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January 29, 2015

**Recent Homework Questions About Statistics**

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**statistics**

the average yearly utility costs on Middleton is $1722 with stdev of 146. assume that the utility costs follow a normal distribution. 1) What would the utility costs have to be so that only 7% of houses in Middleton have utility costs greater than this amount
*Monday, September 29, 2014 at 11:00am*

**statistics**

past history indicates that an average of 1.2 calls are received per minute. What is the probability of 3 or more calls per minute
*Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 10:07pm*

**statistics**

The police department of a major city has found that the average height of their 1,250 officers is 71 inches (μ = 71 in.) with σ = 2.3 inches.
*Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 8:02pm*

**statistics**

c. The top 10% of the officers in terms of height also make higher salaries than the shorter officers. How tall does an officer have to be to get in that top 10% group? (I.e. what is the height marking off the top 10 percent?)
*Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 8:01pm*

**statistics**

the manager of a football team works for 310 days per year. of this he spends 42 days looking at new player he might buy. what percentage of his working days is this?
*Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 12:24pm*

**statistics**

If a fair die is rolled, what is the probability of getting an even number, a number less than 5, a number larger than 6 and an odd number?
*Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 5:50am*

**statistics**

a test consists of 10 true or false questions followed by 10 multiple choice questions, each with 5 choices. How many ways can Faith mark her answer to this test?
*Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 5:44am*

**social statistics**

a smoking researcher is interested in estimating the average age when cigarette smokers first began to smoke. Taking a random sample of 25, she determines a sample mean of 16.8 years and a sample deviation of 1.5 years. Construct a 95% confidence interval to estimate the ...
*Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 11:12pm*

**Statistics**

X is a normally distributed random variable X with mean 15 and standard deviation 0.25. Find the values xL and xR of X that are symmetrically located with respect to the mean of X and satisfy P(xL < X < xR) = 0.80. (Hint. First solve the corresponding problem for Z.)
*Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 6:58pm*

**statistics**

According to U.S. News & World Report data, in 1995 tuition costs at Indiana University, a public university, were $2,984 per year, while the tuition costs at the University of Evansville, a private university in Indiana, were $11,800 per year. In that same year the average ...
*Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 12:57pm*

**statistics**

Slf-Esteem Scoresdepression Scores Mean 3.43 15.78 StrdDev 0.75 10.34 The above chart contains the means and standard deviations for self-esteem scores and depression scores. Using this information and the most likely correlation coefficient obtained in Question 12 (-.76), ...
*Friday, September 26, 2014 at 5:08pm*

**statistics**

A nutritionist was interested in determining the smoking status of her clients. She asked each of her clients to report his or her current smoking status: Smoker, Ex-Smoker, and Non-Smoker. Which of the following graphical techniques is the best way for her to represent the ...
*Friday, September 26, 2014 at 5:06pm*

**statistics**

The 92 million Americans of age 50 and over control 50% of all discretionary income (AARP Bulletin, March 2008). AARP estimated that the average annual expenditure on restaurants and carry out food was $1873 for individuals in this age group. Suppose this estimate is based on ...
*Friday, September 26, 2014 at 3:44pm*

**statistics**

In a school election, 5 people run for student body president. The actual number of votes for each candidate would be a ___ variable. If the total number of votes were removed and the candidates were listed in order of least to most popular, this would be a __ variable. a. ...
*Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 5:53pm*

**statistics**

A nutritionist was interested in determining the smoking status of her clients. She asked each of her clients to report his or her current smoking status: Smoker, Ex-Smoker, and Non-Smoker. Which of the following graphical techniques is the best way for her to represent the ...
*Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 12:26pm*

**statistics**

Slf-Esteem Scoresdepression Scores Mean 3.43 15.78 StrdDev 0.75 10.34 13. The above chart contains the means and standard deviations for self-esteem scores and depression scores. Using this information and the most likely correlation coefficient obtained in Question 12 (-.76...
*Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 12:20pm*

**statistics**

In a school election, 5 people run for student body president. The actual number of votes for each candidate would be a ___ variable. If the total number of votes were removed and the candidates were listed in order of least to most popular, this would be a __ variable. a. ...
*Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 10:40am*

