# What are the chances?

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1. There are seven statements below. For each one, circle the word that best describes the probability of the statement being true.

 It will be dark tonight in New York. no chance unlikely likely certain It will by dry in Boston for the next month. no chance unlikely likely certain Your computer will stop working tomorrow. no chance unlikely likely certain The day after Monday will be Tuesday. no chance unlikely likely certain Next week will only have six days in it. no chance unlikely likely certain You roll a dice and a five comes up. no chance unlikely likely certain You roll a dice and a one, two, three, four, of six comes up. no chance unlikely likely certain

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### Related Resources

The various resources listed below are aligned to the same standard, (7SP05) taken from the CCSM (Common Core Standards For Mathematics) as the Statistics and probability Worksheet shown above.

Understand that the probability of a chance event is a number between 0 and 1 that expresses the likelihood of the event occurring. Larger numbers indicate greater likelihood. A probability near 0 indicates an unlikely event, a probability around 1/2 indicates an event that is neither unlikely nor likely, and a probability near 1 indicates a likely event.

#### Worksheet

Similar to the above listing, the resources below are aligned to related standards in the Common Core For Mathematics that together support the following learning outcome:

Investigate chance processes and develop, use, and evaluate probability models

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