

Subject:
Statistics  Basic probabilities
Category: Science > Math Asked by: txrxga 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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Re: Statistics  Basic probabilities
From: ansel001ga 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. 
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Re: Statistics  Basic probabilities
From: txrxga on 22 Oct 2006 13:01 PDT 
Thanks.... this works..... 
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