**Statistics**

An ESP experiment is conducted by a psychologist. For part of the experiment, the psychologist takes 10 cards numbered 1-10 and shuffles them. Then she looks at the cards one at a time. While she looks at each card, the subject writes down the number he thinks is on the card. ...
*Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 8:39pm*

**statistics 1**

A study found that, in 2005, 12.5% of U.S. workers belonged to unions (The Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2006). Suppose a sample of 400 U.S. workers is collected in 2006 to determine whether union efforts to organize have increased union membership. Formulate the hypotheses...
*Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 3:19pm*

**statistics 2**

In Hamilton County, Ohio the mean number of days needed to sell a home is 86 days (Cincinnati Multiple Listing Service, April, 2012). Data for the sale of 40 homes in a nearby county showed a sample mean of 80 days with a sample standard deviation of 20 days. Conduct a ...
*Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 3:18pm*

**statistics 3**

An airline promotion to business travelers is based on the assumption that no more than two-thirds of business travelers use a laptop computer on overnight business trips. 1. What is the sample proportion from an American Express-sponsored survey that found 365 of 543 business...
*Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 3:18pm*

**statistics 7**

Home values tend to increase over time under normal conditions, but the recession of 2008 and 2009 has reportedly caused the sales price of existing homes to fall nationwide (BusinessWeek, March 9, 2009). You would like to see if the data support this conclusion. The file ...
*Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 3:17pm*

**statistics**

The average price of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline was reported to be $2.34 in Northern Kentucky use this price as a population mean population standard deviation is $.20. question. what is the probability that the mean price for a sample of 30 station is good then $....
*Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 12:23pm*

**Statistics 7**

Home values tend to increase over time under normal conditions, but the recession of 2008 and 2009 has reportedly caused the sales price of existing homes to fall nationwide (BusinessWeek, March 9, 2009). You would like to see if the data support this conclusion. The file ...
*Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 11:57am*

**Statistics 3**

An airline promotion to business travelers is based on the assumption that no more than two-thirds of business travelers use a laptop computer on overnight business trips. 1. What is the sample proportion from an American Express-sponsored survey that found 365 of 543 ...
*Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 11:52am*

**Statistics 2**

In Hamilton County, Ohio the mean number of days needed to sell a home is 86 days (Cincinnati Multiple Listing Service, April, 2012). Data for the sale of 40 homes in a nearby county showed a sample mean of 80 days with a sample standard deviation of 20 days. Conduct a ...
*Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 11:48am*

**Statistics 1**

A study found that, in 2005, 12.5% of U.S. workers belonged to unions (The Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2006). Suppose a sample of 400 U.S. workers is collected in 2006 to determine whether union efforts to organize have increased union membership. Formulate the hypotheses...
*Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 11:35am*

**statistics 7**

Home values tend to increase over time under normal conditions, but the recession of 2008 and 2009 has reportedly caused the sales price of existing homes to fall nationwide (BusinessWeek, March 9, 2009). You would like to see if the data support this conclusion. The file ...
*Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 11:38pm*

**statistics 3**

An airline promotion to business travelers is based on the assumption that no more than two-thirds of business travelers use a laptop computer on overnight business trips. 1. What is the sample proportion from an American Express-sponsored survey that found 365 of 543 business...
*Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 11:37pm*

**statistics 2**

In Hamilton County, Ohio the mean number of days needed to sell a home is 86 days (Cincinnati Multiple Listing Service, April, 2012). Data for the sale of 40 homes in a nearby county showed a sample mean of 80 days with a sample standard deviation of 20 days. Conduct a ...
*Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 11:37pm*

**statistics 1**

A study found that, in 2005, 12.5% of U.S. workers belonged to unions (The Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2006). Suppose a sample of 400 U.S. workers is collected in 2006 to determine whether union efforts to organize have increased union membership. Formulate the hypotheses...
*Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 11:34pm*

**math statistics**

A group of teenager smoking rate dropped 8.5% in 2007 from 17.6% in 2001 and 23% in 1997. 1. Calculate the probability that at least one in a group of 10 teenagers smoked in 2007.2. Calculate the probability that at least one in a group of 10 teenagers smoked in 2001. 1. ...
*Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 10:14pm*

**statistics 7**

Home values tend to increase over time under normal conditions, but the recession of 2008 and 2009 has reportedly caused the sales price of existing homes to fall nationwide (BusinessWeek, March 9, 2009). You would like to see if the data support this conclusion. The file ...
*Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 9:54pm*

