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  1. whitemoon's Avatar
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    #1

    What is the difference between them?

    Hello teachers and members,
    Could you tell me please?
    Possibility
    Probability
    What is the difference between them?
    Thank you in advance.

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    #2

    Re: What is the difference between them?

    I'd say

    possibility -> probability -> certainty

    A probability is more likely to happen than a possibility.

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    Re: What is the difference between them?

    A possibility is something that could happen (even if there is only a slight chance of it happening). A probability is something that is likely to happen.


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