College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter 8 - Sequences, Induction, and Probability - Exercise Set 8.7 - Page 783: 7



Work Step by Step

Total number of divorced women = 14 Total number of divorced people = 24 If one person is randomly selected among divorced people, then the probability that the person is a divorced woman = $\frac{Total number of divorced women}{Total number of divorced people}$ = $\frac{14}{24}$ = $\frac{7}{12}$
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