   Chapter 9.1, Problem 14ES ### Discrete Mathematics With Applicat...

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Section ### Discrete Mathematics With Applicat...

5th Edition
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ISBN: 9781337694193
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# There people have been exposed to a certain illness. Once exposed, a person has a 50-50 chance of actually becoming ill. What is the probability that exactly one of the people becomes ill? What is the probability that at least of the people become ill? What is the probability that none of the three people becomes ill?

To determine

(a)

To find:

The probability that exactly one of the people becomes ill?

Explanation

Given:

We have three people. A person has chances of 50-50 of becoming ill.

Formula used:

P(E) =The number of favourableoutcomes in (E)The total number of outcomes in (S)

Concept used:

Let’s assume that E represents the no

To determine

(b)

To find:

The Probability that at least two of the people become ill?

To determine

(c)

To find:

The probability that exactly one of the people becomes ill?

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