Learn By Doing: Tossing a Fair Coin Three Times

Published: January 7th, 2013

Category: Activity 1: Learn By Doing

We have a large rectangle labeled "S" which represents the entirety of the sample space. Inside this rectangle we have a circle labeled "C." Everything outside of "C happens to coincied with event A containing only "TTT". Inside of C, we see "HHH," "THH," "HTH," "HHT," and a circle representing event B. Inside B are "HHT," "THT," and "TTH." Note that all of the items inside B are also inside C, so C fully encloses B.




This document is linked from Basic Probability Rules.