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anonymous
 one year ago
Independent events...help required.
Which of the following is true if the given tree diagram represents independent events?
A. The probability of buying a hardcover is less than buying a paperback.
B. The probability of buying fiction versus nonfiction is not the same regardless of whether or not the person buys a hardcover or paperback.
C. The probability of buying fiction versus nonfiction is the same regardless of whether or not the person buys a hardcover or paperback.
D. The probability of buying nonfiction is larger than buying fiction.
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I'm thinking options B and D are more likely to be the correct answer, but I really cannot tell.
anonymous
 one year ago
Independent events...help required. Which of the following is true if the given tree diagram represents independent events? A. The probability of buying a hardcover is less than buying a paperback. B. The probability of buying fiction versus nonfiction is not the same regardless of whether or not the person buys a hardcover or paperback. C. The probability of buying fiction versus nonfiction is the same regardless of whether or not the person buys a hardcover or paperback. D. The probability of buying nonfiction is larger than buying fiction. ___ I'm thinking options B and D are more likely to be the correct answer, but I really cannot tell.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm thinking that options B and D are more likely to be the answer, but I really cannot tell. ___ I have provided the diagram as the attachment.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0*edited to add the question.*

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0D is the most appropriate answer buddy...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks @chethus Could explain why?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no i shall tell u the reasons...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0according to ur diagram...buying hardcover has a prob of .35 but buying a paperback has a prob of .65...here .65>.35 therefore prob for buying paperback is more than prob of buying hardcover.. this directly means the first option...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but aren't the two independent of each other?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let them be....but the probabilities are given to us....basically...forget this independency and all that stuff....basically prob is the chance for anything to happe...if it is high it simply means that there is higher chance for that event to take place....

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's simple as that

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the answer for ur question is that...theoretically A and D are both equally worth being right...
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