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May 5, 2016
**Business Statistics**

FORMAT INSTRUCTIONS Each question requires the use of MINITAB to solve. Please submit your work as a WORD or similar document. You can prepare this by cutting and pasting the results generated in MINITAB to such a document. Then you can edit that file with any required ...
*Monday, April 20, 2015 by Amer*

**Stats**

Instructions for the Experiment / Data Collection regarding questions 1-4: Collect data regarding the caffeine content in a 16oz cup of coffee. Collect the amount of caffeine in 20 different brands of coffee. 1.Calculate the following descriptive statistics corresponding to ...
*Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Nisa (Please Help me)*

**Statistics**

Suppose a random family of four is selected (two parents and two children). Suppose further that you are told one of the two children is a girl. Given that this family has at least one daughter, what is the conditional probability that it also has a son? (HINT: write out the ...
*Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Gary*

**Elementary Statistics**

10. In a game of “chuck a luck” three dice are rolled. If your number comes up on all three dice you win $3. If your number comes up on two dice you win $2. If your number comes up only once you win $1. If your number doesn’t come up at all you lose $1. a) What ...
*Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Gary*

**statistics**

Find the Z-score that separate the middle 63% of the distribution from the area in the tails of the standard normal distribution
*Sunday, April 19, 2015 by sue*

**Statistics**

For the data set (−2,−3)(1,3)(5,4)(9,7)(11,12) find interval estimates (at a 94.6% level) for a single observation and for the mean response of y corresponding to x=1. Note: For each part below, your answer should use interval notation. Prediction Interval ...
*Sunday, April 19, 2015 by STATISTICS*

**statistics**

there are 500 passenger with a mean age of 60 years and a standard deviation of 12. what is the minimum age of the oldest 20%?
*Sunday, April 19, 2015 by Busisiwe*

**statistics**

A two-tailed test is conducted at the 0.10 significance level. What is the P-value required to reject the null hypothesis? A. Greater than or equal to .010 B. Greater than or equal to 0.05 C. Less than or equal to 0.10 D. Less than or equal to 0.05 Is it C?
*Saturday, April 18, 2015 by jay*

**statistics**

A consumer advocacy group claims that the mean amount of juice in a 16 ounce bottled drink is not 16 ounces, as stated by the bottler. Determine the conclusion of the hypothesis test assuming that the results of the sampling lead to rejection of the null hypothesis. A. ...
*Saturday, April 18, 2015 by MARY*

**statistics**

A researcher wishes to estimate the mean amount of money spent per month on food by households in a certain neighborhood. She desires a margin of error of $30. Past studies suggest that a population standard deviation of $248 is reasonable. Estimate the minimum sample size ...
*Saturday, April 18, 2015 by MARY*

**statistics**

The data set represents the income levels of the members of a country club. Estimate the probability that a randomly selected member earns at least $98,000. 112,000 126,000 90,000 133,000 94,000 112,000 98,000 82,000 147,000 182,000 86,000 105,000 140,000 94,000 126,000 119,...
*Saturday, April 18, 2015 by HELP*

**statistics**

If you flip a coin three times, the possible outcomes are HHH, HHT, HTH, HTT, THH, THT, TTH, TTT. What is the probability of getting at least two tails? A. 1/2 B. 2/3 C. 3/4 D. 4/9 mY ANSWER IS A
*Saturday, April 18, 2015 by SUE*

**statistics**

Joe dealt 20 cards from a standard 52-card deck, and the number of red cards exceeded the number of black cards by 8. He reshuffled the cards and dealt 30 cards. This time, the number of red cards exceeded the number of black cards by 10. Determine which deal is closer to the ...
*Saturday, April 18, 2015 by phia*

**statistics**

Of the 6796 students in one school district, 1537 cannot read up to grade level. Among a sample of 812 of the students from this school district, 211 cannot read up to grade level. Find the sample proportion of students who cannot read up to grade level. A. 0.14 B. 0.26 C. 211...
*Friday, April 17, 2015 by Jane*

**statistics**

Jody checked the temperature 12 times on Monday, and the last digit of the temperature was odd six times more than it was even. On Tuesday, she checked it 18 times and the last digit was odd eight times more than it was even. Determine which series is closer to the 50/50 ratio...
*Friday, April 17, 2015 by HELP*

