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The table shows the distribution, by age and gender, of the $29.3$ million Americans who live alone. Use the data in the table to solve the exercise.

$\begin{array}{l} \text{NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN THE UNITED STATES}\\ \text{ LIVING ALONE, IN MILLIONS}\\ \begin{array}{|l|c|c|c|c|c|c|c|} \hline & \text{Ages 15 - 24} & \text{Ages 25 - 34} & \text{Ages 35 - 44} & \text{Ages 45 - 64} & \text{Ages 65 - 74} & \text{Ages $\ge$ 75} & \text{Total}\\ \hline \text{Male} & 0.7 & 2.2 & 2.6 & 4.3 & 1.3 & 1.4 & 12.5\\ \hline \text{Female} & 0.8 & 1.6 & 1.6 & 5.0 & 2.9 & 4.9 & 16.8\\ \hline \text{Total} & 1.5 & 3.8 & 4.2 & 9.3 & 4.2 & 6.3 & 29.3\\ \hline \end{array} \end{array}$

Find the probability, expressed as a decimal rounded to the nearest hundredth, that a randomly selected American living alone is in the $25-34$ age range.

Solution

VerifiedUsing the data in the table, we need to find the probability that a randomly selected American living alone is in the 25-34 age range using empirical probability.

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