Can you a fraction to a decimal and percentage? When finding a probability as a decimal or percentage, we can first find the and then convert.
Convert between percentages, fractions and decimals to complete the table:
Let's see how we can express the probability of something happening in decimals.
A box of star stickers has 6 purple stickers, 4 blue stickers and 10 black stickers.
Complete the following table showing the probability of randomly selecting each colour:
|Outcome||Probabilty (Fraction)||Probability (Decimal)|
What is the sum of the probabilities for each outcome?
We can also work out the probability of something happening using percentages. We'll use a calculator to help us this time.
The spinner below is spun.
What is the chance it lands on blue? Write your answer as a fraction in its simplest form.
What is the chance it lands on blue as a percentage?
What is the chance it lands on blue as a decimal?
conducts chance experiments and assigns probabilities as values between 0 and 1 to describe their outcomes