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1-113.

Sandy has a square, equilateral triangle, rhombus, and regular hexagon in her Shape Bucket, while Robert has a scalene triangle, kite, isosceles trapezoid, non-special quadrilateral, and obtuse isosceles triangle in his. Sandy will randomly select a shape from her Shape Bucket, while Robert will randomly select a shape from his. Homework Help ✎

Remember to justify your conclusions.

  1. Who has a greater probability of selecting a quadrilateral? Justify your conclusion.

    Sandy’s probability is , while Robert’s is , which means that Robert has a greater probability. 

  2. Who has a greater probability of selecting an equilateral shape? Justify your conclusion.

  3. What is more likely to happen: Sandy selecting a shape with at least two sides that are parallel or Robert selecting a shape with at least two sides that are equal?