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  • one year ago

If 21% of males and 15% of females in a given state play the guitar, what is the probability that a randomly selected subject in the state plays the guitar, given that the subject is male? 0.15 0.21 0.79 0.85

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  1. anonymous
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    punani

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    please help! @kropot72

  3. beginnersmind
    • one year ago
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    I think reading the question again might be helpful.

  4. anonymous
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    21???

  5. beginnersmind
    • one year ago
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    Yes. 21%, or 0.21 in decimals. It's just asking what percentage of males play the guitar.

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    thank you (:

  7. beginnersmind
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    No problem :) "a randomly selected subject in the state plays the guitar, given that the subject is male?" is kinda awkward wording. Which is why rereading helps sometimes.

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