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Suppose there is a 18.6% probability that a randomly selected person aged 40 years or older is a smoker. In addition, there is a 12.5% probability that a randomly selected person aged 40 years or older is a male, given that he or she smokes. what is the probability that a randomly selected person aged 40 years or older is male and smokes? Would it be unusual to randomly select a person aged 40 years or older who is a male and smokes.

 

The probability that a randomly selected person aged 40 years or older is male and smokes is [__] round to the 3rd decimal place.

Would it be unusual

Yes or No

 Jun 2, 2018
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am I correct in my thinking (.186)(.125) = .02325 round to the 3rd decimal place is .023 and is not unusual

 Jun 3, 2018

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