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May 1, 2016
Number of results: 9,113

**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
*June 3, 2014 by nonononono*

**Math**

Determine the probability of drawing two cards from a deck( without replacement) and getting the same suit using 1) conditional probability 2) combinations
*July 14, 2015 by Helen*

**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
*August 18, 2015 by Zena*

**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 .
*April 21, 2016 by Starn*

**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...
*November 20, 2015 by charles*

**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 ...
*March 1, 2012 by meagan*

**probability **

What is the probability that an 8 digit numbers contains "97"?
*June 20, 2013 by steph*

**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
*June 17, 2014 by carol*

**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}
*July 30, 2015 by Seany*

**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}
*August 6, 2015 by Seany*

**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 ...
*March 30, 2016 by Sam*

**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?
*May 19, 2013 by Jess*

**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?
*November 16, 2015 by Mr. Alexander*

**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?
*November 14, 2009 by Anna*

**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 14, 2014 by Helen*

**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*

**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.
*February 12, 2016 by Christopher*

**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*

**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 ...
*March 4, 2016 by unclesam*

**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 *

**math**

What is the probability of getting an even number when rolling a six-sided number cube? 0.5 5% 2/6 30% You place the letters for the word smart in a bag. What is the probability of choosing a letter that is NOT a vowel? (remember vowels A, E, I, O, and U.) 0.2 1/5 80% 0.75 You...
*April 27, 2016 by FluttershyK22*

**Math**

Carol makes a spinner for a game. The spinner is divided into 10 equal sections. Each section is shaded 1 of these colors: green, red, yellow, or blue. On this spinner, the probability of spinning green is 3 times as great as the probability of spinning red. The probability of...
*March 20, 2016 by Mason*

**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*

**probabilities**

A radioactive source of material emits a radioactive particle with probability 1/100 in each second. Let X be the number of particles emitted in one minute. 1. Determine the probability distribution, the expected value and the variance of X. 2. Calculate the probability that ...
*April 26, 2016 by hassan*

**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 Probability**

Ben is greeting customers at a music store. Of the first 20 people he sees enter the store, 9 are wearing jackets and 11 are not. What is the experimental probability that the next person to enter the store will be wearing a jacket? Enter your answer as a simplified fraction. ...
*March 22, 2016 by PleaseHelpCheckMyAnswers*

**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*

**Probability**

From set of 20 natural no.s 2 are selected. find probability that their sum is 1.odd 2.even 3.selected pair is twin prime
*February 8, 2016 by Edward*

**Probability**

If a seed is planted, it has a 75% chance of growing into a healthy plant. If 11 seeds are planted, what is the probability that exactly 2 don't grow?
*April 9, 2016 by tonie*