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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...
March 16, 2014 by HELEN

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%. On ...
February 12, 2014 by abc

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 ?
October 18, 2013 by liam

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?
February 17, 2012 by shan

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 ...
January 28, 2008 by Anonymous

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...
July 1, 2012 by Sonya

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

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.
October 8, 2010 by Lori

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
March 2, 2012 by Arun

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
February 11, 2015 by eliphasjnr

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...
January 9, 2010 by crystal

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 ...
December 8, 2010 by Rena

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 ...
December 8, 2010 by Rena

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 ...
May 6, 2014 by Mia

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 ...
May 9, 2014 by Mia

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 ...
March 24, 2009 by Chris

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
April 30, 2013 by Dave

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?
May 9, 2014 by nyshaw

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 ...
November 29, 2014 by Den

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...
January 2, 2010 by Pam

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 received...
April 30, 2015 by Peace

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...
May 14, 2013 by Silvia

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 ...
October 15, 2010 by Jessica

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?
July 10, 2011 by Anonymous

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.
June 11, 2015 by cindy

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 ...
June 30, 2015 by meri

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 ...
March 23, 2012 by lola

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 ...
March 22, 2013 by Anonymous

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...
November 4, 2014 by Mel

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 ...
October 8, 2015 by Hannah

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 actually ...
February 13, 2015 by qwerty

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 ...
October 8, 2015 by Hannah

Statistics
Suppose you conduct a study and find that the probability of having a baby boy is 60%. Now suppose three of your relatives are going to have babies. a) Build a tree diagram showing all the conditional probabilities and joint probabilities associated with the sex of the three ...
May 10, 2008 by Danny

Statistics
Suppose you conduct a study and find that the probability of having a baby boy is 60%. Now suppose three of your relatives are going to have babies. a) Build a tree diagram showing all the conditional probabilities and joint probabilities associated with the sex of the three ...
May 11, 2008 by Danny

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!
February 4, 2008 by Anonymous

statistics
Find the indicated binomial probabilities. Round to the nearest 3 decimal places. In a local college, 20% of the math majors are women. Ten math majors are chosen at random. 1) What is the probability that exactly 2 are women? 2) What is the probability that 2 or less women ...
March 23, 2010 by please help me!

math
of a set of 10 cards, 3 have red circles, 4 have yellow triangles, and 3 have green diamonds. you choose one card at random and then replace it. then you choose a second card. what is the probability that both cards have yellow triangles? Find the probability of obtaining the ...
April 16, 2007 by dillon

Math- probability
In a city, every day is either cloudy or sunny (not both). If it's sunny on any given day, then the probability that the next day will be sunny is 3/4. If it's cloudy on any given day, then the probability that the next day will be cloudy is 2/3. a) In the long run, what ...
May 15, 2015 by Anonymous

statistics
Consider a binomial experiment with 20 trials and probability 0.45 on a single trial. Use the normal distribution to find the probability of exactly 10 successes. Round your answer to the thousandths place.
May 17, 2011 by coya

statistics
Consider a binomial experiment with 20 trials and probability 0.45 on a single trial. Use the normal distribution to find the probability of exactly 10 successes. Round your answer to the thousandths place.
August 2, 2011 by lee

PROBABILITY MATH
Find the probability of correctly answering the first 4 questions on a multiple choice test if random guesses are made and each question has 5 possible answers. Explain to me the answer?
November 9, 2011 by HM

math
2 cards are drawn without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What is the probability that both are spades if the first card drawn was a spade? I think you subtract out the first spade making the probability 12/51 since you take off the first card already ...
November 22, 2010 by m

math
CountingOutcomes and Theoretical Probability A computer store sells 4 models of computer (m1,m2,m3 m4. Each model can be fitted with 3 sizes of hard drive (A,B,C,) 1- Find the sample space. 2- What is the probability of choosing a model with a size C hard drive? 3- What is the...
January 31, 2010 by Julainna

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. ...
June 4, 2010 by Kevin

math
Assume that the business makes a profit with probability 0.3 in the first year. For each year thereafter, the business makes a profit with probability 0.7 if it made a profit in the previous year, and with probability 0.2 if it did not make a profit in the previous year. What ...
October 4, 2010 by Tiff

FINITE
Assume that the business makes a profit with probability 0.8 in the first year. For each year thereafter, the business makes a profit with probability 0.8 if it made a profit in the previous year, and with probability 0.2 if it did not make a profit in the previous year. What ...
February 16, 2011 by Hil-hellpp!

