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December 17, 2014

Posted by **Jessie** on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9:21pm.

new trial, two patients were selected at random. Find the probability that neither of the patients had side

effects

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**Reiny**, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9:36pmprob of side effect = .07

prob of no side effect = .93

prob(no side effect, no side effect) = (.93)^2 = .8649

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**Jessie**, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 10:00pmHow did you find the probability of no side effect ?

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**Reiny**, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 10:15pmEither you have side effects or you don't have side effects

prob is a number between 0 and 1

so if prob(side effects) = .07

prob (no side effects) = 1 - .07 = .93

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