Wednesday

June 1, 2016
Number of results: 588

**Prob/Stat**

If P(A) = .3 and P(B) = .4 and P(AandB) = .2 what is P(A/B)? P(B/A)? Are A and B indepentent?
*April 1, 2012 by Sheila*

**Math- Prob Stat**

How do you determine if a raffle or casino game is fair?
*May 28, 2016 by Kate*

**Prob&Stat**

If 52% of the customers at a certain grocery store regularly use coupons, what is the approximate standard deviation of the sampling distribution of the proportion for samples of size 240? 2.1% 3.2% 4.7% 10.4%
*December 14, 2014 by Bailey*

**prob. & stat**

A traveler has 7 pieces of luggage. How many ways can he select 3 pieces of luggage for a trip? a. 5040 b. 210 c. 35 d. 28
*April 1, 2015 by sweet12*

**prob. & stat**

A group of 150 students were asked to identify 55 flowers. The relative frequency table shows the results. About how many students identified at least 42 flowers? 0-6 5 7-13 14 14-20 6 21-27 11 28-34 19 35-41 29 42-48 13 49-55 3
*April 1, 2015 by sweet12*

**probability and statistics.**

So here I am trying to do my prob/stat homework and I keep coming across this word that I don't understand. The word is "inferior". My book has no glossary and I cannot find a definition that makes sense.Can somebody help me understand?
*January 27, 2011 by penny lane*

**math**

the probabilities that 3 friends A,B andC pass a driving test are1/3,1/4,2/5 respectively.All 3 take the test find the probability that(a)aa 3 failed the test (b) only B passes the test(c) only 2 of them pass the test (d)at least 1 passes the test... I will do one. Assuming ...
*June 26, 2007 by celina*

**stats**

a test consists of 25 multiple choice questions. Each has 5 possible answers, which only one is correct. If a student guesses on each question, find the following: a) prob that he will guess all of them right b)prob that he will guess at most 12 right c) prob that he will ...
*February 18, 2011 by gio*

**statistics**

Use the normal dist to approx the desired prob. Find the prob of getting at most 30 fives in 200 tosses of a fair 6 sided die
*October 4, 2013 by Sandra*

**prob. & stat**

suppose 240 nursing students took a certification test that is worth 140 points. the five number summary for the scores is shown here. about how many students had a score of 130 or less min. value=68, Q1=110, median=125, Q3=130, max-value=138
*March 31, 2015 by sweet12*

**Statistics**

How do I plug this into the Binomial Probability Formula? prob(lost) = 5/1000 = 1/200 prob(not lost) = 199/200 prob( 2 of 22 are lost) = C(22,2) (1/200)^2 (199/200)^20 = .005224..
*March 9, 2014 by Brenda*

**prob. & stat.**

A pond is freshly stocked with 15 brown trout and 9 lake trout. The first fisherman in the area catches and releases a trout. He catches another trout a while later. What is the probability that the fisherman caught brown trout each time?
*April 1, 2015 by sweet12*

**prob & stat**

In a simple random sample of 90 patients who saw a certain dentist, 8 patients had their teeth whitened. What is the 95% confidence interval for the percent of all the dentist's patients who had their teeth whitened? show work (5.9, 11.9) (4.0, 13.8) (3.0, 14.8) (1.2, 16.6
*May 18, 2015 by sweet12*

**Math**

How do I work this math prob. I always have a B and would like to bring it up. Caan you PLEASE help me with this prob. on unit rates "$2 for 5 cans of tomato soup"
*January 10, 2011 by Sarah*

**statistics**

survey revealed two percent of students did not select stat. for biz. suppose we select a sample of 10 students. -what is the probability that 3 students selected stat. for biz? -how many students would you expect to select stat.for biz?
*March 8, 2010 by nora*

**prob&stat**

A starting lineup in basketball consists of two guards, two forwards, and a center. Now suppose the roster has 5 guards, 4 forwards, 3 centers, and 2 "swing players" (X and Y) who can play either guard or forward. If 5 of the 14 players are randomly selected, what is the ...
*July 12, 2015 by jil*

**probability and statistics. **

I am preparing for a chapter test in my prob/stat class and since my teacher no longer cares about our class and the textbook is as confusing as a foriegn languaga, i am in need of help. i am trying to review an old quiz ao here is one of the questions. the probability that a ...
*May 17, 2011 by penny lane*

