Based on the data in this two-way table, which statement is true?

Type of Flower/Color Red Pink Yellow Total

Rose 40 20 45 105

Hibiscus 80 40 90 210

Total 120 60 135 315

A. a flower being pink and a flower being a rose are independent of each other.

B. a flower being pink is dependent on a flower being a rose.

C. a flower being a rose is dependent on a flower being pink.

D. a flower being pink and a flower being a rose are the same.

**ANSWER:**

If , then events A and B are independent, otherwise they are dependent.

Find the probabilities:

1.

2.

3. .

Now, since , you can state that events are independent and correct choice is A.