Lesson

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

What is the chance of winning the lottery?

Impossible

AUnlikely

BImpossible

AUnlikely

B

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.

If you spin this spinner:

What is the most likely symbol to spin?

ABCABCWhat is the likelihood of spinning a ?

Unlikely

ALikely

BEven chance

CUnlikely

ALikely

BEven chance

C

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

A six-sided die is rolled.

What are the chances that the outcome is odd?

Unlikely

AEven chance

BLikely

CUnlikely

AEven chance

BLikely

C

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

You draw one marble out of this jar without looking:

Which marble is more likely to be selected?

Black

ARed

BBlack

ARed

BWhich marble is less likely to be selected?

Blue

ARed

BBlue

ARed

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.

Describe possible everyday events and order their chances of occurring