# SOLUTION: At a local college, 10 of the male students are smokers and 490 are non-smokers. Of the female students, 40 are smokers and 363 are non-smokers. A male student and a female studen

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 437890: At a local college, 10 of the male students are smokers and 490 are non-smokers. Of the female students, 40 are smokers and 363 are non-smokers. A male student and a female student from the college are randomly selected for a survey. What is the probability that both are smokers? Do not round your answer.Answer by htmentor(789)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The fraction of males who are smokers = 10/500 = 1/50 The fraction of females who are smokers = 40/403 The probability that both are smokers is the product of these two: P(both) = (1/50)*(40/403) = (4/5)*(1/403)