# Probability

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**telemarketing**

A telemarketer with B2B Communications has a 20 percent historical probability of making a sale during a shift where 100 calls were made. Assign a random variable x, where the value of x is equal to the number of sales made during the shift. Describe the probability ...

**algebra**

One type of probabilty used practically everyday is: a) experiental probability b) scientific probability c) frequency of occurence d) None of the above

**Probability**

Roll four dice one time. What is the probability that the sum will be odd?Can anyone explain/show in detail how to find the answer to this problem?

**Probability**

Roll four dice one time. What is the probability that the sum will be odd?Can anyone explain/show in detail how to find the answer to this problem?

**probability**

Find the probability that an insurance company will receive more than one warranty claim per day for at least eight of the next 10 days.

**Probability Pþease helpp**

Select numbers a and b between 0 and 1 independently and at random, and let c be their sum. Let A, B, and C be the results when a, b, and c, respectively, are rounded to the nearest integer. What is the probability that A + B = C?

**Probability and statistics**

6. The probability that at most 3 tosses of a balanced dice are required to get a prime number on top is equal to Choose one answer a. 7/8 b. ¼ c. ½ d. ¾

**Probability and Stats**

A graduate class consists of six students. What is the probability that exactly three of them are born either March, June or November?

**Probability**

The probability that it will take 5 or more flips of a fair coin before it lands on heads can be written as a/b , where a and b are coprime positive integers. Find a+b

**stat probability**

A coin is tossed 4 times. Find the probability that the 4th toss is a tail, given that the first 3 tosses were all heads.

**statistics**

Consider a binomial experiment with 20 trials and a probability of 0.45 on a single trial.Use the normal distribution to find the probability of exactly 10 successes.

**algebra/check my answer**

Three fair coins are tossed. What is the probability that at least one is a head? (Enter the probability as a fraction.) I came up with 7/8 Thank you

**Statistics**

Assume the probability of certain material to be detective produced by a company is 0.1 to inspect 10 items are selected so, probability at least one is defective

**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 ...

**Math**

If I have a random stack of 5 quarters, the 1st 3 quarters are heads. What is the probability the the 4th quarter would be another head What is the probability the the 4th quarter would be a tail Is there a way to show the probability or odds that you would continue to keep ...

**maths!**

6) There are three research and development projects focusing on the development of three new products A, B and C. The markets into which the new products are to be launched are identical. However, consumer preference is at present, unknown. A probability assessment has been ...

**probability**

a teacher on her way to work passes through 3 stoplights each morning. the distances between the stop lights are great and the lights operate independently of each other. if the probability of the red lights are .4,.8 and .6 for each light, what is the probability to the ...

**statistics**

The number of independent errors in a transmitted message of n symbols follows a Binomial distribution. The probability of an error in transmission is .001. If 2,000 symbols were sent, a) Find the expected number of errors. b) Write out the formula for the distribution of ...

**Algebra**

Can anybody help me on this problem for my Algebra 2 class, I am having a hard time tyring to solve it step by step. 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 ...

**Algebra**

Can anybody help me on this problem for my Algebra 2 class, I am having a hard time tyring to solve it step by step. 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 ...

**Math - Probability**

You invent a new system to make excellent racing tires for the Indianapolis 500/ Your tires are good for an average of 105 miles, with a standard deviation of 7.5 miles. What is the probability that one of your tires can go for at least 44 laps? What is the probability that ...

**help... probability**

The Smith family has 4 children that are all girls. What is the probability that the next one will be a girl? You plan on having four children and you want all boys. If you have children, what is the probability you will get four boys?

**Statistics**

(a) With n=12 and p =0.4 find the binomial probability that p(9) by using a binomial probability table. (b) np ¡Ý5, nq¡Ü5, also estimate the indicated probability by using the normal distribution as an approximation to the binomial, is np < 5 or nq < 5 than state the...

**stastistics**

With n=13 and p=0.7, find the binomial probability P(9)by using a binomial probability table. If np> and nq>5, also estimate the indicated probability by using the normal distribution as an approximation to the binomial,if np<5 of nq<5 then state that the normal ...

**statistics**

With n=13 and p= 0.7, find the binomial probability p(9) by using a binomial probability table. If np> and nq> 5, also estimate the indicated probability by using the normal distribution as an approximation to the binomial, if np<5 or nq<5 then state that the ...

**Probability**

Suppose that the probability is 1 in 3,900,000 that a single auto trip in the United States will result in the death of the driver. Over a lifetime, an average U.S. driver takes 50,000 trips. Assume that events are independent: (a) What is the probability of such a driver ...

