Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 4, Number 32, May 17, 1999
Fractions and Probability
Ryan has a collection of 25 toy vehicles. One of the vehicles is a motorhome.
1. What part (fraction) of Ryan’s toy vehicle collection consists of motorhomes?
Ryan told Kyler that he’ll bring one of his toy vehicles to Kyler’s house when he visits. Kyler doesn’t know which one Ryan will bring.
2. What is the chance that Ryan will bring the motorhome?
Ryan has 5 motorcycles in his collection.
3. What part (fraction) of Ryan’s collection consists of motorcycles?
4. What is the chance that Ryan will bring one of the motorcycles to Kyler’s house?
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