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Probability

Extent to which an event is likely to occur.

Reference:

  • ISO/IEC GUIDE 73:2002.


The expression for the likelihood of occurrence of an event or event sequence during an interval of time or the likelihood of a success or failure of an event on test or demand. By definition, probability is expressed as a number ranging from 0 to 1.

Reference:

  • HarsNet working group, 2002, HarsBook, A technical guide for the assessment of highly reactive chemical systems, Frankfurt.
 

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