Relative Frequency & Classical Approaches to Probability


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What do you call the likelihood of a certain event occurring out of a total possible number of events?

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1. What do we call the ratio of the occurrence of a singular event and the total number of outcomes?

2. Beatrice spins a spinner four times. Out of the four times, she lands on orange once. She tells Edward that she landed on orange 25% of the time. What is this an example of?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of probability. The practice questions on the quiz will test you on the definition of probability and relative frequency and your ability to identify the probability of an occurrence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Your understanding of probability
  • Your understanding of relative frequency
  • Determining the probability of an occurrence

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related statistics lesson
  • Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve probability practice problems
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as probability and relative frequency
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about probability and relative frequency

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Relative Frequency & Classical Approaches to Probability. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define probability and relative frequency
  • Discuss classical approaches to probability
  • Differentiate between theoretical and actual probability
  • Understand how to determine the probability of an event using the approaches discussed in the lesson