# Likely

## Meaning

The probability of an event occurring is a measurement of how **likely** the event is to occur. If two events *A* and *B* have equal probabilities, then we say that *A* and *B* are **equally likely**.

For example, in rolling a single die, the events "rolling a 4" and "rolling a 5" are equally likely. However, in drawing a single card from a standard deck of cards, drawing a Heart is **more likely** than drawing a King, since

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