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Some of the content of this guide was modeled after a guide originally created by the Openstax and has been adapted for the GPRC Learning Commons in January 2021. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons BY 4.0 International License.


Probability is a topic in mathematics which considers how likely an event is likely to happen. In this guide, we review basic topics in probability such as: outcomes, odds, mutually exclusive events, mutually inclusive events, dependent and independent event. 
This guide is designed to help students in the department of Academic Upgrading and the Science department.




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