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Next week, the probability of rain on each day will be 0.6. What is th

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Next week, the probability of rain on each day will be 0.6. What is the probability that it will rain on Monday, but not on Tuesday?

A 0.1
B 0.16
C 0.24
D 0.36
E 0.42

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18 Jan 2019, 06:33
Bunuel wrote:
Next week, the probability of rain on each day will be 0.6. What is the probability that it will rain on Monday, but not on Tuesday?

A 0.1
B 0.16
C 0.24
D 0.36
E 0.42

rain = 0.6
no rain = 0.4
0.6*.4 = .24
IMO C
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18 Jan 2019, 06:42
Bunuel wrote:
Next week, the probability of rain on each day will be 0.6. What is the probability that it will rain on Monday, but not on Tuesday?

A 0.1
B 0.16
C 0.24
D 0.36
E 0.42

Probability that it will rain on Monday but not on Tuesday
= 0.6 *

In probability when each event takes place = 1

Now when an event wont take place = (1 - 0.6)

= 0.6 * 0.4
= 0.24

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Re: Next week, the probability of rain on each day will be 0.6. What is th   [#permalink] 18 Jan 2019, 06:42
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