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One satellite is scheduled to be launched form Cape Canaveral in Florida, and another launching is scheduled for Vandenberg AFB in California. Let A denote the event that the Vandenberg launch goes off on schedule, and let B represent the event that the Cape Canaveral launch goes off on schedule. If A and B are independent events with P(A)>P(B) and P(A u B) = .626, P(A ∩ B) = .144, determine the values of P(A) and P(B).

3. The attempt at a solution

This is a practice problem. I have the answers of .45 & .32.I have no idea how to get them.

I know that if P(A|B) = P(A), then the two probabilities are independent.

I also know that P(A|B)P(B) = P(A ∩ B) .

I don't know how to do this problem.

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