# Homework Help: Math: Statistics

## Recent Homework Questions About Statistics

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Potatoes - Samples: Assume the weights of Farmer Carl's potatoes are normally distributed with a mean of 8.0 ounces and a standard deviation of 1.3 ounces. He bags his potatoes in groups of 6. You buy a bag and the total weight is 42 ounces. Here we determine how lucky or ...

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Find the probability of winning the lottery Select the six winning numbers from 1 to 34. (in any order, no repeats) P(winning)= ?

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The p value is the: a. probability with which a test statistic would occur if the research hypothesis were true. b. probability with which a test statistic would occur if the null hypothesis were true. c. cutoff probability at which a test statistic is considered extreme. d. ...

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Workers in several industries were surveyed to determine the proportion of workers who feel their industry is understaffed. In the government sector, 37% of the respondents said they were understaffed, in the health care sector 33% said they were understaffed, and in the ...

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Suppose a certain species bird has an average weight of grams. Based on previous studies, we can assume that the weights of these birds have a normal distribution with grams. For a small group of 13 birds, find the margin of error for a 70% confidence interval for the average ...

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a researcher wants to find a model that relates square footage

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For two events, C and D, P(C)=.16 and P(D)=.18 If C and D are independent events, then find P(D intersect C) and P(C given D) and P(D U C)

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Waiting times to receive food after placing an order at the sandwich shop follow an exponential distribution with a mean of 46 seconds.? Calculate the probability a customer waits: a.) Less than 26 seconds b.) More than 105 seconds c.) Between 38 and 60 seconds d.) Fifty ...

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A research organization claims that the monthly wages of industrial workers in district X exceeds that of those in district Y by more than Rs 150. Two different samples drawn independently from the two district yielded the following results: District X: 1 x = 648, 2 1 s = 120...

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what is the percentage of the area under the curve is above the mean of the normal curve

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Mark and job are basketball players and will play a game. In the game, Mark will get 2 free throw attempts and John will get three. Overall, Mark makes a basket on 90% of free throw attempts and John makes it 50% of the time. Mark will win the game if he makes more free throws...

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I need help annotating please help me In the recent years, the media has shared with the public two very different stories involving children who committed acts of violence. Both minors were charged with murder and sent to adult state prison to serve their prison sentences. ...

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THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE NUMBER OF VIEWERS FOR THE AMERICAN IDOL TELEVISION SHOW FOLLOWS A NORMAL DISTRIBUTION WITH A MEAN OF 29 MILLION AND A STANDARD DEVIATION OF 5 MILLION. WHAT IS YHE PROBABILITY NEXT WEEKS SHOW WILL: HAVE AT LEAST 23 MILLION

Criminal Justice/Report Writing
Which of the following is one of the reasons the Uniform Crime Reporting Program __________ in 1982? A. was renamed the Summary Data Reporting System B. discontinued collecting and tracking statistics C. was revised D. broke ties with the FBI I am torn between A & C.

English
1. Why would an author use other words like adolescent, teen, or young people just to describe minor? 2. How do you correctly punctuate sentences containing documented evidence? 3. From this thesis statement , what topic can you form out of it: Some people may believe these ...

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A college student takes a standardized test and scores a 163. If the mean is 155 and the standard deviation is 7, what is the student’s percentile rank? (Assume a normal distribution.)

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Scores on a national writing exam are approximately normally distributed, with a mean of 490 and a standard deviation of 20. Consider random samples of size 25 from the population of test takers. describe the sampling distribution of a sample mean. shape mean= standard ...

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The manufacturer of Sleepeze has asked you to test the effectiveness of the drug. You decide to test the effectiveness using the drug and a placebo. You select a select a group of 500 subjects and randomly assign them to either the treatment group or the placebo group. Is this...

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A supermarket chain wants to verify that the bottler of their store brand of soda is in fact filling the cans to the specified volume. They took several “cubes” from the shelves and measured the amount in each can. Is this an observational study or a designed experiment. ...

