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A test was given to a group of students. The grades and gender are summarized below

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If one student is chosen at random from those who took the test,

Find the probability that the student got a 'C' GIVEN they are female.

The total females is 43, total C's are 19
The total females who have a C is 5 of 19
So my answer is 5/19, is this wrong?

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  • $\begingroup$ You've figured out the probability that the student is female, given that they got a C (you've taken the number of female C's and divided by the total number of C's). $\endgroup$ – Arthur Apr 29 '15 at 19:51
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AHHH, I was reading it wrong.
The answer is 5/43.

I was reading, the probability that a student is female given they got a C.
which is 5/19

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