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 Subject: Statistics - Basic probabilities Category: Science > Math Asked by: txrx-ga List Price: \$3.00 Posted: 21 Oct 2006 14:38 PDT Expires: 22 Oct 2006 13:03 PDT Question ID: 775653
 ```Assume you have applied for two scholarships, a Merit scholarship(M) and an Athletic scholarship(A). The probability that you arecieve an Athletic scholarship is 0.18. The probability of receiving both scholarships is 0.11. The probability of getting at least one scholarship is 0.3. Q. What is the probability that you will receive a Merit scholarship ? (please explain how you arrived at your answer)```
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 Subject: Re: Statistics - Basic probabilities From: ansel001-ga on 21 Oct 2006 15:27 PDT
 ```The formula for the probability of the union of two events is: P(a union b) = P(a) + P(b) - P(a intersection b) You have three of the four quantities. Solve for the fourth.```
 Subject: Re: Statistics - Basic probabilities From: txrx-ga on 22 Oct 2006 13:01 PDT
 `Thanks.... this works.....`