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This has probability p(1 − p)6 to happen. 1 Let A and B be two events in a sample space for which P(A) = 2/3, P(B) = 1/6, and P(A ∩ B) = 1/9. What is P(A ∪ B)? 2 Let E and F be two events for which one knows that the probability that at least one of them occurs is 3/4. What is the probability that neither E nor F occurs? Hint: use one of DeMorgan’s laws: E c ∩ F c = (E ∪ F )c . 2. What is P(C c ∩ D)? 4 We consider events A, B, and C, which can occur in some experiment. Is it true that the probability that only A occurs (and not B or C) is equal to P(A ∪ B ∪ C) − P(B) − P(C) + P(B ∩ C)?

7 This is not the same as P(R ∩ L), which is 1/3. Also note that P(R | L) is the proportion that P(R ∩ L) is of P(L). ” What is the conditional probability P(N | L)? Recalling the three envelopes on our doormat, consider the events “envelope 1 is the middle one” (call this event A) and “envelope 2 is the middle one” (B). Then P(A) = P(213 or 312) = 1/3; by symmetry, the same is found for P(B). We say that the envelopes are in order if their order is either 123 or 321. Suppose we know that they are not in order, but otherwise we do not know anything; what are the probabilities of A and B, given this information?

X ... .. . . . . . . ... .. .. .. ....... . . . . . ... .. .. .. ....... .. .. . ............. ....... 0 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 k a Fig. 2. Probability mass function and distribution function of the Bin (10, 14 ) distribution. 4 The geometric distribution 49 decided to become pregnant. We model the number of cycles up to pregnancy by a random variable X. Assume that the probability that a woman becomes pregnant during a particular cycle is equal to p, for some p with 0 < p ≤ 1, independent of the previous cycles.