Chapter 6, Problem 2P

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Textbook Problem

A psychology class consists of 14 males and 36 females. If the professor selects names from the class list using *random sampling,*

**a.**What is the probability that the first student selected will be a female?**b.**If a random sample of*n*= 3 students is selected and the first two are both females, what is the probability that the third student selected will be a male?

**a.**

To determine

**To find:** The probability that the first student selected will be female.

Explanation

**Given info:**

The psychology class have 14 males and 36 females.

**Calculation:**

*Calculating the probability that the first student selected will be female:*

Let

And

**b.**

To determine

**To find:** The probability that third student will be a male.

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