In a sample of 1,000 representing a survey from the entire population, 650 people were from Laketown, and the rest of the people were from River City. Out of the sample, 19 people had some form of cancer. Thirteen of these people were from Laketown.
Are the events of living in Laketown and having some sort of cancer independent? Explain.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 2:15 am ad1c9bdddf
In probability theory, to say that two events are independent intuitively means that the occurrence of one event makes it neither more nor less probable that the other occurs.
Practical uses of probability theory
What are some practical uses of probability theory ? Can you think of two examples in your work day or personal experiences ?
There are two bags each containing red balls and blue balls. Bag A contains 1 red and 4 blue balls. Bag B contains 3 red and 13 blue balls. Lucky Louie says you should always choose Bag B if you are trying to draw a red ball because it has more red balls than Bag A. How do you respond ?View Full Posting Details