One way to analyse probability, is to count how many distinct possible outcomes there are in a situation.

- How many distinct possible outcomes can you count in Color-Rama?

6

There may be more than one way to get certain colors.

A helpful way to count all of the possibilities is to make a tree diagram.

Use this tree diagram to calculate the probability of landing on each color in the game:

- Can you figure out the color for each outcome from this diagram?

yellow

purple

- What is the probability of each of the four colors in the game?

3/7 Yellow

4/7 Purple

0/7 Green

0/7 Orange

- How could you change the rules to Color-Rama to make it a ‘fair game’ ? (discuss or research what ‘fair game’ really means before you answer)

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