May 26, 2016

Homework Help: probabilty

Posted by Sharon on Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at 11:17pm.

Suppose that when a job candidate comes to interview for a job at, say McDonald's, the probability that the candidate will want the job (A) after the interview is .68. Also, the probability that McDonald's wants the candidate (B) is .36. The probability P(A/B) is .88.

a.) Find P(A and B)

b.) Find P(B/A)

c.) Are events A and B independent? Explain.

d.) Are events A and B mutually exclusive? Explain.

e.) What would it mean to say A and B are mutually exclusive events in this exercise?

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