# Sample Space in Statistics: Definition & Examples

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### A teenage girl is trying to put together her fall outfits. Each outfit consists of one top, one bottom and one accessory. The list below shows the pieces of clothing that she has in her closet. TOPS - sweater, hoodie, long-sleeved blouse, polo shirt BOTTOMS - pants, skirt ACCESSORIES - scarf, headband, beret How many different outfits are in the sample space AND what proportion of all the different outfits have the hoodie as the top?

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### 2. A coin is tossed three times. For each toss, the possible outcomes are H (Heads) or T (Tails). What is the sample space for this experiment?

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This quiz and worksheet will help gauge your understanding of sample space in statistics. Topics featured on the quiz include the fundamental counting principle and coin tosses.

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• Proportions
• Fundamental counting principle
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• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice sample space problems