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1. I'm currenrly revising for a maths test tomorrow. There's this Venn diagram question where it asks you to sort out the numbers into evens and squares (which I did) then the second part of the question reads as following: One of the numbers is chosen at random. Write down P(S [what appears to be an upside down you] E). What is this question asking me to do?
2. (Original post by Botcampers)
I'm currenrly revising for a maths test tomorrow. There's this Venn diagram question where it asks you to sort out the numbers into evens and squares (which I did) then the second part of the question reads as following: One of the numbers is chosen at random. Write down P(S [what appears to be an upside down you] E). What is this question asking me to do?
P(S n E) in statistics terms means S "intersection" E. Simply this means the probability of picking a number which is both even and square.

This diagram should demonstrate the term nicely:

3. Thanks for the help, now it makes sense.
I have the mark scheme to make sure that I'm answering correctly but I had now idea why the answer was 1/12 but once you explained it made sense.
4. Thanks for the help, now it makes sense.
I have the mark scheme to make sure that I'm answering correctly but I had no idea why the answer was 1/12 but once you explained it made sense.

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