# Probability

**1)** What is **Probability** ?

The probability of something happening is the likelihood or chance of it happening.

A probability of 1 means an event is certain to happen.

A probability of 0 means an event is certain not to happen.

All other probabilities are given as a fraction between 0 and 1.

**2)** What does Less Than Even Chance mean ?

If there is less than an even chance of an event occurring, we say it is unlikely to happen.

In a similar way, if the chance of an event happening is greater than an even chance, we say it is likely to happen.

**3)** What does the term Even Chance mean ?

This is 50:50, 1/2 or 50%

**4)** What does the term Fat Chance mean ?

There is very little change, or a very low probability.

**5)** What are the different possible outcomes ?

(A) impossible,

(B) unlikely,

(C) equally likely for it to happen or not happen,

(D) likely

(E) certain

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