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# If something is in neither A or B where does it go on the venn diagram?

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Emmanuel Dooley

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Devan-Kumar M
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If events A and B were the only events displayed in the Venn Diagram, then not A or B would consist of the area outside both circles, but within the rectangle, which represents the probability space.

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Your Venn diagram should be enclosed by a box. Inside the box, you put your circles with events A and B. If it does not belong in A or B, then you should place it inside the box, but outside both circles.

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It goes outside the venn diagram.

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Henry Soundy

On the outside of the circles

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you can have it floating out-with the diagram itself

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Outside the circles of the Venn diagram

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Rehana Patel

Hi Emmanuel!

If something is neither A or B and it is neither A and B, it goes outside the venn diagram.

For instance if we say category A = students who like maths and category B = students who like english, then Jake, who loves maths but hates english could fit into category A but not B. Lauren, who loves english but hates maths could fit into category B but not A. Alison who loves both maths and english would fit into both categories and James who dislikes both english and maths fits into neither of the categories! As a result, we'd get the attached venn diagram!

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A or B = (A U B), meaning A union B is everything inside the circles A, B so neither A or B is outsides the 2 circles but inside the Venn Diagram Rectangle.

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Jake Collier

This event would be placed outside of the circles.

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