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sp00ky
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Canada
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Posted - 10/09/2007 :  23:25:29  Show Profile
Hi,
I feel that the answer is obvious but for some reason I feel like there is a trick in this question and I was just wondering if someone can help me out.

The standard method of measuring a personís susceptibility to hypnosis is the Standard hypnosis Susceptibility Scale; Form C (SHSS:C). A new method called the Computer Assisted Hypnosis Scale ( CAHS) has been developed. Each classifies a personís susceptibility as low, medium, high or very high. A comparison of the two scales was made by testing 130 volunteers. The results are as follows.

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What is the probability of Medium and High on the SHSS?


The answer seems like 0% since you can not get Medium AND High, you only can get one or the other. Or is there something I'm missing?

Thanks you,
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tkhunny
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USA
1001 Posts

Posted - 10/10/2007 :  12:15:50  Show Profile
Technically, I like your answer.

Practically, it probably is just a poorly worded question and should have used "or".

If it were me answering the question, I would answer EXACTLY as worded, but then provide the proposed and reworded question and answer that, too.
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