Q. 1 B4.2( 5 Votes )

Which of the following experiments have equally likely outcomes? Explain

(i) A driver attempts to start a car. The car starts or does not start.

(ii) A player attempts to shoot a basketball. She/he shoots or misses the shot.

Answer :

(i) Equally Likely Event:- Events that have same theoretical probability.

it's not equally likely Event as the car may have a mechanical breakdown or fuel problems or may be can be loose. So it depends upon a various thing, so it is not an equally likely event.

(ii) it is not equally likely. If he shoots the basket the ball will drop inside the basket, or he will miss it, this depends upon the skill of the individual basket ball player.

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