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Hello everyone! I’m back here. Our exercise today will be “** A school has 820 male students and 835 female students. If a student from the school is selected at random, what is the probability that the student would be a female?**“. Let’s follow the answer below!

## Question: A school has 820 male students and 835 female students. If a student from the school is selected at random, what is the probability that the student would be a female?

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Here we have the following topic: 10. A school has 820 male students and 835 female students. If a student from the school is selected at random, what is the probability that the student would be a female?

Summary of the topic like below:

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## Answer

According to the topic, we have 820 male students, 835 female students. Thus, the total number of students in the school is 820+835=1655. To calculate the probability of selecting a female student, we divide the female arithmetic by the total number of students and multiply by 100%. The result is 50.45%, the calculation is like below:

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## Relevant knowledge

Probability is a measure of the probability of an event occurring out of the total of possible outcomes. To calculate the probability we do the following:

- Identify events and outcomes.
- Divide the number of events by the total number of possible outcomes.
- Multiply the result in step 2 by 100 to get the percentage value.
- Probability is the result calculated in the form of a percentage.

## Conclusion

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