## Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 11 - Counting Methods and Probability Theory - 11.4 Fundamentals of Probability - Exercise Set 11.4: 61

0.38

#### 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 owners and renters. Knowing that a total of 39 million people moved, we find the probability of a given outcome. E: an owner Favorable outcomes= {14.8 million} P(E) = $\frac{14.8}{39}$ =0.38

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