Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32191-121-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-121-6

Chapter 3 - Probability - Section 3.1 Basic Concepts of Probability and Counting - Exercises - Page 140: 3


It is incorrect because you cannot have a probability greater than 100%.

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You cannot say that the probability of rain tomorrow is 150% because if it is certain that it will rain tomorrow, then there is a 100% probability of that happening. It is impossible for a probability to be greater than certain.
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