

1. 
Statistics collected in a particular coalmining region show that the probability that a miner will develop respiratory problems is . Also, the probability that a miner will develop back problems is . If one health problem does not affect the other, what is the probability that a randomly selected miner will develop respiratory problems but will not develop back problems? 


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2. 
Determine the probability of choosing a penny or a nickel from 7 pennies, 2 nickels and 5 dimes. 


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3. 
Find the probability of selecting an orange, replacing it, then selecting an apple from a bowl of 8 oranges and 6 apples. 


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4. 
Find the probability of picking a fashion magazine, then a sports magazine from a stack of 12 fashion, 9 sports, and 10 home and garden magazines. 


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5. 
Find the probability of choosing either a blue ball or a green ball from a bag containing 3 blue, 5 green, 1 red, and 7 yellow balls. 


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