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Sixty percent of the members of a study group are women, and

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Sixty percent of the members of a study group are women, and 45 percent of those women are lawyers. If one member of the study group is to be selected at random, what is the probability that the member selected is a woman lawyer?

(A) 0.10
(B) 0.15
(C) 0.27
(D) 0.33
(E) 0.45
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Re: Sixty percent of the members of a study group are women, and [#permalink] New post 10 Dec 2012, 09:47
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Sixty percent of the members of a study group are women, and 45 percent of those women are lawyers. If one member of the study group is to be selected at random, what is the probability that the member selected is a woman lawyer?

(A) 0.10
(B) 0.15
(C) 0.27
(D) 0.33
(E) 0.45


Say there are 100 people in that group, then there would be 0.6*0.45*100=27 women lawyers, which means that the probability that the member selected is a woman lawyer is favorable/total=27/100.

Answer: C.
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Re: Sixty percent of the members of a study group are women, and [#permalink] New post 25 Apr 2014, 22:40
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