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If Ben were to lose the championship, Mike would be the winner with a probability of \(\frac{1}{4}\) , and Rob - \(\frac{1}{3}\) . If the probability of Ben being the winner is \(\frac{1}{7}\) , what is the probability that either Mike or Rob will win the championship?

(A) \(\frac{1}{12}\)
(B) \(\frac{1}{7}\)
(C) \(\frac{1}{2}\)
(D) \(\frac{7}{12}\)
(E) \(\frac{6}{7}\)



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If Ben were to lose the championship, Mike would be the winner with a probability of , and Rob - . If the probability of Ben winning is , what is the probability that either Mike or Rob will win the championship (there can be only one winner)?

A. 1/12
B. 1/7
C. 1/2
D. 7/12
E. 6/7



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New post 09 Apr 2010, 13:39
might be interesting to solve once we know the probabilities.
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New post 09 Apr 2010, 13:58
discussed previously ...
here it is if-ben-were-to-lose-the-championship-m07q12-75695.html
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