Quantitative Methods
Assume you have applied to two different universities (lets refer to them as Universities A and B) for your graduate program. In the past 25% of students (with similar credentials as yours) who applied to University A were accepted, while University B accepted 35% of the ...
March 18, 2009 by V

Quantitative Methods
Assume you have applied to two different universities (lets refer to them as Universities A and B) for your graduate program. In the past 25% of students (with similar credentials as yours) who applied to University A were accepted, while University B accepted 35% of the ...
March 19, 2009 by V

Statistics
A multiple choice test has five choices. Therefore the probability of getting the correct answer by guessing is 0.2. The test has six questions. Use the binomial formula with n = 6 and p = 0.2 to (a) Determine probability of getting two questions correct. (b)Determine ...
March 3, 2013 by Sue

Math
The probability that a washing machine will operate satisfactorily for 3 years is 0.82 while the probability that a floor polisher will operate satisfactorily over the same period of time is 0.78. Find the probability that in a 3-year period, only the floor polisher will ...
October 15, 2015 by Jen

maths-probability
A box contains n balls of which 2 are red and the rest are green. Two balls are to be selected at random one after the other from the box without replacement. If the probability of selecting 2 red balls is 1/28, find; the value of n the probability that a red is selected ...
February 24, 2015 by imoro

COLLEGE MATH
In 2003, the probability that a randomly chosen bag of cement from the world supply was consumed in the U.S. was .05, while the probability that it was consumed in China was .45. What is the probability that a randomly chosen bag of cement was consumed in neither country?
April 12, 2009 by Suzie

probability
There is a .97 chance that no accident will occur during any particular day at a racetrack of local importance. the probability of one accident a day is .02, and the probability of two accidents is .01. a. What is the expected number of accidents in a day? b. What is the ...
January 31, 2012 by 12-year-old-poet

statistics
Define each of the following probability terms for the scenario of determining the probability that when a couple has 3 children, they will have exactly 2 boys. Assume that boys and girls are equally likely and that the gender of any child is not influenced by the gender of ...
September 6, 2014 by thankyou

statistics and probability
A shipment of 20 computers contains 4 defective machines.Two computers are selected at random without replacement and tested for being detective. (a). is this a binomial experiment? why or why not solution. Yes. because each trial can result in just two possible outcomes. (b...
December 3, 2015 by masinde

probability
A box contains n balls of which 2 are red and the rest are green. Two balls are to be selected at random one after the other from the box without replacement. If the probability of selecting 2 red balls is 1/28, find; the value of n the probability that a red is selected ...
February 24, 2015 by imoro

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?
April 27, 2013 by Hale

probability and statistics
the population of sat scores forms a normal distribution with a mean of u=500 and a standard deviation of o=100. if the average sat score is calculated for a sample of n=25 students. a. what is the probability that the sample mean will be greater than m=510? in symbols, what ...
January 6, 2012 by darrell

statistics and probability
It is known that an exam scores of students in STAT 2507 follow a normal distribution with a mean of 70% and a standard deviation of 9%. (A) If a student must obtain a mark of 50% to pass the exam, what proportion of students fail the exam? (B) What is the probability that a ...
February 26, 2011 by Adam

statistics
4. A Prisoner escapes from jail. There are three roads leading away form the jail. If the prisoner selects road A to make good here escape, the probability that she succeeeds is 1/4. If she selects road B, the probability that she succeeds is 1/5. If she selects road C, the ...
May 18, 2009 by jamar

Probability.
Sorry for posting so many topics, but I really need help on this stuff. I recently lost my work I did on a seperate sheet from 2 weeks ago, and now I can't seem to find the answer again. a fair six-sided die is tossed seven times in a row. A) What is the probability that a "4...
May 22, 2008 by Tom

probability
A bowl contains only red marbles, blue marbles and green marbles. The probability of selecting a red marble from the bowl is 3/13. The probability of selecting a blue marble from the bowl is 2/5. There are fewer than 100 marbles in the bowl. What is the probability of ...
November 15, 2012 by chocolateman

statistics help needed
In the game of roulette, a steel ball is rolled onto a wheel that contains 18 red, 18 black, and 2 green slots. If the ball is rolled 24 times, find the probability of the following events. A. The ball falls into the green slots 4 or more times. Probability = B. The ball does ...
February 22, 2009 by Jordana

Computer Science (MATLAB)
Given a vector of values of zeros and ones such as [1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0] I'm asked to, given a probability provided by the user, use that probability to change the values in the vector using that probability. For example given the vector [0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1] and probability .2 ...
October 18, 2011 by Jhon

Probability
A balanced coin is tossed 8 times. What is the probability of getting exactly 2 heads given that there were at least 2 heads in the 8 tosses?
January 17, 2010 by Leesa

Probability
A balanced coin is tossed 8 times. What is the probability of getting exactly 2 heads given that there were at least 2 heads in the 8 tosses?
January 17, 2010 by Leesa

probability
if a fair coin is tossed 4 times, what is the probability of getting heads the first 3 times, and tails the fourth itme?
May 10, 2011 by kristy

Math-probability
One card is selected at random from a deck of cards. Determine the probability that the card is a black heart.
July 19, 2011 by Jen

Math - Probability
what is the probability of getting two sets of 8 digit numbers having 5 digit are the same number and order.
July 22, 2011 by Tracy

Math
The probability that Aaron sees Hannah on any given day is 1/2. What is the probability that he sees her 3 out of all 5 days this week?
July 31, 2012 by Trisha

math
for n repeated independent trials, with constant probability of success p for all trials, find the probability of exactly x succes n=5,p=1/3, x=4
November 19, 2012 by Katarzyna

math
for n repeated independent trials, with constant probability of success p for all trials, find the probability of exactly x succes n=5,p=1/3, x=4
November 20, 2012 by Andrew

math
for n repeated independent trials, with constant probability of success p for all trials, find the probability of exactly x succes n=5,p=1/3, x=4
November 20, 2012 by Andrew

