In a office there are five women and four men. If one person is selected, find t

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In a office there are five women and four men. If one person is selected, find the probability that the person is a women.

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Oct 3rd, 2015

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The ratio of women to men in this office is 5:4, a total of 9 people in the office

The probability of selecting one person irrespective of the sex is 1/9.

The probability of selecting a woman for the first time is the number of women in the group divided by the total number of people in the office.

This indicates that this probability if 5/9. 


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