Can you remember the words we can use to describe chance ?
What is the chance of winning the lottery?
Terms to describe chance:
Impossible: definitely will NOT happen.
Unlikely: more likely NOT to happen than to happen.
Even chance: one thing is not more likely to happen than the other
Likely: more likely to happen than not to happen.
Certain: definitely will happen.
Do you know how to use and interpret the actions of a spinner or a die? This video will show you how.
If you spin this spinner:
What is the most likely symbol to spin?
What is the likelihood of spinning an apple?
If something appears on a spinner or die more than half the time, then it will be likely to land on.
If something appears on a spinner or die less than half the time, then it will be unlikely to land on.
Playing cards are often used as a prop when exploring chance. This video will show you what is in a deck of cards so you can make sense of chance questions about cards.
These four cards are shuffled and you draw one at random:
What are the chances of drawing a Jack, Queen, or King?
What are the chances of drawing a card with a number less than 4?
Whatever we use to look at chance, it's important to consider all of the possible outcomes, as well as the total objects we have.