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

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Chapter 4 - Probability and Counting Rules - 4-3 The Multiplication Rules and Conditional Probability - Exercises 4-3: 16

Answer

0.103 This event can happen since P > 0.05, however, it has low probability

Work Step by Step

Two prizes are to be awarded to 10 men and 20 women, so we have: P(Men win both prizes) = 10C2 / 30C2 = 0.103 This event can happen since P > 0.05, however, it has low probability
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