Equally Likely Events

Equally likely events are events that have the same theoretical probability (or likelihood) of occurring.


Each numeral on a die is equally likely to occur when the die is tossed.

Sample space of throwing a die: { 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 }

Probability of getting a chosen numeral

Theoretical probability of getting a chosen numeral (result)

Chart of theoretical probabilities

From this we can make conclusions such as the following: