Aishwarya's husband passed away in 2014. She needs to determine

Aishwarya's husband passed away in 2014. She needs to determine whether Jasmine, her 17-year-old stepdaughter, who is single, qualifies as her dependent in 2015. Jasmine is a resident but not a citizen of the United States. She lived in Aishwarya's home from June 15 through December 31, 2015. Aishwarya provided more than half of Jasmine's support for 2015.
a) Is Aishwarya allowed to claim a dependency exemption for Jasmine for 2015?
b) Would Aishwarya be allowed to claim a dependency exemption for Jasmine for 2015 if Aishwarya provided more than half of Jasmine's support in 2015, Jasmine lived in Aishwarya's home from July 15 through December 31 of 2015, and Jasmine reported gross income of $5,000 in 2015?
c) Would Aishwarya be allowed to claim a dependency exemption for Jasmine for 2015 if Aishwarya provided more than half of Jasmine's support in 2015, Jasmine lived in Aishwarya's home from July 15 through December 31 of 2015, and Jasmine reported gross income of $2,500 in 2015?

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