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Fred Wolfe <fwolfe@arthritis-research.org> |

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Re: st: probability question |

Date |
Wed, 28 Oct 2009 07:50:15 -0500 |

What color was the hat? On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 7:37 AM, Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com> wrote: > it's been a long time since I thought about questions like this, but, as > a lead-in to a study, a client has asked the following question which he > thinks he understands and says is related to where he wants to go: > > during a consecutive period of 120 days, if it rains on 7 days and my > client wears a hat on 4 days (these are independent of any knowledge of > the weather), what is the probability that it will rain on 3 of the days > on which he is wearing a hat? > > my client swears that this is not a homework problem for him or his wife > or one of their kids! > > Rich > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > -- Fred Wolfe National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases Wichita, Kansas NDB Office +1 316 263 2125 Ext 0 Research Office +1 316 686 9195 fwolfe@arthritis-research.org * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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