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Calculate Probability Using Spinners

In this worksheet, students will work out the probabilities of getting the given results on a spinner.

'Calculate Probability Using Spinners' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 7 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Probability

Curriculum subtopic:   Understand Probability Outcomes

Popular topics:   Probability worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

Probability is written as a fraction.


On the top (numerator) of the fraction, we place the number of options we are looking for.

On the bottom (denominator) of the fraction, we place the total number of possible combinations.



Look at this spinner.


spinner with eight sections


What is the probability that the spinner will land on a multiple of 3 ?



3 and 6 are the only multiples of 3 here. 

There are 2 multiples of 3. 

There are 8 possible outcomes.


The probability of landing on a multiple of 3 is 2/8 which reduces to 1/4.


Remember to always simplify your answer to its lowest  possible form.


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