Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 12 - Data Analysis and Probability - 12-7 Theoretical and Experimental Probability - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 773: 32



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The experimental probability is given by the number of favorable outcomes divided by the total number of possible outcomes. Thus, to answer this problem, first find the number of times during the experiment that the event occurred. Then, divide that number by the total number of experimental trials. 39 people either went to a trade school or to community college out of 100, so: 39/100 = 39%
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