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in new york city the average response time for calls to the first depatrment is a bout 5 minutes with a standarrd deviation of 1.5 minuties suppose response follow a normal distribuation. 1-what is the probability that a response time exceeds 9 minutes/ 2-compute the top 10 th...

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The late English psychologist Cyril Burt was known for his studies of the IQ scores of identical twins who were raised apart. The high correlation between the IQs of separated twins in Burt's studies pointed to heredity as a major factor in IQ. (Correlation measures how ...

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show me Police academy acceptance exams to qualify for a police academy, applicants are given a test of physical fitness. the scores are norally distributed with a mean of 64 and standard deviation of 9. if only the top 20% of the applicants are selected find the cutoff score?

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True or false: as then number in the sample becomes larger and larger (assuming it means as the sample gets larger and larger), then the mean of the sampling distribution is equal to the population distribution for any normal population. Is it false? That it would be ...

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Find the area under the standard normal curve that lies between z = -2.09 and z = 1.98. Note: the graph may not be drawn to scale.

Statistics
The probability that a student uses the Academic Resource Center on a regular basis is 0.43 . In a group of 21 students, what is the probability that exactly 4 of them use the Academic Resource Center on a regular basis?

Basic Statistics
The Suva Energy Information Administration reported that 51.7% of homes in Sunnyville were heated by natural gas. A random sample of 200 homes found that 115 were heated by natural gas. Does the evidence supports the claim, or has the percentage changed? (Use a P-value method).

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A rental agency claims that the average rent that small-business establishments pay in Suvacity is \$800. A sample of 10 establishments shows an average rate of \$863. The standard deviation of the sample is \$20. At α = 0.05,is there enough evidence to reject the agencies ...

Basic Statistics
A researcher is interested in estimating the average salary of police officers in a large city. She wants to be 95% confident that her estimate is correct. If the standard deviation is \$1050,how large a sample is needed to get the desired information and to be accurate within...

Basic Statistics
A random sample of 16 mid-sized cars tested for fuel consumption gave a mean of 26.4 kilometers per litre with a standard deviation of 2.3 kilometers per litre. (a)Assuming that the kilometers per litre given by all mid-sized cars have a normal distribution,find a 99% ...

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The points of 100 children in a test are normally distributed with mean of 25 points and a standard deviation of 10 points. (a)Given that the passing mark is 20, estimate the number of children who passed the test. (b)If 5.59% of the children obtain a distinction by scoring x ...

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A university sends a monthly newsletter on health to its employees. One issue included a column called "What Is the Chance?" that said: Chance that you'll die in a car accident this year: 1 in 75. There are about 310 million people in the US. About 40000 people die each year ...

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A university sends a monthly newsletter on health to its employees. One issue included a column called "What Is the Chance?" that said: Chance that you'll die in a car accident this year: 1 in 75. There are about 310 million people in the US. About 40000 people die each year ...

Pre-Cal
The prerequisite for Statistics is precalculus. College of Nursing students (only) are eligible to have the prereq waived. What does waived means?

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How could you reword the research hypotheses below to null hypotheses?a. Smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of a child being born prematurely.

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A population has a mean of 300 and a standard deviation of 50. Suppose a sample of size 125 is selected and is used to estimate . What is the probability that the sample mean will be within +/- 3 of the population mean (to 4 decimals)?

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4 people are chosen at random from a group of 15 people. What are the odds that all 4 people chosen were the oldest people in the group?

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Employees at Evergreen Manufacturing company have annual salaries ranging from a low \$12,500 to a high of 92,000. Assuming that you want to construct a frequency table with eight classes, find the upper and lower limits of the first class. How do I work the problem? Please?

Statistics and Probability
Winning the jackpot in a lottery requires that you select the correct three numbers between 1 and 51 and in a another separate drawing you must select the correct single number between 1 and 15. Find the probability of winning the jackpot- The probability of winning the ...

