Asked Oct 1, 2019

A colony of laboratory rats contain 16 white rats and 9 spotted rats.
What is the probability of randomly selecting a white rat from this colony?


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Probability of an event is the number of outcomes favorable to the event, divided by the total number of possible outcomes in the study.

Suppose the event of interest is A. If the number of cases favor...

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