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# mathematical probability

## noun

- the probability of an event consisting of
*n*out of*m*possible equally likely occurrences, defined to be*n*/*m*See also principle of indifference - the study of such probabilities

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## Example Sentences

You see, this takes the matter entirely out of the possibility of coincidence or mathematical probability.

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No matter how great the mathematical probability, the inference is hypothetical—a matter of probability.

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My findings were a combination of accidents almost outside the bounds of mathematical probability.

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They had travelled in segments of circles, and against all mathematical probability, had struck the camp.

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