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Find the probability of winning a lottery with the following rule. Select the five winning numbers from 1,2...,23. (in any oder. No repeats) P(winning)= ?

Math Statistics
Answer the following. Show your work to get credit. Exam scores are normally distributed with a mean of 81 and a standard deviation of 9. a) What is the minimum score one must have to be in the top 4% of the students taking the exam? b) What percentage of scores are below 90? ...

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Answer the following. Show your work to get credit. Exam scores are normally distributed with a mean of 81 and a standard deviation of 9. a) What is the minimum score one must have to be in the top 4% of the students taking the exam? b) What percentage of scores are below 90? ...

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A researcher measures the following scores for a group of people. The X variable is the number of errors on a math test, and the Y variable is the person’s level of satisfaction with his/her performance. (a) With such ratio scores, what should the researcher conclude about ...

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Using a scatter diagram with x(age in weeks) of calves and y (weight in kg) and the info is as follows Week 1 /42kgs Week 3 /50 kgs Week 10/75 kgs Week 16/100kgs Week 26/150kgs week 36/200kgs would you estimate the linear correlation coefficient R to be positive , close to ...

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A box contains 19 red marbles and 19 green marbles. Sampling at random from the box five times with replacement, you have drawn a red marble all five times. What is the probability of drawing a red marble the sixth time?

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The Office of Student Services at a large western state university maintains information on the study habits of its full-time students. Their studies indicate that the mean amount of time undergraduate students study per week is 20 hours. The hours studied follows the normal ...

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11. All probabilities can be expressed as decimal values ranging from 0 to 1.00.

Statistics
As part of studying the relationship between mental and physical health, you obtain the following heart rates: 73 72 67 74 78 84 79 71 76 76 79 81 75 80 78 76 78 In terms of differences in heart rates, interpret these data using the following: (a) the range, (b) the variance...

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For the data in question 13, find the raw scores that correspond to the following: (a) z 5 11.22; (b) z 5 20.48.

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the average number of passengers on a subway car is 60. If the number of passengers on a car has normal distribution with a standard deviation of 20, approximately what the percent of subway cars carry more than 80 passengers?

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A computer is used to randomly select a number between 1 and 2000. Event A is selecting 460.

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A population has m = 50. What value of s would make X = 55 a central, representative score in the population?

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On this semesters final exam, john scored 72 on his calculus exam and 53 on his statistics exam. The z score for both exams was the same. Which on would he do better on? a. calculus b.statistics c. the exam scores are equivalent

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suppose that the teacher of this class graded solely on a curve - 10% get A, etc. How might this effect students getting into into study groups to prepare homework or tests?

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a) What is the standard deviation of the set of data? b) What raw score will have 15% of the data set above it? c) If I have a raw score of 21 what percentage of the scores, are below my score? 16, 16, 89, 76, 24, 45, 98, 20, 22, 28, 34, 35, 76, 67, 48, 37

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Using the z table what z score would cut off the upper 25% of scores.

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which of the following percentiles corresponds to the area beneath the normal curve from a z score of -1.00 to +1.00 a.98% b.34% c.68% d.100%

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On this semesters final exam, john scored 72 on his calculus exam and 53 on his statistics exam. The z score for both exams was the same. Which on would he do better on? a. calculus b.statistics c. the exam scores are equivalent

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If a distribution of test scores has μ = 65 with σ = 6, and you scored at the 89th percentile, what is your score?

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I need to find the chi square distribution. Thanks During the first 13 weeks of the television season, the Saturday evening 8:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. audience proportions were recorded as ABC 29%, CBS 28%, NBC 25%, and independents 18%. A sample of 300 homes two weeks after a ...

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the assets (in billions of dollars) of the four wealthiest people in a particular country are 39, 32, 11, 10. assume that samples of size n = 2 are randomly selected with replacement from this population of four values

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A congressional committie has of 8 senators and 7 representatives. How many ways can a subcomittie of 6 be formed from the full committee if exactly 5 of the members must be senators?

