A random sample of 80 lawyers was taken, and they were asked if they are in favor of or against capital punishment. The following table gives the two-way classification of their responses.
a. If one lawyer is randomly selected from this group, find the probability that this lawyer
i. Favors capital punishment
ii. Is a female
iii. Opposes capital punishment given that the lawyer is a female
iv. Is a male given that he favors capital punishment
v. Is a female and favors capital punishment
vi. Opposes capital punishment or is a male
b. Are the events “female” and “opposes capital punishment” independent? Are they mutually exclusive? Explain why or why not.

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