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.

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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...

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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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