# Probability!!! PLEASE help!!

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**Math**

Every time Mr. Cold born throws a ball of paper in the garbage can, the probability the ball goes in the cans is 3/4. What is the probability he misses 2 times in a row? Please show all work. Please help I don't understand probability

**PreCalculus**

How do you find the probability of three events happening at the same time? Please walk me through the steps. If you are in ship and get hit by lightning the probability is 1/100000. And the probability of falling down into the ocean and getting eaten by a shark is 100/100000...

**Probability Help**

Assume that the probability of a boy being born is the same as the probability of a girl being born. Find the probability that a family with five children will have at least one boy. 1, 4/5, 13/16, 1/32, 31/32 Can someone please explain? Thank you

**math help please**

two cards are dealt in succession from a standard deck of cards. what is the probability that the second card is red give that the first card was a heart. so i do p(R/H), then i know you go R*H/H. but how do i get the probability please explain! thanks. if 2 dice are rolled, ...

**math**

In a game, a player tosses a coin 4 times. If the player gets 3 or 4 heads, he/she wins. What is the theoretical probability of winning this game? I just need to know the outcomes. I don't know how to get them. Please and Thank you. Coin 1: 50% Heads Coin 2: 50% Heads Coin 3: ...

**statistics**

The below table shows the probabilities generated by rolling one die 50 times and noting the up face. What is the probability of getting an odd up face? roll 1 Probability 0.22 roll2 probability 0.10 roll 3 probability 0.18 roll 4 probability 0.12 roll 5 probability 0.18 roll ...

**Statistics**

I have gotten the concept of probability but the following question has really stumped me. Help please. The probability that a tomato seed will germinate is 0.9. Estimate the probability that of 100 randomly selected seeds, at least 86, but no more than 91 of them will germinate.

**math probability**

this is a probability question... Suppose you are asked to choose a whole number between 1 and 13 inclusive. (a) what is the probability that it is odd?...7/13 (b) What is the probability that it is even?...6/13 (c) what is the probability that it is a multiple of 3?...4/13 (d...

**statistics; emergency please help me**

Assume a binomial probability distribution has p = .60 and n = 200. c. What is the probability of 100 to 110 successes (to 4 decimals)? d.What is the probability of 130 or more successes (to 4 decimals)?

**statistics; emergency please help me**

Assume a binomial probability distribution has p = .60 and n = 200. a. What is the probability of 100 to 110 successes (to 4 decimals)? b. What is the probability of 130 or more successes (to 4 decimals)?

**Probability**

Can someone please help me solve this problem? If the probability of a baseball player's getting it in one time at bat is 0.326, find the probability that the player gets no hits in 4 times at bat. Thank you!

**math (probability)**

The probability that it will be rainy on Monday is 7/10. The probability that it will be windy on Monday is 6/10. These events are independent. What is the probability that it will be rainy or windy on Monday?: * a.21/50 b.29/50 c.22/25 d.3/25 Please respond to the question ...

**math,probability**

Hi, I don't understand a homework question, can anyone please help me? I'm bad at probability. what is the probability that when you pick two cards, you will select at least one king out of two in a deck of six standard cards? (assuming there are no jokers)

**Algebra 2**

Can someone please explain how to do this problem? The probability that it will rain today is 65%, and the probability that it will rain tomorrow is 25%. The probability that it will rain both days is 35%. What is the probability that it will rain today or tomorrow?

**college ststistics**

A. find the binomial probability p(x=5) where n=14 and p=0.30. B. setup without solving the binomial probability p(x is at most 5) using probability notation C. how would you find normal approximation to the binomial probability p(x=5) in part A. please show how you would ...

**math/probability**

For some reason I can not get my head around probability. Please show me how to work the problem not just the answers. A class has 11 students who are to be assigned seating by lot. What is the probability that the students will be arranged in order from shortest to tallest? (...

