2010 A-level H2 Mathematics (9740) Paper 2 Question 7 Suggested Solutions

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\mathrm{P}(A|B') = \frac{\mathrm{P} (A \cap B')}{\mathrm{P}(B')}
\Rightarrow \mathrm{P} (A \cap B') = 0.8 \times (1-0.6) = 0.32

\mathrm{P}(A \cup B) = \mathrm{P}(A \cap B') + \mathrm{P}(B) = 0.32 + 0.6 = 0.92

P(B’|A) = \frac{\mathrm{P} (B' \cap A)}{\mathrm{P}(A)} = \frac{0.32}{0.7}= 0.457

\mathrm{P} (A' \cap C) = \mathrm{P} (A')\mathrm{P} (C) since A and C are independent
\Rightarrow \mathrm{P} (A' \cap C) = 0.15

0 \le \mathrm{P} (A' \cap B \cap C) \le 0.15

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