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February 21st, 2012, 07:23 PM   #1
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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
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February 22nd, 2012, 09:07 AM   #2
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Re: Probability help.

Hello, azizlwl!

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Let be the set of married couples (men and women) in a certain town.
Consider the events:
[color=eige]. . [/color]A: “The man is older than 40”
[color=beige]. . [/color]B: “The woman is younger than the man”,
[color=beige]. . [/color]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.”

[color=beige]. . [/color]



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b) Describe in words the event

The man is over 40 and the woman is younger than the man and is not over 40.



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c) Describe in words the event .

I don't understand how set subtraction applies here.



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d) Describe in words the event

The man is oer 40 and the woman is older than man and is over 40.




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e) Describe in words the event

The man is over 40 or the woman is younger than the man.

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February 22nd, 2012, 02:34 PM   #3
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Re: Probability help.

Thank you again Mr. Soroban ,
Try to get use with English language and the ' Hieroglyph ' of Mathematics
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