Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Section 8.5 - Counting and Introduction to Probability - Exercise Set: 53

Answer

A probability of 1 is the same as 100%. An outcome cannot occur more than 100% of the time.

Work Step by Step

A probability can be represented as a fraction. If there are n possible outcomes, the most number of times any particular outcome can occur is n. $\frac{n}{n}=1$
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