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# Probability

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18 Nov 2019, 18:34
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A hiking club’s trip will be cancelled if, on the first day of the trip, the temperature is less than 20 degrees Fahrenheit or it is snowing. There is a 15% chance that temperatures will be below 20 degrees and a 60% chance that it will not snow. If the only possible precipitation is snow, what is the likelihood that the trip will be cancelled?

a. 40%
b. 49%
c. 55%
d. 66%
e. 75%
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18 Nov 2019, 20:39
gvij2017 wrote:
A hiking club’s trip will be cancelled if, on the first day of the trip, the temperature is less than 20 degrees Fahrenheit or it is snowing. There is a 15% chance that temperatures will be below 20 degrees and a 60% chance that it will not snow. If the only possible precipitation is snow, what is the likelihood that the trip will be cancelled?

a. 40%
b. 49%
c. 55%
d. 66%
e. 75%

This Question is actually posted by Bunuel. bb Bunuel

[/url]https://gmatclub.com/forum/a-hiking-club-s-trip-will-be-cancelled-if-on-the-first-day-of-the-tri-263630.html[/url]

Please don't post same question. This is against the rules
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19 Nov 2019, 00:23
gvij2017 wrote:
A hiking club’s trip will be cancelled if, on the first day of the trip, the temperature is less than 20 degrees Fahrenheit or it is snowing. There is a 15% chance that temperatures will be below 20 degrees and a 60% chance that it will not snow. If the only possible precipitation is snow, what is the likelihood that the trip will be cancelled?

a. 40%
b. 49%
c. 55%
d. 66%
e. 75%

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Re: Probability   [#permalink] 19 Nov 2019, 00:23
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