Ex.5.3 Q2 Data Handling Solutions - NCERT Maths Class 8

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Question

When a die is thrown, list the outcomes of an event of getting:

(i)  (a) a prime number   

(b) not a prime number

(ii) (a) a number greater than \(5\)       

(b) a number not greater than \(5\) 

Text Solution

What is known?

A situation in which a die is thrown.

When a dice is thrown,the possible outcomes are  \(1,2,3,4,5\) and \(6.\)

What is unknown?

Outcomes of the situation under given conditions.

Reasoning:

All the possibilities of an event are known as its outcomes.

Steps:

(i)

(a) Outcomes of event of getting a prime number are \(2, 3\) and \(5.\)

(b) Outcomes of event of not getting a prime number are \(1, 4 \) and \(6.\)

(ii)

(a) Outcomes of event of getting a number greater than \(5\) is \(6.\)

(b) Outcomes of event of not getting a number greater than \(5\) are \(1, 2, 3, 4\) and \(5.\)

  
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