13th Edition
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781305881884


13th Edition
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781305881884


Chapter 5.1, Problem 4E
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In January the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 8.3% (U.S. Department of Labor website, February 10, 2012). The Census Bureau includes nine states in the Northeast region. Assume that the random variable of interest is the number of Northeastern states with an unemployment rate in January that was less than 8.3%. What values may this random variable assume?

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