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adnanchowdhury

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Probability: In a lottery there are 24 prizes allocated at random to 24 prize-winners. Ann, Ben, and Cal are three of the winners. Of the prizes, 4 are cars, 8 are bicycles and 12 are watches. Show that the probability that Ann gets a car and Ben gets a bicycle or a watch is 10/69. Also, find the following i) the probability that either Ann or Cal (OR BOTH) gets a car ii) the probability that Ann gets a car and Ben gets a car or bicycle

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  1. adnanchowdhury
    • 4 years ago
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    Need help with part 2.

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    I was thinking this: P( (Ann gets car) and (ben gets (bicycle or car)) = P (Ann gets car) x P(B gets car) x P(B gets bicycle) - P(Ben gets both bicycle and car). But it doesn't seem to work.

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