Language of probability or probability language is a method to specify the chances of an event to occur. These include events such as ‘ chances of rain next week is 80 %’, winning a match next week is highly likely. Certain events have a probability of 1, whereas impossible events have a probability of 0. The ratio between the number of outcomes by the total number of outcomes is probability.

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Probability

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Experiment: A repeatable procedure that includes a set of possible results is defined as an experiment.

Outcome: The possible result of an experiment is known as an outcome.

Sample Space: Each possible outcome of an experiment is known as sample space.

Sample Point: Any outcome due to an experiment is defined as a sample point.

Probability Formula = Number of Outcomes / Total number of Outcomes.

Q. What is the probability of getting a sum of 6 when two dice are thrown at once?

Answer: There are a total of 36 possibilities when two dice are thrown at once.