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vocab A-1

sample space, simple event, compound event

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What is the definition of compound event? The probability of two or more events occurring at the same time.
What is the definition of sample space? How many outcomes are possible.
What is the definition of simple event? An event where there is only outcome.
Is this an example of sample space? you are going to spin a spinner and the colors are red, yellow, and green, so the formula is S=red, yellow, and green. Yes
Is this an example of compound event? You have soccer practice in the morning and need to retake a test at tutorials. The chance that you will have both at the same time is 1/5. Yes
Is this an example of simple event? You fall out of an airplane onto a bunch of pointy rocks with no parachute. Yes
Is this an example of compound event? You walk forward and trip on a rock. No
Why are Simple and Compound events so important in real life? To know the choices you can make in an event/situation.
Is this an example of simple event? you spin a wheel and it lands on a color what was the color? No
is this an example of a compound event? Jerry has a clarinet. he has to play a solo. Ashton also has to play a solo, the probability that they will play at the same time is 1/24. yes
Is this an example of sample space? Ashton is bored and wants to play with a spinner, he wants it to land on blue and there are five possible outcomes. Yes
Created by: rylie_nance