What are the chances…?


Prep 6 have been learning all about Probability. We have been assigning numerical values to words such as Impossible, Certain and Even Chance to create probability scales. Did you know that the probability scale goes from 0 to 1 and if something has an even chance of happening the probility is ½.


We also created a ‘Probability Washing Line’ where we all made up or problems or wrote down an event and pegged it onto the line in the correct place. ‘What is the probability that Mrs Lish will win the lottery?’ Unfortunately, the answer is 1/40,000,000 so this got positioned very near to impossible – more’s the pity!