Practice with Sample Space Topic Index | Algebra Index | Regents Exam Prep Center

Answer the following questions dealing with sample spaces.

 1. How many elements are in the sample space of rolling one die?  List the sample space. Choose: 6 12 24 36 Sample Space {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6}

 2. How many elements are in the sample space of tossing 3 pennies?  List the sample space. Choose: 2   4 8 16 Sample Space {HHH, HHT, HTH, HTT, TTT, TTH, THT, THH}

 3. Alarm clocks are sold in blue or pink with either digital or standard displays.  How many different arrangements of alarm clocks are possible?  List the sample space. Choose: 2 4 8 16 Sample Space { blue digital, blue standard, pink digital, pink standard}

 4. You have gone to the ASPCA to adopt a puppy.  You would like a beagle or cocker spaniel, that is brown or black, and has either a white tail or a brown tail.  How many possible puppies fit your criteria?  List the sample space. Choose: 4 8 16 32 Sample Space {beagle-brown-brown tail, beagle-brown-white tail, beagle - black-brown tail, beagle-black-white tail, cocker-brown-brown tail, cocker-brown-white tail, cocker-black-brown tail, cocker-black-white tail}

 5. There are 2 entry doors and 3 staircases in your school.  How many ways are there to enter the building and go to the second floor?  List the sample space. Choose: 2 4 6 8 Sample Space {Door1-Stairs1, Door1-Stairs2, Door1-Stairs3, Door2-Stairs1, Door2-Stairs2, Door2-Stairs3}

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