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probability
A random experiment of tossing a die twice is performed. Random variable X on this sample space is defined to be the sum of two numbers turning up on the toss. Find the discrete probability distribution for the random variable X and compute the corresponding mean and standard ...
October 11, 2011 by padma.c

Statistics/probability
The random variable X has a binomial distribution with the probability of a success being 0.2 and the number of independent trials is 15. The random variable xbar is the mean of a random sample of 100 values of X. Find P(xbar<3.15).
July 10, 2014 by Heidi Joy

Math
Suppose a baseball player had 211 hits in a season. In the given probability distribution, the random variable X represents the number of hits the player obtained in the game. x P(x) 0 0.1879 1 0.4106 2 0.2157 3 0.1174 4 0.0624 5 0.0060 a.) Compute and interpret the mean of ...
November 26, 2013 by Amanda

math
a fair coin is flipped 5 times the random variable is x is defined to be the number of heads that are observed identify the probability mass function of the random variable x. x P(x)
October 3, 2012 by virginia

Math
What is the probability that the random variable has a value between 0.1 and 0.5? The random variable is .125.
March 7, 2010 by Lyndse

probability
A fair coin is flipped independently until the first Heads is observed. Let K be the number of Tails observed before the first Heads (note that K is a random variable). For k=0,1,2,…,K, let Xk be a continuous random variable that is uniform over the interval [0,3]. The Xk's ...
March 28, 2014 by JuanPro

statistics
two dices are tossed once. let the random variable be t he sum of the up faces on the dice. A). find and graph the probability distribution of the random variable. and b) calculate the mean (or expectation) of this distribution
May 22, 2011 by sharik

math
let the random variable x denote the number of girls in a five-child family. if the probability of a female birth is .5 find the probability of 0,1,2,3,4, and 5 girls in a five-child family. construct the binomial distribution and draw the histogram associated with the ...
April 23, 2009 by miranda

Probability
7. The random variable X is distributed normally with a mean of 12.46 and variance of 13.11. You collect a random sample of size 37. a. What is the probability that your sample mean is between 12 and 13? b. What is the probability that a single observation is between 12 and 13...
October 27, 2013 by John

Probability
For each of the following statements, determine whether it is true (meaning, always true) or false (meaning, not always true). Here, we assume all random variables are discrete, and that all expectations are well-defined and finite. Let X and Y be two binomial random variables...
March 4, 2014 by qwerty

STATISTICS
Consider a binomial random variable where the number of trials is 12 and the probability of success on each trial is 0.25. Find the mean and standard deviation of this random variable. I have a mean of 4 and a standard deviation of 2.25 is this correct
June 10, 2010 by John

Probability
Let X be a random variable that takes non-zero values in [1,∞), with a PDF of the form fX(x)=⎧⎩⎨cx3 if x≥1, 0,otherwise. Let U be a uniform random variable on [0,2]. Assume that X and U are independent. What is the value of the constant c? c= P(X...
April 20, 2014 by A

Math/Probability
The random variable X has a log-normal distribution, when the mean of ln(X) = 5.45 and variance of ln(X) = 0.334, what is the probability that X >139.76?
October 27, 2013 by Sam

Statistics-Probability
Consider a binomial random variable X with parameters(4,1/2). Find the conditional probability mass function of X given that X is odd
January 25, 2012 by sand

Probability and statistics
8. A random variable X takes exactly the 5 values 1, 2,3,4,5, all with same probability. The mean of X is Choose one answer a. 2.5 b. 15 c. 7.5 d. 3
March 2, 2012 by Arun

Finite
Assume that the box contains balls numbered from 1 through 28, and that 3 are selected. A random variable X is defined as 1 times the number of odd balls selected, plus 2 times the number of even. How many different values are possible for the random variable X? I know that is...
October 8, 2012 by Sam

ap stats need help
Continuous Random Variable, I Let X be a random number between 0 and 1 produced by the idealized uniform random number generator described. Find the following probabilities: a.P(0¡ÜX¡Ü0.4) b.P(0.4¡ÜX¡Ü1) c.P(0.3¡ÜX0.5) d.P(0.3(<X<0.5) e.P(0.226¡ÜX¡Ü0.713) f.What ...
March 10, 2009 by chris

