Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 12 - Data Analysis and Probability - 12-8 Probability of Compound Events - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 781: 34



Work Step by Step

The first outcome affects the probability of the second so the events are dependent. P(You)=$\frac{1}{5}$ P(terry after You)=$\frac{1}{4}$ P(you then terry)=P(you) $\times$ P(Terry after You) P(you then terry)=$\frac{1}{5}$ $\times$ $\frac{1}{4}$ P(you then terry)=$\frac{1}{20}$
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