# statistics

What is the probability that a student in a college of 650 students in both a math major and a computer science major ( assuming these events are independent) If there are 72 math majors and 105 computer science majors?

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asked by Lisa
1. It would help if you proofread your questions before you posted them.

Question is confusing. What are your asking for specifically?

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posted by PsyDAG
2. What is the probability that a student in a college of 650 students in both a math major and a computer science major ( assuming these events are independent) If there are 72 math majors and 105 computer science majors?

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posted by Tina
3. Multiplicaiton Rule:
P(math and computer)=P(math) *P(computer)

P(math and computer) = 72/650 * 105/650 = 0.018

The probability that a student enrolled at this college is a math and biology major is 0.018

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