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# It is possible for an event to have a probability greater than 1?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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No. Since 1 represents absolute certainty it is impossible to imagine what a bigger number might mean.

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### Can a probability of an outcome be greater than 1?

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### If the probability of an event is 19 what is the probability that it will occur two of eleven attempts?

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