**Math- Prob Stat**

In a Gallop Poll, 35% 18-23 year old's stated that they believe in ghosts. Find the probability that out of 16 students aged 18-23: A. Exactly 5 said they believed in ghosts. B. Exactly 5 said they do not believe in ghosts. C.Less than 11 said they do not believe in ghosts. D...
*May 25, 2016 by Kate*

**math- algebra- help please!**

3 dice are rolled let (y,r,b) represent each outcome? a- sample space b- prob rolling a sum of 18 c- prob of rolling a sum less than 5
*April 6, 2011 by Zach*

**Linear algebra**

In a medical prognosis model, there are three states for a person: well, ill and dead. We are given that the prob. one states well given that the person is well is 0.3. The prob. one becomes ill given that one is well is 0.5. The prob. one states ill given that one is ill is 0...
*December 7, 2015 by Lucie*

**Prob and stat**

A survey asked people to respond to the statement "I will begin my shopping at the last minute." Thier responses are categorized below. Admitted last-minute shoppers by age group Last minute shopper, under 25, 25 to 44, over 44 Yes, 510, 420, 308 No, 620, 480, 390 Ithere a ...
*May 17, 2011 by Angela*

**prob and stat**

Ramon has applied to both Princeton and Stanford. He thinks the probability that Princeton will admit him is 0.4, the probability that Stanford will admit him is 0.5, and the probability that both will admit him is 0.2.
*October 30, 2011 by ecey*

**Math- Prob Stat**

The probability that a student in this school has a job is 65%. What is the probability that: A. You ask at least 8 people before you find someone with a job? B. You ask at most 4 people before you find someone with a job? C. Between 15 and 29 people in a group of 50 will have...
*May 29, 2016 by Kate*

**algebra**

Prob.1: -14=2x+2x-2 Prob.2: 5x=50
*May 29, 2013 by cheyenne*

**Prob ans stat**

Let x be a random variable that represents the length of time it takes a student to complete a take-home exam in Dr. Larson's psychology class. After interviewing many students, it was found that x has an approximately normal distribution with mean of 5.2 hours and standard ...
*July 29, 2011 by Hannah*

**prob & stat**

Consider the system of components connected as in the accompanying picture. Components 1 and 2 are connected in parallel, so that subsystem works if and only if either 1 or 2 works; since 3 and 4 are connected in series, that subsystem works if and only if both 3 and 4 work. ...
*July 11, 2015 by jay*

**prob. & stat**

In a random sample of 63 women at a company, the mean salary is $48,902 with a standard deviation of $5270. In a random sample of 50 men at the company, the mean salary is $53,454 with a standard deviation of $4677. Construct a 95% confidence interval for the difference ...
*May 9, 2015 by sweet12*

**prob & stat**

In a random sample of 63 women at a company, the mean salary is $48,902 with a standard deviation of $5270. In a random sample of 50 men at the company, the mean salary is $53,454 with a standard deviation of $4677. Construct a 95% confidence interval for the difference ...
*May 10, 2015 by sweet12*

**Statistics**

DIAGRAMS MUST BE DRAWN Given the standard normal distribution, determine:Prob Z greater than 1.50 Prob Z between1.06 and 1.96 Given the standard normal distribution determine the Z values that contain 80% in the middle of the curve.
*March 2, 2013 by Sue*

**Probability and Statistics (Continuation)**

Assume 10% of the engines manufactured on an assembly line are defective. If engines are randomly selected one at a time and tested. What is the probability that the third nondefective engine will be found a)on the fifth trial? b) on or before the fifth trial? MY answers: a) P...
*September 29, 2013 by Katy*

**STATISTICS**

PINWORM INFESTATION COMMONLY FOUND IN KIDS CAN BE TREATED WITH THE DRUG PYRANTEL PAMOATE. RESEARCH SHOWS THE TREATMENT IS EFFECTIVE IN ABOUT 90% OF CASES. DRUG IS ADMINISTERED TO 25 KIDS WHAT IS THE PROBABILITY THAT EXACTLY 23 OF THEM ARE CURED? WHAT IS THE PROB. THAT MORE ...
*February 10, 2008 by todd*

**statistics**

PINWORM INFESTATION COMMONLY FOUND IN KIDS CAN BE TREATED WITH THE DRUG PYRANTEL PAMOATE. RESEARCH SHOWS THE TREATMENT IS EFFECTIVE IN ABOUT 90% OF CASES. DRUG IS ADMINISTERED TO 25 KIDS WHAT IS THE PROBABILITY THAT EXACTLY 23 OF THEM ARE CURED? WHAT IS THE PROB. THAT MORE ...
*February 10, 2008 by todd*

