# 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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## Expert Answer

Step 1

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.

Step 2

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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