What probability means in different fields

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Statistically, probability ranges from 0 to 1 — impossible to definitely without a doubt. Math with Bad Drawings characterized what those values mean in various fields of expertise. This amuses me.

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