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Language of probability Probability is the study of how likely something is to happen. It is measured on a PROBABILITY SCALE that ranges from IMPOSSIBLE to CERTAIN. Impossible Certain

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Language of probability Since something that has no chance of happening is IMPOSSIBLE, it is said to have a 0 % chance of happening Impossible Certain 0 %

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Language of probability Since something that is definitely going to happen is said to be CERTAIN, it is said to have 100 % chance of happening. Impossible Certain 0 % 100 %

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Language of probability If something has the same chance of happening as it has of not happening, it is said to be an EVEN CHANCE (50 %) Impossible Certain 0 % 100 % Even chance 50 %

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Language of probability Something that is UNLIKELY to happen would be shown somewhere along here Impossible Certain 0 % 100 % Even chance 50 %

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Language of probability Something that is LIKELY to happen would be shown somewhere along here Impossible Certain 0 % 100 % Even chance 50 %

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Language of probability Impossible Certain 0 % 100 % Even chance 50 % UnlikelyLikely Although we may think of chance as 1 in 7, 3 in 5, 8 out of 10 etc, probabilities are always written as FRACTIONS, DECIMALS or PERCENTAGES.

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Language of probability Impossible Certain 0 1 Even chance 0.5 UnlikelyLikely Although we may think of chance as 1 in 7, 3 in 5, 8 out of 10 etc, probabilities are always written as FRACTIONS, DECIMALS or PERCENTAGES.

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Language of probability Impossible Certain 0 1 Even chance 1212 UnlikelyLikely Although we may think of chance as 1 in 7, 3 in 5, 8 out of 10 etc, probabilities are always written as FRACTIONS, DECIMALS or PERCENTAGES.

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Language of probability Impossible Certain 0 1 Even chance 1212 UnlikelyLikely Probabilities never have values less than 0 or more than 1 (remember 100 % is the same as 1 whole).

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