# Homework Help: Math: Statistics

## Recent Homework Questions About Statistics

Statistics show that the sales force of a certain company successfully closed 986 sales out of 1,700 sales calls. What was their percent success rate? If needed, enter decimals rather than fractions. Do not enter the percent symbol in your answer.i need the answer now

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so we will be having a quiz about hypotheses testing and i cant still figure out the difference between the null hypothesis with alternative hypothesis. PLEASE HELP ME DIFFERENTIATE THE TWO. And i still get confused between one tailed test and two tailed test.. what's the ...

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what is the cost of a dinner when there is a 0 rating when y hat=1.6+2.9x

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How does the standard deviation differ to of the sample mean x bar. Please help I'm confused

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The life spans of three randomly selected tires are  28,100  miles,  37,900  miles, and  33,000  miles. Using the empirical rule, find the percentile that corresponds to each life span.

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Fewer young people are driving. In 1983, 87 percent of 19 year-olds had a driver's license. Twenty-five years later that percentage had dropped to 75 percent (University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute website, April 7, 2012). Suppose these results are based on a...

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In a test of the effectiveness of garlic for lowering cholesterol, 44 subjects were treated with garic in a processed tablet form. Cholesorol levels were measured before and after the treament. the changes in their levels of LDL cholestorol (in mg/dL have a mean of 3.5 and a ...

If a population has a standard deviation σ of 18.2 units, what is the standard error of the mean if samples of size 25 are selected? Show all work. standard error of the mean = 0/sqrt(n) = 18.2/sqrt(25) = 18.2/5 =3.64 Answer 3.64

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Suppose for the same 3000 women, we also measured their weight. Suppose the data were again normally distributed. The average weight is 143 lbs., and the standard deviation is 30 lbs. Suppose the correlation between height and weight is r = +.69. What is the slope of the best-...

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Suppose that the distance of fly balls hit to the outfield (in baseball)is normally distributed with a mean of 250 feet and a standard deviation of50 feet. a. If X = distance in feet for a fly ball, then X ~ _____(_____,_____) b. If one fly ball is randomly chosen from this ...

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How many different 9 letter code words can be made using the symbols %%%% &&& ++

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Science scores for high school seniors in the United States are normally distributed with a mean of 78 and a standard deviation of 10. Students scoring in the top 10% are eligible for a special prize consisting of a laptop and \$2,000. What is the approximate cutoff score a ...

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how to summarize statistic assumption

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If weight in the general population is normally distributed with an average of 160 and a standard deviation of 20 pounds, what is the probability of selecting someone who weights 120 or less or 170 or more pounds?

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Determine the level of the confidence given the confidence coefficient z(α/2) for the following situation: z(α/2) = 1.96

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With a known population mean of 100, and a known standard of error of the mean of 7.5, what is the probability of selecting at random a sample whose mean is equal to 110 or greater?

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historically, the average customer spends \$8.53 for all TGP restaurants(u=8.53). If the population standard deviation is \$1.06(o=1.06) and the data is normally distributed, find the probabiltiy that the sample mean will be within \$.15 of the populaiton mean using a sample size...

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Assume that the regression equation for the relationship between SAT scores and IQ scores is y = 9 +.105x. What would you expect the IQ score to be for the following individuals, given their SAT scores? Individual SAT Score IQ Score Susan 850 Sally 1175 Sam 1225 Sean 1050

Healthcare Statistics
What is the mode of this data set 22 27 32 32 35 35 36 37 38 42 48 52 53 54 55 55 55 58 59 62 62 63 64 65 65 65 67 69 75 84 I see four modes: 32, 35, 55, and 65 Would this be considered multimodal?

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For classes of 273 students, find the mean and standard deviation for the number born on the 4th of July, Ignore leap years. For a class or 273 students, would two be an unusually high number who were born on the 4th of July? I don't know how to find how many out of 273 were ...

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A headline in a certain newspaper states that "most stay at first job less than 2 years." That headline is based on an online poll of 320 college graduates. Among those polled, 72% stayed at their first full-time job less than 2 years. a. Assuming that 50% is the true ...

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The results of a nationwide survey show that 57.40% of college students have violated rules of alcohol use. The margin of error for the survey is 2.30%. What does this mean?

