According to the Chronicles of Contrived Statistics (March, 2016), the probability that Elon Musk will offer you a free trip into space in the next month is 27%.  The probability that scientists at Area 51 will begin sales of pet aliens in the next month is 47%.  Finally, they list that probability of both happening in the next month is 14%.  What is the probability that either Elon Musk will offer you a free trip into space or scientists will begin sales of pet aliens in the next month?

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According to the Chronicles of Contrived Statistics (March, 2016), the probability that Elon Musk will offer you a free trip into space in the next month is 27%.  The probability that scientists at Area 51 will begin sales of pet aliens in the next month is 47%.  Finally, they list that probability of both happening in the next month is 14%.  What is the probability that either Elon Musk will offer you a free trip into space or scientists will begin sales of pet aliens in the next month?

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