Probability

posted by .

Given additional information that 56% of the total employees in the company are male and 50% of them are employees who have been working less than 5 years. If an employee selected at random is known to have been working for 5 years or more, what is the probability that the employee is a male?

the info was in the form of table so i didn't include can you please guide me how to solve this type of question ... thanks lots...

• Probability -

I don't think you've given us all the information from the table. Maybe you haven't recognised all of the information.

Does "50% of them" means "50% of all employees" or "50% of males"? That makes the question ambiguous, and offhand I can't see enough information it answer it using either interpretation.

And you start with "Given additional information". That sounds like this is the second part of the question, and something we need to know is in the first.

Can you maybe supply the other info?

Similar Questions

1. Algebra problem - set up done - quick guidance

The ratio of men to women at a certain company is 3 to 5. How many employees does the company have if there are 36 male employees?
2. English Improving writing rough draft

please check his for me thank you very much :) There are on going problems that need to be addressed.First there is uneven allocation of tasks. While Bonnie and Molly are working overtime at least twice a month, Jack and Rachel often …
3. m/c

A researcher is hired by a company to ascertain the morale of company employees. The company employs over 10,000 employees. The researcher takes a random sample of 237 employees, interviews each sampled employee, and uses the information …
4. probability

A company's records indicate that on any given day, 1% of their day shift employees and 2% of the night shift employees will miss work. Sixty percent of the employees work the day shift. a. What percent of employees are absent on any …
5. statistics

A small company has 9 female employees and 15 male employees. In how many ways can 8 employees be selected at random for drug testing if exactly 5 of the employees must be males?
6. math help

Suppose you are managing 25 employees, and you need to form three teams to work on three different projects. Assume that all employees will work on exactly one team. Also, each employee has the same qualifications/skills, so any employee …
7. Math

Suppose you are managing 25 employees, and you need to form three teams to work on three different projects. Assume that all employees will work on exactly one team. Also, each employee has the same qualifications/skills, so any employee …
8. Math

At a company, there are y more male employees than female employees. If there are x male employees at the company, what fraction of the employees are male, in terms of y and x?
9. statistics

Suppose that two employees have to be fired from a group of seven: • Amy, female, age 35 • Bob, male, age 41 • Chad, male, age 43 • Diana, female, age 44 • Elvis, male, age 49 • Frank, male, age 61 • Ginger, female, age …
10. statistics

A company has 140 employees, of which 30 are supervisors. Eighty of the employees are married, and 20% of the married employees are supervisors. If a company employee is randomly selected, what is the probability that the employee …

More Similar Questions