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# A small town has 5,600 residents. The residents in the town were asked whether or not they favored building a new bridge across the river.

A small town has 5,600 residents. The residents in the town were asked whether or not they favored building a new bridge across the river. You are given the following information on the residents' responses, broken down by gender.
Men Women Total
In Favor 1,400 280 1,680
Opposed 840 3,080 3,920
Total 2,240 3,360 5,600

Let: M be the event a resident is a man
W be the event a resident is a woman
F be the event a resident is in favor
P be the event a resident is opposed
f. What is the probability that a randomly selected resident is a man or in favor of building the bridge or both?

Total men=2240. Women in... View the full answer

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