Geometry

posted by Joshua

Hi, I have a Benchmark test tomorrow and I don't understand how to calculate the probability of this problem. A fair coin is tossed and the spinner is spun. All outcomes on the spinner is equally likely. Find the probability of getting heads or landing on C.

  1. Steve

    coin outcomes are 1/2 each

    If the spinner has n areas, then each has a 1/n chance of being hit

    So, P(H,C) = 1/2 * 1/n

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math

    A coin is tossed. If a head appears, a spinner that can land on any of the numbers from 1 to 5 is spun. If a tail appears, the coin is tossed a second time instead of spinning the spinner. What are the possible outcomes?
  2. math 7th grade

    A coin is tossed. If a head appears, a spinner that can land on any of the numbers from 1 to 5 is spun. If a tail appears, the coin is tossed a second time instead of spinning the spinner. What are the possible outcomes?
  3. ALgebra

    A spinner has five regions numbered 1 through 5. If the spinner is spun 100 times, we would expect about 20 of the outcomes to be Region 1. It can be determined that the spinner is unbalanced if x, the number of outcomes that result …
  4. math

    A spinner is divided into 5 equal sections numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. If the spinner is spun and a coin is tossed, what is the probability of getting a tail on the coin and an odd number on the spinner
  5. Algebra 2

    There are two spinners. Each spinner is numbered 1-4. Each spinner is spun once. Find the probability of spinning each of the following:2 on the first spinner and a 4 on the second spinner, both numbers the same, 3 on exactly one spinner, …
  6. maths-probability

    The diagram shows a spinner with six numbered sections.(where it has number 2 twice, # 1 triple & # 6 once ) Some of the sections are shaded. Each time the spinner is spun it stops on one of the six sections. It is equally likely that …
  7. MAth 10 (probability)

    Each spinner is divided into four equal sectors (1-4). The pointer in each spinner, when spun, is equally likely to rest in any one of the four sectors. The pointer in each spinner is spun once. What is the probability that the sum …
  8. Math (Ms. Sue)

    A coin tossed. If heads appears, a spinner that can land on any number from 1 to 4 is spun. If tails appears, a second coin is tossed instead of spinning the spinner. What are the possible outcomes?
  9. MATH

    A spinner is divided into equal parts 1-5. George spun the spinner 300 times. A table of outcomes is shown. Part- Times Spun 1 - 42 2 - 66 3 - 63 4 - 72 5 - 57 Based on the table, what is an estimated probability of the spinner landing …
  10. Math 6th Grade

    I'm doing this math test and I have a border line A on my grade I need to make sure I don't lower my grade to a B, so any help is appreciated. Thanks! 7. The probability of winning a game is 25%. How many times should you expect to …

More Similar Questions