Practice with
Sample Space
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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

 

 

2.

How many elements are in the sample space of tossing 3 pennies?  List the sample space.
   

Choose:

2
 
4
8
16

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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