Suppose an individual is randomly selected from the population of all adult males living in the United States. Let ?A ?be the event that the selected individual is over 6 ft in height, and let ?B ?be the event that the selected individual is a professional basketball player. Which do you think is larger, P(A|B) or P(B|A) ? Why?

Problem 46E Answer: Step1: We have suppose an individual is randomly selected from the population of all adult males living in the United States. Let A be the event that the selected individual is over 6 ft in height, and let B be the event that the selected individual is a professional basketball player. Our goal is to check whether P(A|B) larger or P(B|A) larger and Why Step2: P(A/B) = Probability that a person is over 6 ft in height, knowing that he is a basketball player P(B/A) = Probability that a...