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representative heurisitic.

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Nutz and Bolts Inc. employs 100 people: 80 are sales people and 20 are engineers. Albert, a sales person is quiet, likes pu7lies. and carries a calculator. Most people visiting Nutz and Bolts guess that Albert is an engineer. These people are using ______ to make their faulty guess.

a) the representativefless heuristic
b) base rate information
c) the anchoring and adjustment heuristic d) the availability heuristic
d) the availability heuristic

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The answer would be (a) the representative heurisitic.

People tend to judge the probability ...

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A representative heurisitic model is given.