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Q 11.

Elementary Statistics
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Elementary Statistics

Elementary Statistics

Book edition 9th
Author(s) Weiss, Neil
Pages 590 pages
ISBN 9780321989505

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Short Answer

E is an event and P(not E)=0.4Find P(E).

The probability is P(E)=0.6.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1. Given information.

The given statement is:

E is an event and Pnot E=0.4.

Step 2. Find PE.

The event [not A], i.e. the event in which A does not happen, is the complement of any event A. Events A and [not A] are mutually exclusive as well as exhaustive.


PE=1-Pnot EPE=1-0.4=0.6

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