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Basic Statistics & Probability

Basic Statistics & Probability

Predicting vs. Observing Probability Exercises

Example 1

One card was picked from a standard deck of cards and the suit was recorded in a bar graph, then it was placed back into the deck and the process was repeated 50 times. Here are the results:

Frequency of card pick

Answer questions below based on this data.

Example 2

What is the theoretical probability of drawing each suit?

Example 3

Which suit has the largest experimental probability, and what is it?

Example 4

Which suit's experimental probability is farthest from the theoretical probability, and by how much?