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Relet to Example 9.1.3. Suppose you are appealing on a game show with a prize behind one of five closed doors.: A, B, C, D, and E. If you pick the correct door. you win the prize. You pick door A. The game show host then opens one of the other doors and reveals that there is no prize behind it. Then the host gives you the option of staying with your original choice of door A or switching to one of the other doors that is still closed.
a. If you stick with your original choice, what is the probability that you will win the prize?
b. If you switch to another door, what is the probability that you will win the prize?

To determine

(a)

To find:

The probability that you will win the prize If you stick with your original choice?

Explanation

Given:

In a game show, there are 5 doors and behind the one out of these 5 doors there is a prize, if you pick a correct door you will wind the prize. You pick door A. The game show host then opens one of the other doors and reveals that there is no prize behind it. Then the host gives you the option of staying with your original choice of door A or switching to one of the other doors that is still closed.

Formula used:

P(E) =The number of favourableoutcomes in 

To determine

(b)

To find:

The probability that you will win the prize If you switch to another door.

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