3 the multiplication rules and conditional

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Unformatted text preview: lity and Counting Rules S ection 4 .3 : The Multiplication Rules and Conditional Probability Lec ture: Find the probability of c ompound events , us ing the multiplic ation rules Su p p le me n ta ry Re s o u rce s male selected female selected and is a smoker is a smoker male selected is a smoker female selected is a smoker We must compute the two probabilities on the right-hand side. When choosing a student of a specific gender, each student of that gender is equally likely to be selected. There are male selected is a smoker male students, and are smokers. We get the following. number of ways the event can occur number of possible outcomes https://secur e.aleks.com/alekscg i/x/Isl.exe/1kyCKhjW6hlmhEA31EC_a0JLWH_eYr Hh1- s63snsdUyCz9GEBar er y3Dr jCYDPlv9ytDSLYHS1GW4pvGibDwWDiQg … 1/2 12/18/13 ALEKS: Ravinell Rose There are female students, and female selected is a smoker are smokers. We get the following. number of ways the event can occur number of possible outcomes We now multiply these probabilities to get the answer. male selected female selected and is a smoker is a smoker male selected is a smoker female selected is a smoker More about why we multiply The answer is . Bac k https://secur e.aleks.com/alekscg i/x/Isl.exe/1kyCKhjW6hlmhEA31EC_a0JLWH_eYr Hh1- s63snsdUyCz9GEBar er y3Dr jCYDPlv9ytDSLYHS1GW4pvGibDwWDiQg … 2/2...
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