Combining Events

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Created by Illustrative MathematicsIllustrative Mathematics, CC BY 4.0
Subject: Geometry
Grade: 9-12
Standards: HSS-CP.A.1HSS-CP.A.2
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Combining Events

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Notice and Wonder: Birds and Bats


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1) What do you notice? What do you wonder?

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Eventful Islands

The small dots next to the names indicate that the name listed in the diagram is a country.

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2) Based on the categories in the Venn diagram, describe Northern Ireland in a way that will not include any other countries.

a)

On the Island of Ireland but not in the United Kingdom.

b)

On the Island of Ireland and in the United Kingdom.

c)

On the Island of Ireland and in Great Britain.

3) Based on the categories in the Venn diagram, describe the Republic of Ireland in a way that will not include any other countries.

a)

On the Island of Ireland but not in the United Kingdom.

b)

On the Island of Ireland and in the United Kingdom.

c)

On the Island of Ireland and in Great Britain.

4) How many countries displayed are not part of The British Isles?

5) How many countries displayed are part of the United Kingdom?

6) How many countries displayed are part of the Island of Ireland?

7) How many places displayed are part of the United Kingdom and the Isle of Ireland?

8) How many places displayed are part of the United Kingdom or the Isle of Ireland?

9) If one of the crown dependencies (there are 3) is chosen at random, what is the probability that it is part of The British Isles?

10) Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales are all part of the United Kingdom. If one of them is selected at random, what is the probability that it is also considered part of Great Britain?

11) Given that the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, and the Isle of Man are all part of The British Isles, what is the probability that one of them selected at random is part of the Island of Ireland?