Author:
Christine Farr

QUIZ #21. Shown in the following table are the reported annual deaths of males aged 75 or over from 1 of the 5 leading types of cancer:Site of CancerLungProstateColon or RectumStomachPancreasNumber of Deaths12,22610,8358,4263,0373,03137,555For a randomly selected deceased male cancer victim, what is the probability thata) he died of lung or prostate?b) He died of cancer of either the stomach or the pancreas?c) He did not die of lung cancer?2. Out of every 100 cars that start in the Maryland Grand Prix race, only 60 finish. Two cars are entered by the UMUC team in this year’s race.a) What is the probability that both will finish?b) What is the probability that neither of UMUC’s 2 cars will finish the grand prix?3. A review of the records at Lander Community College revealed the following ethnic breakdown of the student population:Caucasian1200Black640Hispanic280Asian80Native American60Other20a) What is the probability that a randomly selected student is eitherCaucasian or Black?b) What is the probability that the selected student is not a member of either of the two largest categories?4. DemocratRepublicanIndependent

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