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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

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

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...
July 7, 2012 by Bria

Business Statistics
John & Jane are married. The probability that John watches a certain television show is .4. The probability that Jane watches the show is .5. The probability that John watches the show, given that Jane does, is .7. 1) find probability that both John & Jane watch the show. 2) ...
June 21, 2011 by CC

Probability and statistics
The probability that the life time of randomly chosen device is below average, average,above average are respectively 0.2,0.5,0.3. The probability that of the 3 randomly chosen devices lifetimes of 2 are above average and 1 below average equals a.0.054,b.0.018,c.0.036,d.0.012
March 1, 2012 by Arun

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!

college
Four hundred people apply for three jobs. 130 of the applicants are women. (a) If three persons are selected at random, what is the probability that all are women? (b) If three persons are selected at random, what is the probability that two are women? (c)If three persons are ...
March 25, 2010 by kay

math - probability and statistics
P(E)=.4, P(F)=.5 and P(E[intersect]F)=.1 , Calculate P(F[suchthat]E)=? Using conditional probability, I got .2 as the answer, right? Is the answer the same for P(EsuchthatF)?
August 31, 2009 by Dee

math
Consider the experiment of rolling a single die. Find the probability of the event described. What is the probability of rolling a number less than or equal to 4?
April 12, 2010 by KiKi

probability
If you were to spin a spinner that had eight equal parts labled 1-8 three times what is the probability that all three numbers are (3 or greater than five)?
April 20, 2010 by lucky

ststistics
each tire of an 18 wheeler has a probability of 5% TO maintain on a 10000 mile trip. WhAt is the probability that no more than 3 tires need maintenance during this trip. How do i do this?
January 20, 2011 by pat

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?
February 25, 2012 by christy

MATH
tree diagra probability: tree diagram with three equal parts, what is the probability, if we spin twice of getting at least one a
April 1, 2012 by John

Math Probability
At a political rally there are 20 republicians 13 democrates 6 independents. if a person is chosen at random what is the probability that the person is either a democrate or and independent?
April 16, 2012 by Antonio

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!
April 23, 2012 by Rose

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!
April 24, 2012 by Rose

Math Probability
Using a standard deck of 52 cards find each probability. 1.)King, queen, or black card 2.)Spade or hearts card
March 14, 2013 by B1nary

probability
Given that there were 4 Heads in the first 7 tosses, find the probability that the 2nd Heads occurred at the 4th toss. Give a numerical answer.
February 27, 2014 by jon

algebra
Choose a natural number between 1 and 100, inclusive. What is the probability that the number chosen is not a multiple of 5? (Enter the probability as a fraction.) Thank you it is appreciated.
May 27, 2014 by Mary Ann

Math : Probability and Standard Deviation
This is a word problem. "We know that for certain workers the mean wage is $5/hr with a standard deviation of $.50. We need to find out if a worker is chosen at random what is the probability that the workers' wage is between $4.50 and $5.50? Assume a normal distribution of ...
October 23, 2007 by Tiffany Johnson

Statistics/Probability
5) The product is sold in packets whose masses are normally distributes with mean of 1.42 kg and a standard deviation of 0.025 kg. (1) Find the probability that the mass of a packet, selected at random, lies between 1.37 kg and 1.45 kg
July 17, 2014 by Koylar

math
Suppose an event has a probability of p. What can you say about the value of p? What is the probability that the event will not occur? Explain
August 26, 2008 by Jope

math
probability... two dice are tossed.... and their sum is recorded ..find probability p ( sum is between 2 and 9)
August 25, 2010 by tana

Probability
A card is drawn at random from a deck of 52 cards. What is a probability that it is a King, given that it is a face card (J, Q, K)?
October 12, 2010 by vika

PROBABILITY
A card is drawn at random from a deck of 52 cards. What is a probability that it is a King, given that it is a face card (J, Q, K)?
October 19, 2010 by JHONY

Probability
A card is drawn at random from a deck of 52 cards. What is a probability that it is a King, given that it is a face card (J, Q, K)?
October 19, 2010 by JHONY

