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# M:C:SPR:1

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Problem Solving and Data Analysis

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The table below classifies 103 elements as metal, metalloid, or nonmetal and as solid, liquid, or gas at standard temperature and pressure.

Solids | Liquids | Gases | Total | |
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Metals | 77 | 1 | 0 | 78 |

Metalloids | 7 | 0 | 0 | 7 |

Nonmetals | 6 | 1 | 11 | 18 |

Total | 90 | 2 | 11 | 103 |

What fraction of all solids and liquids in the table are metalloids?

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There are 7 metalloids that are solid or liquid, and there are 92 total solids and liquids. Therefore, the fraction of solids and liquids that are metalloids is .

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easy

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Students must read information from two-way tables and determine the specific relationship between two categorical variables.