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cbse
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q43
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Jul 9, 2014
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Match the proposed probability under Column $C_1$ with the appropriate written description under column $C_2$ :
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q42
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Jul 9, 2014
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The probability of happening of an event A is 0.5 and that of B is 0.3. If A and B are mutually exclusive events, then the probability of neither A nor B is ________.
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q41
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Jul 9, 2014
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If A and B are two events associated with a random experiment such that $P(A)=0.3,P(B)=0.2$ and $P(A \cap B)=0.1$ then the value of $P(A \cap \bar{B})$ is _________
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class11
ch16
probability
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q40
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Jul 9, 2014
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Let S={1,2,3,4,5,6} and E={1,3,5},then $\bar{E}$ is_________.
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math
class11
ch16
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q39
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Jul 9, 2014
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If $e_1,e_2,e_3,e_4$ are the four elementary outcomes in a sample space and $P(e_1) = .1, P(e_2) = .5, P (e_3) = .1$, then the probability of $e_4$ is ______.
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math
class11
ch16
probability
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q38
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Jul 9, 2014
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The probability that the home team will win an upcoming football game is 0.77, the probability that it will tie the game is 0.08, and the probability that it will lose the game is _____________
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q37
sec-a
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Jul 9, 2014
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True-or-False : The sum of probabilities of two students getting distinction in their final examinations is 1.2
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q36
sec-a
easy
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Jul 9, 2014
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True-or-False : The probability of an occurrence of event A is 0.7 and that of the occurrence of event B is 0.3 and the probability of occurrence of both is 0.4.
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q35
sec-a
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Jul 9, 2014
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True-or-False : The probability of intersections of two events A and B is always less than or equal to those favorable to the event A.
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math
class11
ch16
probability
bookproblem
exemplar
q34
sec-a
easy
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Jul 9, 2014
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True-or-False : If A and B are two candidates seeking admission in an engineering college.The probability that A is selected is 0.5 and the probability that both A and B are selected is at most 0.3.Is it possible that the probability of B getting selected is 0.7?
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math
class11
ch16
probability
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q33
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medium
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Jul 9, 2014
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True-or-False : The probabilities that a typist will make 0,1,2,3,4,5 or more mistakes in typing a report are,respectively,0.12,0.25,0.36,0.14,0.08,0.11
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math
class11
ch16
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q32
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Jul 9, 2014
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True-or-False : The probability that a student will pass his examination is 0.73,the probability of the student getting a compartment is 0.13,and the probability that the student will either pass or get compartment is 0.96.
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math
class11
ch16
probability
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q31
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easy
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Jul 9, 2014
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True-or-False : The probability that a person visiting a zoo will see the giraffee is 0.72,the probability that he will see the bears is 0.84 and the probability that he will see both is 0.52.
cbse
math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q30
sec-a
easy
answered
Jul 9, 2014
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If M and N are any two events,the probability that at least one of them occurs is
cbse
math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q29
sec-a
easy
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Jul 9, 2014
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The probability that at least one of the events A and B occurs is 0.6.If A and B occur simultaneously with probability 0.2.Then $P(\bar{A})+P(\bar{B})$ is
cbse
math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q28
sec-b
medium
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Jul 9, 2014
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If the probabilities for A to fail in an examination is 0.2 and that for B is 0.3.Then the probability that either A or B fails is
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q27
sec-a
easy
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Jul 9, 2014
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A single letter is selected at random from the word PROBABILITY .The probability that it is a vowel is
cbse
math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q26
sec-a
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Jul 9, 2014
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6 boys and 6 girls sit in a row at random.The probability that all the girls sit together is
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q25
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medium
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Jul 9, 2014
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If $A\cup B)=P(A \cap B)$ for any two events A and B,then
cbse
math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q24
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Jul 9, 2014
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If A and B are mutually exclusive events,then
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q23
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Jul 9, 2014
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Without repetition of the numbers,four digit numbers are formed with the numbers 0,2,3,5.The probability of such a number divisible by 5 is
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q22
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Jul 9, 2014
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Seven persons are to be seated in a row.The probability that two particular persons sit next to each other is
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q21
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Jul 9, 2014
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While shuffling a pack of 52 playing cards,2 are accidently dropped.Find the probability that the missing cards to be of different colours.
cbse
math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q20
sec-b
medium
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Jul 9, 2014
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Three numbers are chosen from 1 to 20.Find the probability that they are not consecutive.
cbse
math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q19
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medium
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Jul 8, 2014
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In a non-leap year,the probability of having 53 tuesdays or 53 wednesdays is
cbse
math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q18
sec-b
medium
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Jul 8, 2014
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Determine the probability P,for each of the following events.Sum of 6 appears in a single toss of a pair of fair dice.
cbse
math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q17-d
sec-b
medium
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Jul 8, 2014
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Determine the probability P,for each of the following events.A king ,9 of hearts,or 3 of spades appears in drawing a single card from a well shuffled ordinary deck of 52 cards.
cbse
math
class11
ch16
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q17-c
sec-b
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Jul 8, 2014
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Determine the probability P,for each of the following events.Atleast one head in two tosses of a fair coin.
cbse
math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q17-b
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medium
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Jul 8, 2014
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Determine the probability P,for each of the following events.An odd number appears in a single toss of a fair die.
