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    The table below represents the results of a survey of 500 Households in Q1 2005:

    Current Economic conditions: GOOD FAIR BAD
    Jobs Are HARD To Get 25 145 70
    Jobs Are EASY To Get 100 145 15

    a. If a Household is chosen at random, what is the probability that it feels economic conditions are GOOD?

    b. If a Household is chosen at random, what is the probability that it feels Jobs are EASY to get?

    c. If a Household is chosen at random, what is the probability that it feels Jobs are HARD to get and economic conditions are BAD?

    d. Given that a household feels Jobs are HARD to get, what is the probability that it feels current economic conditions are FAIR?

    e. Given that a household feels economic conditions are GOOD, what is the probability that it feels Jobs are HARD to get?

    f. What is the probability a randomly chosen Household feels Jobs are HARD to get or economic conditions are BAD?

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    a. If a Household is chosen at random, what is the probability that it feels economic conditions are GOOD?

    P (feels economic conditions are GOOD) = 125/500 =0.25

    b. If a Household is chosen at random, what is the probability that it feels Jobs are EASY to get?

    P (feels Jobs are EASY to ...

    Solution Summary

    This response determines the probability that one will get a job based on how difficult it is to get particular jobs.

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