Lecture7(09-10-2008) - 36-225 Handout for Lecture # 7...

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36-225 – Handout for Lecture # 7 September 10, 2008 1. The information you get with a certain prescription drug states: There is 10% chance of experiencing headache (H) There is 15% chance of experiencing nausea (N) There is 5% chance of experiencing both side eFects. (a) Are the events H and N disjoint? (b) What is the probability of experiencing at least one of the two side eFects? (c) What is the probability of experiencing exactly one of the side eFects? (d) You take the drug and experience nausea, what is the probability that you’ll also expe- rience headache? 2. In the early 1970s, a young man challenged an Oklahoma State law that prohibited the sale of 3.2% beer to males under 21 but allowed its sale to females in the same age group. The case ( Craig vs.Boren, 429U.S. 190, 1976) was ultimately heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. The main justi±cation provided by the state of Oklahoma for the law was tra²c safety. One
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course STATISTICS 225 taught by Professor Finegold during the Spring '11 term at Carnegie Mellon.

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Lecture7(09-10-2008) - 36-225 Handout for Lecture # 7...

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