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Geometric Probability. M217 - Geometry. Refresh…. Probability - The chance that an event will occur (a # between 0 and 1). Geometric Probability – Probability involving geometric measures, such as length or area. Probability and Length. P(point K is on ) = . Length of. Length of.

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### Geometric Probability

M217 - Geometry

Refresh…

Probability - The chance that an event will occur (a # between 0 and 1).

Geometric Probability – Probability involving geometric measures, such as length or area.

Probability and Length

P(point K is on ) =

Length of

Length of

A

C

D

B

Area of M

P(point K is in region M) =

Area of J

Probability and Area

J

M

Example

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• Find the probability that a point K, selected randomly on , is on the given segment.
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Example

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Find the probability that a randomly chosen point in the figure lies in the shaded region.

Example

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Find the probability that a randomly chosen point in the figure lies in the shaded region.

Time problems

If you knew there was going to be a fire drill at some point during our school day, what is the probability that it happens before 3rd hour?

School Day: 7:30 AM – 2:45 PM

3rd hour begins @ 9:20 AM

Homework

WS 11.6A and 11.6B