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− | On a beach <math>50</math> people are wearing sunglasses and <math>35</math> people are wearing caps. Some people are wearing both sunglasses and caps. If one of the people wearing a cap is selected at random, the probability that this person | + | On a beach <math>50</math> people are wearing sunglasses and <math>35</math> people are wearing caps. Some people are wearing both sunglasses and caps. If one of the people wearing a cap is selected at random, the probability that this person is also wearing sunglasses is <math>\frac{2}{5}</math>. If instead, someone wearing sunglasses is selected at random, what is the probability that this person is also wearing a cap? |
<math>\textbf{(A) }\frac{14}{85}\qquad\textbf{(B) }\frac{7}{25}\qquad\textbf{(C) }\frac{2}{5}\qquad\textbf{(D) }\frac{4}{7}\qquad\textbf{(E) }\frac{7}{10}</math> | <math>\textbf{(A) }\frac{14}{85}\qquad\textbf{(B) }\frac{7}{25}\qquad\textbf{(C) }\frac{2}{5}\qquad\textbf{(D) }\frac{4}{7}\qquad\textbf{(E) }\frac{7}{10}</math> | ||
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Problem 15
On a beach people are wearing sunglasses and people are wearing caps. Some people are wearing both sunglasses and caps. If one of the people wearing a cap is selected at random, the probability that this person is also wearing sunglasses is . If instead, someone wearing sunglasses is selected at random, what is the probability that this person is also wearing a cap?
Video Solution
https://youtu.be/6xNkyDgIhEE?t=252
Solution 1
The number of people wearing caps and sunglasses is . So then 14 people out of the 50 people wearing sunglasses also have caps.
Video Solution
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKlYlAiBzrs ~ MathEx
Another video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afMsUqER13c
https://youtu.be/37UWNaltvQo -Happytwin
See Also
2019 AMC 8 (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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