Statistics and Probability
Suppose you took 1000 random samples of size 200 from the Poisson distribution with u = 5 and computed a 90% confidence interval for each sample. Approximate the probability that at least 920 of these intervals would contain the mean value u = 5. Be sure to define any random ...
March 26, 2011 by Adam HELP PLEASEEE

Statistics and Probability
Suppose you took 1000 random samples of size 200 from the Poisson distribution with u = 5 and computed a 90% confidence interval for each sample. Approximate the probability that at least 920 of these intervals would contain the mean value u = 5. Be sure to define any random ...
March 27, 2011 by Adam

Elementary statistics
Nine apples, four of which are rotten, are in a refrigerator. Three apples are randomly selected without replacement. Let the random variable x represent the number chosen that are rotten. Construct a table describing the probability distribution, then find the mean and ...
February 29, 2012 by Rose Bud

maths probability
The lifetime X of a bulb is a random variable with the probability density function: f(x)=6[0.25-(x-1.5)^2] when 1<=x<=2 0 otherwise X is measured in multiples of 1000 hrs. What is the probability that none of the three bulbs in a traffic signal have to be replaced in ...
January 27, 2014 by rupesh painkra

statistics
Let a random variable be distributed as shown below X=x : 0,1,2,3,4,5,6 P(x): .1 .09 .2 .15 .16 .2 (a) Find the probability p(6) (b) Find the probability P(3< X < 5) (c) Find the probability P(X < 4) (d) Find the probability P(X > 2)
September 17, 2011 by kim wallace

Probability
Manhole explosions (usually caused by gas leaks and sparks) are on the rise in your city. On any given day, the manhole cover near your house explodes with some unknown probability, which is the same across all days. We model this unknown probability of explosion as a random ...
April 20, 2014 by A

math
A random variable x has a probability distribution. How to calculate E(1/(X+1))?
August 24, 2011 by Mahalakshmi

Statistics
A person's level of blood glucose and diabetes are closely related. Let x be a random variable measured in milligrams of glucose per deciliter (1/10 of a liter) of blood. Suppose that after a 12-hour fast, the random variable x will have a distribution that is approximately ...
June 20, 2010 by Alex

statistics
The average age of statistics students nationwide is 22. The standard deviation is 2.5 years. Assume the age is a normally distributed variable. Find the probability that one student selected at random is older than 23. Find the probability that the mean age of a group of 16 ...
June 11, 2010 by DezShonna K

Probability
Suppose a random variable X has a cumulative distribution function given by F(a) = {0 for a<0, 1/2 for 0<=a<1, 3/5 for 1<=a<2, 4/5 for 2<=a<3, 9/10 for 3<=a<3.5, 1 for 3.5<=a. a. Find the probability mass function for X. b. Find the probability ...
January 21, 2009 by Julie

Probability
Suppose a random variable X has a cumulative distribution function given by F(a) = {0 for a<0, 1/2 for 0<=a<1, 3/5 for 1<=a<2, 4/5 for 2<=a<3, 9/10 for 3<=a<3.5, 1 for 3.5<=a. a. Find the probability mass function for X. b. Find the probability ...
January 21, 2009 by Julie

Statistics
x is a random variable with the probability function: f(X) = x/6 for x = 1, 2 or 3 the expected value of X is?
October 8, 2009 by Shellie

statistics
A random variable x has a following probability distribution. x: 0 1 2 3 P(X=x) 1/6 1/2 1/5 2/15 How to calculate E(1/(X+1))?
August 24, 2011 by Mahalakshmi

math
A random variable x has a following probability distribution. x: 0 1 2 3 P(X=x): 1/6 1/2 1/5 2/15 How to calculate E(1/(X+1))?
August 24, 2011 by Mahalakshmi

Probability
The random variable is uniform in the (-2c,2c)interval . Find and sketch F(y) and f(y) if Y=X^2
October 13, 2011 by Anonymous

Stats
The Geometric distribution is used when we want to find the probability of performing a sequence of trials with X “failures” before the first “success”, where a “success” occurs with some probability p. We can denote such a random variable as X ∼ Geo(p). The ...
September 30, 2013 by Becca

social psy
I want to utilize a true experimental design to study the effects of classical music exposure on the cognitive development of newborns. a- What is an independent variable? b- What is a dependent variable? c-What is random assignment? d-Why is random assignment important? e-...
October 3, 2011 by deb