**Probability**

If X is a normal random variable with mean 11, and if the probability that X is less than 12.10 is .72 , then what is the standard deviation of X? Select one: a. 3.00 b. 6.25 c. 2.50 d. 1.25 Please note that the answer for the above is stated as c.2.50. However, my answer ...

**maths-probability**

What is the probability of rolling 4 on two number cubes? I got 1/36 as the answer. Is this correct? Please help.

**Statistics & Probability**

If X is a normal random variable with mean 11, and if the probability that X is less than 12.10 is .72 , then what is the standard deviation of X? Select one: a. 3.00 b. 6.25 c. 2.50 d. 1.25 Please note that the answer for the above is stated as c.2.50. However, my answer ...

**statistics please help deadline 12am**

find the normal approximation for the binomial probability that x=5,where n=12, and p=0.7compare probability to table b of normal distributions of table 2. The only thing that i know so far is that p(x=5) is equivalent to 0.29. how would i complete this question? please ...

**probability**

Please help me solve this problem step by step pleaseeee! The probability that an archer hits the target is p= 0.8, so the probability that he misses the target is q = 0.2. It is known that in this situation the probability that the archer hits the target exactly r times in n ...

**PLEASE HELP WITH ALGEBRA**

Please show me all the steps to solving the problem also you can use comment field to explain the work QUESTION: a box contains 95 pink rubber bands and 90 brown rubber bands. you select a rubber band at random from the box. find each probability. write the probability as a ...

**math help please**

two cards are dealt in succession from a standard deck of cards. find the probability that the first card is a diamond or a king. probability that the second card is red given that the first card was a heart. if two dice are rolled, what is the probability of rolling at least ...

**algebra PLEASE HELP ASAP**

Please show me all the steps to solving the problem also you can use comment field to explain the work QUESTION: a box contains 95 pink rubber bands and 90 brown rubber bands. you select a rubber band at random from the box. find each probability. write the probability as a ...

**statistics**

12. The probability that the Dow Jones stock index will close above 18000 at the end of the year is an example of (a) classical probability. (b) subjective probability. (c) independent probability. (d) priory probability. 13. The probability calculated based on observing a ...

**Math**

In an experiment, the probability of the event E is known to be .4. Also the probability of the event F is .8,and the probability of E∪F is 1. i) Compute the probability of these events: P(E∩F)= P(E-F)= ii) Suppose the experiment is run twice in succession. What is...

**PROBABILITY PLEASE HELP**

A tourist bureau survey showed that 80% of those who seek information about the state actually come to visit. The office received 7 request for information. What is the probability that all will visit? What is the probability that at least one will? I've tried to figure how to...

**Math**

A spinner has numbers 1-16 on it. Probability of 6? 1/16 Probability not 6 15/16 Probability even number 8/16 Probability multiple of 3 5/16? Probability not a multiple of 3 11/16?

**statistics**

Ignoring twins and other mutiple births, assume babies born at a hospital are independent events with the probability that a baby is a boy and the probability that a baby is a girl both equal to 0.5. Referring to the information above, the probability that at least one of the ...

**Geometry please help me need to finish!**

1.Who was Blaise Pascal and how did he help start the study of probability? 2.Who was Pierre de Fermat and how did he help start the study of probability? 3.What was the relationship between Blaise Pascal and Pierre de Fermat and what were they studying when they began writing...

**Finite Math**

An urn contains sixteen red balls and seventeen white balls. A sample of three balls is selected at random and the number of red balls observed. Determine the probability distribution for this experiment: Number of Red Balls/Probability 0...Probability=? 1...Probability=? 2......

**probability**

please help! 1.) A random digit from 1 to 9 (inclusive) is chosen, with all digits being equally likely. The probability that when it's squared it will end with the digit 1. 2.) A random number between 1 and 20 (inclusive) is chosen. The probability that its square root will ...

**math ..PLEASE HELP !!!**

A local bank reports that 70% of its customers maintain a chequing acct, 50% have a savings acct and 40% have both.If a customer was chosen at random a) what is the probability customer has a chequing or saving acct b)probability the selected customer has neither c)probability...

