Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32191-121-0
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Chapter 3 - Probability - Section 3.1 Basic Concepts of Probability and Counting - Exercises: 1

Answer

The result of a single trial in a probability experiment is an outcome. An event on the other hand is a subset of the sample space.

Work Step by Step

A probability experiment is an action, or trial, through which specific results (counts, measurements, or responses) are obtained. The result of a single trial in a probability experiment is an outcome. The set of all possible outcomes of a probability experiment is the sample space. An event is a subset of the sample space. It may consist of one or more outcomes.
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