Question: In a survey of 100 insurance claims 40 are fire

In a survey of 100 insurance claims, 40 are fire claims (FIRE), 16 of which are fraudulent (FRAUD). Also, there are a total of 40 fraudulent claims.
a. Construct a contingency table summarizing the claims data. Use the pairs of events FIRE and, FRAUD and.
b. What proportion of the fire claims are fraudulent?
c. Are the events a claim is fraudulent and a claim is a fire claim independent? Use your probability of part b to prove your answer.

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