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May 23, 2013

# Posts by amelie

Total # Posts: 50

Intro to Probability, please check my work.
A fair coin is flipped three times. You win \$5 every time the outcome is heads. Let the random variable X represent the total number of dollars you win. (a) List the sample space. (b) Determine the probability function of X. ====================== Answer: a) 2^3= 8 possibiliti...

Intro to Probability
Widgets are produced at a certain factory by each of three machines A, B and C. These machines produce 1000, 600 and 400 widgets per day, respectively. The probability that a given widget is defective is 4% for one produced by Machine A, 3% if produced by Machine B, and 2% if ...

Intro to Probability
In a certain election, the incumbent Republican will run against the Democratic nominee. There are three Democratic candidates, D1, D2 and D3, whose chances of gaining the Democratic nomination are .50, .35 and .15, respectively. Here are the chances that the Republican will w...

Intro to probability
An octave contains twelve different musical notes (in Western music). How many different eight note melodies can be constructed from these twelve notes if: (a) no note can be used more than once? (b) any note can be used as often as you please? ================================...

Intro to probability
oh, now wasn't that simple, thank you reiny

Intro to probability
A certain pizza restaurant offers three different sizes of pizza and eight different toppings. How many distinct pizzas having two different toppings can be made? ====================================== I think part of the answer to the question is (8)\ (2)/ where I choose 2 to...

Math: determinants
If det(A)=-7 A= | a b c | | d e f | | g h i | Find det(2A^-1), det((2A)^-1). Find | a g d | | b h e | | c i f |

Math: Factoring
I'm having a hard time factoring polynomials, especially 3rd degree. -x^3+2x^2+4x-8 -x^3-5x^2+20x+12 I don't know how to begin. I thought long division, but what would I divide by?

chemistry
Consider the following kinetic parameter for a given enzyme: Km=4.7x10-5 M Vmax= 22 nmol/min/mg [i]=5x10-1 mM [s]=2x10-4 M Ki=3x10-4 M Calculate the rate of product formation in the presence of a competitive inhibitor. I know that I have to solve for Vo. I also know that I nee...

Biochemistry
Consider the following kinetic parameter for a given enzyme: Km=4.7x10-5 M Vmax= 22 nmol/min/mg [i]=5x10-1 mM [s]=2x10-4 M Ki=3x10-4 M Calculate the rate of product formation in the presence of a competitive inhibitor. I know that I have to solve for Vo. I also know that I nee...

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