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A spinner divided into 8 equal parts with the following symbols, starting at the top moving clockwise: star, heart, heart, flower, star, diamond, star, and flower. Lila is making a spinner game for her cousins to play. She has divided it into equal sections and has labeled each section with a symbol. When the spinner lands on a flower (Flower), her cousins will win a prize. Create a spinner to explore your ideas!

  1. What is P()? Express your answer as a fraction, as a decimal, and as a percent.

    Find the probability of an event by writing a fraction where the number of succesful events is the numerator and the number of possible events is the denominator.

    The number of succesful events is , the number of sections in the spinner with a star.

    The number of possible events is , the number of sections in the spinner.

  2. What is the probability of not getting ? Write your answer as a fraction, as a decimal, and as a percent.

    How many sections of the spinner do not have a diamond shape?

  3. What is P(Flower)? Write your answer as a fraction, as a decimal, and as a percent.

    See the steps for part (a).

  4. If Lila’s cousins spin times, about how many times would you expect them to spin a heart (Heart)?

    times