Outcome
Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtˌkʌm/ Explain
An outcome is the result of an
experiment.
When a coin is flipped, the result is either heads or tails. The
experiment is the coin flip. The outcome is
heads or tails.
References
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, outcome. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 133. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
- Grinstead, Charles M. and Snell, J. Laurie. Introduction to Probability. pg 18. Last Accessed 9/5/2018. http://www.dartmouth.edu/~chance/teaching_aids/books_articles/probability_book/amsbook.mac.pdf. Buy the book
More Information
- McAdams, David E.. Probability. lifeisastoryproblem.com. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 3/12/2009. http://www.lifeisastoryproblem.com/probability/index.html.
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McAdams, David E. Outcome. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/o/outcome.html.
Revision History
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (
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6/7/2008: Corrected spelling. (
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7/12/2007: Initial version. (
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