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Problem 2-27 (Algorithmic) In an article about investment alternatives, Money magazine reported that drug stocks provide a potential for long-term growth, with over 50% of the adult population of the United States taking prescription drugs on a regular basis. For adults age 65 and older, 86% take prescription drugs regularly. For adults age 18 to 64, 48% take prescription drugs regularly. The 18-64 age group accounts for 81.7% of the adult population (Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2008). a. What is the probability that a randomly selected adult is 65 or older? If required, round your answer to three decimal places. P (A) b. Given that an adult takes prescription drugs regularly, what is the probability that the adult is age 65 or older? If required, round your answer to four decimal places. P (AlD)-

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