Purchase Solution


Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

The distribution of blood types for a population are:
40% typeA
9% type B
49% type O
2% type AB

Suppose that the blood types are independent and that both the husband and the wife follow this distribution of blood type.

a) If the wife has type B, what is the probability that the husband has type B?
b) What is the prob that both husband and wife have type B?
c) What is the prob that husband and wife have same blood type?
d) An individual with type B blood can safely receive transfusions only form people with type B or O. What is the probability that the husband of a women with type B blood is an acceptable donor for her?

Purchase this Solution

Solution Preview

a)Since the blood type is independent , there fore P= .09 ( it does not matter what ...

Solution provided by:
  • BE, Bangalore University, India
  • MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Recent Feedback
  • "Your explanation to the answers were very helpful."
  • "What does 1 and 0 means in the repair column?"
  • "Went through all of the formulas, excellent work! This really helped me!"
  • "try others as well please"
  • "Thank you, this helped a lot. I was not sure how to plug in those numbers to a formula. This was a great help. Now I have to figure out how to explain cost of capital is used in net present value analysis, and how cost of capital is used in net present value analysis. This stuff gets confusing."
Purchase this Solution

Free BrainMass Quizzes
Measures of Central Tendency

This quiz evaluates the students understanding of the measures of central tendency seen in statistics. This quiz is specifically designed to incorporate the measures of central tendency as they relate to psychological research.

Measures of Central Tendency

Tests knowledge of the three main measures of central tendency, including some simple calculation questions.

Know Your Statistical Concepts

Each question is a choice-summary multiple choice question that presents you with a statistical concept and then 4 numbered statements. You must decide which (if any) of the numbered statements is/are true as they relate to the statistical concept.

Terms and Definitions for Statistics

This quiz covers basic terms and definitions of statistics.