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# Probability of selecting a female student, accounting major

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A survey of undergraduate students in the School of Business at Northern University revealed the following regarding the gender and majors of the students:

Major
Gender Accounting Management Finance Total
Male 100 150 50 300
Female 100 50 50 200
Total 200 200 100 500

a. What is the probability of selecting a female student?
b. What is the probability of selecting a finance or accounting major?
e. What is the probability of selecting an accounting major, given that the person selected is a male?

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a) What is the probability of selecting a female student?

Possible out comes = 200

Probability of selecting a female student = Number of favorable ...

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