Probability

A spinner has 12 congruent sections. Sarah will spin the arrow on the spinner twice. What is the probability that the arrow will land on a WHITE (unshaded) section of the spinner on both spins?

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  1. wondering the area of white as compared to non-white?

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  2. Take the probability of each one (1/12 and 1/12), and multiply both of the fractions together. That will give you the probability.

    Answer: 1/24

    Those kind of questions are called compound events. It's where you just have to take the probability of each "situation" and multiply them together. Though this answer is too late, I hope you understand the material. ;)

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