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# The number of goals scored by a school team in 10 handball matches is as follows...

### Question

The number of goals scored by a school team in 10 handball matches is as follows: 3, 5, 7, 7, 8, 8, 8, 11, 11, 12. Find the probability that in a match, the school will score at most 8 goals.

### Options

A) 7/10

B) 3/10

C) 2/8

D) 1/10

The correct answer is A.

### Explanation:

Total matches = 10
Number of times at most 8 goals were scored = 7 (i.e. not more than 8 goals)
Probability (At most 8 goals) = $$\frac{7}{10}$$

## Discussion (2)

• Olufayo Olamide

3, 5, 7, 7, 8, 8, 8, 11, 11, 12. Find the probability that in a match, the school will score at most 8 goals.

Reply
• Total matches = 10
Number of times at most 8 goals were scored = 7 (i.e. not more than 8 goals)
Probability (At most 8 goals) = $$\frac{7}{10}$$