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# Nursing Majors The table shows the number of male and

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Problem 7E

Problem 7E

Nursing Majors The table shows the number of male and female students enrolled in nursing at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for a recent semester. (Source: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Office of Institutional Research)

 Nursing majors Non-nursing majors Total Males 94 1104 1198 Females 725 1682 2407 Total 819 2786 3605

(a) Find the probability that a randomly selected student is male, given that the student is a nursing major.

(b) Find the probability that a randomly selected student is a nursing major, given that the student is male.

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The data about the number of male and female students enrolled in nursing at the University of Oklahoma is given.

 Nursing majors Non-nursing major Total Males 94 1104 1198 Females 725 1682 2407 Total 819 2786 3605

1. We have to find the probability that a randomly selected student is male, given that the student is a nursing major.
2. We have to find the probability that a randomly selected student is a nursing major, given that the student is a male.

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