Probability Applications: Making Predictions

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In theoretical probability, a favorable outcome value is:

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1. In theoretical probability, possible outcomes are found by:

2. In a theoretical probability problem of 3/100, what is the possible outcome value?

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

The practice of applying probability for predictions is the subject of this quiz and worksheet combination. Quiz questions focus on a favorable outcome in theoretical probability as well as whether a prediction guarantees a certain result will happen.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

You can expect the subjects listed here to appear during the quiz:

  • Finding possible outcomes
  • The possible outcome value of a given problem
  • Increasing the chances of winning an event
  • A prediction guaranteeing a certain result will happen

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about how to find possible outcomes
  • Problem solving - use what you know to solve practice problems with a given probability
  • Knowledge application - utilize your skills to answer questions about a favorable outcome value

Additional Learning

To learn more, head over to the lesson titled Probability Applications: Making Predictions. The lesson includes the extra content mentioned here:

  • Comparing favorable outcomes to possible outcomes
  • Using a raffle as an example
  • A definition of theoretical probability
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