That's Life - Long-nosed dogs


This little piece uses some chance language, like "slightly more likely", "no more likely" and "higher risk", which could be discussed by a class. It could also be used to give students practice in writing complex conditional statements for dogs:

Pr (cancer|long nose and owner who smokes)

>Pr (cancer|short nose and owner who smokes)


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