Probability
Let Θ be an unknown random variable that we wish to estimate. It has a prior distribution with mean 1 and variance 2. Let W be a noise term, another unknown random variable with mean 3 and variance 5. Assume that Θ and W are independent. We have two different ...
April 20, 2014 by A

Probability
A random variable N has a cumulative distribution function given by F(x)={ 0 for x<1 0.2 for 1<=x<2 0.5 for 2<=x<3 0.8 for 3<=x<4 1 for 4<=x Find the mean of N.
February 1, 2009 by Julie

Probability
A random variable N has a cumulative distribution function given by F(x)={ 0 for x<1 0.2 for 1<=x<2 0.5 for 2<=x<3 0.8 for 3<=x<4 1 for 4<=x Find the mean of N.
February 1, 2009 by Julie

Probability
A random variable N has a cumulative distribution function given by F(x)={ 0 for x<1 0.2 for 1<=x<2 0.5 for 2<=x<3 0.8 for 3<=x<4 1 for 4<=x Find the mean of N.
February 1, 2009 by Julie

Math
Suppose you have binomial trials for which the probability of success on each trial is p and the probability of failure is q= 1-p. Let k be a fixed whole number greater than or equal to 1. Let n be the number of the trial on which the kth success occurs. This means that the ...
May 22, 2012 by Chad

math check
x is a binomial random variable. (Give your answers correct to three decimal places.) (e) Calculate the probability of x for: n = 3, x = 1, p = 0.45 P(x) = .I got 0.41 (f) Calculate the probability of x for: n = 6, x = 6, p = 0.25 P(x) = I got 1.50
June 7, 2013 by Gayle 57

statistics
government data assign a single case or each death that occurs in the u.s. the data show that the probability is 0.45 that a randomly chosen death was due to cardiovascular disease, and 0.22 that i was due to cancer. Suppose a docote checked the cause of death of 2 randomly ...
October 24, 2011 by josh

ap statistics
An unnoticed mechanical failure has caused one-fourth of a machine shop’s production of 10000 pistol firing pins to be defective. A random sample of 25 firing pins was drawn from the population. a.) Explain why this random variable has a binomial distribution? (2 points) b.) ...
April 24, 2014 by nicole

ap statistics
An unnoticed mechanical failure has caused one-fourth of a machine shop’s production of 10000 pistol firing pins to be defective. A random sample of 25 firing pins was drawn from the population. a.) Explain why this random variable has a binomial distribution? (2 points) b.) ...
April 24, 2014 by nicole

ap statistics
An unnoticed mechanical failure has caused one-fourth of a machine shop’s production of 10000 pistol firing pins to be defective. A random sample of 25 firing pins was drawn from the population. a.) Explain why this random variable has a binomial distribution? (2 points) b.) ...
April 24, 2014 by nicole

statistics
suppose x is a uniform random variable with c == 40 and d ==70 . what is the probability that a randomly selected observation is between 43 and 65
November 6, 2011 by Anonymous

check math
If x is a binomial random variable, calculate the probability of x for each case. n=4, x=1, p=0.3 answer 0.4116
June 2, 2013 by Sue

Statistics (binomial random variable)
Let x be a binomial random variable with n = 10 and p = .4 Find the values. P (x›4) P (x≤4) I could really use some examples to help me get started and understand it. Thanks
April 23, 2011 by sonney32

statistics
True or False: A zero population correlation coefficient between a pair of random variable means that there is no linear relationship between the random variable.
February 8, 2010 by iyra

Math
Expand Your Knowledge: Negative Binomial Distribution Suppose you have binomial trials for which the probability of success on each trial is p and the probability of failure is q= 1-p. Let k be a fixed whole number greater than or equal to 1. Let n be the number of the trial ...
May 21, 2012 by Billy

Math
A random variable X has a cumulative distribution fnc given by 0 for a<0 G(a)={a^2 for 0<=a<1 1 for a>=1 find the probability density function.
March 25, 2009 by Julie

Statistics
Suppose x is a uniform random variable with c=10 and d=90. Find the probability that a randomly selected observation exceeds26.
November 16, 2010 by Nancy

Statistics
Suppose x is a uniform random variable with c = 40 and d = 50. Find the probability that a randomly selected observation exceeds 46
March 3, 2011 by jackie

