# Statistics

Suppose that in the city in
which the survey is conducted, 50% of adults are
married, 15% are single, 25% are divorced, and
10% are widowed.
a. Assign probabilities to each simple event in the
sample space.
b. Which approach did you use in part (a)?
Find the probabilities of each of the following events.
a. The adult is single. --> 0.15
b. The adult is not divorced --> 0.75
c. The adult is either widowed or divorced. --> 0.35

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