# Probability-Probability of M Events Out of N (ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper I (Old Subjective Pattern)): Questions 1 - 4 of 4

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## Question number: 1

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Appeared in Year: 2009

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A die is rolled twice. Let A, B, C denote the events respectively that the sum of scores is 6, the sum of scores is 7, and the first score is 4. Are A and C independent? Are B and C independent?

### Explanation

A die is rolled twice, the sample space consists of thirty six outcomes. The sample space is

(1, 1), (1, 2), (1, 3), (1, 4), (1, 5), (1, 6)

(2, 1), (2, 2), (2, 3), (2, 4), (2, 5), (2, 6)

(3, 1), (3, 2), (3, 3), (3, 4), (3,

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## Question number: 2

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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A fair die is rolled twice. Let A be the event that the first throw shows a number ≤ 2, and B be the event that the second throw shows at least 5. Show that P (AUB) =5/9.

### Explanation

A fair die is rolled twice, the sample space consists of thirty six outcomes. The sample space is

(1, 1), (1, 2), (1, 3), (1, 4), (1, 5), (1, 6)

(2, 1), (2, 2), (2, 3), (2, 4), (2, 5), (2, 6)

(3, 1), (3, 2), (3, 3), (3, 4),

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## Question number: 3

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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A positive integer X is selected at random from the first 50 natural numbers.

Calculate P (X + 96/X > 50).

### Explanation

Total number of possible outcomes = number of ways in which the one random number can be chosen out of 50

Let Y be the event whose satisfied the relation, X + 96/X > 50

For which X we choose is

So, X takes values

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## Question number: 4

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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### Describe in Detail

A unbaised die is rolled twice. Let A be the event that the first throw shows a number ≤ 2, and B be the event that the second throw shows at least 5. Show that P (AUB) =5/9.

### Explanation

A fair die is rolled twice; the sample space consists of thirty six outcomes. The sample space is

(1, 1), (1, 2), (1, 3), (1, 4), (1, 5), (1, 6)

(2, 1), (2, 2), (2, 3), (2, 4), (2, 5), (2, 6)

(3, 1), (3, 2), (3, 3), (3, 4),

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