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Statistics indicate that 4% of mal

es and 0.3% of females are color-blind.


Assume that

a population is half female.

What is the probability that a randomly selected person is

female, given that the person is color-blind?

A box contains six red marbles

and five green marbles.

Five marbles are selected simulta-

neously and at random.

What is the probability that at least one is red?

Sherlock Holmes is being held captive on an estate and must send a message of his loca-

tion to Dr. Watson.

The probability of success by attaching a note to the collar of his

bloodhound is 0.4, and by carrier pigeon is 0.5.

If the success or failure of each method

is independent of the other, find the probabili

ty the message will arrive if he sends it by

both methods.

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1) p ( F / C ) = 0 . 0 3 5 0 . 0 3 ( 0 . 5 ) = 0 . 4 3 2)... View the full answer

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