**statistics**

The distribution of B.A. degrees conferred by a local college is listed below, by major. Major Frequency English 2073 Mathematics 2164 Chemistry 318 Physics 856 Liberal Arts 1358 Business 1676 Engineering 868 9313 What is the probability that a randomly selected degree is not ...
*Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Bob*

**statistics**

A study of two types of weed killers was done on two identical weed plots. One weed killer killed 15% more weeds than the other. This difference was significant at the 0.05 level. What does this mean? A. The improvement was due to the fact that there were more weeds in one ...
*Thursday, April 16, 2015 by leah*

**statistics**

A study of the amount of time it takes a mechanic to rebuild the transmission for a 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier shows that the mean is 8.4 hours and the standard deviation is 1.77 hours. Assume that a random sample of 40 mechanics is selected and the mean rebuild time of the ...
*Thursday, April 16, 2015 by phia*

**Statistics **

The melting point of gold is known to be approximately 1,060 degrees centigrade. This is, of course, an average figure, for unavoidable ‘experimental error’ causes more or less variation from this figure whenever the test is actually performed. The best measure of ...
*Thursday, April 16, 2015 by JT*

**statistics**

A new national survey found that Americans drink an average of 6 glasses of water daily, instead of the recommended 8. Assuming that the number of glasses of water is approximately normally distributed with a standard deviation of 1.7 glasses, what proportion of Americans ...
*Thursday, April 16, 2015 by MJ*

**Statistics **

Can you explain why the scatter plot shows a negative Z value when the Histogram starts at zero.
*Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by Scatter graph question*

**writting skills**

1. Which one of the following comes first in an online catalog entry? A. Title of the book B. Year of publication C. Call number of the book D. Author's last name Student Answer: B Answer: Incorrect Reference: 2. You've located three books on a topic you're ...
*Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by TYondra*

**statistics**

A group of seven mountain climbers wishes to form a mountain climbing team of five.how many different teams could be formed?
*Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by kgahliso*

**statistics**

A tennis player makes a successful first serve 51% of the time. if she serves 9 times, what is the probability that she gets exactly 3 first serves in? assume that each serve is independent of the others.
*Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

EXERCISE: POSSIBLE VALUES OF THE ESTIMATES Suppose that the random variable È takes values in the interval [0,1]. a) Is it true that the LMS estimator is guaranteed to take values only in the interval [0,1]? b) Is it true that the LLMS estimator is guaranteed to take ...
*Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by alec*

**statistics**

Suppose that fÈ and fX|È are described by simple closed-form formulas. Suppose that È is one-dimensional but X is high-dimensional. a) Suppose that a specific value x of the random variable X has been observed. Is it true that the calculation of the LMS ...
*Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by alec*

**Statistics**

Sammy and Sally each carry a bag containing a banana, a chocolate bar, and a licorice stick. Simultaneously, they take out a single food item and consume it. The possible pairs of food items that Sally and Sammy consumed are as follows. chocolate bar - chocolate bar licorice ...
*Monday, April 13, 2015 by Scott*

**Statistics**

A variable is normally distributed with mean 68 and standard deviation 10. Find: a) The value that 85% of all possible values of the variable exceed. b) The two values that divide the area under the corresponding normal curve into a middle area of 0.90 and two outside areas of...
*Monday, April 13, 2015 by Janet*

**Statistics**

The distribution of weekly salaries at a large company is reverse J-shaped with a mean of $1000 and a standard deviation of $370. What is the probability that the sampling error made in estimating the mean weekly salary for all employees of the company by the mean of a random ...
*Monday, April 13, 2015 by Janet*

**math**

A statistics student had excluded three outlier values when constructing a histogram of a frequency distribution. His teacher directed him to remake the histogram and include the outliers. Which of the following must be true? 1The shape of the histogram changes. 2The ...
*Monday, April 13, 2015 by heem*

**Math: statistics**

A DVD rental store wants to know what proportion of its customers are under age 21. A simple random sample of 500 customers was taken, and 375 of them were under age 21. Presume that the true population proportion of customers under age 21 is 0.68. Find the mean and standard ...
*Sunday, April 12, 2015 by Statistics*

**Statistics **

I'm stuck on this homework question. If someone can just help get me started with the first one I'm sure I can do the rest. I'm just not sure how to begin. Thanks! 1. A production process produces 90% non-defective parts. A sample of 10 parts from the production ...
*Sunday, April 12, 2015 by Emily*

