overlapping distribution

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    Probability of overlapping criteria

    What is the best statistical method to measure the probability of people fitting a certain criteria in my data overlapping with another criteria? I am tasked to display this in a column/bar chart for a simple display of the consequence of its selection on other relevant pots of data.
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    Probability that a load may exceed capacity

    In engineering, typically we design structures to withstand a certain load. Given that there are uncertainties in both, we apply a factor of safety to give a "buffer" between the computed capacity and the load. Here's my question: If the load has a certain probability distribution and if...