Probability problem, very hard

In summary, a probability problem is an uncertain scenario that involves calculating the chances of an event happening. To solve a difficult probability problem, it is important to understand the basic rules and principles, break down the problem, and check for accuracy. Real-life examples can be used in probability problems, but common mistakes include using incorrect formulas and assuming past outcomes will predict future outcomes. Strategies for approaching probability problems include understanding basic principles, breaking down the problem, and practicing with a variety of problems.
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Have you done problem 1? Problem 2 says "This one may seem easy/trivial if you have completed problem 1, since it is looking at the same problem in just a slightly different way."
Look back at how you did problem 1 and see if you can tell how it applies.
 
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i don't know. really i tried and tried . can't seem to find a right answer or to resolve it.
 
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you can delete the post if u want to. i resolve the problem and thanks u for everything
 

1. What is a probability problem?

A probability problem is a question or scenario in which the outcome is uncertain and can be expressed as a number between 0 and 1, representing the likelihood of that outcome occurring. These problems often involve calculating the chances of an event happening, based on given information or assumptions.

2. How do you solve a difficult probability problem?

To solve a challenging probability problem, it is important to understand the basic rules and principles of probability. This includes knowing how to calculate probabilities using formulas and concepts such as permutations, combinations, and conditional probabilities. It is also helpful to break down the problem into smaller, more manageable steps and to check your work for accuracy.

3. Can probability problems be solved using real-life examples?

Yes, probability problems can be based on real-life situations and scenarios. In fact, many real-world decisions and outcomes involve an element of uncertainty, making probability a useful tool for understanding and predicting these events. Examples of real-life probability problems include weather forecasting, stock market analysis, and medical diagnoses.

4. What are some common mistakes people make when solving probability problems?

One common mistake in solving probability problems is using incorrect formulas or not understanding the concept being applied. Another mistake is assuming that past outcomes will always predict future outcomes, when in reality, probability is based on random events and can change over time. It is also important to carefully read and interpret the given information in a problem in order to avoid errors.

5. Are there any strategies for approaching probability problems?

Yes, there are several strategies that can be helpful in approaching probability problems. These include understanding the basic principles and formulas of probability, breaking down the problem into smaller parts, drawing diagrams or using visual aids, and checking your work for accuracy. It can also be helpful to practice with a variety of problems in order to become more comfortable and confident in solving them.

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