Explore BrainMass
Share

High School Dropout

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

What are the environmental, genetic, and physiological factors that contribute to the rate, causes, and effects of high school dropouts?

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 8:52 pm ad1c9bdddf
https://brainmass.com/psychology/developmental-psychology/high-school-dropout-109997

Solution Summary

This solution discusses the environmental, genetic, and physiological factors that contribute to the rate, causes, and effects of high school dropouts.

$2.19
See Also This Related BrainMass Solution

Probability of individual being unemployed & high school dropout

In a depressed rustbelt city in Michigan, a newspaper investigative team found that a large majority of the city's youth were unemployed. The team defined youth as any city resident between the ages of 16-21.

Of the population aged 16-21 and not in college, 13.5% are unemployed, 29.05 % are high school dropouts, and 5.32% are unemployed high school dropouts.

What is the conditional probability that a member of this population is unemployed, given that the person is a high school dropout?

Here are the steps to get to the solution.

(a) Define: the event that a person is unemployed

(b) Define: the event that the person is a HS dropout

(c) Provide the three probability statements you can make from this story.

View Full Posting Details