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Relative Frequency

Calculating relative frequencies in a contingency table
A sample of 303 students at a particular university was taken. The students were classified according to their major and their gender. The results are given in the contingency table below.
Major
Biology Business Engineering Mathematics Computer Science
Gender Female 19 35 23 15 26
Male 21 21 47 46 50
Among the male students in the sample, find the relative frequency of those who happen to major in engineering.
Round your answer to at least two decimals places.

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The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of relative frequency in a contingency table. Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included.

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