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    Any Matrix experts out there? Matrix problem...

    The table below gives the educational attainment of the U.S. population 25 years and older since 1960. Thank you!


    Males-

    Percentage with 4 years of high school
    1960 39.5%
    1970 51.9%
    1980 67.3%
    1990 77.7%
    2000 84.2%
    2004 84.8%

    Percentage with 4 years of college or more

    1960 9.7%
    1970 13.5%
    1980 20.1%
    1990 24.4%
    2000 27.8%
    2004 29.4%

    Females-

    Percentage with 4 years of highschool or more

    1960 42.5%
    1970 52.8%
    1980 65.8%
    1990 77.5%
    2000 84.0%
    2004 85.4%

    Percentage with 4 years of college or more

    1960 5.8%
    1970 8.1%
    1980 12.8%
    1990 18.4%
    2000 23.6%
    2004 26.1%



    a) Write a matrix for the educational attainment of males

    b) Write a matrix for the educational attainment of females

    c)Use the matrices from parts a and b to write a matrix showing the difference in educational attainment between males and females since 1960
    Last edited by Mathgirl7; December 2nd 2010 at 04:41 PM.
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