# Probability of Independent & Dependent Events

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- Q1You choose two candies from a bag containing 6 green, 3 blue and 1 red m & m's. What is the probability that you first choose a green m & m and then you choose a blue m& m. Of course you keep both to eat!6/10 or 3/518/ 90 or 3/15 or 1/518/100 or 9/503/1030s
- Q2Which is an example of DEPENDENT probability?Taking a sock from a drawer, putting it on your foot and then taking another sock from the drawer?Selecting a card from a deck of cards, putting it back and then taking another card.30s
- Q3Which is an example of INDEPENDENT probability?Rolling a die and it lands on 5 and flipping a coin and it lands on tails.Taking a marble out of a jar of 5 marbles and then selecting another marble.30s
- Q4You have two dice. What is the probability you roll a 4 on one of them and a 3 on the other?1/41/361/3012/36 or 1/330s
- Q5Given a plate of 5 chocolate chip cookies, 4 oatmeal and 6 sugar cookies, what is the probability you take a chocolate chip cookie, eat it and then take another chocolate chip cookie?20/225 or 4/4525/210 or 5/4225/225 or 1/920/210 or 2/2130s