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In a survey of 700 randomly selected consumers, 30 said they bought brand A cereal, 30 said they bought brand B, and 20 said they bought brand C. What is the empirical probability that a consumer will purchase the following? (Assume each person surveyed bought at most one of these brands of cereal.) Enter the exact rational fraction, or decimal equivalent rounded to 6 decimal places.

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In a survey of 700 randomly selected consumers, 30 said they bought brand A cereal, 30 said they bought brand B, and 20 said they bought brand C. What is the empirical probability that a consumer will purchase the following? (Assume each person surveyed bought at most one of these brands of cereal.)

 

Enter the exact rational fraction, or decimal equivalent rounded to 6 decimal places.

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Emperical probability is the ratio of number of times the favourable outcome occurred to the total number of outcomes.
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The total number of consumers randomly selected in the survey = 700
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