MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# Consider the following experiment: triplets are born and the order of birth of boys and girls is recorded.Let the event A be: less than 2 children among triplets are boys and the event B be: more than 2 childrenamong triplets are boys. Is the event B the compliment of the event A?

Accepted Solution

A:

No, it is not the compliment.

If you have two complimentary events, they account for all possible outcomes of a situation. With these two events, we don't account for having exactly 2 children that are boys.

If you have two complimentary events, they account for all possible outcomes of a situation. With these two events, we don't account for having exactly 2 children that are boys.