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    The sum of the probabilities

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    Which of the following probabilities for the sample points A,B,and C could be true if A, B and C are the only sample points in an experiment?

    a- P(A)= 1/8, P (B) = 1/7, P(C)= 1/10
    b. P(A)= 1/4 P(B)=1/4, P(C)=1/4
    c. P(A)= -1/4, P(B)= 1/2 P(C)=3/4
    d. P(A)=0, P(B)= 1/14, P(C)=13/14.

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    P(A) + P(B) + P(C)

    = 0 + 1/14 + 13/14

    = 14/14

    = 1

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    The sum of the probabilities is ascertained.

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