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The probability that Joe owns a microwave oven is 75%; the probability that he owns a CD player is 45%; and the probability that he owns both is 40%. Find the probability that he owns either one but not both.

2. Relevant equations

(work posted below)

3. The attempt at a solution

P(only microwave)= .75-.4 = .35

P(only CD Player) = .45 - .4 = .05

P(only micr. or CD Pl) = .35 + .05 = .4

Answer = .4

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