**Data Handling**

**Question 1.****Tell whether the following is certain to happen, impossible, can happen but not certain.**

- You are older today than yesterday.
- A tossed coin will land heads up.
- A die when tossed shall land up with 8 on top.
- The next traffic light seen will be green.
- Tomorrow will be a cloudy day.

**Solution:**

- Certain to happen
- Can happen but not certain
- Impossible
- Can happen but not certain
- Can happen but not certain

**Question 2.****There are 6 marbles in a box with numbers from 1 to 6 marked on each of them.(i)** What is the probability of drawing a marble with number 2 ?

**(ii)**What is the probability of drawing a marble with number 5 ?

**Solution:**

Out of 6 marbles, one can be drawn in 6 ways. So, total number of events = 6

**(i)** The marble with number 2 can be obtained only in one way.

∴ Required probability =

**(ii)** The marble with number 5 can be obtained only in one way.

∴ Required probability =

**Question 3.****A coin is flipped to decide which team starts the game. What is the probability that your team will start?**

**Solution:**

On tossing of a coin, the possible outcomes are head (H) or tail (T).

Required probability =