Q:

Suppose one hundred eleven people who shopped in a special t-shirt store were asked the number of t-shirts they own costing more than $19 each.

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Answer:Option C 41%Step-by-step explanation:see the attached figure to better understand the problemwe know thatThe number of people who own at most three t-shirts costing more than $19 each is equal to the number of people who own one t-shirt costing more than $19 each, plus the number of people who own two t-shirt costing more than $19 each, plus the number of people who own three t-shirt costing more than $19 eachObserving the graphThe number of people who own one t-shirt costing more than $19 each is 5The number of people who own two t-shirt costing more than $19 each is 17The number of people who own tree t-shirt costing more than $19 each is 23The number of people who own at most three t-shirts costing more than $19 each is[tex](5+17+23)=45\ people[/tex]To find out the percentage divided the number of people who own at most three t-shirts costing more than $19 by one hundred eleven people (total people that shopped in a store) and then multiply by 100[tex](45/111)100= 40.54\%[/tex]Round to the nearest whole number[tex]40.54\%=41\%[/tex]