Posted by **Jessica** on Thursday, November 25, 2010 at 10:25pm.

The table below gives the educational attainment of the U.S. population 25 years and older

since 1960.

Males-

Percentage with 4 years of highschool

1960 39.5%

1970 51.9%

1980 67.3%

1990 77.7%

2000 84.2%

2004 84.8%

Percentage with 4 years of college or more

1960 9.7%

1970 13.5%

1980 20.1%

1990 24.4%

2000 27.8%

2004 29.4%

Females-

Percentage with 4 years of highschool or more

1960 42.5%

1970 52.8%

1980 65.8%

1990 77.5%

2000 84.0%

2004 85.4%

Percentage with 4 years of college or more

1960 5.8%

1970 8.1%

1980 12.8%

1990 18.4%

2000 23.6%

2004 26.1%

a) Write a matrix for the educational attainment of males

b) Write a matrix for the educational attainment of females

c)Use the matrices from parts a and b to write a matrix showing the difference in educational

attainment between males and females since 1960

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