Given the probability p = 0.7

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Given the probability p = 0.7 that an event will happen, how do you find the probability that the event will not happen?
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Kyler Crawford
Answered 2022-05-08 Author has 16 answers
Step 1
Probability of an event happening p = 0.7
Probability of the event not happening = ?
Probability of an event happening + Probability of the event not happening = 1
Step 2
Probability of the event not happening = 1 - Probability of an event happening = 1 - 0.7 = 0.3
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