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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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    Solution Summary

    This provides two examples of conditional probability.