Probability is about estimating how likely (probable) something is to happen. Probability can be used to predict, for example, the outcome when throwing a die or tossing a coin.
We often use words to describe how probable we think it is that an event will take place. For example, we might say that it is likely to be sunny tomorrow, or that it is unlikely to snow in August.
Have a look at the statements below, and decide whether the following events are: certain, likely, even (neither likely or unlikely), unlikely or impossible.
Have a think about this scenario.
A game is played where 7 beads with digits from 1 to 7 on them areplaced in a bag, a bead is taken out, and you then have to guess whether the number on the nextone to be taken out will be higher or lower, and so on.
In each case, choose an appropriate word from the following list to complete each sentence:
Remember that there is only one of each number.
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