Oil Spills. The U. S. Coast Guard maintains a database of the number, source, and location of oil spills in U. S. navigable and territorial waters. The following is a probability distribution for location of oil spill events. [SOURCE: Statistical Abstract of the United States]LocationProbabilityAtlantic Ocean0. 008Pacific Ocean0. 037Gulf of Mexico0. 233Great Lakes0. 020Other lakes0. 002Rivers and canals0. 366Bays and sounds0. 146Harbors0. 161Other 0. 027 Apply the special addition rule to find the percentage of oil spills in U.S. navigable and territorial waters thata. occur in an ocean.b. occur in a lake or harbor.c. do not occur in a lake, ocean, river, or canal.

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Oil Spills. The U. S. Coast Guard maintains a database of the number, source, and location of oil spills in U. S. navigable and territorial waters. The following is a probability distribution for location of oil spill events. [SOURCE: Statistical Abstract of the United States]

Location

Probability

Atlantic Ocean

0. 008

Pacific Ocean

0. 037

Gulf of Mexico

0. 233

Great Lakes

0. 020

Other lakes

0. 002

Rivers and canals

0. 366

Bays and sounds

0. 146

Harbors

0. 161

Other

 

0. 027

 

Apply the special addition rule to find the percentage of oil spills in U.S. navigable and territorial waters that

a. occur in an ocean.

b. occur in a lake or harbor.

c. do not occur in a lake, ocean, river, or canal.

 

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