Language of probability Worksheet

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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. 

Grade 7

Teaching Language of Probability Easily 


  • 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. 


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