Probability Terminology: Boolean Algebra, Probability Space & Sample Space

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The _____ of an experiment includes all the possible outcomes that can occur.

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1. What makes Boolean algebra different from most kinds of math?

2. Susan flips 3 coins. What is the probability that all three will be heads?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quiz your understanding of probability terminology with these study tools. Topics include the part of an experiment that is a list of all possible outcomes and why Boolean algebra is different from other types of math.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • The probability of a certain outcome for a given amount of coin flips
  • What defines the probability of an outcome occurring
  • Probability for a set of 3 coins flipped 100 times with regard to a specific outcome

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve probability terminology practice problems
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about probability related to coin flips in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Boolean algebra and what makes it different than other branches of mathematics

Additional Learning

More information on probability is available from the lesson we've called Probability Terminology: Boolean Algebra, Probability Space & Sample Space. These topics will be addressed:

  • How to define probability
  • Why a coin toss can easily be represented with Boolean algebra
  • Details of various experiments with regard to probability
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