Honours have order of own
- Why do you think a factor ("85 times") is used
in the first paragraph and a percentage (27%) is used in the
second paragraph to describe relative likelihood?
- How many times more likely are men than women to be nominated
to the Order of Australia?
- Write conditional probability statements of the form Pr(A|B)
= n x Pr(A|C) for the events in the first paragraph. Carefully
- Define an event A such that Pr(A) = 0.
Where to next?
Index - Related
Index - Chance
and Basic Probability
- Numeracy in the News