# Mathematics / Year 8 / Statistics and Probability / Chance

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Curriculum content descriptions

Describe events using language of 'at least', exclusive 'or' (A or B but not both), inclusive 'or' (A or B or both) and 'and'. (ACMSP205)

Elaborations
• posing 'and', 'or' and 'not' probability questions about objects or people
General capabilities
• Literacy Literacy
• Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Probability,  Boolean operators

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