The Basic Practice of Statistics 7th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-46414-253-X
ISBN 13: 978-1-46414-253-6

Chapter 12 - Introducing Probability - Apply Your Knowledge: 12.10b

Answer

.128

Work Step by Step

The probability that should replace '?' is the probability that a Canadian's mother tongue is a language other than English or French. This value is equal to one minus the the sum of the probability that a Canadian's mother tongue is English and the probability that a Canadian's mother tongue is French. $1-(.083+.789) = .128$
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