PROBABILITY
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Probability is how likely or unlikely an event is to happen.
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0 - 0% - Impossible to happen
1/4 - 25% - Unlikely to happen
1/2 - 50% - Equally likely or unlikely to happen
3/4 - 75% - Likely to happen
1 - 100% - Certainly to happen
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Probability =
Number of Favorable Outcome
Number of Possible Outcome
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P =
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FQ
PQ
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A die is thrown once. Find the probability of getting an even number.
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Number of favorable outcomes = 3 (i.e 2, 4, 6)
Number of possible outcome = 6 (i.e 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
P = 3/6
= 1/2
or
50%
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