**probability**

Suppose that the probability is 1 in 3,900,000 that a single auto trip in the United States will result in the death of the driver. Over a lifetime, an average U.S. driver takes 50,000 trips. Assume that events are independent: (a) What is the probability of such a driver ...

**Probability**

The probability that Kate goes to the cinema is 0.2.If Kate does not go Claire goes. If Kate goes to the cinema the probability that she is late home is 0.3. If Clair goes to the cinema the probability that she is late home is 0.6. Calculate the probability that..... The ...

**Probability**

The probability that Kate goes to the cinema is 0.2.If Kate does not go Claire goes. If Kate goes to the cinema the probability that she is late home is 0.3. If Clair goes to the cinema the probability that she is late home is 0.6. Calculate the probability that..... The ...

**Probability**

Two group of male students cost their past on a particular proposal.the result are as follows: Group infavour against A 128 32 B 96 48 <a> if a student in favour of proposal is selected for a post. What is the probability that he is from group A ? if a student is chosen ...

**bio**

The probability that their baby will be a carrier of the gene for PKU is (A) ___3/4_______. The probability that their baby will be affected by PKU is (B) __________. If both genotypes were Pp, the probability that their baby would be affected by PKU would be (C) ___1/4______...

**MATH (Probability)**

Jackson and Alice are the boss and secretary respectively working in an office for a firm. At any particular time during office hours, the probability that Jackson is in the office is 0.82 and probability that Alice is in the office is 0.98. The probability that Jackson is in ...

**Statistics**

Bart is taking two classes, backpacking and biology. His probability of passing backpacking is 0.54, that of failing biology is 0.83, and that of passing at least one of the two courses is 0.65. Find the probability of the following. A. Joe will pass both courses. B. Joe will ...

**probability help!!**

buses arrive at a bus stop at 15minute interval,starting from 7am if a passenger arrived at a times that is his uniformly distributed (a):find the probability that the passenger wait less than 5minute for a bus? (b):find the probability that the passenger wait more than ...

**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 ...

**math PROBABILITY part 2**

6.Suppose you have a drawer full of white, black, and yellow pairs of socks. If the probability of picking a white pair of socks is 4/9, and the probability of picking a black pair of socks is 7/18, what is the probability of picking a yellow pair of socks? a. 1/6 b 5/25 c 7/...

**statistics**

S) Suppose we want to determine the (binomial) probability (p) of getting 5 heads in 15 flips of a 2-sided coin. Using the Binomial table in the appendix of the text, what values of n, x, and p would we use to look up this probability, and what would be the probability? n=...

**Probability**

Find the probability of obtaining between 50 and 55 tails inclusive when a fair coin is flipped 80 times. (answer accurate to four decimal places.)

**College Algebra**

The letters in the word probability are written on separate slips of paper. Find the probability of drawing two i's in a row without replacement.

**Choose the term to complete this sentence?**

1 Describes how likely it is that an event will happen based on all the possible outcomes. Theoretical probability or Experimental probability

**Math**

Determine the probability of drawing two cards from a deck( without replacement) and getting the same suit using 1) conditional probability 2) combinations

**Math (Probability)**

A spinner is divided into x equal sectors, numbered 1 through x . The probability of spinning a number less than four is 1/10. Determine the value of x

**probability**

The probability of mary,esther and john coming to school late on monday are 1/4,2/5 and1/3 respectively.draw a tree diagram to represent the information .

**probability theory**

3 students; A, B and C, are in a swimming race. A and B have the same probability of winning and each is twice as likely to win as C. Find the probability that B or C wins the swimming race. 3) Given three boxes as follows: Box A contains 3 red, 2 white and 2 blue balls. Box B...

**I am having trouble with this homework question ,**

Here is the probability model for the blood type of a randomly chosen person in the United States. Blood type O A B AB Probability 0.53 0.21 0.03 0.23 What is the probability that a randomly chosen American does not have type O blood? % Round to the nearest 0.01%

**statistics**

When someone buys a ticket for an airline flight there is a 0.0995 probability that the person will not show up for the flight (based on data from the IBM research paper by Lawrence, Hong, and Cherrier). An agent for Air America want to book 24 persons on an airplane that can ...

**probability**

What is the probability that an 8 digit numbers contains "97"?

**probability**

Find the probability of P(E or F) if E and F are mutually exclusive P(E)=0.41 and P(F)=0.47

**Probability**

What is the probability of choosing an odd # from A that is AnB? A{1,2,3,4,7,9} B{3,7,9,11,12,15}

**Probability**

What is the probability of choosing an odd # from A that is AnB? A{1,2,3,4,7,9} B{3,7,9,11,12,15}

**math (ms sue)**

Suppose that one voter in the 2010 UK General Election was selected at random. The probability that the person voted for the Conservative Party was 0.36, the probability that the person voted for the Labour Party was 0.29, and the probability that the person voted for the ...

