : 6 outcomes

The spinners are independent of each other, so the multiplication rule applies.

Total possible outcomes: 4*6=24

Count how many compound events (one outcome from each spinner) gives a sum of 7.

For example,

1+6, 1+6, 3+4, 4+3 for a total of 4 events.

So P(7)=4/24=1/6

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Algebra 2 - The red spinner has six equal sectors labeled with numbers 1 through...
- algebra 2 - The red spinner has six equal sectors labeled with numbers 1 through...
- Math - There are two spinners, one numbered 1-6 and one labeled A & B. Spin them...
- Math - My question: A spinner looks like this: A disc divided into sections that...
- Algebra 2 - There are two spinners. Each spinner is numbered 1-4. Each spinner ...
- Algebra 2 - There are two spinners. Each spinner is numbered 1-4. Each spinner ...
- math - i think this one is right..but im not sure..Argyle has 8 T-shirts and 5 ...
- Math (Probability) - I've worked out the first part of the question, just need ...
- algebra 1 - if you have two spinners,the first spinnerr has three sections: -1,-...
- Math - A spinner with three equal spaces (labeled A,B, and C) is spun. If the ...

More Related Questions