Statistics
Assume that the mean hourly cost to operate a commercial airplane follows the normal distribution with a mean of \$2,325 per hour and a standard deviation of \$240. What is the operating cost for the lowest 5 percent of the airplanes?

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I need to find the chi square distribution. Thanks During the first 13 weeks of the television season, the Saturday evening 8:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. audience proportions were recorded as ABC 29%, CBS 28%, NBC 25%, and independents 18%. A sample of 300 homes two weeks after a ...

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During the first 13 weeks of the television season, the Saturday evening 8:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. audience proportions were recorded as ABC 29%, CBS 28%, NBC 25%, and independents 18%. A sample of 300 homes two weeks after a Saturday night schedule revision yielded the following...

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During the first 13 weeks of the television season, the Saturday evening 8:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. audience proportions were recorded as ABC 29%, CBS 28%, NBC 25%, and independents 18%. A sample of 300 homes two weeks after a Saturday night schedule revision yielded the following...

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if you lose 10% a year, how much will be left of 2.44 million in 26 years?

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During the first 13 weeks of the television season, the Saturday evening 8:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. audience proportions were recorded as ABC 29%, CBS 28%, NBC 25%, and independents 18%. A sample of 300 homes two weeks after a Saturday night schedule revision yielded the following...

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During the first 13 weeks of the television season, the Saturday evening 8:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. audience proportions were recorded as ABC 29%, CBS 28%, NBC 25%, and independents 18%. A sample of 300 homes two weeks after a Saturday night schedule revision yielded the following...

Sociology (Statistics) Confidence Level
Help me solve this please. One of the few on my list that I had no idea how to solve. A medical researcher is interested in the prenatal care received by pregnant women in inner cities. She interviews 35 randomly selected women with children on the streets of Baltimore and ...

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Please read and use the following information to answer questions 11, 12, and 13: Big packages of M&M Plain Candies have a mean weight of 16 ounces with a standard deviation of .15 ounces. A chocolate loving researcher decides to a random sample of 20 big bags of M&M Plain ...

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Correction On this semesters final exam, john scored 72 on his calculus exam, (class distribution (u=65, \?=3.57)\) ) and 53 on his statistics exam (class distribution :u=49, ?=2.04. Which exam should he get the better grade. z1=72-65/3.57=1.960 Z2=53-49/2.04=1.960

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On this semesters final exam, john scored 72 on his calculus exam, (class distribution (u=65, \?=3.57)\) ) and 53 on his statistics exam (class distribution :u=49, ?=2.04. Which exam should he get the better grade. z1=72-65/3.57=1.960 Z2=53-49/3.57=1.120

Math & Statistics
Problem 6 [Total 5 marks] The drug Ziac is used to treat hypertension. In a large clinical trial it was found that 32% of those in the placebo group experienced dizziness. (a) [1 mark] Assuming that the same 32% proportion applies to subjects taking the drug, find the ...

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The physical plant at the main campus of a large state university receives daily requests to replace florecent lightbulbs. The distribution of the number of daily requests is bell-shaped and has a mean of 42 and a standard deviation of 10. Using the empirical rule (as ...

Statistics-Help please??
Given a mean of 25 and a standard deviation of 2.3, what is the z-score of a data value of 29? I don't understand the formula they gave me for the z-score, so I dunno where to start. /:

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Norma finds her mean number of minutes per call to be 27, with a standard deviation of 6 minutes. The minutes per call are approximately normally distributed around 27 with no outliers.

Pyschological Statistics
In a distribution with a standard deviation of eight, an individual score of 42 corresponds to a Z score of -0.5. What is the mean of this distribution?

Statistics
You own shares of Fidelity Magellan Fund (FMF), which concentrates on stocks of large American companies. Its monthly return is μFMF = 1.4% and sFMF = 4.70%. You decided to diversify your portfolio by adding shares of the Fidelity Japan Fund (FJF), which has monthly ...

