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June 20, 2013

# Homework Help: Math: Statistics

statistics
A gambling game pays 4 to 1 and the chance of winning is 1 in 6. Suppose you bet \$1 on this game 600 times independently.Find the expected number of times you win?
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 4:29am

statistics
Suppose you are trying to estimate the percent of women in a city. Other things being equal, a simple random sample of 0.1% of the population of a city that has 2,000,000 people is ________ as a simple random sample of 0.1% of the population of a city that has 500,000 people. ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 3:07am

statistics
Suppose you are trying to estimate the percent of women in a city. Other things being equal, a simple random sample of 0.1% of the population of a city that has 2,000,000 people is ________ as a simple random sample of 0.1% of the population of a city that has 500,000 people. ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 3:07am

PSY210 Psychological Statistics
Simply reporting measures of central tendency or measures of variability will not tell the whole story. Using the following information, what else does a psychologist need to know or think about when interpreting this information? A school psychologist decided to separate some...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 1:50am

statistics
The body temp of normal healthy persons are normally distributed with a mean of 98.2 degrees F and a standard deviation od .62 degree F. If we define a fever to be a body temp above 100 degrees F, what percentage of normal and healthy person would be considered to have a fever?
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 7:00am

statistics
For certain x and y series which are correlated, the two lines of regression are 5x-6y+9=0 , 15x-8y+130=0. The correlation coefficient is :
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 4:43am

PSY210 Psychological Statistics
Simply reporting measures of central tendency or measures of variability will not tell the whole story. Using the following information, what else does a psychologist need to know or think about when interpreting this information? A school psychologist decided to separate some...
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 1:09am

Statistics
A gambling game pays 4 to 1 and the chance of winning is 1 in 6. Suppose you bet \$1 on this game 600 times independently. 3A Find the expected number of times you win. 3B Find the SE of the number of times you win. 3C Find the chance that you lose more than \$50 (that is, your ...
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 12:34pm

Statistics
A gambling game pays 4 to 1 and the chance of winning is 1 in 6. Suppose you bet \$1 on this game 600 times independently. 3A - Find the expected number of times you win. 3B - Find the SE of the number of times you win. 3C - Find the chance that you lose more than \$50 (that is...
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 10:55am

Statistics
A group of 30 people consists of 15 children, 10 men, and 5 women. Tom and Jerry are two of the men in the group. Five people are picked at random without replacement. 2A - Find the chance the first person picked is a man, given that the fourth and fifth people picked are ...
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 10:24am

statistics
A die has 2 red faces, 2 blue faces, and 2 green faces. It is rolled 240 times. Let R be the number of times red faces appear, and B the number of times blue faces appear. The random variable R is the sum of 240 draws at random with replacement from [pick all that are correct...
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 8:36am

statistics
Rank the three events below in increasing order of probability. For example, if you choose â€œA B Câ€, you are saying that A has the smallest chance, B has more chance than A but less chance than C, and C has the biggest chance. [If you think ...
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 5:26am

Statistics
An electronics company is about to launch a new product. If the serial number for each piece produced has the following format: LLNNN where L stands for any letter in the English alphabet and N is a number from 0 to 9, please answer the following: a)What is the name of the ...
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 4:04pm

statistics
sample sizes of 5000, find the margin of error for each of the following sample proportion values: 0.1, 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, and 0.9
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 9:28pm

MATHS STATISTICS
B. A soft-drink vending machine is supposed to pour 8 ounces of the drink into a paper cup. However, the actual amount poured into a cup varies. The amount poured into a cup follows a normal distribution with a mean that can be set to any desired amount by adjusting the ...
Monday, May 13, 2013 at 11:14pm

MATHS STATISTICS
A. According to an estimate, 50% of the people in the United States have atleast one credit card. If a random sample of 30 persons is selected, what is the probability that 19 of them has atleast one credit card? PLIZ REALLY NEED HELP!! THANKS VERY MUCH..
Monday, May 13, 2013 at 8:55pm

math (statistics)
A manufacturing company produces 10,000 plastic glasses per week. This company supplies plastic glasses to another company, which packages the glasses as part of picnic sets. The second company randomly samples 10 glasses from the supplier. If at least eight of the sampled ...
Monday, May 13, 2013 at 6:00am

statistics
A vending machine dispenses coffee into a twelve-ounce cup. The amount of coffee dispensed into the cup is normally distributed with a standard deviation of 0.07 ounce. You can allow the cup to overfill 2% of the time. What amount should you set as the mean amount of coffee to...
Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 8:53pm

