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# Probability

### Vocabulary for Probability Unit Grade 7

TermDefinition
Compound Events Two or more events occurring at the same time.
Dependent Events Compound events where one event does affect the likelihood that the other event will occur.
Experiment An investigation or procedure that has varying results.
Experimental Probability Probability that is based on repeated trials and collected results of an experiment.
Favorable Outcomes The outcomes of a specific event; the outcomes you want to get or desire to happen.
Fundamental Counting Principle The principle that states that to determine the number of possible outcomes for two or more events, you multiply the individual probabilities of each event.
Independent Events Compound events where one event does not affect the likelihood that the other event will occur.
Outcomes All the possible results of an experiment.
Probability The measure of the likelihood that an event will occur.
Probability Spectrum A scale used to show the range of probability and the likelihood of an event.
Sample Space A collection or list of specific outcomes.
Simulation A process used to act out a situation to see possible outcomes; often done with dice, coins, spinners, cards, etc.
Theoretical Probability Probability that is based on knowing all of the equally likely outcomes; it is what is expected.
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