Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 10 Counting Methods and Probability - 10.5 Find Probabilities of Independent and Dependent Events - Guided Practice for Examples 4 and 5 - Page 719: 4


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a) $P(tropical \ storm)=\frac{\text{number of tropical storms}}{\text{total number of cyclones}}=\frac{598}{1575}\approx0.38$ b) $P(tropical \ storm|Southern \ hemisphere)=\frac{\text{number of tropical storms in Southern hemisphere}}{\text{total number of cyclones in Southern hemisphere}}=\frac{200}{433}\approx0.462$
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