Finding Probability

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About the Probability Activity

Do you know what probability is? Well, you don’t have to worry if you don’t. This activity is made to help you understand the concept of probability.

Let’s get started and learn different types of probability and the calculation method.

Probability is a measure of the likelihood of an event occurring, expressed as a number between 0 and 1. The probability of an event is determined by the number of favorable outcomes divided by the total number of possible outcomes.

There are two types of probability: theoretical probability and experimental probability. Theoretical probability is based on mathematical principles and assumes that all outcomes are equally likely. For example, the probability of rolling a six on a fair die is 1/6, since there is only one favorable outcome out of six possible outcomes. Experimental probability, on the other hand, is based on actual data and involves performing an experiment or observing a real-life situation to determine the probability of an event.

Probability can be expressed as a fraction, decimal, or percentage. A probability of 0 means that an event is impossible, while a probability of 1 means that an event is certain to occur. The closer the probability is to 1, the more likely it is that the event will occur. Probability is used in many areas of life, including business, sports, and gambling, to make informed decisions based on the likelihood of certain outcomes.

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