Probability Key Words Resource (Free Download)

Suitable for Year groups: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Probability Key Words resource description

This resource is a printable set of probability keywords. Print and use as a classroom display poster or as part of a knowledge organiser for your students.

Probability Keywords

This resource provides a glossary of essential terms used in probability, helping learners understand the language of chance.


Why is probability important?

Probability helps us understand and analyse situations involving chance:

  • Everyday life: Making decisions based on likely outcomes.
  • Games & gambling: Understanding odds and strategies.
  • Science & Research: Analysing data and predicting trends.

How can this resource help?

This resource improves understanding of probability concepts:

  • Key terms: Defines words like 'outcome,' 'event,' 'impossible,' etc.
  • Clear explanations: Provide simple definitions for each term.
  • Visual examples: Illustrates some terms with diagrams.
  • Free PDF download: Offers an accessible reference tool.

Benefits for learners:

  • Builds vocabulary for solving probability problems.
  • Improves understanding of instructions and questions in maths.
  • Supports learning about chance, risk, and decision-making.

This resource is perfect for teachers introducing probability or providing revision support. It's also valuable for students needing extra practice or for parents helping with maths homework.



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