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Unformatted text preview: MATH 218 SI Session (Fall 2008) Week 2 Worksheet (09/01 – 09/07) SI Leader: Joy Chen zuoyiche @ usc.edu Prof. Lin & Prof. Song www.usc.edu/si Topics Stressed: Probabilities, Contingency Tables, Rules 1. Five candidates are running for Building Government President. The probabilities of each of the candidates winning are as follows: a. Determine the sample space of the results. b. Find the probability that a guy will win the election. c. Find the probability that a girl will win the election. d. Find the probability that either Sandy or Allison will win the election. 2. Consider the experiment of rolling a fair die. Define event A as the die shows a number 1 or 4 or 6. Define event B as the die shows an odd number. a. List the outcomes favorable to event B, and determine P(B). b. Determine P(A) c. List the outcomes favorable to the event “A and B.” d. Determine P(A and B) e. Are events A and B mutually exclusive? Explain. f. List the outcomes favorable to the event A c ....
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2009 for the course MATH 39514 taught by Professor He during the Fall '08 term at USC.
 Fall '08
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 Math, Probability

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