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Which of the following defines the probability of an event A, or P(A)?

The probability of A equals 0.50.

The probability of A equals the number of possible outcomes in the sample space divided by the number of outcomes favorable to A.

The probability of A equals the number of outcomes favorable to A divided by the number of possible outcomes in the sample space.

The probability of A equals the number of outcomes favorable to A.

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The probability of A equals the number of outcomes favorable to A divided by the number of possible outcomes in the sample space.

The first choice gives a specific probability, but does not define it.

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the probability of A equals the the number of favorable outcome to A divided by the number of possible out comes in the sample space

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