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    Conditional Probability and Couples Watching TV

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    Please help with the following problems.

    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%

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    (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)

    = ...

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