NCERT Class 9 Solutions: Probability (Chapter 15) Exercise 15.1-Part 4

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Probability = desired outcome divide total outcome

Probability = Desired Outcome Divide Total Outcome

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Q-8 The distance (in km) of engineers from their residence to their place of work were found as follow:

What is the empirical probability that an engineer lives:

I. Less than from her place of work?

II. More than or equal to from her place of work?

III. Within from her place of work?

Solution:

Total number of engineers

Solution I:

Number of engineers living less than from her place of work

Required probability

Solution II:

Number of engineers who live more than or equal to from their work place

Required probability

Solution III:

Number of engineers who live within from their place of work

Required probability

Q-11 Eleven bags of wheat flour, each marked 5 kg, actually contained the following weights of flour (in kg):

Find the probability that any of these bags chosen at random contains more than 5 kg of flour.

Solution:

Total numbers of bags

All bags containing more than 5 kg of flour

Required probability