**statistics**

Pinworm infestation commonly found in kids can be treated with the drug pyrantel pamoate. Research shows the treatment is effective about 90% of cases. The drug is administered to 25 kids. What is the probability that exactly 23 of them are cured? What is the prob. that more ...
*February 10, 2008 by todd*

**Prob and Stat**

A tire manufacturer guarantess that its tires will last for at least 60,000 miles. If the tire fails earlier, the manufacturer offers a prorated replacement. Too many such replacements are bad for business, so the manufacturer tests tires at random to see whether corrective ...
*May 17, 2011 by Angela*

**Finance**

Assuming that the returns from holding small-company stocks are normally distributed, what is the approximate probability that your money will double in value in a single year? What about triple in value. Many of my classmates have an expected return of 17.6% and a standard ...
*July 15, 2012 by Anonymous*

**ECON! Please help!**

Joe: y= 100 (High) prob = 2/5 =25 (medium) prob= 2/5 =0 (low) prob = 1/5 Calculate: 1. José’s risk premium, p, associated with farming and 2. José’s certainty equivalent associated with farming. The village decides to implement an informal insurance (risk sharing) arrangement...
*June 1, 2010 by anonymous*

**statistics**

Information given:the distribution of male head circumference (HC) is normal with a mean of 56cm and a standard deviation of 1.8cm first question -the prob that HC of a random chosen man is larger than 57.8cm is? Work: pr(x)>57.8cm z=(57.8-56)=1.8--->.9641 i got it wrong...
*April 15, 2010 by UPD*

**Stats**

nformation given:the distribution of male head circumference (HC) is normal with a mean of 56cm and a standard deviation of 1.8cm first question -the prob that HC of a random chosen man is larger than 57.8cm is? Work: pr(x)>57.8cm z=(57.8-56)=1.8--->.9641 i got it wrong...
*April 15, 2010 by UPD*

**Check answers please Statistics**

Suppose that each student in stat. has a 9% chance of missing class on any given day and that student attendance is independent. In a stat. class of 20 students, find the probability that: 1) no student is absent =15.16 2) one student is absent =30 3) three student is absent =...
*April 8, 2013 by Chris*

**math/prob stat**

Testing for Alzheimer's disease can be a long and expensive process. Recently, a group of researchers devised a 7min test to serve as a quick screen for the disease. A patient who tested positive would then go through the more expensive battery of tests and medical diagnosis. ...
*March 30, 2010 by Ashley *

**Math Help **

Suppose that each student in stat. has a 9% chance of missing class on any given day and that student attendance is independent. In a stat. class of 20 students, find the probability that: 1) no student is absent 2) one student is absent 3) three student is absent 4) at least ...
*April 8, 2013 by Chris*

**math**

dale placed six cARDS IN A BAG.QONE CARD IS LABELD 1,TWO CARDS ARE LABELD2,AND RTHREE CARDS ARE LABELD 3.FIND THE PROBABILITY OOF PICKING TWO CARDS IN THE ORDER OF THE NUBERS LISTED TH EFIRST CARD IS RETURNED BEFORE THE SECOND IS PICKED ..... P,(1,2) P(3,NOT1) p(NOT2,2) P(1,3...
*May 22, 2007 by sam*

**math**

The probability that a person has immunity to a particular disease is 0.3. Find the mean and standard deviation for the random variable x, the number of people who have immunity in samples of size 28. This is a binomial distribution. mean= 28*.3 standard deviation= sqrt (28*.3...
*August 18, 2007 by manny*

**algebra 2**

Question: Write the equation of a cubic function that has the x-intercepts of -4, 2, and 5 and passes through the point (6,20) My Answer: y = .5x^3-1.5x^2-9x+20 What I did: Put the x-intercepts and given point into stat plot (on calculator) then hit stat -> calc -> cubic...
*March 6, 2016 by Jon*

**prob & stat**

An academic department with five faculty members—Anderson, Box, Cox, Cramer, and Fisher—must select two of its members to serve on a personnel review committee. Because the work will be time-consuming, no one is anxious to serve, so it is decided that the representative will ...
*July 10, 2015 by jay*

**stats again**

ok I get it, so once I get the prob figred for one person, how do I figure it if additional attempts are made and the question is about the prob of at least one of the additional attempts say n = 6 getting the same results as the first Once you have the probability of passing ...
*July 5, 2007 by holly*

