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Below are listed the numbers of doctors in various specialties by gender.


Pathology Pediatric Psychiatry

Male 12,575 33,020 27,803
Female 5,604 33,351 12,292

Choose 1 doctor at random.

(a) Find the probability of choosing a Pathologist or a female?

b.) Find the probability of choosing a male, given that they are pediatrician.

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  1. a. Pathologist = (12,575+5,604)/ grand total

    Female = female total/grand total

    Either-or probabilities are found by adding the individual probabilities.

    b. 33,020/(33,020+33,351) = ?

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