Statistics
City A has 1,000,000 people; City B has 4,000,000 people. Suppose the goal is to try to predict the percent of Purple Party voters in a sample. Other things being equal, a simple random sample of 1% of the people in City A has about the same accuracy as a simple random sample ...
Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 12:29pm

Statistics
A simple random sample of 50 students is taken from a class of 300 students. In the class, * the average midterm score is 67 and the SD is 12 * there are 72 women Let W be the number of women in the sample, and let S be the average midterm score of the sampled students. 1 - ...
Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 12:24pm

statistics
Consider a normal distribution with mean 20 and standard deviation 3. What is the probability a value selected at random from this distribution is greater than 20?
Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 11:25am

statistics
a basketball scout randomly selected 144 players and timed how longeach player took to perform a certain drill. The times in the sample were distributed with a mean of 8 mins. The population standard deviation was known to be 3 minutes. Using a 95% confidence interval, ...
Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 5:08am

statistics
find the area between z=0 and z=0.9 under the standard normal curve is
Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 5:24pm

Statistics
1. A study of 40 people found that they could do on the average15 pull ups with a standard deviation of .6. Find the 99% confidence interval for the mean of the population. 2. A study of 50 pizza delivery workers found that they could make 6 deliveries per hour with a standard...
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 1:16pm

Statistics
A study in a particular state found that only 5% of the voters have Doctoral degrees.  In a random sample of 200 voters, let x be the number who have doctoral degrees. 6)  Find the mean of x. 7)  Find the standard deviation of x. 8)  Find the z-score for x...
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12:20pm

statistics
12 squirrels were found to have an average weight of 10.5 ounces with a sample standard deviation is 0.25. Find the 95% confidence interval of the true mean weight
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 8:15pm

Statistics
In roulette, the bet on a “split” pays 17 to 1 and there are 2 chances in 38 to win. The bet on “red” pays 1 to 1 and there are 18 chances in 38 to win. Compare the following two strategies: A: bet \$1 200 times (independently) on a split B: bet \$1 200 times...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 5:17pm

statistics
A study performed by Bridge Ratings found that in 2006, 58% of respondents said they use a cell phone while traveling in a vehicle (the survey participants were restricted to individuals who spent at least one hour per day commuting in their vehicle). For a sample of 250 ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:46pm

statistics
The distribution of heights of American women aged 18 to 24 is approximately normally distributed with mean 65.5 inches and standard deviation 2.5 inches. What is the probability that a randomly selected woman is between 60 and 64 inches tall?
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:45pm

statistics
According to a USA Today poll conducted in February 2009, 83% of adults nationwide are in favor of funding new government programs to help create jobs. Calculate the mean number of adults in favor of funding new government programs to help create jobs in a random sample of 10 ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:45pm

statistics
A study involving the economic burden of congestive heart failure found that the lengths of hospital stays for patients had a mean of 7.8 days with a standard deviation of 9.1 days. For random samples of size 40, find the sample mean length of stay that is smaller than 10% of ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:45pm

statistics
According to the Census Bureau's 2002 American Community Survey, the average travel time to work of workers 16 years and over living in Boston, MA, who did not work at home, was 28.2 minutes with a standard deviation of 0.79 minutes. A sample of 35 commute times is taken. ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:44pm

statistics
Assume that body temperatures of healthy adults are normally distributed with a mean of 98.2°F and a standard deviation of 0.62°F. Suppose we take a sample of eight healthy adults. What is the probability that their mean body temperature will be greater than 98.4?
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:44pm

statistics
12. Suppose we are estimating p and we have no prior estimate of p. Find the required sample size for a confidence level of 90% and a margin of error of 0.02.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:43pm

statistics
11. Suppose we are estimating m. What happens to the required sample size as the population standard deviation increases while the confidence level and desired margin of error remain constant? A) It increases. B) It decreases. C) It does not change.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:43pm

statistics
10. Using the results of a Newsweek poll conducted in March of 2009, a 90% confidence interval on the proportion of adult Americans who have a favorable opinion of Barack Obama is given by (0.699, 0.741). If everything else is the same, but the confidence level increases, ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:42pm

