CRE Congress and Religion. ?Based on data from the Pew Forum on Religion and Political Life, the members of Congress have these religious affiliations: Catholic (156), Jewish (39), Protestant (304), Mormon (15), other (15). There were six members of Congress who did not specify a religious affiliation, and the data are current at the time of this writing. Ignore the six unspecified religious affiliations and use these data for Exercises. Congress and Religion: Probability a.? If two different members of Congress are randomly selected, what is the probability that they are both Protestant? b.? If a member of Congress is randomly selected, what is the probability that he or she is Catholic or Protestant? c.? If a member of Congress is randomly selected, what is the probability that he or she is not Mormon? d.? What ?percentage? of members of Congress are Jewish?

Solution 9 CRE Step 1 : Given, The data from the pew forum on religion and political life. The members of the congress have these religious affiliation : catholic (156), Jewish (39), Protestant (304), Mormon (15) and others (15). Six members of the congress were not specify any religious affiliation. a) The total number of members in congress is 535. The probability that both are protestant is given as P(both protestant) = The number of possible ways in which two members are selected from protestant group The total number of possible ways that two members will select 304 C = 535 C2 2 = 0.322 b) The probability that he or she are catholic or protestant is given as The...