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probability question
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Mar 13, 2008 4:08 PM




Re: probability question
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Mar 11, 2008 11:34 PM


In article <5289431.1205287017549.JavaMail.jakarta@nitrogen.mathforum.org>, Steven <sgottlieb60@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Suppose you meet me on a street corner and I introduce you to my son who is > with me. I inform you that I have another child at home. What is the > probability that my other child is a girl. > I looked at the sample space which I claim is bb, bg, gb and so the answer is > 2/3. Is this correct? > Steven
If you had said you had a younger child at home, would the probability that your other child is a girl be 1/2?
Bob



