Utility function, Applied Statistics

The decision maker ranks lotteries according to the utility function

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(i) State the independence assumption. Does this decision maker satisfy it?

(ii) Is this decision maker risk averse? Does she satisfy decreasing risk aversion?

(iii) The decision maker has wealth w > 500 and is just indi?erent between accepting and rejecting a lottery that gives her an equal chance of winning 1000 and losing 500. What is the wealth of the decision maker?

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