Probability
A card is drawn at random from a deck of 52 cards. What is a probability that it is a King, given that it is a face card (J, Q, K)?
October 19, 2010 by JHONY

PROBABILITY
A card is drawn at random from a deck of 52 cards. What is a probability that it is a King, given that it is a face card (J, Q, K)?
October 19, 2010 by JHONY

Probability
A pair of fair dice is tossed 3 times. Find the probability a seven appears 3 times.
February 20, 2011 by Traci

Probability
In a raffle there are four winning tickets from 12, What is the probability from six tickets there are two winners? Thank you in advance.
May 12, 2012 by William

probability
two dice are tossed. find the probability that the sum is odd given that the sum is 5 or less
June 12, 2012 by Anonymous

statistics
The probability that a house is burglarized in the city is 5%. If 50 houses are randomly selected, what is the probability that none will be burglarized?
July 14, 2012 by Sherry

math
empirical probability and theoretical probability of 2 tails - 210 1 tail - 480 0 tail - 310
April 29, 2014 by yamille

probability
90%of a countrys population are a right handed . what is the probability that exactly 29 people in a group of 30 are right handad?
June 19, 2014 by Elin

probability in math
can anyone help me with a probability question?
October 6, 2008 by puzzled

algebra I
If you toss a coin, the probability of gettig heads is 1/2. If you toss a coin 2 times. the probability of getting heds each time is 1/2*1/2 or (1/2)^2. -Write an expression to represent the probability of tossing a coin 'n' times and getting 'n' heads. -Express your answer to...
February 7, 2008 by Joanne

Probability
Clara Nett is quite good and figures that her probability of playing any one note right is 99%. The solo has 60 notes. a. What is her probability of each of the following? 1. Getting every note right. My answer: 0.547 I am stuck on problems 2-5 because when I set up the nCx I ...
February 28, 2014 by Anonymous

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 ...
January 22, 2013 by Jen

Probability 3
When confronted with an in-flight medical emergency, pilots and crew can consult staff physicians at MedAire, an emergency facility in Tempe, Arizona. If MedAire is called, there is a 4.8 percent chance that the flight will be diverted for an immediate landing. a. Expected ...
November 2, 2009 by Janice

statistics
Needing some help to clarify this problem and help finding the right answer. _b___ 2. Which of the following accurately describes the critical region? a. outcomes with a very low probability if the null hypothesis is true b. outcomes with a high probability if the null ...
December 29, 2013 by Lyn

probability
A pizza shop offers nine toppings. No topping is used more than once. What is the probability that the toppings are pepperoni, onions, olives, and mushrooms?
October 8, 2009 by Sharon

Math
Assume that the probability is 1/2 that a baby born is a boy. If a couple has two children, what is the probability that both are girls? Assume that births are independent of each other.
February 21, 2010 by Lyndse

math probability
there are 3 nickles 2 dimes and 5 quarters in a purse. the three coins are selected in succession at random. find the probability of selecting2 nickles , then a quarter.
March 31, 2011 by carly

probability
use 3 colors; one color has half probability, every segment is next to a different color; in a circle divided in 8 equal segments
February 9, 2012 by dana

statistics
Find the mean of the given probability distribution. The number of golf balls ordered by customers of a pro shop has the following probability distribution.
February 12, 2012 by mary

math
A pair of dice are rolled find the following, a) the probability of doubles, b) the odds in favor of a sum greater than 2, c) the probability of sum that is even and less than 5
November 26, 2012 by Katarzyna

posibility
A pair of dice are rolled find the following, a) the probability of doubles, b) the odds in favor of a sum greater than 2, c) the probability of sum that is even and less than 5
November 26, 2012 by Katarzyna

math
A pair of dice are rolled find the following, a) the probability of doubles, b) the odds in favor of a sum greater than 2, c) the probability of sum that is even and less than 5
November 26, 2012 by Andrew

math
A pair of dice are rolled find the following, a) the probability of doubles, b) the odds in favor of a sum greater than 2, c) the probability of sum that is even and less than 5
November 26, 2012 by Andrzej

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?
January 8, 2014 by stephon