statistics
Using the results of a Newsweek poll conducted in March of 2009, a 90% confidence interval on the proportion of adult Americans who have a favorable opinion of Barack Obama is given by (0.699, 0.741). What is the margin of error?
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:40pm

statistics
According to a Gallup Poll conducted in March of 2009, 38% of American adults polled believe that global warming will pose a serious threat to them or their way of life in their lifetime. Assuming a sample size of 1000, calculate a 95% confidence interval for estimating the ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:40pm

statistics
7. Determine whether it is appropriate to apply the Central Limit Theorem for Proportions: sample size 35, sample proportion 0.95. A) Yes B) No
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:39pm

statistics
6. Which distribution has the larger mean? i) t distribution, (df = 30) ii) standard normal distribution A) i) B) ii) C) They are the same.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:39pm

statistics
5. What happens to the width of our confidence interval for m if we increase the sample size but keep the confidence level the same? A) It increases. B) It decreases. C) It stays the same. D) It depends on the sample mean and standard deviation.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:38pm

statistics
4. The Pew Research Center reported that 57% of Americans favored the Wall Street bailout of 2008. A random sample of 300 people showed that 155 people favored the bailout. If appropriate, test whether the population proportion of Americans is different from 57%. Use level of...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:38pm

statistics
The National Coalition on Healthcare suggests that the mean annual premium that a health insurer charges an employer for a health plan covering a family of four averaged \$12700 in 2008. A sample of 30 families of four yield a mean annual premium paid by their employer to be \$...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:37pm

statistics
2. We would like to test whether the population mean is less than 40. Suppose that a hypothesis test is conducted to determine if the mean of the population has decreased or not. Describe what a Type II error would mean for this example. A) Reject H0 when the population mean ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:37pm

statistics
According to CreditReport, the mean credit score in Georgia for 2007 was 668. Suppose that a hypothesis test is conducted to determine whether the mean credit score in Georgia has decreased since that time. Describe what a Type I error would mean in the context of this problem...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 3:36pm

statistics
students who learned English as well as another language simultaneously score worse on the SAT critical Reading exam than the general population of test takers? The mean score among all test takers on SAT Critical Reading exam is 501 A random sample of 100 test takers who ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 12:12pm

statistics
do students who learned English as well as another language simultaneously score worse on the SAT critical reading exam than the general population of test takers? the mean score di 501. A random sample of 100 test takers who learned English as another language simultaneously ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 12:08pm

statistics
plain type fonts such as times new roman are easier to rean than fancy fonts such as gigi. a group of 25 voulunteer subjects read the same text in both fonts. (this is a matched pairs design. One-sample procedures for proportions, like those for means, are used to analyze data...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11:18am

statistics
Merchandise inventory purchases for a firm for a three-month period are: January: 2,000 units @ \$12 per unit; February: 1,800 @ \$14 per unit; March 2,600 units @ 15 per unit. What is the mean unit cost of merchandise inventory?
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10:37am

Data Gathering and Inference
When the production manager finds the average life of her bulb-lifetime data, it is an example of what phase of inferential statistics? A. Data organization. B. Data gathering. C. Data analysis. D. Probability-based inference.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 10:20am

Statistics
You have a ten question multiple choice test in your next class and you did not study at all. Each question has four choices and only one correct answer. You are going to guess on each question. What is the probability that you score at least a 20% on the test.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 5:34pm

statistics
Find the value of Z that is smaller than 90% of all values of Z.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 3:46pm

statistics
Participants from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2003–2004, had a mean BMI of 28.3 with a standard deviation of 6.0. Assuming BMI is normally distributed, what proportion of the participants had a BMI measure over 35?
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 3:45pm

statistics
According to the Census Bureau's 2002 American Community Survey, the average travel time to work of workers 16 years and over living in Boston, MA, who did not work at home, was 28.2 minutes with a standard deviation of 0.79 minutes. A sample of 35 commute times is taken. ...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 3:43pm

statistics
A certain professional soccer team runs a 4-4-2 formation on the field. This means they play with 4 defenders, 4 midfielders, 2 forwards, and 1 goalkeeper on the field. If the team has 6 defenders, 5 midfielders, 3 forwards, and 2 goalkeepers, how many different groups of 11 ...
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 3:40pm

statistics
Assume that body temperatures of healthy adults are normally distributed with a mean of 98.2°F and a standard deviation of 0.62°F. Find the 90th percentile of the sample mean body temperatures for samples of size 16.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 3:12pm

