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 Two spinners 2018-08-13 From Atina:A spinner has four equal sectors and a number is written on each sector; 1, 2, 3 and 4. A two-digit number is formed by spinning two times. The number on the first spinning makes the first digit and the number on the second spinning makes the second digit. For example, 2 on the first spinning and 1 on the second spinning make the number 21. (a) Give the sample space S for the experiment. (b) Consider the following events : E = odd number; F = number smaller than 35; G = prime number. Give the subset of outcomes in S that defines each of the events E, F, and G. (c) Describe the following events in terms of E, F, and G and find the probabilities for the events. • getting an even integer less than 35. • getting an odd number or an prime. • getting an even number greater than or equal to 35 that is a prime number. • an odd number smaller than 35 that is not a prime number. (d) Are E and F mutually exclusive events? Give a reason for your answer.Answered by Penny Nom. Choosing a bicycle 2007-03-28 From Jackie:A specific brand of bike comes in two frames, for males or females. Each frame comes in a choice of two colors, red and blue, and with a choice of three seats, soft, medium, and hard. a) Use the counting principle to determine the number of different arrangements of bicycles that are possible. b) Construct a tree diagram illustrating all the different arrangements of bicycles that are possible. c) List the sample space.Answered by Penny Nom.

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