# How Likely Is It?

HOW LIKELY IS IT?

IXL Math

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How Likely Is It?
(University Of Michigan)

Concept with Explanation
Selected Homework from ACE

The unit How Likely Is It? was created to help students:

• Understand that probabilities are useful for predicting what will happen over the long run

• Understand the concepts of equally likely and not equally likely;

• Understand that a game of chance is fair only if each player has the same chance of winning, not just a possible chance of winning;

• Understand that there are two ways to build probability models: by gathering data from experiments (experimental probability) and by analyzing the possible equally likely outcomes (theoretical probability);

• Understand that experimental probabilities are better estimates of theoretical probabilities when they are based on larger numbers of trials;

• Develop strategies for finding both experimental and theoretical probabilities; and

• Critically interpret statements of probability to make decisions or answer questions.