Statistics
If x is a binomial variable with p = .4 and n = 25, write the probability that you would be looking for after you have applied the continuity correction factor for the following conditions for x: 3) x = 5 4) x > 5 5) x ≤ 5
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 12:14pm

Probability and Statistics
There are 15 marbles in a jar.Five are red,four are blue, and six are yellow.If you draw two blue at random (without replacement), what is the probability that the second marble is blue?
Monday, May 6, 2013 at 9:05pm

statistics
The probablility that a person drinks at least five cups of coffee per day is .24, and the probability that a person has high blood pressure is .08. Assuming that these two events are independent, find the probability that a person selected at random drinks less than five cups...
Monday, May 6, 2013 at 8:00pm

statistics
A player pays a \$1 to play a game. With probability 0.001 the player wins \$900, with probability 0.005 the players wins \$10. What is the players expected win per game?
Monday, May 6, 2013 at 4:44pm

statistics
A random number generator draws at random with replacement from the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. In 5000 draws, the chance that the digit 0 appears fewer than 495 times is closest to 25%,30%,35%,40%,45%,50%
Monday, May 6, 2013 at 2:28pm

Statistics
A true-false test consists of 20 questions, each of which has one correct answer: true, or false. One point is awarded for every correct answer, but one point is taken off for each wrong answer. Suppose a student answers every question by guessing at random, independently of ...
Monday, May 6, 2013 at 7:15am

statistics
A manufacturing company produces 10,000 plastic glasses per week. This company supplies plastic glasses to another company, which packages the glasses as part of picnic sets. The second company randomly samples 10 glasses from the supplier. If at least eight of the sampled ...
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 11:52pm

Math- Statistics
Suppose 60% of adults have a college degree. If I take a random sample of 80 adults, what is the probability at least 50% of them have a college degree?
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 10:57pm

statistics
A test has 1 true false question and 2 multiple choice questions(A B C D). Draw a tree diagram and determine the sample space for the possible ways to answer the test.
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 9:00pm

statistics
The manufacturer of a new compact car claims the miles per gallon (mpg) for the gasoline consumption is mound-shaped and symmetric with a mean of 24.6 mpg and a standard deviation of 11.2 mpg. If 30 such cars are tested, what is the probability the average mpg achieved by ...
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 8:15pm

statistics
No calculation required. what test would be used to predict what the tuition will be in 20 years if it has gone up the past five years?
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 7:35pm

Statistics 7
A doctor wants to estimate the HDL cholesterol of all 20 to 29 year old females. How many subjects are needed to estimate the HDL cholesterol within 2 points with 99% confidence assuming s-17.8 based on earlier studies. Suppose the doctor would be content with 90 % confidence...
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 6:11pm

STATISTICS
Determine the point estimate of the population mean and margin of error for the confidence interval. Lower bound is 15, upper bound is 27. A)The point estimate of the population mean is ________. B) The margin for error for the confidence interval is _______. HELP
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 5:26pm

Statistics
A researcher wishes to estimate the proportion of adults who have high-spped internet access. What size sample should be obtained if she wishes the estimate to be within .02 with 90% if A) She uses a previous estimate of 0.48? B) She does not use any prior estimates? Please ...
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 5:22pm

Statistics
Maureen is a!@#\$%^&tail hostess in a very exclusive private club. The IRS is auditing her tax return. Maureen claims that her average tip last year was \$4.75. To support this claim, she sent the IRS a random sample of 52 credit card receipts showing her bar tips. When the IRS ...
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 4:51pm

Statistics
A random sample of 10 independent observations from a normally distributed population yielded the following values 51, 53, 49, 43, 47, 46, 45, 30, 60, 52. a) Estimate the standard deviation of the sampling distribution of means for samples like this one. b) Using á = ....
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 2:25pm

statistics
The attendance at the school play on Friday was 95% of the attendance on Saturday night. If 203 people attended on Saturday night, estimate how many attended on Friday night. a minute agoEdit Question
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 9:58am

life orientation
1.Identify and describe 3environment health hazards that cause ill health,crises and or disasters within your community or any other community within south africa and globaLly.include evidence that is current of the identifted issues.use graphs,statistics,pictures. 2....
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 5:56am

statistics
the percent defective for parts produced by a manufacturing process is targeted at 4%. The process is monitored daily by taking samples of sizes n=160 units. Suppose that today's sample contains 14 defectives. How many units would have to be sampled to be 95% confident ...
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 4:47pm

