## Abe, Beth, and Carl each start to write a science fiction book. Their individual probabilities for completing their resp

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### Abe, Beth, and Carl each start to write a science fiction book. Their individual probabilities for completing their resp

by M7MBA » Sat Sep 11, 2021 2:18 pm

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Abe, Beth, and Carl each start to write a science fiction book. Their individual probabilities for completing their respective books are $$\dfrac12, \dfrac15,$$ and $$\dfrac14.$$ A completed science fiction book has a $$20\%$$ chance of getting published. What is the probability that Beth or Carl, but not Abe, will get their book published?

A. $$\dfrac{11}{250}$$

B. $$\dfrac9{200}$$

C. $$\dfrac{99}{1250}$$

D. $$\dfrac{81}{1000}$$

E. $$\dfrac15$$