Probability → Basics → Vocabulary → Formula → Sample Space
Sample space is the set of all possible outcomes of a random experiment. Following are some examples of the sample space (S.S).
Example 1. A coin is tossed only once.
Example 2. A coin is tossed two times. Or, two coins are tossed once.
Example 3. A dice is rolled once.
Example 4. A dice is rolled twice. Or, two dices are rolled once.
Example 5. A football match is played.
In a football match between two teams A and B, what could be the possible outcomes? May be team A wins the match or may be team B. And, it is also possible that the match tie (or draw). So, the sample space is