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Some Exercises Involving Probability

2. Two fair dice are rolled. Find the probability that the sum of the two numbers is not greater than 5.
3. This spinner is spun 36 times. The spinner landed on A 6 times, on B 21 times, and on C 9 times. Compute the empirical probability that the spinner will land on B.

4. If a person is randomly selected, find the probability that his or her birthday is not in May. Ignore leap years.
5. The chart below gives the number of vehicle tags sold in each city.

One car is selected at random from the cars with vehicle tags from these cities. What is the probability that this car is from Salem?

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2. There are a total of 36 possible rolls of two dice (6 possibilities for each die). Of these, one has a sum equal to 2, two have a sum equal ...

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We solve several exercises involving probability.