# How do you find a sample space?

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May 27, 2015

The sample space is the set of all possible outcomes of an experiment. Therefore, the sample space can be found by listing all possible outcomes.

**Example**: The experiment consists of flipping two coins. The possible outcomes will be all the pairs head-tail, head-head, tail-tail etc. Let's denote ~head~ by

So, our sample space will be the set { HH, TT, HT, TH }.