**math-probability**

The Probability that Jodi makes a basket when playing basketball is .50, Jamal’s probability is .80 and Pat’s is .75. What is the probability that all three make a basket?

**6th Grade Probability**

The probability of winning a game is 25%. How many times should you expect to win if you play 36 times? A. 3 times B. 7 times C. 9 times (I think it's the answer) D. 11 times Please help me! If I'm wrong can someone please explain to me why and the correct steps and answer. ...

**Math Probability**

If the probability that event A will happen is 1/4 and the probability of A not happening is 3/4, find the probability that event A happens 3 times out of 7 experiments

**math - please help!!**

If rhys is late for his finite mathematics class, and the probability that he is on time is 3/4. however if he is on time, he is liable to be less concerned about punctuality for the next class and his probability being on time drops to 1/2. rhy is on time monday. find the ...

**Math (Probability) PLEASE HELP!!**

If a 20-sided fair die with sides distinctly numbered 1 through 20 is rolled, the probability that the answer is a perfect square can be expressed as a/b where a and b are coprime positive integers. What is the value of a+b?

**math**

The probability that it will be rainy on Monday is 7/10. The probability that it will be windy on Monday is 6/10. These events are independent. What is the probability that it will be rainy or windy on Monday?: * a.21/50 b.29/50 c.22/25 d.3/25 Please respond to the question ...

**math**

i would like any help or suggestions you have please as i am very stcuk on these questions thanks here is the scene: each phone call made to the emergency services has probability 0.02 that it is not legitimate. assume that the legitimacy of one call is independant of weather ...

**discrete probability distribution (help please!)**

a machine has 7 identical components which function independently. the probability that a component will fail is 0.2. the machine will stop working if more than three components fail. find the probability that the machine will be working.

**math-probability**

I have to do a math project using probability. I thought I might use Go Fish cards but I am not what kind of questions to ask can you help please?

**Math: Geometry**

If 0 < y < 1 and 0 < x < 1, find the probability that y < x. Begin by sketching te graph, and then use the area method to find the probability. Please help me. I do not understand. Thank you in advance!

**Math: Geometry**

If 0 < y < 1 and 0 < x < 1, find the probability that y < x. Begin by sketching te graph, and then use the area method to find the probability. Please help me. I do not understand. Thank you in advance!

**Math ms sue please help!!!!!!**

Simple probability You have 20 crayons to choose from : 5 are blue, 3 are green, 8 are red and 4 are orange. If you randomly choose one crayon, what is the probability you will get armed crayon? P(red)= I put 8 to 20= I put 80% but my friend said 40% who's correct? Help please...

**PLEASE HELP ASAP!! Algebra**

The probability that Shania is on time for school is 1/2. Find the probability that Shania arrives on time for school for the next 5 days. Express your answer as a percent, to the nearest tenth of a percent. A. 50% B. 15.6% C. 11.4% D. 3.1% ALSO, PLEASE EXPLAIN THOROUGHLY!! ...

**5th grade math**

A coin is tossed twice. What is the probability of tossing 2 tails? What is the probability of tossing 1 tail & 1 head? can you please show me how to do this problem?

**MS.SUE DAMON REED PSYDAG PLZ HELP ON MATH PLZZZ!!!**

1. The table shows the results of spinning a four-colored spinner 50 times. Find the experimental probability and express it as a decimal. P(not red) = ? (1 point) a 0.6 b 0.4 c 0.2 d 0.3 3. The table below shows the results of flipping two coins. How does the experimental ...

**Math - Statistics**

I roll 12 4-sided dice. What is the probability that I roll at least one 2? What is the probability that I roll exactly three 2s? So i take it, on any give roll, the probability of rolling a 2 is .25 (25%); the probability of rolling something else must be .75 The probability ...

**probability of an event**

How do you predict the probability of an event using trials or simulations? Example please? Thanks. :)

**Probability problems**

I need help with two word problems that have to do with probability. Can someone please help me?

