Law of Large Numbers: Definition, Examples & Statistics

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What is the Law of Large Numbers about?

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1. You want to win a 'Guess the Number of Jelly Beans in the Jar' contest. About how many guesses would you like to be allowed in order to maximize your chances of winning?

2. You toss a coin 100 times, and it lands on heads every time. What is the probability it will land on tails the 101st toss?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With these assessment tools, you'll be able to test your understanding of the Law of Large Numbers. The practice questions cover the definition of this law and how it relates to statistics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the Law of Large Numbers, including:

  • Its definition
  • How it relates to statistics
  • How it relates to everyday life

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve the Law of Large Numbers problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Law of Large Numbers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about probability

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to the Law of Large Numbers, read through the brief lesson called Law of Large Numbers: Definitions, Examples & Statistics. This lesson will help you:

  • Learn the definition of the Law of Large Numbers
  • Address how the Law of Large Numbers relates to statistics
  • Examine how the Law of Large Numbers is applicable to everyday situations
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