# Predicting vs. Observing Probability Examples

### Example 1

A die was rolled 50 times. These are the results: 6 5 4 5 4 1 3 4 2 6 2 6 1 6 6 4 2 4 5 5 1 1 1 5 3 a) What is the experimental probability of rolling each number? b) And how do these compare to the theoretical probabilities? |

### Example 2

Rowan drew a marble from this bag, recorded the color (blue, green, or orange), then replaced it and drew again. She did this forty times. Here are the results: g g g b b g g o g b Make a chart comparing the experimental and theoretical probabilities of drawing each color. |

Advertisement