There are 24 people who work in Dane’s department. Next week, one person will be selected at random to bring in doughnuts. Find the probability that Dane will be selected. Round your answer to the nearest thousandth.
What are you asked to find? The probability Dane will be selected. What is the number of favorable outcomes? 1, because Dane is one person. Use the definition of probability. Probability of an event = number of favorable outcomes/total number of outcomes Substitute into the numerator and denominator. Probability Cherie wins=1/24 Convert the fraction to a decimal. Probability=0.042
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