Q. 11

In a competition A, B and C are participating. The probability that A wins is twice that of B, the probability that B wins is twice that of C . Find the probability that A losses.

Answer :

Given P(A)=2 P(B)

P(B)=2 P(C)



By definition we know,

P(A) +P(B)+ P(C)=1

4P(C) + 2P(C) +P(C) =1



Therefore P(A) = 4 P(C)

P(A loses)

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