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Isabel Briggs Myers was a pioneer in the study of personality types. The personality types are broadly defined

according to four main preferences. Do married couples choose similar or different personality types in their mates? The following data give an indication.

Similarities and Differences in a Random Sample of 375 Married Couples

Number of Similar Preferences    Number of Married Couples

All four 30

Three 126

Two 112

One 67

None 40

Suppose that a married couple is selected at random.

(a) Use the data to estimate the probability that they will have 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4 personality preferences in common. (For each answer, enter a number. Enter your answers to 2 decimal places.)

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P(x=0) = 0.11 P(x=1) = 0.18 P(x=2) = 0.30... View the full answer

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