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8.2 Estimating Likelihood

8.2 Estimating Likelihood
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  • Math Help

    Here are some observations about the sample shown in Example 3.

    • If neither of the parents has brown eyes, then there is no chance of the children having brown eyes. (Hint: Look at the last three rows of the table.)
    • If both parents have blue eyes, there is an extremely high probability (99%) that their children will have blue eyes.
    • If one parent has blue eyes and the other has brown eyes, then there is no chance of their children having green eyes.

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  • Checkpoint Solution

    Of the 400 children with two brown-eyed parents, 302 have brown eyes, 72 have green eyes, and 26 have blue eyes. So the probability is

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