Posted by **Confused** on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 2:33pm.

A professor knows that in her class 37% of the students have passed an Algebra course, 29% have passed an English course, and 21% have passed both courses. If one student is selected at random from this class, find the probability that:

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**MathMate**, Sunday, April 24, 2011 at 3:09pm
37% passed algebra,

21% passed both, so

(37-21)=16% passed only algebra.

Similarly,

(29-21)=8% passed only English.

With these numbers, you should have no difficulties calculating the probabilities that you forgot to post.

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