Probability???
The probability of a CD case being defective is 1/520. If the factory makes 7,800 cases per week, how many are likely to be defective? I don't understand this its so confusing :(
June 3, 2014 by nonononono

finite math (probability
suppose you toss a coin 100 times and get 57 heads and 43 tails. Based on the results what is the probability that the next toss will be head.
June 17, 2014 by carol

maths
3 and 5 of spade, king and queen of club , 7 and 9 of diamond and ace of heart are removed (i) find the probability its a red card (ii) find the probability its neither king nor queen (iii) find the probability its a face card (iv) That its a black coloured card (v) that its a...
February 16, 2014 by tuhituhi

Statistics
On a very short quiz, there is one multiple choice question with 5 possible choices (a, b, c, d, e) and one true or false question. Assume you are taking the quiz but do not have any idea what the correct answer is to either question. You mark an answer to each question anyway...
July 8, 2011 by Cassie

stats
Between 11 P.M. and midnight on Thursday night, Mystery Pizza gets an average of 5.7 telephone orders per hour. a) Find the probability that at least 32 minutes will elapse before the next telephone order. b) Find the probability that less than 17 minutes will elapse. c) Find ...
October 31, 2010 by anonymous

stats
if you randomly answer a t/f test and want to figure the possibililty of gettng at least an 80......how do you start and then once you have done this, what if you want to try it 4 more times? HELP Let N be the number of questions. You are asking for the probability of getting ...
July 5, 2007 by holly

Data Management
Two cards are drawn from a standard 52 card deck. a) what is the probability that both cards drawn are black? b) what is the probability that one card is red and the other is black? c) what is the probability that a two face cards are drawn? d)what is the probability that two ...
March 3, 2010 by Jud

Math-Probability
Data collected on volcanic eruptions give a mean time between eruptions of 29 months. Assume these eruptions occur as a Poisson process in time, find the: (a) Expected number of eruptions during the five-year period beginning from the time you have read this question. (b) ...
January 22, 2012 by sand

Statistics-Probability
Data collected on volcanic eruptions give a mean time between eruptions of 29 months. Assume these eruptions occur as a Poisson process in time, find the: (a) Expected number of eruptions during the five-year period beginning from the time you have read this question. (b) ...
January 22, 2012 by sand

Statistics-Probability
Data collected on volcanic eruptions give a mean time between eruptions of 29 months. Assume these eruptions occur as a Poisson process in time, find the: (a) Expected number of eruptions during the five-year period beginning from the time you have read this question. (b) ...
January 24, 2012 by sand

statistics
According to Advertising Age, the average base salary for women working as copywriters is $66,000. Assume that the salaries are normally distributed and that the standard deviation is $7,500. a. What is the probability of a woman receiving a salary between $60,000 and $75,000...
June 25, 2013 by petrit

probability
1) A secret admirer has been leaving you roses at the rate of 4/day. What is the probability that, on a given day, you will receive (a) exactly one rose (b) at least one rose? 2) Every student has a 1 in 9 chance of winning a certain prestigious scholarship. What is the ...
May 4, 2011 by Anonymous

statistics
Suppose that in a particular year the probability of a college student being part-time was 0.43. For part-time students, the probability of being male was 0.33. For full-time students, the probability of being male was 0.42. Find the probability of a college student being male.
February 10, 2011 by Amiee

Intro Statistics
Please let me know if I'm on the right track. Probability of Computer Failures. A PC World survey of 4000 personal computer owners showed that 992 of them broke down during the first two years. (The computers broke down, not the owners.) In choosing among several computer ...
October 8, 2006 by Mary

bus stats
A manufacturing company has 5 identical machines that produce nails. The probability that a machine will break down on any given day is .1. Define a random variable X to be the number of machines that will break down in a day. a. what is the appropriate probability ...
March 25, 2011 by Mich Mich

Math Urgent
17. 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 fraction in simplest form. a. Find the theoretical probability of selecting a pink rubber band. b. Find the ...
April 17, 2013 by Anonymous

Probability
Just wanted to confirm that this is right since I really don't know cards well is the probability of drawing a queen, given that it is a face card from a standard 52 card deck 1/3?
December 18, 2008 by Juliette

