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Find the requested probability.
P(A) if P(A) = 0.6. the first A has a line over it. than the P (A) line over it



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  1. p(NOT A)=1-P(A)

  2. P(mean of A) if mean P(A) = .6

    If we have six Apples and four Oranges in a box
    then P(A) = .6 when we draw one thing at random.


    If we have a whole bunch of boxes and on the average there are six apples in each then P(A) = .6
    BUT
    The probability that we will draw that mean on any draw depends on how the apples are distributed around six in the boxes.
    If all the boxes had 6 apples, then P(of the mean of 6) would be 1
    but if half had seven and half had five, P(mean A) would be zero. In other words I think the answer depends on your distribution and its standard deviation from the mean.

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