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# Conditional Probability and Couples Watching TV

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Given that men and women who are married to each other watch a TV in the following proportions:

Watch show: Male = 0.600 Female = 0.550

And that the probability a man watches the show if the woman is watching it is: 65%

a) Find the probability that a man and woman are watching the show at the same time. (This question confused me because it sounds like the statement I just wrote before this one)

b) Find the probability that a woman is watching the show given that a man is watching the show:

c) Find the probability that either a man or woman is watching the show:

The professor gave the answers, I was just unclear on how to get to them:
a) 0.36
b) 60%
c) 79%

https://brainmass.com/statistics/conditional-probability-distribution/conditional-probability-couples-watching-tv-370765

#### Solution Preview

(a) ind the probability that a man and woman are watching the show at the same time. (This question confused me because it sounds like the statement I just wrote before this one)

P(The couple is watching the show)

= ...

#### Solution Summary

This solution helps answers various conditional probability problems.

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