**Please can help me solving my problems(Probality)**

Probability that Jackson is in the office is 0.82 and probability that Alice is in the office is 0.5. The probability that Jackson is in the office given that Alice is in the office is 0.76.Find the probability that at any particular time during office hours. 1)Both Jackson ...

**Probability Math**

Event A has probability of 0.2 and event B has probability of 0.3. If they are independent, what is the probability that both of them happen? I can't remember how to do this one.

**maths**

In a competition the probability of A wins is 3/7 and the probability of B wins also 3/7 and the probability of tie is 1/7 ,what is the probability of A wining 2 rounds?

**Math**

10. A coin is loaded so that the probability of heads is 0.55 and the probability of tails is 0.45, Suppose the coin is tossed twice and the results of tosses are independent. a.What is the probability of obtaining exactly two heads? b.What is the probability of obtaining no ...

**math (please)**

There is a 60% that your math teacher will give a pop quiz tonight and, due to the fact that you have a soccer game, there is an 85% chance you will not be able to do your math homework. You decide that you will do the homework if the probability of there being a pop quiz and ...

**Probability please help!**

The digits 2, 3, 4, 7, and 8 are each used once in a random order to form a five-digit number. What is the probability that the resulting number is divisible by 4? Express your answer as a common fraction.

**math-please help!**

The number of complaints received by a business bureau can be represented by the following probability distribution. Find the expected number of complaints per day. complaints per day -0,1,2,3,4,5 probability-0.01,0.11,0.26,0.28,0.19,0.12 can someone please help me figure out ...

**Math Probability**

A new shipment of 9 VCRs, which will be offered at a very low price, are delivered, Unknown to the manager, 4 of the VCRs are defective, Determine the probability that at least 1 of the first three VCRs sold is defective.Did I do this right? 1-5C3/9C3 =88.09% or do I do 1-(5/9...

**MATH**

Answer the following: (A) Find the binomial probability P(x = 4), where n = 12 and p = 0.30. (B) Set up, without solving, the binomial probability P(x is at most 4) using probability notation. (C) How would you find the normal approximation to the binomial probability P(x = 4...

**statistics**

Answer the following: (A) Find the binomial probability P(x = 5), where n = 12 and p = 0.70. (B) Set up, without solving, the binomial probability P(x is at most 5) using probability notation. (C) How would you find the normal approximation to the binomial probability P(x = 5...

**Probability & Stats**

The probability that Pete will catch fish on a particular day when he goes fishing is 0.8. Pete is going fishing 3 days next week. 1. The probability that Pete will catch fish on exactly one day is: a. .008 b. .096 c. .104 d. .8 Please show work

**statistics**

I am having trouble figuring out how to do this type of problem. Here is the current problem I am working on: the probability that a tomato seed will germinate is 60%. A gardener plants in batches of 12. A.) what is the probaility that exactly 10 seeds will germinate? B.) what...

**Probability and statistics**

Assume that a procedure yields a binomial distribution with a trial repeated n times. Use the binomial probability formula to find the probability of x successes given the probability p of success on a single trial.n=22, x=18, p=0.85, q=.15

**Please can you help me (Probability)**

Maria is playing a game of chance at the Hibiscus festival, costing $1 for each game. In the game two fair dice are rolled and the sum of the numbers that turn up is found. If the sum is seven, then Maria wins $5. Otherwise Maria loses her money. a) Please can you Construct ...

**Math 157**

Can someone please help me. At a quality control checkpoint on a manafacturing assembly line, 10% of the items failed check A, 12% failed check B, and 3% failed both checks A and B. a. If a product failed check A, what is the probability that it also failed check B? b. If a ...

**Algebra Probability PLEASE HELP**

You have a 5-question multiple-choice test. Each question has four choices. You don’t know any of the answers. What is the experimental probability that you will guess exactly three out of five questions correctly?

