[Answer] A tropical storm is classified as major if it has sustained winds greater than 110 miles per hour. Based on data from the past two decades a meteorologist estimated the following percentages about future storms.20% of all tropical storms will originate in the Atlantic Ocean of which 20% will be classified as major.30% of all tropical storms will originate in the eastern Pacific Ocean of which 15% will be classified as major.50% of all tropical storms will originate in the western Pacific Ocean of which 25% will be classified as major.Based on the meteorologist’s estimates approximately what is the probability that a future tropical storm will originate in the Pacific Ocean and be classified as major?

Answer: 0.17
A tropical storm is classified as major if it has sustained winds greater than 110 miles per hour. Based on data from the past two decades a meteorologist estimated the following percentages about future storms.20% of all tropical storms will originate in the Atlantic Ocean of which 20% will be classified as major.30% of all tropical storms will originate …

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