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A company is hiring a chef, a prep and a waiter. 5 equally qualified applicants applied. John is one of the applicants.a. What is the probability that he will be the Chef?b. What is the probability that he will be hired in any position?

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A company is hiring a chef, a prep and a waiter. 5 equally qualified applicants applied. John is one of the applicants.

a. What is the probability that he will be the Chef?

b. What is the probability that he will be hired in any position?

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Step 1

(a)

The probability that he will be the Chef is,

ЗС1
P(he will be the Chef) =
3
10
=0.3
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ЗС1 P(he will be the Chef) = 3 10 =0.3

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Step 2

Thus, the probability that he will be the Chef is 0.3.

(b)

The probabili...

3(3С)
P(he will be hired in any position)
5C3
(3)3
10
0.9
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3(3С) P(he will be hired in any position) 5C3 (3)3 10 0.9

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