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.

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**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