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A hospital administrator codes incoming patients suffering

A First Course in Probability | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9780321794772 | Authors: Sheldon Ross ISBN: 9780321794772 63

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Problem 6P

Problem 6P

A hospital administrator codes incoming patients suffering gunshot wounds according to whether they have insurance (coding 1 if they do and 0 if they do not) and according to their condition, which is rated as good (g), fair (f), or serious (s). Consider an experiment that consists of the coding of such a patient.

(a) Give the sample space of this experiment.

(b) Let A be the event that the patient is in serious condition. Specify the outcomes in A.

(c) Let B be the event that the patient is uninsured. Specify the outcomes in B.

(d) Give all the outcomes in the event Bc  A.

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Solution:

Step 1 of 5:

We have the coding of a hospital incoming patients suffering from gunshot wound.

If 1 = they do

   0 = they do not

The ratings are g = good, f  = fair, and s = serious.


Step 2 of 5

Chapter 2, Problem 6P is Solved
Step 3 of 5

Textbook: A First Course in Probability
Edition: 9
Author: Sheldon Ross
ISBN: 9780321794772

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