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Question

Among respondents asked which is their favorite seat on a plane, 497 chose the window seat, 12 chose the middle seat, and 312 chose the aisle seat. What is the probability that a passenger prefers the middle seat? Is it unlikely for a passenger to prefer the middle seat? If so, why is the middle seat so unpopular?

The probability that a passenger prefers the middle seat is?

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(Round to three decimal places as needed.)

Is it unlikely for a passenger to prefer the middle seat?

A. Yes, because the probability that a passenger prefers the middle seat is less than 0.05.

B. No, because the probability that a passenger prefers the middle seat is less than 0.05.

C. Yes, because the probability that a passenger prefers the middle seat is greater than 0.05.

D. No, because the probability that a passenger prefers the middle seat is greater than 0.05.

If so, why is the middle seat so unpopular?

A. The middle seat offers more opportunities for conversation with other passengers.

B. The middle seat is more comfortable than window or aisle seats.

C. The middle seat lacks an outside view, easy access to the aisle, and a passenger in the middle seat has passengers on both sides instead of on one side only.

D. Tickets for the middle seat are cheaper.