Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World (6th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Probability - Section 3.2 Conditional Probability and the Multiplication Rule - Exercises - Page 155: 32

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P(survive bypass surgery after a heart attack) = 60% = 0.6 P(heart damage will heal) = 50% = 0.5 P(patient survives surgery and the heart damage heals) = 0.6 x 0.5 = 0.30

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