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Unformatted text preview: An 8 sided die has 4 colors on it; you have been tossing the die for an hour and have recorded each color. What is the probability you will roll a green on your next toss of the die? Enter your answer as a simpliﬁed fraction or a decimal rounded to three decimal places. green pink orange blue 19 3 0 25 3 1 Since you have been recording each roll of the die, this probability is found by experiment and would be empirical. If E is an event, then P( E ), read "the probability that E occurs," is as follows: frequency of event E f P( E ) — . . . — . total number of times the experiment 1s performed :1 f _ the number of times green was rolled n the total number of tosses _ 19 _ 19+30+25+31 _ 19 _ E Answer: i or 0.181 105 ...
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