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An insurance company wants to charge a higher premium to drivers of red cars because they believe that they get more speeding tickets. A research company collected the following data to investigate their claim. Use the data below to decide if the insurance company should be charging a higher premium to drivers of red cars. Homework Help ✎

Total: cars with speeding tickets

Red Cars: red cars with speeding tickets

Find the probability of getting a ticket and the probability of getting a ticket while driving a red car.
Then use the probabilities to determine whether a driver of a red car is more or less likely to get a ticket than a random driver.