Statistics
A certain lottery is won by selecting the correct four numbers from 1,2....30. The probability of winning if the rules are changed so that in addition to selecting the correct four numbers you must now select them in the same order as they are drawn?
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 3:37pm

Statistics
The world’s smallest mammal is the bumblebee bat. Such bats are roughly the same size of a large bumblebee. Listed below are the weights (in grams) from a sample of these bats. Assuming that all such bats have a standard deviation of .3 grams, use a significance level of...
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 1:21pm

statistics
A manufacturing company produces 10,000 plastic glasses per week. This company supplies plastic glasses to another company, which packages the glasses as part of picnic sets. The second company randomly samples 10 glasses from the supplier. If at least eight of the sampled ...
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 3:26am

Statistics
The Education Testing Service conducted a study to investigate differences between the scores of males and females on the SAT. The study identified a random sample of 562 females and 852 males that had achieved the same high score on the math portion of the test. That is, both...
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 10:40pm

statistics
A firm having 4000 employees took a random sample of 25 in order to estimate their average annual state tax payment with 99% confidence. If the results were X = \$640 and s = \$20, what is the best interval estimation?
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 10:37pm

Statistics
For questions 1-5, write the null and alternative hypothesis. 1. Does the water temperature have an effect on the number of people in the pool? 2. Does the weather have an effect on the number of people at the beach? 3. A fitness center is running a discounted membership fee. ...
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 11:47am

Statistics
1. A study of 40 people found that they could do on the average15 pull ups with a standard deviation of .6. Find the 99% confidence interval for the mean of the population. 2. A study of 50 pizza delivery workers found that they could make 6 deliveries per hour with a standard...
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 11:45am

statistics
400 draws are made at random with replacement from 5 tickets that are marked -2, -1, 0, 1, and 2 respectively. Find the expected value of: 1. the number of times positive numbers appear 2. the sum of all the numbers drawn 3. the sum of the positive numbers drawn
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 4:34am

Statistics
One of your friends is comparing yeast fermentation rates when yeast is grown in a solution containing glucose (G) and when grown in a solution containing starch (S). The friend starts with no expectations about which feeding medium will give higher yields but after seeing the...
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 3:39am

Statistics
In planning a study of the birth weights of babies whose mothers did not see a doctor while pregnant, a researcher writes the hypotheses as H0: x̄ = 2250 grams versus H1: x̄ < 2250 grams. What is wrong with this?
Friday, May 3, 2013 at 3:37am

statistics
A sample survey interviews an SRS of 263 college women. Suppose (as is roughly true) that 75% of all college women have been on a diet within the past 12 months. Using the Normal approximation, what is the probability (±0.001) that 82% or more of the women in the sample...
Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 10:48pm

statistics
Linda Silbers is a social scientist studying voter opinion about a city bond proposal for a light rail mass transit system in Denver If Linda wants to be 90 percent Confident that her sample estimate of the proportion of voters who favor the bond is within 2 percent of the ...
Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 9:35pm

Statistics
Assuming that the heights of college women are normally distributed with mean 66 inches and standard deviation 2 inches, what percentage of women are shorter than 72 inches?
Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 5:39pm

statistics
researcher wants to know if state quarters have a weight that is mor than traditional quarters. he selected 18 state quarters and 16 traditional, weighed each of them and recorded data. test the claim that state quarters have a mean weight that is more than traditional ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:52pm

statistics
Paul received a score of 80 on a history test for which the class mean was 70 with a standard deviation of 10. He received a score of 75 on a biology test for which the class mean was 70 and the standard deviation was 2.5. On which test did he do better relative to the rest of...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:25pm

Statistics
Use the sample data and confidence level to construct the confidence interval estimate of the population p....n=5200, x=4821, 99% confidence
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 9:51pm

statistics
In a survey of 1,000 people, 520 are opposed to the tax increase. Construct a 95% confidence interval for the proportion of those people opposed to the tax increase.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 9:54am

Statistics :(
I have like 9 more of these problems, can someone please help me out so I can get started. thanx JS In a random sample of 35 tractors, the annual cost of maintenance was \$4,425 and the standard deviation was \$775. Construct a 90% confidence interval for this. Assume the annual...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 8:56am

Statistics
In a sample of 77 widgets, 6 were defective. How many defective widgets would you expect in a sample of 616 widgets?
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 3:53pm