**statistics**

Over the past several months, an adult patient has been treated for tetany (severe muscle spasms). This condition is associated with an average total calcium level below 6 mg/dl. Recently, the patient's total calcium tests gave the following readings (in mg/dl). Assume ...
*Saturday, April 11, 2015 by Interval Estimate*

**Statistics**

A school psychologist decided to separate some classes by gender to see if learning improved. She looked at studded scores on the final exam and obtained the following information: Students in boy-girl classrooms obtained an average of 71.4 on their final exams with a standard...
*Saturday, April 11, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

The U.S. Geological Survey compiled historical data about Old Faithful Geyser (Yellowstone National Park) from 1870 to 1987. Let x1 be a random variable that represents the time interval (in minutes) between Old Faithful eruptions for the years 1948 to 1952. Based on 9260 ...
*Saturday, April 11, 2015 by Interval Estimate*

**Statistics**

The method of tree ring dating gave the following years A.D. for an archaeological excavation site. Assume that the population of x values has an approximately normal distribution. 1320 1201 1257 1180 1268 1316 1275 1317 1275 (a) Use a calculator with mean and standard ...
*Saturday, April 11, 2015 by Interval Estimate*

**statistics**

Which data provide the answer to the question: “How frequently can a student at Eureka College be expected to study more than three hours a day?” A. Of 100 students surveyed, 43 reported that they study at least three hours a day twice a week. B. Of 100 students ...
*Friday, April 10, 2015 by phia*

**statistics**

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 the...
*Friday, April 10, 2015 by phia*

**social studies**

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 the...
*Friday, April 10, 2015 by phia*

**statistics**

A U.S. government report stated that, “With bank interest rates around 1.0%, 8% of wage earners believe it worthwhile to keep money in a savings account. However, at 3.0% interest, 36% of wage earners believe it worthwhile to keep money in a savings account. The margin of...
*Friday, April 10, 2015 by phia*

**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 ...
*Friday, April 10, 2015 by phia*

**english**

About 200 years ago the Cherokee Indians were one tribe, or "Indian Nation" that lived in the southeast part of what is now the United States. During the 1830's and 1840's, the period covered by the Indian Removal Act, (1) many Cherokees were moved west to a...
*Thursday, April 9, 2015 by jimm*

**Statistics**

A Today/CNN/Gallup Poll of 1015 adults found that 13% approved of the job Congress was doing in 1995. Find the 95% confidence interval of the true proportion of adults who feel this way.
*Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by CJ*

**statistics**

last year houston hospital averaged 98 births a month with a standard deviation of 6 january reported 107 birhts. how does the number of birhts in january compare to the average
*Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by bria*

**statistics**

Suppose that your studying tine is unifornily distribution between 4 pm and 10pm what is the probability that will study afterb8 pm
*Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by sue spear*

**statistics**

The average number of houses sold by a company is 2 houses per day what is probability that's exactly 3 houses will be sold in one week
*Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by sue spear*

**business statistics**

pkg1 pkg2 215 148 89 70 367 292 find the relative frequency of occurrence approach to determine the probability that a tube of toothpaste sold had packaging style 1
*Monday, April 6, 2015 by charissa*

**Writing Skills, Part 3**

6. You have found an article in the Readers' Guide that you want to locate. What information would be least important in finding it? A. Subject heading B. Volume and page numbers C. Author's name D. Title of the article Student Answer: B Answer: Incorrect Reference: 7...
*Sunday, April 5, 2015 by yes help me I'm an idiot*

**Statistics**

Find the margin of error for a 95% confidence interval for estimating the population mean when the sample standard deviation equals 100, with a sample size of (i) 400, (ii) 1600. What is the effect of the sample size? (b) Find the margin of error for estimating the population ...
*Sunday, April 5, 2015 by courtney*

**statistics**

A test consist of 10 multiple choice questions, each with five possible answers, one of which is correct. To past the test a student must get 60% or better
*Saturday, April 4, 2015 by pat*

**Statistics**

Find the margin of error for a 95% confidence interval for estimating the population mean when the sample standard deviation equals 100, with a sample size of (i) 400, (ii) 1600. What is the effect of the sample size? (b) Find the margin of error for estimating the population...
*Saturday, April 4, 2015 by Courtney R*

**Statistics**

If the average home cost $100,000, with a standard deviation of $15,000, what would a home on the 20th percentile rank cost?
*Friday, April 3, 2015 by Jan*

