# Calculating probabilities of the types of people who attend movies.

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Data ib west coast moviegoers in 2002 showed that 72.4% were male, 58.3% were under 25 years of age and 42.1% were males under 25 years of age. Let M=the event that the person is male and let A=the event that the person is under 25 years of age. Suggested to use a Venn Diagram.

A. What is the probability that the person is male or over 25 years of age.

B. What is the probability that the person is neither female nor under 25 years of age

C. What is the probability the person is under 25, given the person is female.

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The following analyzes the probabilities that movie goers are of certain unique or combined types. A venn diagram is provided and all formulas as well.

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Data ib westcoast moviegoers in 2002 showed that 72.4% were male, 58.3% were under 25 years of age and 42.1% were males under 25 years of age. Let M=the event that the person is male and let A=the event that the person is under 25 years of age. Suggested to use a ...

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