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Complement of an Event

The opposite of an event. That is, the set of all outcomes of an experiment that are not included in an event. The complement of event A is written AC and is often read aloud as "not A".

 

 

 

See also

Probability, complement of a set

 


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Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
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