**statistics 3**

An airline promotion to business travelers is based on the assumption that no more than two-thirds of business travelers use a laptop computer on overnight business trips. 1. What is the sample proportion from an American Express-sponsored survey that found 365 of 543 business...
*Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 9:50pm*

**statistics 2**

In Hamilton County, Ohio the mean number of days needed to sell a home is 86 days (Cincinnati Multiple Listing Service, April, 2012). Data for the sale of 40 homes in a nearby county showed a sample mean of 80 days with a sample standard deviation of 20 days. Conduct a ...
*Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 9:39pm*

**statistics 1**

A study found that, in 2005, 12.5% of U.S. workers belonged to unions (The Wall Street Journal, January 21, 2006). Suppose a sample of 400 U.S. workers is collected in 2006 to determine whether union efforts to organize have increased union membership. Formulate the hypotheses...
*Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 9:25pm*

**statistics**

Teenage smoking rate dropped to 8.5% in 2007 from 17.6% in 2001 and 23% in 1997. 1. Calculate the probability that at least one in a group of 10 teenagers smoked in 2007. 2. Calculate the probability that at least one in a group of 10 teenagers smoked in 2001. 3. Calculate the...
*Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 8:59pm*

**Statistics**

The following data set is the GPAs of the students in a statistics class. 1.93, 1.99, 2.00, 2.04, 2.12, 2.34, 2.55, 2.55, 2.75, 2.75, 2.80, 2.80, 2.85, 3.02, 3.12, 3.22, 3.31, 3.33, 3.45, 3.69 What percentile is a GPA of 2.34? A. About the 6th B. About the 15th C. About the ...
*Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 3:40pm*

**statistics**

The mean grade in this class last semester was 78.3, and the variance was 34.6 . The distribution of grades was unimodal and symmetrical.. determine how many students are likely to fail the class (<60), and how many students are likely to get a “A” (>90), if ...
*Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 11:09am*

**statistics**

In order to study whether IQ level is related to birth order, data were collected from a sample of 540 students on their birth order (Oldest/In Between/Youngest) and their score on an IQ test. The data collected in this study would be best displayed using: what type of graph ...
*Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 12:13am*

**Statistics**

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) has a combined verbal and quantitative mean of 1000 and a standard deviation of 200. Scores range from 200 to 1600 and are approximately normally distributed. For each of the following problems: 1. Draw a rough sketch, darkening the ...
*Monday, September 22, 2014 at 10:40pm*

**statistics**

3. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate raw scores, z-scores, T-scores, and percentile ranks. Note: the Mean = 50, SD = 5. Raw z T %ile 35 1.2 35 16
*Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 7:33pm*

**statistics**

The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) has a combined verbal and quantitative mean of 1000 and a standard deviation of 200. Scores range from 200 to 1600 and are approximately normally distributed. What percentage score above 1300? What percentage score above 800? What percentage ...
*Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 7:13pm*

**Math**

The college president asks the statistics teacher to estimate the average age of the students at their college. How large a sample is necessary? The statistics teacher decides the estimate should be accurate within half year and be 92% confident. From a previous study, the ...
*Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 5:21am*

**statistics**

A sample of 100 patients who use the drug are followed over time. Those that use the drug have a mean life expectancy of 71.30 years. The mean life expectancy for the general population is 75.62 years. The population standard deviation is 28.
*Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 10:05pm*

**statistics**

Suppose that the scores on a reading ability test are normally distributed with a mean of and a standard deviation of . What proportion of individuals score more than points on this test
*Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 2:45pm*

**statistics**

a study was conducted of all 1849 students in a certain country.whether the value is parameter or statistics
*Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:14am*

**econ 2110**

Suppose that we want to test whether the mean selling price of houses with is the same as the mean selling price of houses without a garage. We collect two samples and obtain the following information: Houses with garage Sample size: 71 Mean selling price (in thousands of ...
*Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7:02pm*

**statistics**

Calculate the approximate probability that the average time (taken over the 100 days) she spends waiting for a bus each day is more than 16 minutes
*Friday, September 19, 2014 at 4:55am*

