Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 10:09pm.

In class of 125 students, 70 students passed in Math, 56 students passed in Statistics, and 30 passed in both. The probability that a student selected at random from the class, has passed in only one subject is

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**MathMate**, Friday, March 23, 2012 at 12:31am
Draw a Venn diagram or use the inclusion/exclusion principle to show that

there are 70-30=40 students passed only math, and 56-30=26 students passed only statistics.

So there is a total of 40+26=66 students who passed only one subject.

So what is the probability of randomly choosing one student from a class of 125 such that this student is one of 66 who passed only one subject?

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