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Tell me how to figure out these probabilities In how many different orders can 9 people stand in line? In how many ways can 4 people be seated in a row of 12 chairs? Thank you For the first problem, we have nine people and want to arrange them in a line. For the first position...
Thursday, September 21, 2006 at 10:42pm by Haley
A new chewing gum has been developed that is helpful to those who want to stop smoking. If 60 percent of those people chewing the gum are successful in stopping smoking, what is the probability that in a group of four smokers using the gum at least one quits smoking? The only ...
Wednesday, October 11, 2006 at 7:41pm by ctmorris
math - probability
Imagine a LONG bike with a total of 4 wheels - 2 in the front and 2 in the back. For the bike to work at all, at least 1 front wheel and 1 back wheel must be operational. All 4 tires are the same and each, individually, has probability 'p' of failing. What is the probability ...
Friday, November 3, 2006 at 9:54am by andrew
Bowl one contains 3 black and 2 white balls. Bowl two contains 4 black and 5 white balls. Experiment: A ball is randomly selected from bowl one, its color noted, and it is placed in bowl two. Then a ball is randomly selected from bowl two. a.) What is the probability that the ...
Monday, November 20, 2006 at 7:22pm by Aubrey
i need help with this: A friend and i go to a chinese restaurant every firday. our 2 fortune cookies list 6 #s between 1-55. we chack each week which ones match. If the numbers are truely random, calculate the possiblity of 0,1,2 ect. matching #s There's a chart outcomes(# ...
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at 2:26pm by Samantha
Please help me figure them out. 1. In the 105th Congress, the Senate consist of 55 Republicans and 45 Democrats. If a committee is formed by randomly selecting four different senators, what is the probability that they're all Republicans? 2. It's common for public opion polls ...
Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at 3:45pm by David
The rates of on time flights for commercial jets are continuously tracked by the US Department of Transportation. Recently, Southwest Air had the best rate of 80% of its flight time on time. A test is conducted by randomly selecting 15 southwest flights and observing whether ...
Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at 3:52pm by Mary
Question: Calculate the frequency of the AA, Aa, and aa genotypes after one generation if the initial population consists of 0.2 AA, 0.6 Aa, and 0.2 aa. What I have done is: P = (0.2)+(0.5)(0.6)= 0.50 q = 1-p = 1 - 0.50 = 0.50 Can someone check my answer plz. Looks correct. ...
Friday, December 8, 2006 at 12:05am by Rozaliya
Your manager is concerned and wants to make sure that you learned from this mistake and the likelihood of this happening in the future is minimal. Therefore she would like you to email her a reflective analysis about that decision. Be sure to address the following in your ...
Thursday, January 11, 2007 at 3:28pm by K
Fortune magazine publishes an annual issue containing info on Fortune 500 companies. The following data show the six states with the largest number of Fortune 500 companies as well as the number of companies headquartered in those states. State # of Companies New York 56 ...
Thursday, January 18, 2007 at 2:06am by Frank
College Math - Word Problem
An artist entered two paintings (Lighthouse and Cathedral) ina show. He feels that the probabilities are 0.15, 0.18 and 0.11, respectively, that he will sell the Lighthouse, Cathedral, or both. What is the probability that he will sell either of the two paintings? P(lighthouse...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 at 10:25am by Martha
A bag contains 9 red chips and 12 blue chips. Two chips are selected randomly without replacement from the bag. What is the probability that the two chips are the same color? That would be the probability of two reds PLUS the probability of two blues. The probability of two ...
Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at 2:16pm by J
Could anyone explaint to me what role the Binomial Theory plays in statistics and probability? Using statistics, we can make statements about a population based on sample data. Probability helps us make those statements. The binomial theory can be used to determine ...
Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at 10:11pm by Jennie
Here's a chalenging one that i can't do at all. A deck of cards has 6 yellow, 6 green, and 5 black cards. You pick four cards from the deck. Cards are not returned after they are picked. What's the probability of picking- first not green, second not green, third not black, ...
Friday, March 9, 2007 at 4:02pm by Jason
An artist entered two paintings (Lighthouse and Old Cathedral) in a show. He feels that the probabilities are, 0.15, 0.18, and 0.11, respectively, that he will sell the Lighthouse, the Old Cathedral, or both. What is the probability that he will sell either of the two ...
Sunday, March 25, 2007 at 10:04am by Michael
Are you "answer mooching" or don't you understand anything about probabilities?
Friday, May 1, 2009 at 10:38pm by Ms. Sue
Freddy owns a taxicab company and is trying to find the most economical method of handling incoming calls. He currently has a couple of employees working the phones, but wonders if there is a better arrangement. His options for the call center are: continue with his own staff...
Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 5:11pm by felicia
We do not do your work for you. Once you have answered your questions, we will be happy to give you feedback on your work. Although it might require more time and effort, you will learn more if you do your own work. Isn't that why you go to school? However, I will start you ...
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 7:26pm by PsyDAG
Statistics-Matrix of Transition Probabilities
Given the following matrix of transition probabilities, write three equations that, when solved, will give the equilibrium state values. P = large bracket with a b on top and c d directly under that, closed large bracket. Thanks.
Monday, February 6, 2012 at 8:13am by Lisa
Help with Calculating Probabilities
Anon: Do you know how to calculate probabilities like P10, P20, P30...? I do not understand lot of this statistics stuff and desperately need help. Thanks
Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 10:12pm by Bev