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# How do you denote A or B?

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Tom C
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A or B is also called A union B and is often shown using the notation:

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(A U B) meaning A Union B meaning A or B

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You denote "A or B" as P(A U B)

You denote "A and B" as P(A n B)

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Mohamed

A**U**B - A Union B. This could also be shown via a Venn diagram.

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Roshan Bahia

Assuming this is about 2 independent events in probability: A or B can be denoted as "A union B" where the 'union' bit is written as a U. So it would be often written as "A U B". This can also be shown visually on a venn diagram by shading in any area that lies within circle A or within circle B.

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