Elementary Statistics: A Step-by-Step Approach with Formula Card 9th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078136334
ISBN 13: 978-0-07813-633-7

Chapter 4 - Probability and Counting Rules - 4-3 The Multiplication Rules and Conditional Probability - Extending the Concepts - Page 226: 54


The two events are not independent.

Work Step by Step

The total number of cars is 300. P(compact)=150/300=0.5 P(domestic)=210/300=0.7 P(compact and domestic)=100/300=0.333 Since P(compact and domestic)$\ne$P(compact)*P(domestic) The two events are not independent.
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