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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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  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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