**Statistics **

A sample of 53 night-school students' ages is obtained in order to estimate the mean age of night-school students. = 25.7 years. The population variance is 12. (a) Give a point estimate for mu. (b) Find the 95% confidence interval for mu (lower and upper limit). (c) Find ...
*Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Megan*

**Statistics **

By measuring the amount of time it takes a component of a product to move from one workstation to the next, an engineer has estimated that the standard deviation is 6 seconds. (a) How many measurements should be made to be 90% certain that the maximum error of estimation will...
*Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Megan*

**Statistics**

How large a sample should be taken if the population mean is to be estimated with 90% confidence to within $75? The population has a standard deviation of $892. So far I have n= (.2)(5)^2, but I don't think that's right....
*Thursday, April 2, 2015 by Megan*

**statistics**

Let X and Y be independent random variables, each uniformly distributed on the interval [0,1]. Let Z=max{X,Y}. Find the PDF of Z. Express your answer in terms of z using standard notation . For 0<z<1, fZ(z)= 1 - unanswered 1 Let Z=max{2X,Y}. Find the PDF of Z. Express ...
*Wednesday, April 1, 2015 by alec*

**statistics**

A brewery's filling machine is adjusted to fill bottles with a mean of 31.9 oz. of ale and a variance of 0.004. Periodically, a bottle is checked and the amount of ale noted. (a) Assuming the amount of fill is normally distributed, what is the probability that the next ...
*Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

What is the difference between alpha level and critical values?? Does the alpha level just help determine the critical value?
*Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics **

If the null hypothesis is rejected at the .01 alpha level, it will be rejected at the .05 alpha level. Is this correct?
*Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Statistics**

In the past year, Jack's Pizaa Resturant grossed more than $1500 a day for about 83% of its business days. Suppose 8 days are randomly selected, approximate the probablity that exactly 6 days will gross more than $1500 in a day.
*Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Kim*

**Math, statistics**

Problem 1: The PDF of exp(X) (6/6 points) Let X be a random variable with PDF fX. Find the PDF of the random variable Y=eX for each of the following cases: For general fX, when y>0, fY(y)= Solution: f_x(ln(y))/y When fX(x) = {1/3,0,if −2<x≤1,otherwise, we ...
*Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by R*

**statistics**

1. Suppose the estimate of a proportion of a normal population is to be within 0.05 using the 95% confidence level. How large a sample is required if: a. It is known from previous studies that p = 0.3? b. There is no prior knowledge of p? 2. Each of the following is a large-...
*Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Micheal*

**Statistics**

It is pretty common across most schools to find the grades at the MBA level divided between A's and B's. As such, you expect the mean GPA to be around 3.50. Using the sample of 200 MBA students, conduct a one-sample hypothesis test to determine if the mean GPA is ...
*Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Leticia*

**Statistics**

1 39 63 wind speed (km h ) –1 Measurements of wind speed on a certain island were taken over a period of one year. A box-andwhisker plot of the data obtained is displayed above, and the values of the quartiles are as shown. It is suggested that wind speed can be modelled ...
*Monday, March 30, 2015 by Osa*

**Marketing reserch**

a marketing researcher analyzing the fast food industry noticed the following restaurant in Cali was 3.30 with a standard deviation of .40. yet in Georgia the average amount spent at a fast food restaurant was 3.25 with a standard deviation of .10. what do these statistics ...
*Monday, March 30, 2015 by brittany*

**statistics**

63% of men consider themselves baseball fans. You randomly select 10 and ask if he consider him self a baseball fan. Find the probability that the number who consider themselves baseball fans is (a) exactly 8, (b) at least (8) less than (8)
*Monday, March 30, 2015 by ann*

**Statistics**

College officials want to estimate the percentage of students who carry a gun, knife, or other such weapon. How many randomly selected students must be surveyed in order to be 94% confident that the sample percentage has a margin of error of 2 percentage points?
*Sunday, March 29, 2015 by Richelle*

**statistics**

A recent survey showed that among 675 randomly selected subjects who completed 4 years of college, 138 smoke and 537 do not smoke. Determine a 95% confidence interval for the true proportion of the given population that smokes.
*Sunday, March 29, 2015 by Richelle*

