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Unformatted text preview: 1 Second Problem Assignment EECS 401 Problem 1 Bo and Ci are the only two people who will enter the Rover Dog Fod jingle contest. Only one entry is allowed per contestant, and the judge (Rover) will declare the one winner as soon as he receivers a suitably inane entry, which may be never. Bo writes inane jingles rapidly but poorly. He has probabilitly 0.7 of submitting his entry first. If Ci has not already won the contest, Bo’s entry will be declared the winner with probability 0.3. Ci writes slowly, but he has a gift for this sort of thing. If Bo has not already won the contest by the time of Ci’s entry, Ci will be declared the winner with probability 0.6. (a) What is the probability that the prize never will be awarded? (b) What is the probability that Bo will win? (c) Given that Bo wins, what is the probability that Ci’s entry arrived fisrt? (d) What is the probability that the first entry wins the contest?...
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- Spring '08
- Logic, Probability theory, Reason, The Contest