Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 11 - Counting Methods and Probability Theory - 11.4 Fundamentals of Probability - Exercise Set 11.4: 65

Answer

0.12

Work Step by Step

P(E) = $\frac{no.\ of\ outcomes\ in\ favor}{Total\ no.\ of\ outcomes}$ The table in the book shows the distribution of owners and renters who moved. Knowing that a total of 39 million people moved, we find the probability of a given outcome. E: A renter who moved to a different state. Favorable outcomes= {4.5} P(E) = $\frac{4.5}{39}$ =0.12
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