**statistics**

A simple random sample of a size n is drawn from a population that is normally distributed. The sample mean, x is found to be 110, and the sample standard deviation, s, is found to be 10. A- Construct a 95% confidence interval about u if the sample size, n, is 17
*Sunday, March 29, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

a repair shop believes that people travel more than 3500 miles between oil changes a random sample of 8 cars getting an oil change has average distance of 3375 standard deviation of 225 miles with alpha 0.05 is there enough evidence to support the shops claim
*Sunday, March 29, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Statistics**

The percentage of various colors are different for the "peanut" variety of M&M's candies, as reported on the Mars, Incorporated website. Brown: 12% Yellow: 15% Red: 12% Blue: 23% Orange: 23% Green: 15% A 14-ounce bag of peanut M&M's is randomly selected and ...
*Saturday, March 28, 2015 by Elaine*

**statistics**

If I selected one player at random what would be the probability of an NBA player in the Eastern conference being less than 6 feet tall? First calculate the z-score and then use the standard normal table to find the probability.
*Saturday, March 28, 2015 by Anonymous*

**math**

a statistics professor plans class so carefully that the lengths of his classes are uniformly distributed between 45.0 and 55.0 minutes. find the probability that a given class period runs greater than 50.75 minutes? find the probability of selecting a class that runs greater ...
*Saturday, March 28, 2015 by lolo*

**statistic**

A statistics quiz consists of 10 multiple questions. There are four choices for each question. One student is unprepared and decides to guess the answers to every question. Assuming 70% is a passing grade, find the probability that the student will pass the quiz.
*Saturday, March 28, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

Consider the test of hypothesis for the equality of two population means. The sample data from the first population is: n = 10, x-bar = 52.4, s = 5. The sample data from the second population is: n = 8, x-bar = 48.2, s = 6. Both variables are normally distributed and the ...
*Friday, March 27, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

A test of hypothesis is performed to determine whether the proportion of Montrealers (population 1) who want the decriminalization of marijuana is greater than the proportion of Torontonians (population 2) who want decriminalization of marijuana. A random sample of 115 ...
*Friday, March 27, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics **

A random sample of 150 investment bankers (population 1) had thirty percent who expressed dissatisfaction with their choice of career. A random sample of 200 financial analysts (population 2) had forty-two percent who expressed dissatisfaction. In testing the hypothesis that a...
*Friday, March 27, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

The Vancouver Chamber of Commerce claims that the mean cost of hotels in the downtown area of the city is less than in Edmonton. A random sample of 50 hotels in Vancouver (population 1) had a mean nightly rate of $109 with a standard deviation of $15. An independent sample of ...
*Friday, March 27, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics **

Which of the following statements are true? (A) In testing the hypothesis for the equality of two population proportions, the acceptance region for the null hypothesis will be wider than the confidence interval for two population proportions, assuming the same value of alpha...
*Friday, March 27, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics **

A comparison of the last year's (Population 1) versus the current year's (Population 2) shipments (in thousands of dollars) for each of six Canadian exporters is given as follows: (4.34, 4.77), (5.89, 5.16), (2.52, 2.73), (3.91, 4.39), (4.99, 5.25), (3.24, 3.80). It is...
*Friday, March 27, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics **

A VP of manufacturing claims that no more than 3% of items produced using a certain assembly line are defective. A random sample of 100 items from the assembly line had 5 defectives. At the 5% level of significance, which of the following would be part of the standardized ...
*Friday, March 27, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics **

The Dean of a university claims that no more than 10% of the students drop out of university. She chooses a random sample of 500 students and decides that she will accept the claim only if no more than 25 of the 500 students drop out of university. In fact her claim is true - ...
*Friday, March 27, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics **

Which of the following statements are false? (A) The t-distribution should always be used when n is small. (B) A test of hypothesis is found to have a p-value of .0682. Then one should conclude H1 if the level of significance is 10% and conclude Ho if the level of significance...
*Friday, March 27, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics **

A study is to be conducted to determine whether the mean cost of repairing a car is more than $500. A random sample of 100 repairs is selected and the following decision rule is constructed: conclude the null hypothesis if the sample mean is less than or equal to $515, ...
*Friday, March 27, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

A sample of 50 items is selected to determine whether or not to accept the hypothesis that a population means differs from a value of 20. The sample mean and standard deviation are 18 and 7, respectively. The null hypothesis is not rejected, which of the following is a ...
*Friday, March 27, 2015 by Anonymous*

