Elementary Statistics: A Step-by-Step Approach with Formula Card 9th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078136334
ISBN 13: 978-0-07813-633-7

Chapter 4 - Probability and Counting Rules - 4-1 Sample Spaces and Probability - Extending the Concepts - Page 200: 43


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This statement is incorrect because the doctor's statement only indicates a 50% chance of recovering without surgery. The other possibilities are: 1. the patient's condition will remain unchanged, 2. the patient's condition will get worse.
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