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Among the population of criminal justice students, the average score on the final exam was 74, with a standard deviation of 11.6. What is the probability of randomly selecting a student who earned an A (90 or better)?

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1200 high school freshman were randomly selected for a national survey. Among survey participants, the mean grade-point average was 2.8, and standard deviation was 0.6. What is the margin of error, assuming a 95% confidence level?

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A criminologist is studying school violence, she selects a random sample of 25 adolescents aged 12 to 15 from a local middle school and asks the following,"How many times within the past school year have you been physically assaulted at school? She calculated the following ...

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Suppose we would like to estimate the mean amount of money spent on books by students in the fall semester. We have the following data from 400 randomly selected students: mean=\$205 and s=\$40. Assume that the amount spent on books by students is normally distributed. Compute a...

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Let x and y be the amounts of time (in minutes) that a particular commuter must wait for a train on two independently selected days. Define a new random variable w by w = x + y, the sum of the two waiting times. The set of possible values for w is the interval from 0 to 2a (...

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Heights of men on a baseball team have a bell-shaped distribution with a mean of 169 cm and a standard deviation of 9 cm. Using the empirical rule, what is the approximate percentage of the men between the following values? a. 151 cm and 187 cm. b. 160 cm and 178 cm. Please ...

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In a course there is a midterm exam, worth 40% of the course grade, and a final exam worth 60%. On the midterm the mean grade was 80 with a standard deviation of 10, and on the final the mean was 75 with a standard deviation of 15. The correlation between the two exams is 0.6...

STATISTICS
a team of 3 is to be chosen from 4 boys and 5 girls. if X is the random variable of the number of girls in the team find the Expected variable X. E(X)

statistics/normal distribution
If np is greater than or equal to 5, and nq is greater than or equal to 5, estimate P(fewer than 8) with n =14 and p = 0.6 by using the normal distribution as an approximation to the binomial distribution; if np < 5 or nq < 5, then state that the normal approximation is ...

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What is the sample variance (not the population estimate) for: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8.

Statistics
In a nominal data set, what is the preferred measure of central tendency?

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I know I posted this earlier but I found the answer I just don't know the steps to find it. Use technology to find the probability associated with the cumulative area to the left of the z score of the adjusted value of x, 5.5. P(z < - 0.5546) = 0.2896 If you could just show...

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A vending machine pours an average of 8.0 oz of coffee with a standard deviation of 0.2 oz if it is functioning properly. An inspector wants to take 16 cups of coffee from the machine to see if the machine is functioning well or not. He wants to have a significance level of 4...

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use technology to find the probability associated with the cumulative area to the left of the z score of the adjusted value of x, 5.5 P(z< - 0.5546) = Im not sure if I need to look a z score table or how to redo this formula. I know the steps except for this. Please help.

Statistics and Probability
I took a large sample of households in a city, and based on that, estimate the standard deviation of the income for all households in the city is \$800. In order to make a desired conclusion about the income for all the households in the city, I want the sample mean for another...

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I took a large sample of households in a city, and based on that, estimate the standard deviation of the income for all households in the city is \$800. In order to make a desired conclusion about the income for all the households in the city, I want the sample mean for another...

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If np is more or equal to 5 and nq is more or equal to 5, estimate P(fewer than 6) with n = 14 and p = 0.5 by using the normal distribution as an approximation to the binomial distribution; if np < 5 or nq < 5, then state that the normal approximation is not suitable. ...

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A box contains 3 red marbles and 7 white marbles.A marble is drawn from the box,and a marble of the other color is then put into the box.A second marble is drawn from the box.Find the probability that the second marble is red.if both marbles were of same color.what is the ...

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A comprehensive study of orphaned children is conducted in every orphanage in Australia. A scale called the Capacity for Attachment Scale is given to all orphaned children. The mean (μ) of the scale is 72 and the standard deviation (σ) is 13. Assuming that the scores...

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If a fowl is treated, probability of dying is 1/10 while if not treated the probability is 7/10 calculate the probability that, a fowl picked at random from the 36 fowl is (i) Treated with the drug and will die (ii) Not treated with the drug and will die (iii) Not treated with...

