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11.02 Outcomes

Lesson

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Can you remember the words we can use to describe chance?

What is the chance of winning the lottery?

  1. Impossible

    A

    Unlikely

    B

    Impossible

    A

    Unlikely

    B

Learn

Spinners are a popular way to explore chance, this video shows you what a spinner is and how to use it and work out what it means.

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Question 1

If you spin this spinner:

  1. What is the most likely symbol to spin?

    A

    B

    C

    A

    B

    C
  2. What is the likelihood of spinning a ?

    Unlikely

    A

    Likely

    B

    Even chance

    C

    Unlikely

    A

    Likely

    B

    Even chance

    C

 

Learn

This video shows us everything we need to know about dice.  

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Question 2

A six-sided die is rolled.

  1. What are the chances that the outcome is odd?

    Unlikely

    A

    Even chance

    B

    Likely

    C

    Unlikely

    A

    Even chance

    B

    Likely

    C

 

Learn

This video shows us how to find the likelihood of other types of events. 

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Question 3

You draw one marble out of this jar without looking:

  1. Which marble is more likely to be selected?

    Black

    A

    Red

    B

    Black

    A

    Red

    B
  2. Which marble is less likely to be selected?

    Blue

    A

    Red

    B

    Blue

    A

    Red

    B

 

Remember!

When we want to work out the chance of something happening, we need to work out all the possible outcomes first. A good way to do that is to think about all the different things that could happen. 

 

Outcomes

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Describe possible everyday events and order their chances of occurring

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