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Answer: Using Probability to Identify Unlikely Events. In Exercises 2936, consider an

Chapter 4, Problem 31

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Car Crashes In a recent year, among 135,933,000 registered passenger cars in the United States, there were 10,427,000 crashes. Find the probability that a randomly selected passenger car in the United States will crash this year. Is it unlikely for a car to crash in a given year? What does this suggest about driving?


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The number of registered passenger cars in US  are: 135,933,000

Number of car crashes in one year is found to be 10,427,000

Let's remind ourselves the formula to find the probability

Probability of an event is defined as the ratio of the total number of times the required event occurred to the number of events.

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