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If a given day is wet, the probability that the following day will also be wet is 0.8. If a given day is dry the probability that the following day will be dry is 0.6. Given that wednesday of a partciular week is dry work out the following;
a)thursday and friday of the same week are wet days
b)friday of the same week is a wet day
c) In one season there were 44 cricket matches, each played over three consecutive days, in which the first and third days were dry. For how many of these matches would you expect the second day was wet?
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If a given day is wet, the probability that the following day will also be wet is 0.8. If a given day is dry the probability that the following day will be dry is 0.6. Given that wednesday of a partciular week is dry work out the following; a)thursday and friday of the same week are wet days b)friday of the same week is a wet day c) In one season there were 44 cricket matches, each played over three consecutive days, in which the first and third days were dry. For how many of these matches would you expect the second day was wet?
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
P(thursday and friday of the same week are wet days/Wednesday is dry) =(10.6)*0.8
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
P(friday of the same week is a wet day/Wednesday is dry) =0.6 * (10.6) + (10.6)*0.8
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ash1213Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how did u solve for a?
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It is a conditional probability. And the given condition is that Wedenesday is wet.
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So, the probability that Thursday will be wet is (10.6) And if Thursday will be wet the probability Friday will also be wet is 0.8. S0, for (a) it is (106)*0.8
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ash1213Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
which formula did you use like P(A/B)=P(A intersection B)/P(B) isnt this the formula for conditional probability?
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes but not in this case.
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Because we are given: P(next day is dry/today is dry)=0.6 P(next day is wet/today is wet)=0.8
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ash1213Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes !!Thanks !! n wat abt part c?
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Isnt it (10.6)*(10.8)*44
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sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It is ( Dry,Wet, Dry)/{(Dry,Dry,Dry) + (Dry, Wet , Dry))} *44 1*(10.6) * (10.8)/{(1*0.6*0.6) + (1* (10.6) * (10.8) }*44 =8
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