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Pulsified333
 one year ago
Data from Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, indicate that 35% of adults who did not finish high school, 30% of high school graduates, 25% of adults who completed some college, and 14% of college graduates smoke. Suppose that one individual is selected at random and it is discovered that the individual smokes. Use the probabilities in the following table to calculate the probability that the individual is a college graduate.
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Pulsified333
 one year ago
Data from Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, indicate that 35% of adults who did not finish high school, 30% of high school graduates, 25% of adults who completed some college, and 14% of college graduates smoke. Suppose that one individual is selected at random and it is discovered that the individual smokes. Use the probabilities in the following table to calculate the probability that the individual is a college graduate. (Use picture) Probability =

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dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what picture do they want

Pulsified333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the attachment I put there

Pulsified333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@dan815 I just saw this underneath all of the text Hints: This problem has all the information you need, but not in the typical readytouse form. The table above can tell you the proportion of people with various levels of education in the population. Keep in mind that any degree (Associate, Bachelor, or Advanced) counts as graduating from college.

Pulsified333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0haha okay. what do you mean measure the true area?

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.135% no high 30% high 25%some college 14%college  total percentage of college students that smoke =0.14 * (total college students %) =0.14*(0.0849+0.1959+0.0975)

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now u wanna know the chance that a person smoking is a college student?

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that would be college smoker/ all smokers

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1its very similiar to the question u did before this one

Pulsified333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so now its all of college smokers/ (0.0849+0.1959+0.0975+.1785+.3108+.0975)

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1not all of them smoke those are the distribution of the people

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1we want to see only the smokers from them

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.135% no high 30% high 25%some college 14%college  total percentage of college students that smoke =0.14 * (total college students %) =0.14*(0.0849+0.1959+0.0975)  Total smokers =0.35*0.0975 + 0.30* 0.3108 + 0.25*0.1785 + 0.14*(0.0849+0.1959+0.0975)

Pulsified333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0exactly what I was typing

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh oops i didnt see the unemployed part

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1just add the numbers in unmployed in everywhere

Pulsified333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what about for the numerator?

Pulsified333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@dan815 where do I add the unemployed?

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1its part of the total population

Pulsified333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so do I add employed and unemployed together than multiple by the %

Pulsified333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it was correct :D
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