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In a sophisticated medicine research center, two scales are used for repeated weighing of the same item. If the true weight of a compound is 2 grams [g], the first scale produces readings X that have a mean 2.0 g and standard deviation 0.03 g. The second scale’s readings Y ...

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in order to estimate the mean amount of time computer users spend on the internet ea mn, how many people do i interview to have 90% confident sample mean within 11 min of the pop mean? Assum sd= 203 min

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On this semesters final exam, john scored 72 on his calculus exam, (class distribution (u=65, \σ=3.57)\) ) and 53 on his statistics exam (class distribution :u=49, σ=2.04. Which exam should he get the better grade. z1=72-65/3.57=1.960 Z2=53-49/3.57=1.120

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Mean time 79 min Standard deviation 8 min what is the probability of doing it in 60 min or less

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On this semester’s final exam, Susie scored 72 on her classics exam (class distribution: μ = 65, σ = 3.57) and 53 on her psychology exam (class distribution: μ = 49, σ = 2.04). For which exam should Susie expect the better grade? a. Classics b. Psychology...

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A household appliance manufacturer wants to analyze the relationship between total sales and the company's three primary means of advertising (television, magazines, and radio). All values are in millions of dollars. They found the following regression equation. Sales = 250 + ...

Statistics
`The average grade point average (GPA) of undergraduate students in New York is normally distributed with a population mean of 2.5 and a population standard deviation of 0.4. Compute the following, showing all work: 1) The percentage of students with GPA's between 2.0 and 2.6 ...

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Five cards are drawn from a standard deck, what is the probability of picking 3 face cards?

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Five cards are drawn from a standard deck, what is the probability of picking 3 face cards?

Statistics
The average grade point average(GPA)of undergraduate students in New York is normally distributed with a population mean of and a population standard deviation of. Compute the following, 1)The percentage of students with GPA'S between 2.0 and 2.6 2)If a sample of 49 students ...

Statistics
a laptop manufacturer finds that the average time it takes an employee to load a laptop with software is 20 minutes with a standard deviation 8 minutes. suppose you take a random sample of 81 employees. the standard deviation of the sample mean is?

Statistics
You roll two fair dice a blue one and a yellow one what is the probability of and odd on the blue die and 5 or 6 on the yellow die

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if you roll a single die and count the number of dots in top what is the probability of getting a number less then 3 on a single throw

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A poll asked 500 adults if they thought Ontario should produce more, less or maintain current production of ethanol. -160 people responded "more ethanol production" -136 people responded "less ethanol production" -155 people responded "maintain current production level" -49 ...

Statistics
1. If we wish to have a 95% confidence interval, what would be the value of the confidence coefficient? & Consider a sample mean (xbar) of 46 calculated from a sample of size 51 drawn from a population of over 1000.

healthcare statistics
Transcriptionsist B is a full time employee earning10 per hour and annual sallary of 20,800 transcribes 900 lines per day for a total of 234,00 lines per year what is the unit medical transcription labor cost for transciptionist B

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In a major city 7 % of cars have an alarm system installed. A car without an alarm has a probability of 0.01 of being stolen, this is triple the probability of a car with an alarm being stolen. What is the probability that a car stolen from this city has an alarm system ...

AP Statistics
many companies "grade on a bell curve" to compare the performance of their managers and professional workers. this forces the use of some low performance ratings, so that not all workers are listed as "above average". Ford Motor company's "performance management process," for ...

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how to identify the 5 W's in the problem of the student averages in a High School college algebra class for the last semester. the teacher wanted to see how well the class did and constructed the Distribution from the grade book. who- Students what- average when last semester ...

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binomial probabilities one in four adults is currently on a diet. Find the probability that the number who say they are currently on a dies is (a)exactly three, (b)at least three, and (c) more than three

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Why are unbiased estimators preferred over biased estimators?

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Analyze data to determine whether or not you think there is a relationship between height and ability to lift weights (at least as measured by the bench press). 1- Compute a linear regression line to fit this data, also2- compute the correlation coefficient and coefficient of ...

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