What does 1 in 100 mean?

I read that the chances of dying in a car crash are 1 in 100. does this mean that out of 100 people one will die in a car crash?

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  • 7 years ago
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    Yes it is the odds or ratio at which it happens. So out of every one hundred people, one will die in a car crash. so if there are 300 people, then 3 people will die from a car crash.

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