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The water supply in a town depends entirely on two pumps. A and B. The probability of pump A filling is 0.1 and the probability of pump B failing is 0.2. Calculate the probability that (a) Both pumps are working (b) There is no water in the town (c) Only one pump is working (d...

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About 71% of dog owners buy holiday presents for their dogs. Suppose n = 4 dog owners are randomly selected. Find the expected number of persons, in the sample, who buy their dog holiday presents. Round to four decimal places.

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A cell phone service provider has selected a random sample of 20 of its customers in an effort to estimate the mean number of minutes used per day. The results of the sample included a sample mean of 34.5 minutes and a sample standard deviation equal to 11.5 minutes. Based on ...

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Consider the following situation, and answer each of the following multiple choice questions. In your write-up, just list the sub-question letter (A-J) and your answer – no need to restate the question or to justify your answer. Situation: You have 400 data points, which are...

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a hat contains 40 marbles, 16 of which are red and are green. if one marble is randomly selected out of this hat, what is the probability that this marble is red?

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Factories A, B and C produce computers. Factory A produces 3 times as many computers as factory C, and factory B produces 6 times as many computers as factory C. The probability that a computer produced by factory A is defective is 0.02, the probability that a computer ...

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A consumer advocacy group claims that the mean amount of juice in a 16 ounce bottled drink is not 16 ounces, as stated by the bottler.

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A) Identify the question, population, and sample. b) Discuss any potential bias or lurking variables that may affect the results.? c) Write about the extent to which we can generalize the findings to all people who use cell phones. Stewart Fist reported the results of an ...

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A student government representative at a local university claims that 60% of all the undergraduate students favor a move to Division I in college football. A simple random sample of 250 undergraduate students is selected. What is the probability that the sample proportion ...

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Heights of women have a bell-shaped distribution with a mean of 158 cm and a standard deviation of 8 cm. Using Chebyshev’s theorem, what do we know about the percentage of Women with heights that are within 3 standard deviations of the mean. What are the minimum and maximum ...

govt
what is the correct apa style that i would use in a biblography for the u.S. bureau of labor statistics (february 2012)

Statistics
A student guesses blindly on a 20-question multiple choice test. If each question has 4 answer choices (only one of which is correct), what is the probability that the student will answer exactly 10 questions correctly?

statistics
Determine the critical region and the critical values used to test the following null hypotheses: a. Ho: μ = 55 (≥), Ha: μ < 55, α = 0.02 b. Ho: μ = −86 (≥), Ha: μ < −86, α = 0.01 c. Ho: μ = 107, Ha: μ &#...

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Below are the numbers of games played in the World Series from 1903 to 2012. Find the mean, variance and standard deviation. Games played Probability 4 0.186 5 0.231 6 0.203 7 0.341 8 0.039

Statistics
For \$5 you can buy a ticket for a drawing for a prize of \$2,000. The probability of winning the prize is 0.001. How much money to you expect to win

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A candy company claims that 13% of its plain candies are orange, and a sample of 100 such candies is randomly selected. Find the mean and the standard deviation for the number of orange candies in such groups of 100. I do not get the formula to figure this out Someone, please ...

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Let the random variable x represent the number of girls in a family with three children. Assume the probability of a child being a girl is 0.42. The table on the right describes the probability of having x number of girls. Determine whether the table describes a probability ...

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When drawing a histogram, it is important to a. eliminate the extremes to minimize the effect of skewness. b. choose class intervals, so they all have the same number of observations c. make sure that the mean and the median fall in the same class interval, so that the correct...

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A brand has 50% recognition rate. Assume the owner of the brand wants to verify that rate by beginning with a small sample of 6 randomly selected customers, what is the probability that exactly 5 of the selected consumers recognize the brand name? I need the correct formula in...

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Estimate the multiple linear regression equation relating number of cups of coffee per week, female sex, and number of hours of exercise per week, considered simultaneously, to GPA. Consider GPA the dependent, or outcome variable. my answer: GPA= 7.301 -1.649 (female sex) -0....

