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##### Given that last week, we observed the 100th Anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic

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Question;2. Given that last week, we observed the 100th Anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, the following problem is quite pertinent. The table below describes the number of men, women and children who were passengers on the Titanic.;The table lists both the number who survived as well as the number in each category who died.;Titanic Mortality Data Men Women Boys Girls Totals Survived 332 318 29 27 706 Died 1360 104 35 18 1517 1692 422 64 45 2223;If we were to randomly select one passenger:a. Find the probability that the selected passenger is male.b. Find the probability that the selected passenger survived.c. Given that the selected passenger is female, what is the probability that she died.d. Given that the selected passenger survived, what is the probability that the passenger is male?e. Find the probability that the selected passenger is male and diedf. Find the probability that the selected passenger survived or is female?g. Are the events the selected passenger died and the selected passenger is male independent events? Explain.

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