**Math - Probability**

Annabelle wants to move to a new city. If her chance of getting a job in Montreal is 10%, and her chance of getting a job in Vancouver is 35%: 3a) What is the probability that Annabelle will be offered both jobs? 3b) What is the probability that she will only get one of the jobs?

**Counting and Probability**

One member of the debate team is going to be chosen President. Each member is equally likely to be chosen. The probability that a boy is chosen is 2/3 the probability that a girl is chosen. Girls make up what fraction of the debate team?

**math**

The company will use machine A,B,C,D with probabilities 0.23,0.45,0.19 and 0.13 respectively.From past experience it is known that the probability of defective tablet produced by the machine are 0.11,0.2,0.07 and 0.05 respectively.Suppose a defective tablet is produced：...

**probability**

The probability that Alysha will miss school today is 0.15. The probability that Carla will miss school today is 0.07. The probability that both of these students will NOT miss school today is what?

**statitics**

you are going to play two games the probability you win the first game is 0.60 if you win the first game the probability you will win the second game is 0.75 if you lose the first game the probability you win the second game is 0.55. what is the probability you win exactly one...

**statistic**

You draw one card from a shuffled standard deck or cards (cards are in four suits-red diamonds, red heart, black clubs and black spades-and are numbered 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, J,O,K,A). A.What is the probability of drawing a red card B.What is the probability of drawing a queen c...

**statistic**

You draw one card from a shuffled standard deck or cards (cards are in four suits-red diamonds, red heart, black clubs and black spades-and are numbered 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, J,O,K,A). A.What is the probability of drawing a red card B.What is the probability of drawing a queen c...

**probability**

Before leaving for work, Victor checks the weather report in order to decide whether to carry an umbrella. The forecast is “rain" with probability 20% and “no rain" with probability 80%. If the forecast is “rain", the probability of actually having rain on that day is 80...

**Telecommunications**

We send a frame of 256 bits. If the probability that a bit changes in transmission is 0.001 and each bit is independent. a. What is the probability that exactly 6 bits change? b. What is the probability that exactly 0 bits change ?

**math**

An ancient Korean drinking game involves a 14-sided die. The players roll the die in turn and must submit to whatever humiliation is written on the up-face: something like "Keep still when tickled on face." Six of the 14 faces are squares. Let's call them A, B, C, D, E, and F ...

**stat**

In a certain high school, the probability that a student drops out is 0.08, and the probability that a dropout gets a high-school equivalency diploma (GED) is 0.33. What is the probability that a randomly selected student gets a GED?

**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 ...

**Economics**

The company estimates the probability of no damage to be 0.60, the probability of damage between $0 and $10,000 to be 0.25, and the probability of damage between $10,000 and $25,000 to be 0.12. If the company wants to make a profit of $200 above the expected cost, what should ...

**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 ...

**Maths**

The probability of passing geography in the examination is 7/10 and the probability of passing agriculture after one has passed geography is 5/7. The probability of passing agriculture after one failed geography is 1/6. Calculate the probability of a student passing agriculture.

**statistics**

Use of normal distribution to approximate the desired probability. Find the probability of getting at least 30 fives in 200 tosses of a fair 6 sided die.

**Probability and statistics**

4. The probability that a prime number occurs on at least 2 tosses when a balanced dice is tossed 5 times independently is equal to. Choose one answer a. 26/32 b. 30/32 c. 6/32 d. 16/32

**maths(Probability)**

Two fairly six~sided dice are rolled,find the probability that their total score is (a)2 (b)7 (c)a prime number (d)a perfect square. Solutions. (a)2/6=1/3 (b)7/6

**math**

At a quality control checkpoint on a manufacturing assembly line, 8% of the items failed check A, 10% failed check B, and 2% 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 product failed check B, what is...

**Math**

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 product failed check B, what ...

**Math**

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 product failed check B, what ...

**Statistics (41)**

A market research firm conducts telephone surveys with a 42% historical response rate. What is the probability that in a new sample of 400 telephone numbers, at least 150 individuals will cooperate and respond to the questions? In other words, what is the probability that the ...

**Economics (40)**

A market research firm conducts telephone surveys with a 42% historical response rate. What is the probability that in a new sample of 400 telephone numbers, at least 150 individuals will cooperate and respond to the questions? In other words, what is the probability that the ...

**math probability**

Assume that every time you buy an item of the Hong Kong Disney series, you receive one of the four types of cards, each with a cartoon character Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Daisy with an equal probability. Over a period of time, you buy 6 items of the series. What is the ...

