At the local cell phone store, the5.22 Cell phone and caseprobability that a customer who walks in will purchase anew cell phone is 0.2. The probability that the customerwill purchase a new cell phone protective case is 0.25. Isthis information sufficient to determine the probability thata customer will purchase a new cell phone and a new cellphone protective case? If so, find the probability. If not,explain why not. (Hint: Considering the buying practices ofconsumers in this context, is it reasonable to assume theseindependent?)events are

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At the local cell phone store, the
5.22 Cell phone and case
probability that a customer who walks in will purchase a
new cell phone is 0.2. The probability that the customer
will purchase a new cell phone protective case is 0.25. Is
this information sufficient to determine the probability that
a customer will purchase a new cell phone and a new cell
phone protective case? If so, find the probability. If not,
explain why not. (Hint: Considering the buying practices of
consumers in this context, is it reasonable to assume these
independent?)
events are
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At the local cell phone store, the 5.22 Cell phone and case probability that a customer who walks in will purchase a new cell phone is 0.2. The probability that the customer will purchase a new cell phone protective case is 0.25. Is this information sufficient to determine the probability that a customer will purchase a new cell phone and a new cell phone protective case? If so, find the probability. If not, explain why not. (Hint: Considering the buying practices of consumers in this context, is it reasonable to assume these independent?) events are

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Consider the events A and B as customer will purchase a new cell phone and customer will purchase a new cell phone protective case respectively.

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= 0.2 P(B) 0.25

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Yes, the provided information is sufficient to determine the probability that a customer will purchase a new cell phone and a new cell phone protective case. It is possible by considering the events independent based on the buying prac...

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