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Conditional probability of random selection

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At a certain college, 53% of the students are female, and 21% of the students major in finance. Furthermore, 12% of the students both are female and major in finance.

(a) What is the probability that a randomly selected finance major is female? Round your answer to 2 decimal places.

(b) What is the probability that a randomly selected female student majors in finance? Round your answer to2 decimal places.

53%- students are female
21%- students are major in finance
12%- students are both female an male

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This provides two examples of conditional probability.

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