**Math**

Can someone please help me. At a quality control checkpoint on a manafacturing assembly line, 10% of the items failed check A, 12% failed check B, and 3% failed both checks A and B. a. If a product failed check A, what is the probability that it also failed check B? b. If a ...

**PROBABILITY QUESTION PLEASE HELP!!**

Three people play a game of "nonconformity": They each choose rock, paper, or scissors. If two of the three people choose the same symbol, and the third person chooses a different symbol, then the one who chose the different symbol wins. Otherwise, no one wins. If they play 4 ...

**Maths**

The probability that Don's car passes the MOT test next time is 4/5, that Mag's car passes is 5/7 and that Joe's car passes is 1/2. Find the probability that a)all three will pass b)just two out of the three will pass c)no car passes? (might need a probability tree) PLEASE HELP!

**MATH 157**

Can anyone please help me understand these math problems. #4. How many three-symbol codes (letter-number-number)can be made from the letters S, P, Y, and two-digits from the set of (0, 1, 2,..., 9) without repetition? #16. A pair of dice are rolled and the sum on their ...

**Algebra**

PLEASE HELP ME :( Brandon flips two fair coins multiple times and records the frequency of the results in the following table. 50 trials|125trials|150trials HH 10 33 37 TH 9 31 38 HT 13 28 38 TT 18 33 37 DETERMINE THE EXPERIMENTAL PROBABILITY AND THEORETICAL PROBABILITY FOR ...

**Algebra Please help me :(**

Brandon flips two fair coins multiple times and records the frequency of the results in the following table. 50 trials|125trials|150trials HH 10 33 37 TH 9 31 38 HT 13 28 38 TT 18 33 37 DETERMINE THE EXPERIMENTAL PROBABILITY AND THEORETICAL PROBABILITY FOR EACH OUTCOME IN EACH...

**Probability**

1) What is the probability of tossing 6 coins and getting at least two tails? 2) Suppose you flip a penny, a nickel,a dime and a quarter. What is the probability of getting heads on the penny and nickel and dime and tails on the quarter? Please show steps for the solutions. ...

**statistics**

Suppose that each unit of a system is up with probability 2/3 and down with probability 1/3. Different units are independent. For each one of the systems shown below, calculate the probability that the whole system is up (that is, that there exists a path from the left end to ...

**Math - PLEASE**

I roll twelve 4-sided dice. What is the probability that I roll at least one 2? What is the probability that I roll exactly three 2s? i don't knowm sorry the same question was answered by Economist at 4:59

**PROBABILITY MATH HELP!!!!!**

A die is rolled. Find the probability of the given event. (a) The number showing is a 5; The probability is? (b) The number showing is an even number; The probability is ? (c) The number showing is greater than 5; The probability is?

**Probability-Please check**

Consider the experiment of rolling a single die. Find the probability of the event described. What is P(odd or prime? Since this is an "or" problem would the problem consist of 3 chances out of 6 thus my answer = 1/2?

**Statistics**

Event A occurs with probability 0.1 and event B with probability 0.5 A) What is the maximum probability that the intersection of A and B can have? B) What is the minimum probability that the intersection of A and B can have? C) If it is know that P(A complement and B ...

**math-Probability**

In a certain manufacturing process the probability of a type I defect is 0.21, the probability of a type II defect is 0.31, and the probability of having both types of defects is 0.01. Find the probability of having neither type of defect.

**Geometry probability**

Betty picks 4 random marbles from a bowl containing 3 white, 4 yellow, and 5 blue marbles. The probability that exactly 1 of the 4 marbles drawn is blue is _____ (I know that the probability is 5/12 and that simplifies to 0.4166 but that is not one of the answer choices) the ...

**statistics**

For any married couple who are members of a squash club, the probability that the husband has a degree is 2/4 and the probability that the wife has a degree is 1/4. The probability that the husband has a degree given that his wife has a degree is 3/9. A married couple is ...

