U.S. President “Who was the 14th president of the United States: Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, or Buchanan?” If you make a random guess for the answer to that question, what is the probability that your answer is the correct answer of Pierce?

Solution 6BSC

Since there are four choices out of which we have choose one at random so choosing any name is equally likely. So there are four events in the sample space one for every name and let A is the event that the correct answer of Pierce which can be occur only in one way. Therefore by the classical approach of probability, the probability that the answer is the correct answer of Pierce is

Hence,...