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Hiring Discrimination

GMAT-EV4TXC
Number of Males Hired Number of Females Hired Frequency of Result
0 12 2
1 11 45
2 10 497
3 9 3,312
4 8 14,903
5 7 47,689
6 6 111,275
7 5 190,757
8 4 238,446
9 3 211,952
10 2 127,171
11 1 46,243
12 0 7,708

Consider each of the following statements. Does the information in the three sources support the inference as stated?

Yes

No

Yes

No

Based on the simulation, there is a probability of over 50% that at least eight of the new supervisors hired would be male.

Yes

No

If all 12 supervisors hired had been male, the county court would likely have supported a claim of discrimination against the company.

Yes

No

Considering just the trials in which less than half of the supervisors hired were male, only 1% of those trials would have been identified for possible discrimination against men using the county court’s legal standards.