Probability
If 5 juniors and 4 seniors apply for a job at a school which has 2 openings, what is the probability that 1 junior and 1 senior will be randomly chosen for the job.
April 19, 2013 by Jane

probability
Find the probability of seeing at most 5 dots, but also an odd number of dots when 2 fair dice are rolled.
April 21, 2014 by heny

math check probability
A number cube with the numbers 1 through 6 is rolled. Find the given probability. ---------------------------------------- 2. P(number ≥ 3) A. 4/6 B. 1/6***** C. 2/6 D. 5/6
May 3, 2014 by me

math
The overall probability of a student failing an exam is 40%. Calculate the probability that in a group of 6 students, at least 4 passed the exam.
December 13, 2014 by susan

statistics
A fast food chain claims that all of its quick win soda cups are winners. (There is a little tab you pull off the side of the cup which says either you are a winner or not. Lisa bought 8 sodas to try her luck. What is the probability that at least 5cups were winners? What is ...
March 23, 2012 by lola

math
The probability that Ryan chooses Spanish is 0.86 and the probability that Riley chooses Spanish is 0.73. State the probability that: a. they both chose Spanish b neither of them choose Spanish c. only one of them chooses Spanish d. at least one of them chooses Spanish
March 9, 2015 by Kelly

Math
What is the probability of pulling the 2 of clubs from a standard deck of playing cards (52 cards)? .25?? What is the probability of NOT rolling a 5 on a six-sided die? 3/6? or 5/6? What is the probability of pulling a diamond from a standard deck of playing cards (52 cards...
October 5, 2015 by Gigi

statistics
Three horses, A, B and C are in a race. A and B have the same probability of winning, and each is twice as likely to win as C. Find the probability of B or C winning.
March 19, 2009 by Carline

Statistics - Monte's Dilemma
Why does it make a difference when you switch doors? What is the probability of winning given that you stayed and what is the probability given that you switched?
October 15, 2009 by Bob

math probability
3 people are selected at random without replacement out of 12 girls and 3 boys. What is the probability of selecting all girls?
April 19, 2011 by Anonymous

Probability
7) Suppose that you roll a pair of standard 6-sided dice a total of 42 times. What is the probability that you will get a sum of 5 at least four times?
March 22, 2012 by Anne

probability
A company manufactured 1, 000 televisions. Testing showed that 20 of the televisons were defective. What is the experimental probability that the next television will be defective?
April 18, 2013 by ashley

Math
Choose a natural number between 1 and 100, inclusive. What is the probability that the number chosen is not a multiple of 4? (Enter the probability as a fraction.)
June 12, 2013 by Ronald

Math- Probability
A committee of five people is to be formed from six lawyers and seven teachers. Find the probability that none are lawyers.
July 29, 2013 by Ted

mathematics Probability
A simple 5_sided spinner is numbered 1,2,3,4,5.On spinning the spinner once,what is the probability of getting a prime and an even number?
November 3, 2014 by thessa

Steve need your help probability
If 3% of electric bulb produced by a company are defective find the probability that in a sample of 100bulbs (a) 0 (b) 1 (c)2 d(3) bulbs will be defective???
October 13, 2015 by Collins

Statistics and Probability
Winning the jackpot in a lottery requires that you select the correct three numbers between 1 and 51 and in a another separate drawing you must select the correct single number between 1 and 15. Find the probability of winning the jackpot- The probability of winning the ...
October 13, 2014 by Macy

Math
Probability -if desks are grouped by 4 and if there are 11 boys and 13 girls in a class what is the probability that I will get placed in a group of all girls?
October 14, 2008 by Olivia

Probability
A number cube, numbered 1 through 6, is rolled once. What is the probability of rolling an even number that is not prime? 1/6 1/3 1/2 2/3
July 22, 2010 by Ross

probability
Let A and B two mutually exclusive events of a sample space S. If P(A)=0.6, P(B)=0.2 , find the probability of each of the following events a)P(A ∩ B)
July 25, 2010 by anonymous

probability
If you pick a number completely at random from the natural numbers between 1 and 42, find the probability that the number is a multiple of 3.
October 4, 2010 by Anonymous

math probability
a 3 section spinner which each outcome is not equally likely.if you spin the spinner once,what is the probability that it will stop on a?
May 7, 2012 by jay

RES/351
under what conditions would you recommend the following probability sample non–probability sample
July 14, 2012 by a

probability
if 2 white balls are drawn a box of 5,find the probability that all are white using bayes theorem
August 31, 2012 by akshay

Math
Is this correct? If one card is drawn from a regular deck of cards,what is the probability the card will not be an ace? 1/13 is the probability
November 9, 2012 by Alex

statistics
Consider the probability that less than 13 out of 151 CDs will be defective. Assume the probability that a given CD will be defective is 12%
March 25, 2013 by Tammy

Probability
the expected number of defects in a particular size is 5. What is the probability of getting one or less defects in the sample
April 22, 2014 by Nedge5q

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