Unlikely Event

Definition of Unlikely Event

  • The event that may not happen is an unlikely event.
  • In other words, unlikely event is an event that is not likely to happen.


           Examples of Unlikely Event

  • The following are examples of unlikely events.

    You will win a trip to New Zealand.

    Throwing ten 5's in a row

    Tossing ten tails in a row 


Solved Example on Unlikely Event

Choose whether the event is likely, unlikely, or equally likely to occur.

"Your hair would grow 5 inches longer by tomorrow."


A. a likely event

B. an unlikely event

C. an equally likely event

Correct answer: B


Step 1: The event may not happen.

Step 2: So, it is an unlikely event.


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