**12th grade**

one type of probability used everyday is: a)experienced probability b)scientific probability c)frequency of occurence d)none of the above

**Maths**

1)A two-figure number is written down at random. Find the probability that a)the number is greater than 44 b)the number is less than 100 2)A letter is picked at random from the english alphabet. Find the probability that a)the letter is a vowel (my answer=5/26) b)the letter ...

**math**

I hope i am on the right track. Please look at my answer so I am doing correctly. The letters of the word mathematics are written on separate pieces of paper and put in a hat. What is the probability of drawing a vowel from the hat? (vowels are a, e, i, o u.) Number of letters...

**maths probability plz help**

The Probability that a USA-based business man goes to paris by car is 0.6 and by air is 0.4. If he goes by car, the probability that he will be early for his appointment is 0.3 while if he goes by air, the probability he'll be early is 0.65 (i) what is the probability that he ...

**probability**

for a small regional airline, the number of claims for missing luggage averages 70 per week. a. what is the probability that on a given day, there are fewer than 3 claims made against the airline? b. what is the probability that there are more than 3 claims against the airline...

**business**

suppose that al knows that the probability of an investigation is 0.70 how low must the probability of water's completing its research on time be so that the probability of litres being awarded the contract is at least 0.65?

**Mathematics**

Please help... In a 200 m swimming race between 8 boys, the probability of Omar winning the race if he is in one of the two outside lanes is 1/4. If he is in any of the other lanes, the probability of Omar winning is 1/3. If the lanes are drawn at random, what is the overall ...

**6th Grade Probability**

You roll a number cube twice. Find P (even, then not 2). Write the probability as a fraction in simplest form. I'm fully clueless to the answer to this question. Can someone please help me out? Thanks Very Much and need the answer A.S.A.P!

**Statistics - PLEASE HELP!**

For a lottery game, each ticket has a probability of 1 / 3.09 = 0.324 of winning a prize. Every friday you buy 1 lottery game. a) What is the probability you will win on two of your next three games?

**Probability NEED HELP**

1. When two fair dice are tossed, what is the probability of a sum of 4 or a sum of 8? 2. When two fair dice are tossed, what is the probability of doubles or a sum over 9? 3. Evaluate 1025! / 1022! Please help

**probability**

The letters of the word mathematics are written on separate pieces of paper and put in a hat. What is the probability of drawing the letter m from the hat? my first answer is 2/12= 1/6 someone else has 2/11 please show us the correct answer thanks!

**Probability**

When I swing at a nail, I drive it all the way in with probability 1/2. With probability 1/4, I hit it half-way in, and with 1/4 probability I miss it entirely. I'm pretty sure that if I swing 4 times at a nail, I'll get it all the way in almost all the time. Let's see if I'm ...

**Probability**

Darby guesses the answers to six questions on the math portion of her college entrance exam. Each question is a true or false question. What is the approximate probability that at least 4 of her answers are correct? A. 0.23 B. 0.34 C. 0.66 D. 0.78 Explanation please??

**Math (please help steve)**

Brilli the ant randomly placed a token into a square on a 2×100 chessboard according to a probability distribution P. The token is then moved uniformly at random to one of the horizontally, vertically, or diagonally adjacent squares. The probability that the token is in a ...

**Algebra/Probability**

Suppose that you toss a coin and roll a die. What is the probability of obtaining tails or a six? (Enter the probability as a fraction.) I came up with 1/6 which does not sound right thank you for you time on this Holiday

**probability and statistics I NEED HELP**

The MSU basketball team is playing OU. If the probability that MSU wins the game is 0.68 and the probability that OU wins is 0.27. 1. Find the probability that MSU or OU wins. 2. Find the Probability that there is a tie.

**TEST TOMM. NEED HELP IMMEDIATELY. PROBABILITY**

A fair coin is tossed ten times in a row. What is the probability that "heads" comes up at least eight times? I got an answer of 7/128, but I lost the paper with the work I showed. Can someone refresh my memory please?

**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 ...