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Year Total Population Labor Force Unemployment (in thousands) (in thousands) (in thousands) 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 282,434 285,545 288,600 291,049 293,708 296,639 299,801 302,045 304,906 307,007 309,438 311,663 313,998 316,205 318,563 320,897 323,127 142,583 143,734 144,863 146,510 149,401 149,320 151,428 153,124 154,287 154,142 153,889 153,617 154,995 155,389 155,922 157,130 159,187 5,692 6,801 8,378 8,774 8,149 7,591 7,001 7,078 8,924 14,265 14,825 13,747 12,506 11,460 9,617 8,296 7,751Using the following population and employment data for the United States (2000–2016), answer three questions.

a. What percentage of the labor force was employed?

b. What percentage of the labor force was unemployed?

c. What percentage of the total population was employed?

Use the following data to answer the question Prices That R se in 2016 (% Prices That Fell in 2016 (% Train fares Apples Textbooks Cable TV Cigarettes College tuitior Oranges +7.4% +6.8 +4.7 +3.7 +3.6 +2.7 +0.7 -21·1% -19.2 Eggs Televisions Gasoline Milk Air fares Coffee Bananas -4.6 -3.3 -3.0 Average inflation rate: +1.3% Instructions: Enter your response rounded to one decimal place By how much did the pace of tuition hikes exceed the 2016 average rate of inflation?

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