Intersection of sets - math word problems

  1. Two doctors
    dr_cvach Doctor A will determine the correct diagnosis with a probability 93% and doctor B with a probability 79%. Calculate probability of correct diagnosis if patient is diagnosed by both doctors.
  2. Camp
    tabor In a class are 26 children. During the holidays 16 children were in the camps and 14 children on holiday with their parents. Determine the minimum and maximum number of children that may have been in the camp and on holiday with their parents at the same
  3. Segments
    segments Line segments 62 cm and 2.2 dm long we divide into equal parts which lengths in centimeters is expressed integer. How many ways can we divide?
  4. Glasses
    class Imagine a set of students in your class (number of students: 19), who wears glasses. How much minimum and maximum element may contain this set.
  5. Trousers
    venn_diagram In the class was 12 students. Nine students wearing trousers and turtleneck eight. How many students worn trousers with a turtleneck?
  6. News
    casopis_tyzden From 28 students buy magazine 10 The economist students, 10 Pravda students and 18 students don't buy any of these magazines. How many students buy both magazines?
  7. Dices throws
    dices_4 What is the probability that the two throws of the dice: a) Six falls even once b) Six will fall at least once
  8. Holidays
    ndr Of the 35 students of class were 7 on holiday in Germany and just as much in Italy. 5 students visited Austria. In none of these countries was 21 students, all three visited by one student . In Italy and Austria were 2 students and in Austria and Germany.
  9. Class
    skateboard The class has 18 students. Everyone knows inline skating or skateboarding. Inline skating can ride 11 students on a skateboard 10. How many ride on inline skates and on skateboard?
  10. Cookies
    poleva In the box were total of 200 cookies. These products have sugar and chocolate topping. Chocolate topping is used on 157 cookies. Sugar topping is used on 100 cakes. How many of these cookies has two frosting?
  11. Left handed
    pens_1 It is known that 25% of the population is left-handed. What is the probability that there is a maximum of three left-handers at a seminar where there are 30 participants?
  12. The Hotel
    hotel-montfort-tatry-2_2 The Holiday Hotel has the same number of rooms on each floor. Rooms are numbered with natural numbers sequentially from the first floor, no number is omitted, and each room has a different number. Three tourists arrived at the hotel. The first one was in r
  13. Pupils
    venn_intersect There are 27 pupils in the classroom. They can swim 21 and ski nine pupils. Neither swim nor ski three pupils. How many pupils can swim and ski?
  14. Three students
    terc2_2 Three students independently try to solve the problem. The first student will solve a similar problem with a probability of 0.6, the second student will solve at a probability of 0.55, and the third will solve at a probability 0.04. The problem is resolved
  15. Utopia Island
    doktori A probability of disease A on the island of Utopia is 40%. A probability of occurrence among the men of this island, which make up 60% of all the population (the rest are women), is 50%. What is the probability of occurrence of A disease among women on Uto
  16. Ten boys
    venn_intersect Ten boys chose to go to the supermarket. Six boys bought gum and nine boys bought a lollipop. How many boys bought gum and a lollipop?
  17. Marriage sttus
    family_26 In our city, there are 3/5 of the women married to 2/3 of the men. Find what part of the population is free.
  18. Small painters
    venn_intersect_1 There are ten pupils in the painting group. Eight pupils paint with watercolors and nine pupils with tempera colors. How many pupils paint both water and tempera colors when each pupil paints?
  19. Mba studium
    skola_18 At MBA school, fourth-year students can choose from three optional subjects: a) mathematical methods, b) social interaction, c) management Each student studies one of these subjects. The mathematical methods studied 28 students, the social interaction 27.
  20. Probability of intersection
    venn_three Three students have a probability of 0.7,0.5 and 0.4 to graduated from university respectively. What is the probability that at least one of them will be graduated?

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