Now that we got a foothold in algebra, we can dive into probability.
There are these people called actuaries, they mostly work for insurance companies and are about as close as you can get to real fortune tellers. They are paid about 80,000 USD just to start. They are able to calculate how likely something bad is going to happen to you and based from those calculations your premiums will be figured out.
Now while the math involved in that job is a far cry from what youre about to learn, they had to take this same exact lesson.