Events as Subsets of a Sample Space: Definition & Example


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When you conduct an experiment, what are you observing?

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1. What is a set (S) of a random experiment that includes all possible outcomes of the experiment?

2. In an experiment, a coin is flipped, and the coin can either land heads up, or tails up. What would we call the outcome where the coin lands heads up?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions will mainly revolve around definitions. The test will provide you with a definition and then ask you to identify the correct term from the choices provided. Some questions are also fill in the blank.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will test you on the definitions of:

  • Events
  • Outcomes
  • Sample spaces
  • Subsets
  • Probability

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding sample spaces and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as probability and events
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as events and subsets

Additional Learning

Complete the quiz and head over to the accompanying lesson entitled Events as Subsets of Sample Space: Definition & Example. The lesson will help you review the following objectives:

  • Distinguishing subsets from events
  • Exploring relationships between sample spaces, subsets, and events
  • Describing real world examples of each concept