Math
Assume the probability is 1/2 that a child born is a girl. If a family has three children, what is the probability that they have a) exactly one girl b) at most two boys?
January 10, 2011 by Nicole

7th grade math
If the theoretical probability of rolling a 3 is 1/6, what is the experimental probability of rolling a 3 if the cube is rolled 300 times? Need a formula to show answer.
March 29, 2011 by hunter

PROBABILITY MATH
a spinner has regions numbered through 1-21 what is the probability that the spinner will stop on an even number or a multiple of 3.. I am confused. I keep coming up with 17/21 but the real answer is 2/3 how how how ?
November 2, 2011 by HM

Probability
The spinner has 6 sections 2 of which are 2. The spinner is now spun until it stops on a section numbered 2. The probability that this happens on the nth spin is 16/243. Find the value of n.
May 8, 2013 by Hajar

probability of an event
How do you predict the probability of an event using trials or simulations? Example please? Thanks. :)
March 18, 2008 by Jen

Probability problems
I need help with two word problems that have to do with probability. Can someone please help me?
May 21, 2008 by Gayla

Probability
A card is selected from an ordinary deck of 52 cards. The probability that the card is a queen or a spade is what?
November 14, 2009 by Anna

Probability
Two fair dice are rolled together. The probability that the sum rolled is greater that 8 is?
November 15, 2009 by Anna

Probability
The probability of drawing a red Jack or red Queen from a standard deck of cards is...? 1/13, 12/13, 4/13, or 9/13?
January 1, 2010 by Anna

AP Statistics
if the probability of a swan drowning is .27, find the probability of exactly 4 out of the 7 swans drowning.
January 6, 2010 by Belle

probability/binomial
i'm having trouble with probability and the binomial thm, could i get a good website with problems
March 24, 2012 by joe

pre algebra answer check
The probability that you will win a contest is 76%. What is the probability that you will lose the contest? 24%
May 30, 2012 by amy

probability
a spinner has 5 sections and is spun 40 times. it lands on 2 six times. What is probability of spinning a 2?
May 20, 2013 by Sam

Statistics
Put in Binomial Probability Formula? probability ( 2 of 22 are lost) = C(22,2) (1/200)^2 (199/200)^20
March 9, 2014 by Brenda

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
May 11, 2011 by Hannah

Math
Can somebody help me with the following probability question? There is none like it to refer to in my textbook and I am confused. Explain how you would determine the probability that a given household in your community is watching the 10:00m tv news on a Wednesday night?
June 18, 2011 by Michelle

maths
The probability that Katarina will correctly solve a given Brilliant math problem is 1/8. The probability that Layla will solve the same problem correctly is 1/12. The probability that they will give the same incorrect numerical result is 1/1001. Suppose Katarina and Layla ...
April 1, 2013 by rohit

prob and stat
Ramon has applied to both Princeton and Stanford. He thinks the probability that Princeton will admit him is 0.4, the probability that Stanford will admit him is 0.5, and the probability that both will admit him is 0.2.
October 30, 2011 by ecey

Determining Probabilities
A spinner is divided into 4 sections of equal size labeled with the numbers 1, 2, 3, and 4. You spin it 3 times and get the following results: 1, 4, 3. Which of the following is true? The theoretical probability of getting a 1 is 25%. The experimental probability of getting a...
February 18, 2014 by Jamar

Probability and Statistics
An oil prospector will drill a succession of holes in a given area to find a productive well. The probability that he is successful on a given trial is 0.2. a) What's the probability that that the third hole drilled is the first to yield a productive well? b) If the prospector...
September 29, 2013 by Katy

12 math
there are 8 opposite sex married couples at a party. two people are chosen at random to win a door prize. A. what is the probability that the 2 people will be married to each other? B. what is the probability that the 2 people will be same sex? C. if 6 people are chosen whats ...
October 8, 2008 by Linda

statistics
A certain defect (D) is present in about 1 out of 1000 cars during production [P(D)=0.001], and a program of testing is to be carried out using a detection device which gives a positive reading with probability 0.99 for a defective car [P(+/D)=0.99] and with probability 0.05 ...
June 3, 2011 by masaad

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