Foxythepirate0984
  • Foxythepirate0984
Valerie plays a game using the spinner shown. During the game she will spin a total of 36 times. Which is the best prediction for the number of times she will get either "lose a turn" or "back 3" on the spinner? A. 2 B. 6 C. 12 D. 18
Mathematics
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Foxythepirate0984
  • Foxythepirate0984
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Foxythepirate0984
  • Foxythepirate0984
@ChantySquirrel1129** @prettypink_mega @shamim
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
how many spaces are labeled either "lose a turn" or "back 3" ?

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Foxythepirate0984
  • Foxythepirate0984
?
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
look at the spinner
Foxythepirate0984
  • Foxythepirate0984
k
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
how many times does "lose a turn" come up?
Foxythepirate0984
  • Foxythepirate0984
1
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
how about "back 3"
Foxythepirate0984
  • Foxythepirate0984
1
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
so there are 2 spaces out of 6 2/6 = 1/3
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
1/3 is the probability of landing on either "lose a turn" or "back 3"
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
multiply that probability with the number of spins (36)
Foxythepirate0984
  • Foxythepirate0984
1/3 x 36 = 3?
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
incorrect
Foxythepirate0984
  • Foxythepirate0984
16?
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
it might help to think of 1/3 as 0.3333 (approximate)
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
1/3 times 36 = 0.3333 times 36 = ???
Foxythepirate0984
  • Foxythepirate0984
11.9988
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
round that to the nearest whole number
Foxythepirate0984
  • Foxythepirate0984
umm 19?
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
no
Foxythepirate0984
  • Foxythepirate0984
18
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
I would appreciate it if you didn't randomly guess
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
11.9988 has the whole part of "11" the number 11.9988 is between 11 and 12
Foxythepirate0984
  • Foxythepirate0984
12?
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
yes
Foxythepirate0984
  • Foxythepirate0984
Thx for the help
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
yw

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