**algebra**

another prob(last one) 6x-7x=18
*June 8, 2010 by Anonymous*

**quantum**

prob 2 ans please?
*September 13, 2013 by Anonymous*

**math prob**

how many midsegments does a triangle have?
*May 8, 2009 by gabe*

**math**

so the prob of drawn an ace or spade is 4/52
*October 27, 2009 by rency*

**chemistry **

So i if do 4 x250/100 i will get the answer for the prob?
*July 18, 2014 by kody*

**STAT-discrete random varaibles**

a driver passes 4 sets of traffic lights. the random varaible X is the number of traffic lights he has to stop at. the probabilty distribution for x is given: x 0 1 2 3 4 prob 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 a) find the upper quartile of the number of traffic lights at which the driver ...
*April 22, 2007 by mick*

**Math Prob**

ok for changing the base of a log from 10 to e is there a formula?
*December 11, 2008 by confused*

**SPELLING PLEASE help**

the prob is: middle : center :: thinner : s _ _ _ _er
*November 27, 2007 by Amber*

**PROB**

What is minimum sample needed if you know the SD is 22.36 and an accuracy of 3.06 and you want a confidence level of 90%
*April 24, 2016 by JAMES*

**Prob**

What is minimum sample needed if you know the SD is 22.36 and an accuracy of 3.06 and you want a confidence level of 90%
*April 25, 2016 by Jim*

**Stat**

P(A)=.10, P(B)=.30, P(C)=.40, P(D)=.10, P(F)=.10. Determined the expected grade and variance for the course.
*April 17, 2011 by RB*

**MATH Prob.**

How many different ways can a teacher line up 5 students for lunch?
*August 20, 2009 by Twg*

**stats & prob.**

Given the values of n=5, p= 0.15, and (1-p)=0.85, calculate the standard deviation of the data.
*November 27, 2012 by Georgia*

**probability!**

we were given a chart - "researchers developed the following tabel of joint probabilities of number of drinks per day and development of ulcers" and the question is a. what proportion of people have ulcers - how am i supposed to know htis b. what is the prob that someone who ...
*October 21, 2010 by Lauren*

**prob.**

If it is given that P(A)=1/3 and P(B/A)=2/3 (the dividing sign is ment to be a vertical bar), what is P(A and B). I got .07. Is this correct? If it isn't, why not?
*December 18, 2008 by Juliette*

**MATH Prob.**

How many three-symbol codes can be formed from the letters I, S, P, and Y without repetition?
*August 6, 2009 by Twg*

**stat **

I posted a question but never got an answer.
*October 20, 2010 by jackie*

**chemistry**

which element has the ground-stat electron configuration [Ar]4s^2 3d^10?
*October 20, 2010 by Raynique*

**MATH Prob.**

Three angles of a quadrilateral each measures 87*(degrees)..what is the measure of the fourth angle??
*August 19, 2009 by Twg*

**MATH Prob.**

What is the expected value of one 700 tickets in a raffle for a prize of $1400?
*August 20, 2009 by Twg*

**STAT**

A random variable X2 assumes only positive value.?
*October 11, 2011 by azriel ed pagayunan*

**stat**

The mean of a normal probability distribution is 60; the standard deviation is 5
*November 5, 2015 by george*

**MATH Prob.**

how many three letter symbols can be formed from the letters A,C,K,L, & M without repetition? so far I have 12
*August 8, 2009 by Twg*

**Algebra 2: Prob and Stats**

Find the sample size that produces the margin of error +-4.0% a) 325 b) 25 c) 16 d) 625
*May 24, 2010 by Skye*

**stat**

When rolling a die, is this an example of a discrete or continuous random variable?
*June 17, 2013 by Bruce*

**juvenile deliquency**

Compare and contrast the stat and local diversionary programs
*June 1, 2014 by Starr*

**probability**

A coin is biased such that a head is thrice as likely to occur as a tail. Find the probability distribution of heads and also find the mean and variance of the distribution when it is tossed 4 times. See http://www.stat.yale.edu/Courses/1997-98/101/binom.htm Let p be the ...
*January 21, 2007 by mohsin*

**MATH Prob.**

if you have two fair dice that are rolled, what is the probability of a sum 6 given that the roll is a 'double'?
*August 8, 2009 by Twg*

**MATH Prob.**

What are the odds in favor of getting at least one head in three successive flips of a coin?
*August 11, 2009 by Twg*

