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September 22, 2014

September 22, 2014

Posted by **Tonya** on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 9:17pm.

Rank State Population Coastline

1 California 36,553,215 Yes

2 Texas 23,904,380 Yes

3 New York 19,297,729 Yes

4 Florida 18,251,243 Yes

5 Illinois 12,852,548 No

6 Pennsylvania 12,432,792 No

7 Ohio 11,466,917 No

8 Michigan 10,071,822 No

9 Georgia 9,544,750 Yes

10 North Carolina 9,061,032 Yes

11 New Jersey 8,685,920 Yes

12 Virginia 7,712,091 Yes

13 Washington 6,468,424 Yes

14 Massachusetts 6,449,755 Yes

15 Indiana 6,345,289 No

Note that 5 of the 15 states do not have any coastline. Suppose three states are selected at random. Calculate the probabilities for the following.

(a) None of the states selected have any coastline (Round your answer to 3 decimal places.)

(b) Exactly one of the selected states has a coastline (Round your answer to 2 decimal places.)

(c) At least one of the selected states has a coastline (Round your answer to 3 decimal places.)

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