# How to Calculate and Solve for Success and Failure | Probability The image above represents success and failure.

To compute for success and failure, two essential parameters are needed and these parameters are and N.

The formula for calculating success:

P(success) = x N

Where;

x = Number of successes
N = Total Number of Trials or Items

Let’s solve an example;
Find the success when the x is 12 and N is 14?

This implies that;

x = Number of successes = 12
N = Total Number of Trials or Items = 14

P(success) = x N
P(success) = 12 14
Dividing the numerator and denominator by 2
P(success) = 6 7
P(success) = 0.857

Therefore, the success is 0.857.

The formula for calculating failure:

P(failure) = (N – x) N

Where;

x = Number of successes
N = Total Number of Trials or Items

Let’s solve an example;
Find the failure when the x is 12 and N is 14.

This implies that;

x = Number of successes = 12
N = Total Number of Trials or Items = 14

P(failure) = (N – x) N
P(failure) = (14 – 12) 14
P(failure) = 2 14
Dividing the numerator and denominator by 2
P(failure) = 1 7
P(failure) = 0.142

Therefore, the failure is 0.142.

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To get the answer and workings of the success and failure using the Nickzom Calculator – The Calculator Encyclopedia. First, you need to obtain the app.

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Once, you have obtained the calculator encyclopedia app, proceed to the Calculator Map, then click on Probability under Mathematics. Now, Click on Success and Failure under Probability The screenshot below displays the page or activity to enter your values, to get the answer for the success and failure according to the respective parameters which are the and N. Now, enter the values appropriately and accordingly for the parameters as required by the is 12 and is 14. Finally, Click on Calculate As you can see from the screenshot above, Nickzom Calculator– The Calculator Encyclopedia solves for the success and failure, presents the formula, workings and steps too.