**MATH Prob.**

There are 6 contestants in a singing competition. How many different ways can first, second, and third place be awarded?
*August 20, 2009 by Twg*

**Stat B**

How many standard deviations away from the mean do the quartiles lie in any normal distriubiton?
*September 17, 2009 by Stat B*

**stat**

Standard deviation for the following sets and compare the differences. first 7 #'s 57 61 57 57 58 57 61 second 7#'s 61 52 69 64 46 54 47
*April 12, 2010 by Dannette Fulcher *

**Prob and Stats**

In a multiple regression with 5 predictors in a sample of 56 U.S. cities, what would be the critical value for an F test of overall significance at a= .05? A. 2.45 B. 2.37 C. 2.40 D. 2.56
*December 9, 2009 by please help!*

**Calculus**

I'm having difficulty figuring #2 of this prob;em. I'm utterly clueless. Can someone explain it? Please and thank you. y=x 2. List the roots of the function.
*August 18, 2011 by Elee*

**PLEASE HELP - DIVISORS PROB**

What is the probability that a randomly selected divisor of 720 is a multiple of 4? Express your answer as a common fraction.
*November 15, 2012 by failureinmath*

**stat**

The total area under the normal distribution curve is equal to a probability of____
*May 7, 2012 by Nichole*

**Stat**

Please help with this problem, not sure calculate it. Consider the standard normal distribution and find P(-1.5 < Z < 2.35).
*December 14, 2012 by Annie*

**stat**

let x and y be continuous random variables having joint density f(xy)=a^2 e^-ay, 0<=X<=Y. Find the marginal densities of X an Y.
*April 6, 2016 by Daminda*

**stat math**

Stat hw question help me please? In a high profile murder case a sample of the general public's opinions concerning the guilt or innocence of the defendant is taken. A sample of n=100 males results in 62% of the respondents beliving that the defendant is guilty, while a sample...
*February 1, 2009 by helga*

**health**

what is a catchy starting sentence to stat talking about " hip replacement system recall"?
*September 7, 2010 by harrison*

**stat**

couple plans to have four children what is the probability that three are girls and one is a boy
*January 26, 2014 by jerry*

**Math**

For a stat class the mean of the midterm is 75 with a standard deviation of 7. What percentage of students scored between 67 and 83
*December 21, 2015 by Chris*

**math**

am having prob..wv zs numb..given that f(x)=x+6/2x,find f(4) and f inverse(x) am not sure abt the answer the frst 1,i get 1.25 and the second oneeee i dnt knw hw to do it
*September 16, 2008 by pallaa*

**MATH Prob.**

How many batting lineups of the nine players can be made for a baseball team if the catcher bats first, the shortstop second, and the pitcher last?
*August 12, 2009 by Twg*

**chem**

I am having a hard time with the following : 50 g HCl + 50g Ca(OH)2=H2O+? amt of CaCl2? I dont know how to set this prob. up.Please HELP!Thank you in advance....
*November 12, 2010 by joann*

**mathematic**

a bag contains 3rdmarbles, 2white and 3green a boy takes at one marble at random. what is the prob that it is either red or white?
*February 2, 2015 by joseph *

**Math(Stat)**

If the tube were guaranteed to last for 600 hours, what percent of the tubes may have to be replaced under the guarantee
*November 25, 2011 by Anonymous*

**STAT**

Let X be equal to the number of heads from tossing a coin twice. Verify that the following is the probability mass function of x. p(X x)=1/2(2-x)x!
*April 30, 2012 by Michelle*

**STAT**

Determine the mean and standard deviation of the random variable for which the probability mass function is defined as follows: P(X=x)= x-2/30 if x=3,12,21
*May 1, 2012 by Michelle*

**Stat**

What particular measure of correlation would be most appropriate for use with two variables measured at an ordinallevel?
*December 4, 2012 by Rolando*

**stat**

if the heights of men follow a normal distribution, and 99.7% fall between 5" and 7" what is the estimate standard deviation of the height?
*February 2, 2013 by lena*

**STAT**

Explain what each of the three most widely used measures of central tendency indicate to a psychological researcher.
*September 9, 2013 by Jaky*

**Stat**

three identical chips, each with 0 on one side and 1 on the other, are the tossed simunltaneously. a. write the sample space
*June 30, 2014 by cee*

**math prob**

Twelve people attend the first meeting of the Star Wars Club. They exchange e-mail addresses. How many exchanges take place?
*October 6, 2013 by Anonymous*