MATH SOLVE

9 months ago

Q:
# Jacob makes the following statement: "I have a 60% chance of being selected as the captain of the baseball team and a 20% chance of being elected student body president." What is the probability that Jacob will be selected as the captain of the baseball team and will be elected student body president?

Accepted Solution

A:

since a and b are independent, the probabily of both occuring is their product ab=12%