**math (stats)**

According to Masterfoods, the company that manufactures M&M’s, 12% of peanut M&M’s are brown, 15% are yellow, 12% are red, 23% are blue, 23% are orange and 15% are green. [Round your answers to three decimal places, for example: 0.123] Compute the probability that a ...

**Alg2/trig**

Hi, I hope you guys don't mind if I post a couple probability questions. A child returns a five-volume set of books to a bookshelf. The child is not able to read, and so cannot distinguish one volume from another. What is the probability that the books are shelved in the ...

**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

**Stats**

The probability that a person has blue eyes is 16%. Three unrelated people are selected at random. a. Find the probability that all three have blue eyes: b. Find the probability that none of the three have blue eyes c. Find the probability that one of the three has blue eyes

**math**

Marley drives to work every day and passes two independently operated traffic lights. The probability that both lights are red is 0.35. The probability that the first light is red is 0.48. What is the probability that the second light is red, given that the first light is red?

**Statistics**

10 A color candy was chosen randomly out of a bag. Below are the results: Color Probability Blue 0.30 Red 0.10 Green 0.15 Yellow 0.20 Orange ??? a. What is the probability of choosing a yellow candy? b. What is the probability that the candy is blue, red, or green? c. What is ...

**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**

Make a histogram showing the binomial probability distribution for the following: A waiter at the Green Spot resturant has learned from long experience that the probability that a lone diner will leave a tip is only 0.7. During one lunch hour he serves six people who are ...

**Discrete Math**

12 A computer science department has a probability of 0.35 that a senior receives a job offer in IT before graduation. Random select 8 senior students • What is the probability that 5 students received offers before graduation? • What is the probability only 1 student ...

**algebra**

you are going to the Maryland state fair and would like to play some carnival games with the hopes of winning a prize .your mom said you are allowed to play one game only .your task is to analyze two carnival games and predict the probability of winning each game. you will ...

**Quantitative Analysis for Business**

The ages of a group of 50 women are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 48 years and a standard deviation of 5 years. One women is randomly selected from the group, and her age is observed. A) Find the probability that her age will fall between 56 and 60 years. B...

**Probability - CHECK ANSWERS**

I have an eight pack of crayons. Colors red, green, blue, orange, black, gray, pink, and purple. What is the probability of choosing the green crayon? 12.5 percent What is the probability of choosing the red, blue, or gray crayon? 37.5 percent What is the probability of not ...

**Probability**

Start with a standard, uniformly shuffled 52-card deck, and draw the cards one at a time. What is the probability of drawing a King strictly before getting a Spade?

**Stats**

Use the normal distribution to approximate the following Binomial probability. A product is manufactured in batches of 100 and a defect rate of 8%. Find the probability of more then 7 defects.

**statistics**

34. Two students (say A, and B) are challenged to solve a problem in statistics. Suppose that the probability that A will solve the problem is 40%, the probability that B will solve the problem is 55%, and the probability that A or B will solve the problem is 25%. The ...

**statistics**

The Denver Post stated that 80% of all new products introduced in grocery stores fail (are taken off the market) within 2 years. If a grocery chain introduces 66 new products, what is the probability that within 2 years , 7 or more fail? What is the probability that within 2 ...

**Math**

Suppose there is a bag containing 25 envelopes and 10 of the envelopes contain prizes. You reach in, without looking, and select 2 envelopes, without replacement. a) What is the probability that both of your picks are winner? b) What is the probability that none of your picks ...

**Algebra**

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...

**Statistics**

Service times for customers at a post office follow some right-skewed distribution with mean 2.91 minutes and standard deviation 1.74 minutes. (a) Can you calculate the probability that the average service time for the next two customers is less than 2.64 minutes? If you can, ...

**Math**

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**

Before leaving for work, Victor checks the weather report in order to decide whether to carry an umbrella. On any given day, with probability 0.2 the forecast is “rain" and with probability 0.8 the forecast is “no rain". If the forecast is “rain", the probability of ...

**math**

you are dealt 13-card bridge hand from a 52-card bridge deck. what is the probability that you will be dealt exactly 5 hearts? what is the probability that you will dealt at list 2 hearts? what is the probability that you will receive 5 hearts, 4 clubs, 2 diamonds, and 1 spade?

**math**

you are dealt 13-card bridge hand from a 52-card bridge deck. what is the probability that you will be dealt exactly 5 hearts? what is the probability that you will dealt at list 2 hearts? what is the probability that you will receive 5 hearts, 4 clubs, 2 diamonds, and 1 spade?

**maths**

In a basket of fruit, there are 6 grapes,11 bananas and 13 oranges, if one fruit is chosen at random, what is the probability that the fruit is either grape or banana. i.find the probability of grape and banana i.find the probability of not banana

**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 ...