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    Calculating Conditional Probability

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    Employees of a local company are classified according to gender and job type. The following table summarizes the number of people in each job category.

    Job Male (M) Female (F)

    Administrative (AD) 110 10

    Salaried staff (SS) 30 50

    Hourly staff (HS) 60 40.

    If an employee is selected at random, what is the probability that the employee is female given that the employee is a salaried staff member.

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    So, first what information do we know about this person? We know that they are salaried staff, right. They are not administrative or hourly ...

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    A step-by-step solution walks the student through the process of calculating a conditional probability. A simple example is used for illustrative purposes.