Probability & Statistics
Charmaine is looking at the rental car prices for Get You There Rental Car Company. The cost is based on how many miles you plan to drive the rental car. Use the list of rental prices to answer the questions 1- 5. Miles Cost 200 \$80 600 \$120 1000 \$160 1400 \$200 1800 \$320 1) ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 3:18pm

Probability & Statistics
Charmaine is looking at the rental car prices for Get You There Rental Car Company. The cost is based on how many miles you plan to drive the rental car. Use the list of rental prices to answer the questions 1- 5. Miles Cost 200 \$80 600 \$120 1000 \$160 1400 \$200 1800 \$320 1) ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 3:16pm

Math - Intro to Statistics (High School)
The average square footage in an apartment in a town is 1,800 square feet with a standard deviation of 120 square feet. The square footage is normally distributed. You randomly select 10 apartments in the town. What is the probability that the mean will be more than 1900 ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 12:10pm

Statistics
A study of 420,048 cell phone users found that 135 of them developed cancer of the brain or nervous system. prior to this study of cell phone use the rate of such cancer was found to be 0.0333% for those not using cell phones. Complete parts (a) and (b) a. use the sample data ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 1:04am

Statistics
Use the given data to find the minimum sample size required to estimate a population proportion or percentage. Margin of error: five percentage points; confidence level 90% from a prior study, ^p is estimated by the decimal equivalent 56% n= (Round up to the nearest integer)
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 12:44am

Statistics
Use the given data to find the minimum sample size required to estimate a population proportion or percentage. Margin of error: 0.06; confidence level 90% ^p and ^q unknown n= (round up to the nearest integer)
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 12:38am

Statistics
Use the sample data and confidence level to construct the confidence interval estimate of the population proportion p. n=500, x=350, 90% confidence ?<p<? (Round to three decimal places as needed.)
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 12:35am

Statistics
Assume that a random sample is used to estimate a population proportion p. Find the margin of error E that corresponds to the given statistics and confidence level. 95% confidence the sample size is 2096 of which 25%are successes The margin of E= (round to four decimal places ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 12:29am

statistics
a quiz consists of 30 true or false questions. if the student guesses on each question, what is the standard deviation of the number of correct answers
Monday, April 29, 2013 at 7:15pm

Statistics
the scoring of IQ tests is designed so that the scores of the test taking population are normally distributed with a mean of 100 and a standard dev of 15. what percent of the population have an IQ less than 92? how do i figure this out?
Monday, April 29, 2013 at 11:21am

statistics
Let X represent the outcome of a single roll of a fair die. Suppose you will win \$2 if the outcome is either 2 or 5, and lose \$1 otherwise. What are your expected winnings in 20 tosses?
Monday, April 29, 2013 at 10:12am

statistics
the probability that a house in an urban area will develop a leak is 5%. if 23 houses are randomly selected, what is the probability that none of the houses will develop a leak?
Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 4:18pm

Statistics
Suppose x has a mound-shaped distribution with sigma = 9 . A random sample of size 36 has sample mean 20. Is it appropriate to use a normal distribution to compute a confidence interval for the population mean m? Explain. Find a 95% confidence interval for m. Explain the ...
Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 6:54pm

Life orientation
Identify and describe three environmental health hazards that cause ill health ,crises ,and globally .include evidence that is current of the identified issues .use graph s,statistics,pictures etc to show evidence of your information.
Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 2:07pm

Life orientation
Identify and describe three environmental health hazards that cause ill health ,crises ,and globally .include evidence that is current of the identified issues .use graph s,statistics,pictures etc to show evidence of your information.
Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 2:02pm

statistics
A random sample of 100 of a population Mean is 31 and standard deviation 22 Approximate probability of 28
Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 10:45am

statistics
A convenience store owner believes that the median number of lottery tickets sold per day is 49. A random sample of 20 days yields the data below. Find the critical value to test the owner's claim. 32 48 59 64 31 55 70 27 33 38 47 54 54 44 44 49 49 59 54 38
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 11:48pm

more statistics
The percent of fat calories that a person in America consumes each day is normally distributed with a mean of 36 and a standard deviation of about 10. Suppose that 16 individuals are randomly chosen for an experiment. Completely describe the distribution of sample means for ...
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 9:37pm

computer science
What does it mean when there is a high prior probability in terms of Baynesian statistics?
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 4:55pm

statistics
An independent-measures research study computes three treatment conditions with a sample of n=10 in each conditions. The sample means are M1=2, m2=3, and m3=7. a. Compute SS for the set of 3 treatment means. (Use the three means as a set of n=3) scores and compute SS.)
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 3:42pm

