Definition of Outcome

A possible result of a probability experiment is called an outcome

Examples of Outcome

  • Head is a possible outcome when a coin is tossed.
  • 6 is a possible outcome when a number cube is rolled.

Video Examples: Probability of More Complex Outcome

Solved Example on Outcome

Ques: A dime and a penny were tossed at the same time by Richard. Which tree diagram shows all the possible outcomes?

    A. Tree diagram 4
    B. Tree diagram 1
    C. Tree diagram 3
    D. Tree diagram 2
    Correct Answer: C


    Step 1: The possible outcomes are HH, HT, TH, TT.
    Step 2: So, there are 4 possible outcomes and only the Tree diagram 3 shows them correctly.

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