# What is the probability the spinner stops on: 1) 3 2) number less than 4 3) even number The sample space for the spinner is (1,2,3,4,5,6) Please help me find the probability for each question. There are six possibilities for where the spinner will stop.  To figure out any particular chance, count how many times out of 6 it could happen.

1) Any one number -- such as 3 -- has a probability of 1 in 6 or 1/6.

2) There are three numbers less...

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There are six possibilities for where the spinner will stop.  To figure out any particular chance, count how many times out of 6 it could happen.

1) Any one number -- such as 3 -- has a probability of 1 in 6 or 1/6.

2) There are three numbers less than four, so the probability of landing on one of them is 3 in 6, or 1/2.

3) The same is true of landing on an even number.  There are three possible stopping places that are even, so the probability is 3 in 6 or 1/2 again.

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