**statistics**

The time a student spends in the shower on any school day is an exponential random variable with a mean of 298 seconds. a)What is the probability that the student spends more than 310 seconds in the shower on one day? b) What is the probability that the student spends an ...
*Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 2:14pm*

**statistics**

the wieights of newborn babies are distributed normally, with the mean of approximately 115 oz and a standard deviation of 20 oz. if a newborn baby is selected at random. what is the probability that the baby weighs more than 95 oz?
*Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 1:05pm*

**statistics**

the weights of newborn babies are distributed normally, with the mean of approximately 115 oz and a standard deviation of 20 oz. if a newborn baby is selected at random. what is the probability that the baby weighs more than 95 oz?
*Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 1:04pm*

**stats **

The following data represents Total Credit Hours from our class survey. 90 54 98 45 65 43 12 48 56 12 15 60 38 18 67 125 50 43 26 64 22 52 69 You may use your calculator to find the following statistics: Considering the Total Credit Hours data from our class survey: (A1) What ...
*Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 11:25am*

**Statistics**

Jim's systolic blood pressure is a random variable with a mean of 145 mmHg and a standard deviation of 20 mmHg. For Jim's age group, 140 is the cutoff for high blood pressure. If Jim's systolic blood pressure is taken at a randomly chosen moment, what is the ...
*Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 3:58pm*

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i need help with this Question The following data represents Total Credit Hours from our class survey. 90 54 98 45 65 43 12 48 56 12 15 60 38 18 67 125 50 43 26 64 22 52 69 You may use your calculator to find the following statistics: Mean __________ Median _______ Mode (if it...
*Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 3:33pm*

**STATS**

i need help with this Question The following data represents Total Credit Hours from our class survey. 90 54 98 45 65 43 12 48 56 12 15 60 38 18 67 125 50 43 26 64 22 52 69 You may use your calculator to find the following statistics: Mean __________ Median _______ Mode (if it...
*Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 3:27pm*

**statistics**

The data represents the daily rainfall (in inches) for one month. Construct a frequency distribution beginning with a lower class limit of 0.00 and use a class width of 0.20. The frequency of the first class limit (0.00 – 0.19) is: 0.44 0 0 0.24 0 0.65 0 0.21 0 0 1.25 0 0...
*Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 2:14pm*

**statistics**

The researcher in exercise 2 decides to conduct the same study using a within- participants design to control for differences in cognitive ability. He selects a random sample of subjects and has them study different material of equal difficulty in both the music and no music ...
*Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 10:44pm*

**statistics**

A standardized test has a mean of 88 and a standard deviation of 12. What is the score at the 90th percentile? Assume a normal distribution. how would I solve? a. 90.00 b. 112.00 c. 103.36 d. 91.00
*Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 3:21pm*

**Check This Statistics Homework**

1.) Based on a survey of a few thousand people, a newspaper reporter wants to draw conclusions about how a country’s citizens in general feel about the war in Iraq. At this point, is the reporter mainly concerned with data production, displaying and summarizing data, ...
*Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7:48am*

**Statistics**

Hi! I had this one last question on my homework that I wasn't sure about, but, I need someone to check this for me and see if this is right. Thanks so much! Question: The study that looked at prevalence of various appliance in homes in 2001 made a comparison to the ...
*Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7:46am*

**Business statistics**

A new drug that treats patients with anxiety has a 60% success rate in improving the patient’s condition. For a random sample of eight patients taking this drug, determine the probability that: 4.2.1. four patients have improvement in their condition. 4.2.2. at least two ...
*Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 6:34am*

**statistics**

5. A soft drink dispensing machine uses paper cups that hold a maximum of 12 ounces. The machine is set to dispense a mean of 10 ounces of the drink. The amount that is actually dispensed varies. It is normally distributed with a standard deviation of one ounce. (a) What ...
*Monday, September 15, 2014 at 10:50pm*

**Statistics**

Are my answers correct? Thanks! 1.) Based on a survey of a few thousand people, a newspaper reporter wants to draw conclusions about how a country’s citizens in general feel about the war in Iraq. At this point, is the reporter mainly concerned with data production, ...
*Monday, September 15, 2014 at 10:20pm*

