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CHAPTER 7

PROBABILITY

FORM 5

PAPER 1 1. A box contains 8 blue marbles and f white marbles. If a marble is picked randomly from the 3 box, the probability of getting a white marble is . 5 Find the value of f. [3 marks] 2. A bag contains 4 blue pens and 6 black pens. Two pens are drawn at random from the bag one after another without replacement. Find the probability that the two pens drawn are of different colours. [3 marks] 3. Table 2 shows the number of coloured cards in a box.

Colour Yellow Green Blue

Number of Cards 6 4 2 Table 2

Two cards are drawn at random from the box. Find the probability that both cards are of the same colour. [3 marks] 4. The probability that Amir qualifies for the final of a track event is

1 while the probability 5

2 . 3 Find the probability that, (a) both of them qualify for the final, (b) only one of them qualifies for the final.
that Rajes qualifies is

[3 marks]

5. A box contains 4 cards with the digits 1, 2, 3 and 4. Two numbers are picked randomly from the box. Find the probability that both the numbers are prime numbers. [3 marks] 6. Team A will play against Team B and Team C in a sepak takraw competition. The 1 2 probabilities that Team A will beat Team B and Team C are and respectively. Find the 3 5 probability that Team A will beat at least one of the teams. [3 marks]

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7. The probability of a particular netball player scoring a goal in a netball match is probability that this player scores only one goal in three matches.

1 . Find the 5
[3 marks]

8. The probabilities that Hamid and Lisa are selected for a Science Quiz are respectively. Find the probability that at least one of them are selected.

2 1 and 5 3
[3 marks]

9. Table 9 shows the number of coloured marbles in a box.

Colour Black Red Green Yellow

Number of Marbles 2 5 3 8 Table 9

Two marbles are drawn at random from the box. Find the probability that both marbles are of the same colour. [3 marks] 10. The probability of Zainal scoring a goal in a football match is Zainal scores at least one goal in two matches. [3 marks]

2 . Find the probability that 5

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FORM 5

ANSWER (PAPER 1)

No. 1. 8+f

Solution

Marks 1

f 8+f =

3 5

f = 12 2.
=

1
4 10
4 10 x

8 15

6 x 9
6 9

6 10 x

4 9

6 10 x

4 9


or
2 12 x +

3.

1 3

6 12
6 12 x

5 x 11
5 11


or

4 12
4

3 x 11
3 x 11

2 12 x

1 11

12

1 11

4(a)

2 = 15

(b)

1 5 x

1 3

2 3 x

4 5

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3 = 5

PROBABILITY

FORM 5

5.

2 = 4
2 = 4
1 = 6

1 or 3
1 x 3

6.

1 3
1 3 x

3 x 5
3 5


or

2 3 x

2 5


or
1 3 +

1 3 x

2 5


+
4 x 5

2 3 x

2 5

2 x 5

3 = 5

7.

1 5 x

4 5

48

1 5 x

4 5 x

4 5

4 5 x

1 5 x

4 5

4 5 x

4 5 x

1 5

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8.

2 5 x

2 3


or

1 3 x

3 5


or

1 3 x

2 5

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2 5 x 2 3

FORM 5

3 5

1 3 x

3 5

1 3 x

2 5

9.

2 18
2 18 x

1 x 17
1 17


or

5 18
5

4 x 17
4 x 17


or
+

3 18 x

2 17
2 x 17


or
8 +

8 18 x

7 17

18

3 18

7 x 17

18

14 = 51
2 5 x 2 5

10.


or

2 5 x

3 5


or

3 5 x

2 5

2 5 x

2 5

2 5 x

3 5

3 5 x

2 5

16 = 25

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