Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Section 8.5 - Counting and Introduction to Probability - Exercise Set: 54

Answer

The probability of an event is 0 when the event is not a possible outcome of the experiment. If there are n possible outcomes, the probability of the event in question is $\frac{0}{n}=0$.

Work Step by Step

A probability of 0 means a particular outcome occurs 0% of the time.
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