Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 11 - Counting Methods and Probability Theory - 11.4 Fundamentals of Probability - Exercise Set 11.4 - Page 716: 55



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Proabability=$\frac{Number\,of\,favourable\,outcomes}{Total\,number\,of\,possible\,outcomes}$ $=\frac{Number\,of\,males\,in\,America\,living\,alone}{Total\,number\,of\,Americans\,living\,alone}=\frac{12.5\,millions}{29.3\,millions}=0.43$
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