AP Statistics
A school psychologist reports that the mean number of hours the students at this school sleep each night is 8 hours. The students believe the mean is not 8 hours. To find an estimate of the true mean, they select a random sample of 15 students from their school and ask how ...
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 3:25pm

statistics
A company produces batteries whose lifetimes are normally distributed with a mean of 100 hours. It is known that 90% of the batteries last at least 40 hours. (i). Estimate the standard deviation lifetime. (3 marks) (ii). What percentage of batteries will not last 70 hours?
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 12:51pm

Psychology Statistics
2 For a sample of n = 20 individuals, how large a Pearson correlation is necessary to be statistically significant for a two-tailed test with  = .05? 3 The Pearson correlation is calculated for a sample of n = 25 individuals. What value of df should be used to ...
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 8:19am

statistics
The manager of a local gym has determined that the length of time members spend at the gym is a normally distributed variable with a mean of 80 minutes and a standard deviation of 20 minutes. What proportion of members spend less than 55 minutes at the gym? Use the standard ...
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 5:30am

statistics
out of ten questions two students got 8 wrong find out probability if they are cheating
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 9:46pm

Statistics
A school is running a raffle. There are 100 tickets, of which 3 are winners. You can assume that tickets are sold by drawing at random without replacement from the available tickets. Teacher X buys 10 raffle tickets, and so does Teacher Y. Find the chance that one of those two...
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 5:05pm

Statistics
To test H0:  = 80 versus H1:  < 80. a simple random sample of size n = 22 is obtained from a population that is known to be normally distributed. a) If ¯x = 76.9 and s = 8.5, compute the test statistic.
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 3:30pm

statistics
All deal with a random variable X that follows a normal probability distribution with mean equal to 37 and a standard deviation of 5. Compute P(X < 39) Compute P(X < 29 or X > 41) Compute P(X > 30) Find the 42nd percentile for this distribution.
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 3:28pm

statistics
All deal with a random variable X that follows a normal probability distribution with mean equal to 37 and a standard deviation of 5. Compute P(X < 39) Compute P(X < 29 or X > 41) Compute P(X > 30) Find the 42nd percentile for this distribution.
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 3:27pm

Statistics
Find the binominal probability...n = 15, p = .04, find P(fewer than 3)
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 2:15pm

statistics
The duration of time it takes General Motors to build a car is normally distributed with a mean of 31 hours and a standard deviation of 2 hours. a) What is the probability that a single car, selected at random, will take between 28 and 34 hours? b) What is the probability that...
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 1:42pm

statistics
0.57 of all college students like the idea of a new curriculum. If we select 88 students (ASSUME INDEPENDENCE), what is the Standard Deviation of (the Probability Distribution that would list the number of students (from 0 to 88) and the probability of each.) THE STANDARD ...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 8:37pm

statistics
A film alliance used a random sample of 50 U.S. citizens to estimate that the typical American spent 78 hours watching videos and DVDs last year. The standard deviation of this sample was 9 hours. (a) Develop a 95 percent confidence interval for the population mean number of ...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 8:02pm

statistics
adult males have normally distributed heights with mean of 69.0 in and a standard deviation of 2.8 in. if a clothing manufacture decides to produce goods that exclude the shortest 12% and the tallest 12% of adult males, find the minimum and maximum heights that they will fit.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 6:22pm

statistics
if no preliminary sample is taken to estimate p, how large a sample is necessary to be 87% sure that the point estimate will be within a distance of 0.04 from p?
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 6:05pm

statistics
Your mail-order company advertises that it ships 95% of its orders within three working days. You select an SRS of 100 of the 5000 orders received in the past week for an audit. The audit reveals that only 91 of these orders were shipped on time. A) What is the sample ...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 4:31pm

statistics
A study of 36 marathon runners showed that they could run at an average rate of 7.8 miles per hour. The sample standard deviation is 0.6. Find a point estimate of the population mean. Find the 90% confidence interval forthe mean of all runners. Based on the results, what ...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 12:58pm

statistics
Suppose that the test scores for a college entrance exam are normally distributed with a mean of 450 and a standard deviation of 100. If a student is selected at random what is the probability that the student will score above 600?
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 11:36am

statistikc
We want a confidence interval for the mean IQ of all the 7th grade girls in that school district. We do not know the population standard deviation so we use the confidence interval that uses the t. In order to use the t-interval we need to assume that the variable IQ has a ...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 11:15am

