# Question

The 2011 Statistical Abstract of the United States3 provides information on individuals’ self described religious affiliations. The information for 2008 is summarized in the following table (all numbers are in thousands).

Christian

Catholic................. 57,199

Baptist................... 36,148

Christian (no denomination specified)...... 16,834

Methodist/Wesleyan............. 11,366

Other Christian............... 51,855

Jewish................. 2,680

Muslim.................. 1,349

Buddhist................ 1,189

Other non-Christian.............. 3,578

No Religion................. 34,169

Refused to Answer............ 11,815

Total Adult Population in 2008........ 228,182

a. Find the probability that a randomly selected individual is identified as Christian.

b. Given that an individual identifies as Christian, find the probability that the person is Catholic.

c. Given that an individual answered, find the probability the individual is identified as following no religion.

Christian

Catholic................. 57,199

Baptist................... 36,148

Christian (no denomination specified)...... 16,834

Methodist/Wesleyan............. 11,366

Other Christian............... 51,855

Jewish................. 2,680

Muslim.................. 1,349

Buddhist................ 1,189

Other non-Christian.............. 3,578

No Religion................. 34,169

Refused to Answer............ 11,815

Total Adult Population in 2008........ 228,182

a. Find the probability that a randomly selected individual is identified as Christian.

b. Given that an individual identifies as Christian, find the probability that the person is Catholic.

c. Given that an individual answered, find the probability the individual is identified as following no religion.

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