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The Meaning of Probability

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Which of the following provides the best definition of “the probability of event $A$”?

A

The number of times that event $A$ will occur in a large number of observations or trials

B

The number of times that event $A$ will occur in a series of $100$ observations or trials

C

The proportion of times that event $A$ will occur in $100$ observations or trials

D

The proportion of times that event $A$ will occur in a very large number of observations or trials

E

A decimal between $0$ and $1$ OR a percentage between $0\%$ and $100\%$.