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Area of shaded regions

Here is problem about area which I’m sure you will enjoy solving. It’s not hard. Just tricky. Problem What is the total area of the shaded part of rectangle ACDB? As suggested by one of the readers, you should be able to explain why you think you have the correct answer. One way to do…

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Comparing Probabilities of Spinners

The probability of a spinner stopping at a certain area is the ratio of that area to the area of the entire region. Here is a question about comparing probabilities to test your understanding of this concept. Problem Four students are examining three spinners. They are discussing the probabilities of the spinners stopping at the…

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