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February 21st, 2012, 07:23 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Jan 2012 Posts: 131 Thanks: 0  Probability help.
Let be the set of married couples (men and women) in a certain town. Consider the events: • A: “the man is older than 40”, • B: “the woman is younger than the man”, • C: “the woman is older than 40”. a) Write in function of A, B,C the event: “the man is older than 40 but his wife is not.” b) Describe in words the event c) Describe in words the event . d) Describe in words the event e) Describe in words the event 
February 22nd, 2012, 09:07 AM  #2  
Math Team Joined: Dec 2006 From: Lexington, MA Posts: 3,267 Thanks: 408  Re: Probability help. Hello, azizlwl! Quote:
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The man is over 40 and the woman is younger than the man and is not over 40. Quote:
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The man is oer 40 and the woman is older than man and is over 40. Quote:
The man is over 40 or the woman is younger than the man.  
February 22nd, 2012, 02:34 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Jan 2012 Posts: 131 Thanks: 0  Re: Probability help.
Thank you again Mr. Soroban , Try to get use with English language and the ' Hieroglyph ' of Mathematics 

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