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Confucius Says: What is the Probability?

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A famous quote attributed to Confucius is: "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."

How do Americans really feel about their jobs?

A random sample of $100$ working American men and $100$ working American women were asked to describe how they feel about their job. Responses, by gender, are shown in the table below.

Love It Like It Neutral Dislike It Hate It
Men 31 42 6 12 9
Women 39 39 3 14 5



What is the probability that a randomly selected person from among those surveyed would say that they "Love It"?

A

$0.20$

B

$0.31$

C

$0.35$

D

$0.39$

E

$0.70$