

1. 
Determining the probability of a coin landing heads up by actually tossing a coin several times is an example of _____. 


A. 
outcome probability 
B. 
experimental probability 


C. 
theoretical probability 
D. 
sample probability 


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2. 
A spinner numbered 1 through 10 is spun 100 times. The results of the experiment are shown in the table below. What is the experimental probability of spinning an 8? 





A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



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3. 
Two coins are tossed and a number cube is rolled. How many outcomes are possible? 


A. 
18 
B. 
12 


C. 
24 
D. 
10 


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4. 
The daily special at the House of Pies offers one of three featured pies and your choice of coffee, tea, milk or juice. How many ways can you order the special? 


A. 
8 
B. 
7 


C. 
15 
D. 
12 


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5. 
A minorleague baseball team had three players tryout for each of the nine positions. How many ways could the team be formed? 


A. 
19,683 
B. 
27 


C. 
6561 
D. 
729 


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6. 
Two number cubes are rolled, then a spinner with 4 different colors on it is spun twice, then two coins are flipped. How many total possible outcomes are there? 


A. 
24 
B. 
2,304 


C. 
4096 
D. 
46,656 


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7. 
Your friend has 26 slips of paper, one with each letter of the alphabet on it, and you pick three slips at random, allowing your friend to replace them randomly in the stack. What is the probability that you will choose the letter 'd' the first time, the letter 'o' the second time, and the letter 'g' the third time? 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



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8. 
There are 10 pennies, 14 nickels, and 6 dimes in a bag, and you remove three at random without replacing any. What is the probability that you will remove a penny, a nickel, and a dime in that order? 


A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



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9. 
A baseball team has 15 players, but there are only 9 positions. How many different choices are there for how to put 9 players on the field? 


A. 
1,307,674,368,000 


B. 
120 


C. 
99 


D. 
1,816,214,400 


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10. 
The Niles Park District has 140 children signed up to play Little League Baseball. The makeup of the league is shown in the table. If one child is picked at random, what is the probability that they are 9 or 11 years old? Write as a fraction in simplest form. 





A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



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11. 
The Niles Park District has 140 children signed up to play Little League Baseball. The makeup of the league is shown in the table. If one child is picked at random, what is the probability that he or she is 11 years old. Write as a fraction in simplest form. 





A. 

B. 



C. 

D. 



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12. 
Evaluate 2! · 7!. 


A. 
14 
B. 
362,880 


C. 
5,040 
D. 
10,080 


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13. 
Which situation is a combination? 


A. 
The number of ways a coach can choose 3 cocaptains for a soccer team. 


B. 
The number of ways a committee can choose a president, vicepresident, and treasurer. 


C. 
The number of ways 3 books can be displayed in a store window. 


D. 
The number of ways 50 people can line up to enter a concert hall. 


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14. 
Ten students are playing in a chess tournament. If each student plays every other student once, how many total games are played? 


A. 
45 
B. 
120 


C. 
90 
D. 
30 


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