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Use the 5-step hypothesis testing framework to answer the following 2 questions: Step One: Stating the hypothesis Step Two: Choosing the appropriate test statistic Step Three: Developing a decision rule Step Four: Calculating the value of the test statistic Step Five: Stating ...

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Let the random variable x represent the number of girls in a family with three children. Assume the probability of a child being a girl is 0.46. The table describes the probability of having x number of girls.Determine whether the table describes a probability distribution. If...

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Five males with a particular genetic disorder have one child each. the random variable x is the number of children among the five who inherit the genetic disorder. Determine whether the table describes a probability distribution. If it does, find the mean and standard ...

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A candy company claims that 11% of its plain candies are orange, and a sample of 200 such candies is randomly selected a. find the mean and standard deviation for the number of orange candies in such groups of 100. use the formulas below to calculate the mean and standard ...

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Assume that a procedure yields a binomial distribution with n trials and the probability of success for one trial is p. Use the given values of n and p to find the mean μ and standard deviation σ. Also, use the range rule of thumb to find the minimum usual value &#...

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A population has u=100 and o=20. If you select a single score from this population, on average, how close would it be to the population mean? Explain your answer. I don't understand the question itself. Please help.

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In testing the hypotheses H0: = 0.40, H1: > 0.40 at the 5% significance level, if the sample proportion is .45, and the standard error of the sample proportion is .05, the appropriate conclusion would be

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S) Suppose we want to determine the (binomial) probability (p) of getting 5 heads in 15 flips of a 2-sided coin. Using the Binomial table in the appendix of the text, what values of n, x, and p would we use to look up this probability, and what would be the probability? n=...

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Approximately 6% of the male population is color blind. If a random sample of 250 male adults is tested for color blindness, what is the probability that at least 10 but no more than 20 will be color blind?

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Can someone please separate this terms by categorical variable and numerical variable: Region Population Growth Rate Adult Literacy Measles Immunity Male Life expectancy Female life expectancy Male Healthy Average Life Expectancy Female Healthy Average Life Expectancy

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From Lab 3, Problem 2 2. The data set magnet is from an experiment to see the effect of voltage and number of turns on the magnetic force of an electromagnet. The experimenters expected to see a limit to which the number of turns could increase the force. (This is actually a ...

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Anger and Snap Judgments Read the article entitled “Anger Can Cause Snap Judgments” and answer the following questions. ANGER CAN CAUSE SNAP JUDGMENTS Anger can make a normally unbiased person act with prejudice, according to a forthcoming study in the journal ...

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if you earned a 17 on a quiz what would your score indicate the best performance a. x=15 and s=2.4 b. x=15 and s=2.1 c. x=17 and s=2.4 d. x=17 and s=2.1

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A teacher is interested in finding out how many hours a day a college student at Monroe Community College exercises. The teacher randomly chooses 1000 college students and asks them, “How many hours do you exercise?” Explain whether there could be any bias in the data the ...

Statistics
A linear regression of price on square footage of homes for sale found the equation price = 30275 + 144*sqft. In this equation, the slope means A. a house with no square feet will cost \$30,275. B. for every 144 square feet, average price goes up \$30,275. C. for every square ...

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Listed below are the duration's (in hours) of a simple random sample of all flights of a space shuttle program. Find the range, variance, and standard deviation for the sample data. Is the lowest duration time unusual? Why or why not? 71, 100, 237, 199, 164, 269, 193, 379, 252...

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Below are 36 sorted ages of an acting award winner. Find P10 converting a percentile to a data value 17 21 22 22 22 23 24 30 31 33 37 38 38 42 43 44 45 47 47 50 51 53 54 54 54 54 55 60 64 65 67 69 71 71 72 76 78 I am not sure how this system works and I searched my textbook ...

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above average warmth extended over the east and southeast on Jan.13, 2005.The days forecasted high temperatures in four cities in the affected area were as follows: Burlington, Vt. 55 degrees F, Durham, N.C. 74 degrees F, Williamsburg, Va. 74 Degrees F., and Augusta Ga., 75 ...

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One of the tallest living men has a height of 263 cm. One of the tallest living women is 245 cm tall. Heights of men have a means of 177 cm and a standard deviation of 8 cm. Heights of women have a mean of 163 cm and a standard deviation of 4cm. Relative to the population of ...

