College Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter 8 - Summary, Review, and Test - Test - Page 791: 25


$P = \frac{9}{19}$

Work Step by Step

"Among the students with blue eyes, find the probability of selecting a male" = Out of the male and female student population with ONLY blue eyes, what is the probability of selecting a male? Let $P = $ probability of selecting a male $P = \frac{number of males with blue eyes}{number of females and males with blue eyes}$ $= \frac{18}{20+18}$ $= \frac{18}{38}$ $= \frac{9}{19}$
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