**math/stats**

Which of the following statements are true? (A) In a two-tail test of hypothesis for a population mean the decision rule is to reject H0 if the test statistic lies outside of the action limits. (B) A statistical test of hypothesis is performed under the assumption that the ...
*Friday, March 27, 2015 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

a local content center reports that it has been experiencing a 15% rate of no shows on advanced reservations. Among 150 advanced reservations find the probability that there will be fewer than 20 no shows round the standard deviation to three decimal to work the problem
*Thursday, March 26, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Business statistics**

5. An Aspirin manufacturer fills bottles by weight rather than by count. Since each bottle should contain 100 tablets, the average weight per tablet should be 5 grains. Each of 100 tablets taken from a large lot is weighed, resulting in a sample average weight per tablet of 4....
*Wednesday, March 25, 2015 by Lizzie*

**Business statistics**

4. A study of the ability of individuals to walk in a straight line (“Can We Really Walk Straight?”, Amer. J. of Physical Anthro., 1992:19-27) reported the accompanying data on cadence (strides per second) for a sample of 20 randomly selected individuals. 0.95 0.82 0...
*Wednesday, March 25, 2015 by Lizzie*

**Business statistics**

3. Determine the t-critical value for a two-sided confidence interval in each of the following situations. a. Confidence level = 95%, df = 15 b. Confidence level = 99%, n = 5. c. Confidence level = 95%, n = 15 d. Significance level = 0.01, df = 37
*Wednesday, March 25, 2015 by Lizzie*

**Business statistics**

2. Each of the following is a large-sample confidence interval for μ, the mean resonance frequency (HZ) for all tennis rackets of a certain type. (114.4, 115.6), (114.1, 115.9) a. What is the value of the sample mean resonance frequency? b. Both intervals were calculated ...
*Wednesday, March 25, 2015 by Lizzie*

**Business statistics**

1. Suppose the estimate of a proportion of a normal population is to be within 0.05 using the 95% confidence level. How large a sample is required if: a. It is known from previous studies that p = 0.3? b. There is no prior knowledge of p?
*Wednesday, March 25, 2015 by Lizzie*

**statistics**

4.The College Boards, which are administered each year to many thousands of high school students, are scored so as to yield a mean of 500 and standard deviation of 100. These scores are close to be normally distributed. a. What percentage of the scores can be expected ... ... ...
*Wednesday, March 25, 2015 by kelli*

**statistics**

A cereal company claims that 2 in every 15 boxes win a prize. What is the probability that you do not win a prize three times in a row?
*Tuesday, March 24, 2015 by Nina*

**Statistics**

The Economic Policy Institute periodically issues reports on wages of entry-level workers. The institute reported that entry-level wages for male college graduates were $21.68 per hour and for female college graduates were $18.80 per hour in 2011 (Economic Policy Institute ...
*Monday, March 23, 2015 by Taylor*

**Probability & Statistics**

To help consumers assess the risks they are taking, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) publishes the amount of nicotine found in all commercial brands of cigarettes. A new cigarette has recently been marketed. The FDA tests on this cigarette yielded mean nicotine content ...
*Monday, March 23, 2015 by Z*

**Probability and Statistcis**

Students from a statistics class were asked to record their height in inches. The heights ( as recorded) were: 65, 72, 68, 64, 60, 55, 73, 71, 52, 63, 61, 74, 69, 67, 74, 50, 4, 75, 67, 62, 66, 80, 64, 65 Find five number summary.
*Sunday, March 22, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Statistics**

I have a bunch of questions to work on with this specific scenario but I was hoping someone can just help me get started on the first one because I'm having trouble getting started and I'll do the rest on my own.Thanks for any help! In a southern state, it was revealed...
*Sunday, March 22, 2015 by Emily*

**Intro statistics**

A bag contains 7 red, 6 orange, and 9 green jellybeans. What is the probability of reaching into the bag and randomly withdrawing 11 jelly beans such that the number of red ones is 7 the number of orange ones is 1 and the number of green ones is 3?
*Saturday, March 21, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Economics**

China's slowdown Jan 20th 2015, 10:26 by S.R. | SHANGHAI MUCH of the analysis of China’s 2014 GDP data, which the government published today, has focused on the economy’s slowdown That is, on one level, understandable. Growth of 7.4% was China’s weakest in ...
*Saturday, March 21, 2015 by Remi*