**Statistics Homework Check**

Hi! I had this one last question on my homework that I wasn't sure about, but, I need someone to check this for me and see if this is right. Thanks so much! Question: The study that looked at prevalence of various appliance in homes in 2001 made a comparison to the ...
*Monday, September 15, 2014 at 10:19pm*

**statistics**

Air travel is probably not as fun as it used to be. Airlines have increased fares, reduced seat size, and now charge fees for everything from luggage to early boarding. Airlines can be fined by the federal transportation agencies for various "infractions". One issue ...
*Monday, September 15, 2014 at 9:06pm*

**Statistics**

Are my answers correct? Thanks! 1.) Based on a survey of a few thousand people, a newspaper reporter wants to draw conclusions about how a country’s citizens in general feel about the war in Iraq. At this point, is the reporter mainly concerned with data production, ...
*Monday, September 15, 2014 at 6:33pm*

**Statistics Homework Check**

Hi! I had this one last question on my homework that I wasn't sure about, but, I need someone to check this for me and see if this is right. Thanks so much! Question: The study that looked at prevalence of various appliance in homes in 2001 made a comparison to the ...
*Monday, September 15, 2014 at 6:19pm*

**Statistics**

A class consists of 9 students with an average age of 40. When the Instructor arrives the average age of the students and the Instructor is 41. What is the age of the Instructor?
*Monday, September 15, 2014 at 4:20pm*

**statistics**

4.2. A new drug that treats patients with anxiety has a 60% success rate in improving the patient’s condition. For a random sample of eight patients taking this drug, determine the probability that: 4.2.1. Four patients have improvement in their condition 4.2.2. At least ...
*Monday, September 15, 2014 at 9:22am*

**statistics**

Calculate the Pearson’s correlation coefficient Assessed value (R’000) Selling price (R’000) 116 185 160 246 144 236 103 162 205 300
*Monday, September 15, 2014 at 9:19am*

**statistics**

Calculate the probability of withdrawing 13 balls of yellow color in 16 draws from a bag of 93 balls having 38 red, 34 yellow and 21 pink balls.
*Monday, September 15, 2014 at 6:59am*

**statistics**

A random sample of 8 male college students was taken and asked to report their shoe size and height in inches
*Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 11:52pm*

**statistics**

Air travel is probably not as fun as it used to be. Airlines have increased fares, reduced seat size, and now charge fees for everything from luggage to early boarding. Airlines can be fined by the federal transportation agencies for various "infractions". One issue ...
*Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 10:18pm*

**Statistics**

If you have a curve with an asymmetric bimodal distribution, is it considered a normal distribution? Or is it only a normal distribution if there is a single bell-shaped curve?
*Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 9:28pm*

**statistics**

AAA reports that the average age of a car on U.S. roads in recent years has risen to 7.5 years. Suppose that the distribution of the age of automobiles assumes a mound shaped distribution. If 99.7% of the ages are between 1 year and 14 years, what is the value of the standard ...
*Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 9:16pm*

**Elementry Statistics**

The census figures show that the average income for a family in a rural region is approximately $34,860 per year. A random sample has a mean income of $33,566 per year, with a standard deviation of $1,245. At a sig. level of .0.01 is there enough evidence to reject the claim?
*Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 6:02pm*

**statistics**

You have just completed a round trip to New York and back by car. The one way distance traveled is 210 miles. If your average speed traveling to New York was 70 miles per hour and your average speed returning to Baltimore was 50 miles per hour (heavy traffic) what was your ...
*Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 5:02pm*

**Statistics**

12 cards are drawn with replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 cards. What is the probability that 4 queens of hearts, 4 aces of spades, and 4 kings of clubs are drawn?
*Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 4:45pm*

**statistics**

You have just completed a round trip to New York and back by car. The one way distance traveled is 210 miles. If your average speed traveling to New York was 70 miles per hour and your average speed returning to Baltimore was 50 miles per hour (heavy traffic) what was your ...
*Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 4:21pm*

**Statistics**

Each day a local radio station randomly draws a date (without replacement) from a bowl containing all the days in the year. The first person who calls in with their birthday on the date drawn gets a prize. what is the probability that none of the birthdays selected in the ...
*Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 1:24pm*

**Statistics**

If P(A/B)=1 must A=B?
*Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 12:02pm*

