# When a die is thrown, list the outcomes of an event of getting

(i) (a) a prime number (b) not a prime number

(ii) (a) a number greater than 5 (b) a number not greater than 5.

**Solution:**

All the possibilities of an event are known as its outcomes.

When a die is thrown, there are six possible outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

(i) (a) Outcome of the event of getting a prime number are 2, 3 and 5

(b) Outcome of the event of not getting a prime number are 1, 4, and 6.

(ii) (a) Outcome of the event of getting a number greater than 5 is 6.

(b) Outcome of the event of not getting a number greater than 5 are 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.

**☛ Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 5

**Video Solution:**

## When a die is thrown, list the outcomes of an event of getting (i) (a) a prime number (b) not a prime number. (ii) (a) a number greater than 5 (b) a number not greater than 5

NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 5 Exercise 5.3 Question 2

**Summary:**

When a die is thrown, the outcomes of an event of getting (i) (a) a prime number are 2, 3, and 5 (b) not a prime number are 1, 4, and 6. (ii) (a) a number greater than 5 is 6 (b) a number not greater than 5 is 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5

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