by Jaben Parnell
Definition of Probability of Compound Events A compound event is one in which there is more than one possible outcome.
Determining the probability of a compound event involves finding the sum of the probabilities of the individual events and, if necessary, removing any overlapping probabilities.
Some Example Problems
What is the probability of rolling two dice and getting a 4 on each six sided di?
What is the Probability of of spinning a spinner with equal sections numbered 1-4 and getting the number 4 side and rolling a 2 on a 6 sided dice?