**statistics; emergency please help me**

Air travel is probably not as fun as it used to be. Airlines have increased fares, reduced seat size, and now charge fees for everything from luggage to early boarding. Airlines can be fined by the federal transportation agencies for various "infractions". One issue ...
*Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 10:05pm*

**statistics**

A survey is being planned to determine the mean amount of time corporation executives watch television. A pilot survey indicated that the mean time per week is 13 hours, with a standard deviation of 2.5 hours. It is desired to estimate the mean viewing time within two-quarter ...
*Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 12:38pm*

**Statistics**

The following are weights (in lbs) for a sample of 11 baby boys at the age of 18 months: 21.8 22.2 23.4 24.6 25.1 26.7 27.3 28.0 29.8 30.9 31.2 What is the 80th percentile estimate for these sample?
*Friday, September 12, 2014 at 8:53pm*

**Statistics – Lab Week 2**

11. Using the empirical rule, 68% of male heights should be between what two values? Either show work or explain how your answer was calculated.
*Friday, September 12, 2014 at 7:29pm*

**Statistics**

In a survey of 80 high school football players who committed to play in the Division III CCIW conference, 64 said that they would work out in their high school weight rooms in the summer before college. The margin of error for the survey was 6%. A census of all CCIW football ...
*Friday, September 12, 2014 at 1:04pm*

**Statistics**

1. A poll of 700 persons attending the Taste of Chicago showed that 455 persons, 65% of the sample, believed that the food was overpriced. It is estimated that 1,250,000 persons attend the Taste. Statistics suggest that, although 65% plus or minus 5% of attendees believe that ...
*Friday, September 12, 2014 at 12:49pm*

**statistics**

What is the mathematical relationship between the confidence level and the level of significance, α? Can you explain this to me in an easy to understand way? Thank you
*Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 8:02pm*

**statistics**

Let E and F be two events for which the probability of atleast one of them occurs is 3/4. what is the probability that neither E nor F will occur.
*Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 5:59pm*

**Statistics**

One month before a recall election, a poll of 500 Wisconsin voters showed that 46% planned to vote for the Democratic challenger Tom Barrett and 45% planned to vote for Republican Governor Scott Walker. Undecided voters constituted another 9%. The margin of error was 5 ...
*Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 4:07pm*

**Statistics**

A nutritionist wants to conduct a study to validate the efficacy of an herb as an aid in weight loss. She randomly assigns half of a group of overweight persons to a treatment group who are given the herb with instructions for its use and a planned diet for six weeks. The ...
*Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 1:53pm*

**Statistics**

The father of a junior high school student wants to determine the most popular book among junior high students. Select the sample with the least potential bias. A. A randomly selected group of 10 book sellers B. A randomly selected group of 30 junior high students C. A ...
*Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 1:34pm*

**Statistics**

A poll was taken of a random sample of 1189 college students. Of these students, 789 reported that they had a drinking binge (more than 10 drinks in an evening) in the past month. Select the most believable conclusion. A. About 66.358% of college students indulged in binge ...
*Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 1:15pm*

**statistics**

In this question, use Excel functions rather than Normal distribution tables. The number of new cars sold by "Ma's New Car Factory" in a financial year can be approximated by a normal distribution with a mean of 125,000 cars and a standard deviation of 34,000 ...
*Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 10:48am*

**statistics**

A researcher hypothesizes that individuals who listen to classical music will score differently from the general population on a test of spatial ability. On a standardized test of spatial ability, (u = 58). A random sample of 14 individuals who listen to classical music is ...
*Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 9:34am*

**statistics**

Henry performed a two- tailed test for an experiment in which N = 24. He could not find his table of t critical values, but he remembered the tcv at df = 13. He decided to compare his tobt with this tcv. Is he more likely to make a Type I or a Type II error in this situation?
*Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 9:08am*

**statistics**

Let E and F be two events for which the probability of atleast one of them occurs is 3/4. what is the probability that neither E nor F occurs? The hint is to use Demorgan's laws
*Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 5:02pm*

**statistics**

each of 10 men questioned 100 individuals whether X is a singer. If the answer yes has the probability 0.5. what is the number of individuals who answers assertively?
*Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 5:39am*

**statistics**

Given a normally distributed population of values with a mean of 76 and a standard deviation of 10 what is the probability that a value is 71 and 82
*Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10:51am*

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