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Based on data from a statistical abstract, only about 10% of senior citizens (65 years old or older) get the flu each year. However, about 27% of the people under 65 years old get the flu each year. In the general population, there are 15% senior citizens (65 years old or older). (Round your answers to three decimal places.)

(a) What is the probability that a person selected at random from the general population is senior citizen who will get the flu this season?

(b) What is the probability that a person selected at random from the general population is a person under age 65 who will get the flu this year?

(c) Repeat parts (a) and (b) for a community that has 92% senior citizens.

(d) Repeat parts (a) and (b) for a community that has 52% senior citizens.

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  1. a. .10 * .15 = ?

    b. .27 * (1-.15) = ?

    Use similar process for c and d.

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