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# AgeAgeGenderUnder 4040 or olderTotalMale12214Female8311Total20525The table above shows the distribution of age and gender for 25 people who entered a contest. If the contest winner will be selected at random, what is the probability that the winner will be either a female under age 40 or a male age 40 or older?

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425
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1025
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1125
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1625
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Solution

## The correct option is B 1025Of the 25 people who entered the contest, there are 8 females under age 40 and 2 males age 40 or older. Therefore, the probability that the contest winner will be either a female under age 40 or a male age 40 or older is:825+225=1025

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