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Calculating probability of an event

chengeto

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Calculate the probability of the following event :

\(\displaystyle A\cup (B\cap C)= (A\cup B) \cap (A\cup C)\)

I am stuck on how l would calculate the probabilities of (A\cup B) \cap (A\cup C)
 

galactus

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Try a Venn diagram to show it. Do you have to do it 'algebraically'?.
 

chengeto

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I have attached the venn diagram. So does this basically mean that my probability is :

\(\displaystyle A \cup B \cup C\)
 

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pka

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chengeto said:
Calculate the probability of the following event :
\(\displaystyle A\cup (B\cap C)= (A\cup B) \cap (A\cup C)\)
I am stuck on how l would calculate the probabilities of (A\cup B) \cap (A\cup C)
There is really no question there.
That does not really make sense.
I think that you have not posted the complete question.
Have you?
 

chengeto

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pka said:
chengeto said:
Calculate the probability of the following event :
\(\displaystyle A\cup (B\cap C)= (A\cup B) \cap (A\cup C)\)
I am stuck on how l would calculate the probabilities of (A\cup B) \cap (A\cup C)
There is really no question there.
That does not really make sense.
I think that you have not posted the complete question.
Have you?

That is the full question and it didn't even make sense to me.
 
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