Question: A survey of 1 085 adults asked Do you enjoy shopping

A survey of 1,085 adults asked, “Do you enjoy shopping for clothing for yourself?” The results (data extracted from “Split Decision on Clothes Shopping,” USA Today, January 28, 2011, p. 1B) indicated that 51% of the females enjoyed shopping for clothing for themselves as compared to 44% of the males. The sample sizes of males and females were not provided. Suppose that the results were as shown in the following table:
a. Suppose that the respondent chosen is a female. What is the probability that she does not enjoy shopping for clothing?
b. Suppose that the respondent chosen enjoys shopping for clothing. What is the probability that the individual is a male?
c. Are enjoying shopping for clothing and the gender of the individual independent? Explain.

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