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These extracts from a longer article tell of chance circumstance which led to a woman obtaining a donor kidney. Students could discuss the likelihood of the chance of events described.

The fourth last paragraph has a good example of a quantified likelihood statement. Students could express this in other ways [e.g., a 1 in 20 chance of failure].

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