Over the limit and you're asking for trouble

  1. Summarise the story being told in the graph with this article (also find the typographical error). How could you improve it?
  2. Write a conditional probability statement of the form
    Pr(A|B) = n x Pr(A|C), to show the increased risk for women after drinking 6-9 drinks over 6 hours. Carefully define events.
  3. Repeat Question 2 for men after 9 drinks.
  4. Discuss the inferences which arise from this article.

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