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q17-a
sec-b
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Jul 8, 2014
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A sample space consists of a elementary outcomes $e_1,e_2........e_9$ whose probabilities are $P(e_1)=P(e_2)=0.08,P(e_3)=P(e_4)=P(e_5)=.1,P(e_6)=P(e_7)=.2,P(e_8)=p(e_9)=0.07$.Suppose $A=\{e_1,e_5,e_8\},B=\{e_2,e_5,e_8,e_9\}$.Calculate $P(\bar{B})$ from P(B),also calculate $P(\bar{B})$ directly from the elementary outcomes of $\bar{B}$.
cbse
math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q16-d
sec-b
medium
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Jul 8, 2014
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sreemathi.v
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A sample space consists of a elementary outcomes $e_1,e_2........e_9$ whose probabilities are $P(e_1)=P(e_2)=0.08,P(e_3)=P(e_4)=P(e_5)=.1,P(e_6)=P(e_7)=.2,P(e_8)=p(e_9)=0.07$.Suppose $A=\{e_1,e_5,e_8\},B=\{e_2,e_5,e_8,e_9\}$.List the composition of the event $A\cup B$,and calculate $P(A \cup B)$ by adding the probabilities of the elementary outcomes.
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q16-c
sec-b
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Jul 8, 2014
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A sample space consists of a elementary outcomes $e_1,e_2........e_9$ whose probabilities are $P(e_1)=P(e_2)=0.08,P(e_3)=P(e_4)=P(e_5)=.1,P(e_6)=P(e_7)=.2,P(e_8)=p(e_9)=0.07$.Suppose $A=\{e_1,e_5,e_8\},B=\{e_2,e_5,e_8,e_9\}$.Using the addition law of probability ,calculate $P(A \cup B)$ .
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q16-b
sec-c
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Jul 8, 2014
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A sample space consists of a elementary outcomes $e_1,e_2........e_9$ whose probabilities are $P(e_1)=P(e_2)=0.08,P(e_3)=P(e_4)=P(e_5)=.1,P(e_6)=P(e_7)=.2,P(e_8)=p(e_9)=0.07$.Suppose $A=\{e_1,e_5,e_8\},B=\{e_2,e_5,e_8,e_9\}$.Calculate P(A),P(B) and $P(A \cap B)$
cbse
math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q16-a
sec-b
medium
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Jul 8, 2014
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A card is drawn from a deck of 52 cards.Find the probability of getting a king or a heart or a red card.
cbse
math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q15
sec-c
difficult
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Jul 8, 2014
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If the letters of the word ASSASSINATION are arranged at random.Find the probability that no two A's are coming together
cbse
math
class11
ch16
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q14-d
sec-b
medium
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Jul 8, 2014
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If the letters of the word ASSASSINATION are arranged at random.Find the probability that all A's are not coming together
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math
class11
ch16
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exemplar
q14-c
sec-b
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Jul 8, 2014
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If the letters of the word ASSASSINATION are arranged at random.Find the probability that two I's and two N's come together.
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q14-b
sec-b
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Jul 8, 2014
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If the letters of the word ASSASSINATION are arranged at random.Find the probability that four S's come consecutively in the word.
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class11
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q14-a
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Jul 8, 2014
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A bag contains 8 red and 5 white balls.Three balls are drawn at random.Find the probability that one ball is red and two balls are white
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q13-c
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Jul 8, 2014
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A bag contains 8 red and 5 white balls.Three balls are drawn at random.Find the probability that all the three balls are red
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class11
ch16
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q13-b
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A bag contains 8 red and 5 white balls.Three balls are drawn at random.Find the probability that all the three balls are white
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math
class11
ch16
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q13-a
sec-b
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Jul 8, 2014
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One urn contains two black balls (labelled $B_1,B_2$) and one white ball.A second urn contains one black ball and two white balls (labelled $W_1,W_2$).Suppose the following experiment is performed.One of the two urns is chosen at random.Next a ball is randomly chosen from the urn.Then a second ball is chosen at random from the same urn without replacing the first ball.What is the probability that two balls of opposite colour are chosen.
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q12-c
sec-b
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Jul 8, 2014
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One urn contains two black balls (labelled $B_1,B_2$) and one white ball.A second urn contains one black ball and two white balls (labelled $W_1,W_2$).Suppose the following experiment is performed.One of the two urns is chosen at random.Next a ball is randomly chosen from the urn.Then a second ball is chosen at random from the same urn without replacing the first ball.What is the probability that two black balls are chosen?
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math
class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q12-b
sec-a
easy
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Jul 8, 2014
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One urn contains two black balls (labelled $B_1,B_2$) and one white ball.A second urn contains one black ball and two white balls (labelled $W_1,W_2$).Suppose the following experiment is performed.One of the two urns is chosen at random.Next a ball is randomly chosen from the urn.Then a second ball is chosen at random from the same urn without replacing the first ball.Write the sample space showing all possible outcomes.
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class11
ch16
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exemplar
q12-a
sec-a
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Jul 8, 2014
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The accompanying venn diagram shows three events A,B and C,and also the probabilities of the various intersections (for instance $P(A \cap B)=0.07$).Determine Probability of exactly one of the three occurs
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q11-f
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Jul 8, 2014
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The accompanying venn diagram shows three events A,B and C,and also the probabilities of the various intersections (for instance $P(A \cap B)=0.07$).Determine $P(B\cap C)$
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class11
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q11-e
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Jul 7, 2014
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The accompanying venn diagram shows three events A,B and C,and also the probabilities of the various intersections (for instance $P(A \cap B)=0.07$).Determine $P(A\cap \bar{B})$
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class11
ch16
probability
exemplar
q11-d
sec-a
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Jul 7, 2014
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The accompanying venn diagram shows three events A,B and C,and also the probabilities of the various intersections (for instance $P(A \cap B)=0.07$).Determine $P(A\cup B)$
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probability
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q11-c
sec-a
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Jul 7, 2014
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The accompanying venn diagram shows three events A,B and C,and also the probabilities of the various intersections (for instance $P(A \cap B)=0.07$).Determine $P(B \cap \bar{C}$)
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math
class11
ch16
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q11-b
sec-a
easy
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Jul 7, 2014
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