Statistics
The yearly returns of a stock are normally distributed with a mean of 5.1% and standard deviation of 2.7%. Find the probability of a yearly return being greater than 6%.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 6:38am

Statistics
What is the lowest z-value for the highest 2% of observations on the standard normal distribution?
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 6:33am

Statistics
What is the highest z-value for the lowest 10% of observations on the standard normal distribution?
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 6:32am

LIFE ORIENTATION
IDENTIFY & DESCRIBE 3 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH HAZARDS THAT CAUSE ILL HEALTH, CRISISES & DISASTERS WITHIN A COMMUNITY IN SOUTH AFRICA & GLOBALLY. INCLUDE EVIDENCE THAT IS CURRENT OF THE IDENTIFIED ISSUES. USE GRAPHS, STATISTICS & PICTURES TO SHOW EVIDENCE OF YOUR INFORMATION.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 1:31am

statistics
The daily sales of a retail store are normally distributed with a standard deviation of \$500. If the probability that sales will be less than \$10,000 in any one day is 40%, what are the mean daily sales?
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 10:46pm

statistics
What is the probability that 10 of 100 apples will be < 130 g? mean=173 std deviation=34?
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 9:55pm

Statistics
The Toylot company makes an electric train with a motor that it claims will draw an average of only 0.8 ampere (A) under a normal load. A sample of twelve motors was tested, and it was found that the mean current was x = 1.26 A, with a sample standard deviation of s = 0.40 A. ...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 9:52pm

Statistics
Based on information from Harper's Index, 37 out of a random sample of 100 adult Americans who did not attend college believe in extraterrestrials. However, out of a random sample of 100 Americans who did attend college, 41 claim that they believe in extraterrestrials. At ...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 5:23pm

Psychology
An essential part of scientific thinking is not only how to use statistics correctly, but also how to identify the misuse of statistics. Our textbook authors suggest that students should: Answer distrust all statistics because they convey a false impression of certainty and ...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 4:11pm

statistics
2. Why is it important to know the mean and standard deviation for a data set when applying the empirical rule? 3. If we are focused on 68% of the normal distribution, what percentage of the distribution is left in the upper tail only? 4. What value separates the 50% of the ...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 3:43pm

Statistics
A sport preference poll yielded the following data for men and women. Use a 5% significance level and test to determine if sport preference and gender are independent. Sport Preferences of Men and Women Basketball Football Soccer Men 20 25 30 75 Women 18 12 15 45 38 37 45 120 ...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 11:25am

Statistics
The manufacturer of a new compact car claims the miles per gallon (mpg) for the gasoline consumption is mound-shaped and symmetric with a mean of 24.6 mpg and a standard deviation of 11.2 mpg. If 30 such cars are tested, what is the probability the average mpg achieved by ...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 11:24am

statistics
1. In a Gallup poll of 1,038 adults, 540 said that second-hand smoke is very harmful. What is the percentage of adults who said second-hand smoke is very harmful?
Monday, April 22, 2013 at 7:50am

statistics
When you add the values 3, 5, 8, 12, and 20 and then divide by the number of values, the result is 9.6. Which term best describes this value: average, mean, median, mode, or standard deviation?
Monday, April 22, 2013 at 7:45am

statistics
from a normally distributed infinite number of iron bars lengths with a mean and standard deviation as 4 ft. and 0.6 ft. respectively, a sample of 100 bars is taken. if the sample mean is 4.2 ft., can the sample be called a truely random sample?
Monday, April 22, 2013 at 3:39am

Statistics
International Pictures is trying to decide how to distribute its new movie ‘Claws’. ‘Claws’ is the story of an animal husbandry experiment at the University of Southern Queensland that goes astray, with tragic results. An effort to breed meatier chickens ...
Monday, April 22, 2013 at 2:35am

Statistics
An insurance company wishes to examine the relationship between income (in \$,000) and the amount of life insurance (in \$,000) held by families. The company drew a simple random sample of families and obtained the following results: (Family) (Income) (Amount of life insurance) ...
Monday, April 22, 2013 at 2:29am

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