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Listed below are the duration's (in hours) of a simple random sample of all flights of a space shuttle program. Find the range, variance, and standard deviation for the sample data. Is the lowest duration time unusual? Why or why not? 71 100 237 199 164 269 193 379 252 233 388...

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Identify the level of measurement of the data and explain what is wrong with the given calculation. In a set of data, movie ratings are represented as 100 for 1 star, 200 for 2 stars, and 300 for 3 stars. the average (mean) of the 527 movie ratings is 231.2 Don't get this ...

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A polling company reported that 53% of 2302 surveyed adults said that they play basketball.a. what is the exact value that is 53% of 2302? b. could the result from part (a) be the actual number of adults who said that they play basketball? why or why not? c. What could the ...

Statistics
The time to fly between New York City and Chicago is normally distributed with a mean of 180 minutes and a standard deviation of 17 minutes. What is the probability that a flight is more than 200 minutes?

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The response to a question has three alternatives: A, B, and C. A sample of 120 responses provides 52 A, 29 B, and 39 C responses. Show the frequency and relative frequency distributions (use nearest whole number for the frequency column and 2 decimal for the relative ...

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An automotive manufacturer has selected 10 car seats to study the Rockwell hardness of the seat recliner mechanism. A sample of 8 has an average of 44.795 and a standard deviation of 0.402. At 95% percent confidence level, what is the interval for the population mean?

statistics
A sample distribution (closely approximating a normal distribution) of a critical part dimension has an average of 11.85 inches and a sample standard deviation of 1.33 inches. The lower specification limit is 11.41 inches. The upper specification limit is 12.83 inches. What ...

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A manufacturer of light bulbs has sampled 40 bulbs in order to determine the population mean life of the bulbs. The sample mean was 1,200 hours with a standard deviation of 100. The manufacturer would like to know, with 95% confidence, the interval values for the population mean

math (statistics)
The following table shows the percentage of individuals in each age group who use an online tax program to prepare their federal income tax return. AGE ONLINE TAX PROGRAM (%) 18-34 16 35-44 12 45-54 10 55-64 8 65+ 2 Suppose a follow-up study consisting of personal interviews ...

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Suppose we have yo estimate the average number of purchases in a given hour in a given hour at a convenient store. Using this example describe in your own words how you would go about this determining this average through: A.) Drawing a random sample B.) A Systematic sample C...

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a researcher weighs each individual in a sample of 25 laboratory rats and calculates the average weight for the group. the average weight is an example of a ____ .

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Suppose we want to estimate the average number of purchases in a given hour in a local convenience store. Using this example describe in your own words how you would go about determining this average through: A.) Drawing a random sample: Drawing a random sample would be the ...

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A coin is tossed 3 times. Find the probability that all the 3 are heads (A) if it is known that the first is heads (B) if it is known that the first 2 are heads (C) if it is known that the 2 of them are heads

writting skills
The World Almanac is a book of      A. facts and statistics. B. living notable Americans. C. synonyms. D. articles published in magazines.

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Describe whether the following study would most likely be “observational” or “experimental”, and why it would be so. * Mystery shoppers monitor the preferences at a shopping mall It seems the obvious answer would be observational because, "mystery shoppers" observe ...

Statistics
In a study of pleas and prison sentences, it is found that 40% of the subjects studied were sent to prison. Among those sent to prison, 20% chose to plead guilty. Among those not sent to prison, 10% chose to plead guilty. 3.3.a (0.5 pt) If a study subject is randomly selected...

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A candidate for a political office claims that he will win the election. A poll is conducted, and 35 of 150 voters indicate that they will vote for the candidate, 100 voters indicate that they will vote for his opponent, and 15 voters are undecided. a. What is the population ...

Statistics HELP
There are two bags each containing red balls and yellow balls. Bag A contains 1 red and 4 yellow balls. Bag B contains 3 red and 13 yellow balls. Alva says that if we choose one bag and draw one ball from that bag you should always choose bag B if you are trying to draw a red ...

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An experiment consists of tossing a fair coin twice. The student reasons that there are three possible outcomes: two heads, one head and one tail, or two tails. Thus,P(HH) 1/3

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