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# According to the American FactFinder website there were 197.8 million adults over the age of 25 in the United States in 2007. The table below shows...

According to the American FactFinder website there were 197.8 million adults over the age of 25 in the United States in 2007. The table below shows the educational attainment for these adults. Use the data in the table, expressed in millions, to solve the following problems.
Less than 9th grade Some High School H.S. Graduate Some College Assoc. Degree Bach. Degree Advanced Degree
Male 6.3 9.1 28.1 18.6 6.4 16.7 10.2
Female 6.4 8.9 30.3 21.1 8.3 17.6 9.7
Total 12.7 18.0 58.5 39.8 14.6 34.2 20.0
What is the probability that a randomly selected American, aged 25 or over,
(a) (2 point) …. has an advanced degree?

12.7+18.0+58.5+39.8+14.6+34.2= 177
(b) (1 point) … is female?

Female= 6.4+8.9+30.3+21.1+8.3+17.6+9.7=
Male= 6.3+9.1+28.1+18.6+6.4+16.7+10.2=
(c) (1 point) …. is a female with an advanded degree?
6.4+8.9+30.3+21.1+8.3+17.6=92.6

(d) (1 point) … has attended college (may or may not have graduated)?

According to the American FactFinder website there were 197.8 million adults over the age of 25 in the United States
in 2007. The table below shows the educational attainment for these adults. Use...

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