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Calculate the Number of Outcomes

In this worksheet, students will work out how many different outcomes are possible in each situation.

'Calculate the Number of Outcomes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 7 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Probability

Curriculum subtopic:   Understand Probability Outcomes

Popular topics:   Probability worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

This activity is about working out the number of outcomes that are possible in different situations.


When we spin this spinner, there are 8 possible outcomes.


spinner with eight sections


When we throw this coin, there are 2 possible outcomes, heads or tails.


2p coin


When we throw this die, there are 6 possible outcomes.


one die



How many possible outcomes are there when we spin the spinner and throw the coin?


spinner with eight sections                    2p coin



Outcomes include orange and heads, red and heads, yellow and heads.....etc

For each colour, we can get heads or we can get tails.


The number of outcomes = 8 x 2 = 16


In this activity, we are going to investigate possible outcomes from more than one event.


Are you ready to begin?


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