Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 11 - Counting Methods and Probability Theory - 11.4 Fundamentals of Probability - Exercise Set 11.4: 57

Answer

0.13

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 people who live alone. We use the data to find the probability of a given outcome. E: In the 25–34 age range Favorable outcomes= {3.8} P(E) = $\frac{3.8}{29.3}$ =0.13
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