Math 118 | Probability homework help

Probabilities of Dying

1.) Read the following article.
National Safety Council. (2013). What are the odds of dying from?

Retrieved from http://www.nsc.org/learn/safety-knowledge/Pages/injury-facts-chart.aspx  

2.) Post a response of at least 150 words but not more than 350 words responding to the following.  

  • Did any of the probabilities surprise you in the article? Be specific and explain your answer.
  • Determine the probability that in a group of 3 people, none of them die from cancer. Explain how you arrived at your answer (the odds of death are given in the table). 
  • Determine the probability that in a group of 3 people, at least one of them dies from cancer.  Explain how you arrived at your answer.  

Be sure to give your answer in complete sentences. 

 
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