Stats
Suppose X is a uniform random variable with C = 20 and d = 90. Find the probability that a randomly selected observation is between 23 and 85.
November 17, 2012 by Marie

probability April-005
X is a random variable following binomial distribution with mean 2.4 and variance 1.44 find
April 18, 2013 by probability

statistic
The random variable x represents the number of boys in a family with three children. Assuming that births of boys and girls are equally likely, find the mean and standard deviation for the random variable x.
August 20, 2013 by Kim

Statistics
Suppose that the probability distribution of a random variable x can be described by the formula P(x) = x/15 For each of the values x = 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. For examples, then, p(x=2) = p(2) = 2/15 a Write out the probability distribution of x. b Show that the probability ...
October 26, 2009 by Chinadoll

arithmetic
Assume you roll a fair dice twice. Two rolls are independent and identically distributed, with probability of rolling a particular number being 1/6. So, for instance, the probability of rolling 5 and then 2 is P(5,2) = P(5) ⋅ P(2) = 1/6 ⋅ 1/6 = 1/36 Consider a ...
June 1, 2013 by Anonymous

Math-Probability
Consider a collection of biased coins, each showing Heads with probability and Tails with probability , independently of the others. The coins are tossed and all coins showing Heads are collected together and tossed again. Write down an expression for the probability mass ...
January 22, 2012 by sand

Math-Probability
Consider a collection of n biased coins, each showing Heads with probability p and Tails with probability 1-p , independently of the others. The coins are tossed and all coins showing Heads are collected together and tossed again. Write down an expression for the probability ...
January 22, 2012 by sand

Math-Probability
Consider a collection of n biased coins, each showing Heads with probability p and Tails with probability 1-p , independently of the others. The coins are tossed and all coins showing Heads are collected together and tossed again. Write down an expression for the probability ...
January 24, 2012 by sand

statistics
suppose x is a uniform random variable with c=40 ana d= 70 find the probability that a randomly selected observation is between 43 and 65
November 7, 2011 by Anonymous

STAT
Determine the mean and standard deviation of the random variable for which the probability mass function is defined as follows: P(X=x)= x-2/30 if x=3,12,21
May 1, 2012 by Michelle

probability
t the discrete random variable X be uniform on {0,1,2} and let the discrete random variable Y be uniform on {3,4}. Assume that X and Y are independent. Find the PMF of X+Y using convolution. Determine the values of the constants a, b, c, and d that appear in the following ...
March 28, 2014 by JuanPro

stor
Suppose that you flip a fair coin (P(H)=P(T)=1 2 ) three times and you record if it landed on heads, H, or tails, T. (a) What is the sample space of this experiment? What is the probability of each event? (b) [1 pt] Let X be the number of times that you observe heads. What ...
September 29, 2012 by ami

statistics
In this summer school class there are 28 male students and 15 female students. An experiment is done that consists of selecting a student at random, and recording their gender. This is done 4 times WITH REPLACEMENT. 1) Fill in the following probability table for the number of ...
July 9, 2011 by david

statistics
Suppose x is a uniform random variable with c=10 and d=70. Find the probability that a randomly selected observation is between 13 and 65. a. 0.133 b. 0.867 c. 0.8 d. 0.5
November 17, 2012 by Deane

Probability
If X is a normal random variable with mean 11, and if the probability that X is less than 12.10 is .72 , then what is the standard deviation of X? Select one: a. 3.00 b. 6.25 c. 2.50 d. 1.25 Please note that the answer for the above is stated as c.2.50. However, my answer ...
January 4, 2013 by Alia

Statistics
1. The sociologist surveyed the households in a small town. The random variable X represents the number of dependent children in the households. The following is the probability distribution of X: X 0 1 2 3 4 P(X) 0.07 0.20 0.38 k 0.13 (a) Find the missing probability value of...
June 1, 2011 by LadyJustice85

Statistics
Suppose a random variable X has a uniform distribution over the interval [-10,10]. • Find the probability that X lies between -2 and 6? • Find the probability that X2 lies between 9 and 64? (Note X2 is the square of X.)
November 13, 2013 by Steven

Math
Suppose a random variable X has a uniform distribution over the interval [-10,10]. • Find the probability that X lies between -2 and 6? • Find the probability that X2 lies between 9 and 64? (Note X2 is the square of X.)
November 13, 2013 by Steven

Statistics and Probability
A computer supply house receives a large shipment of blank CDs each week. Past experience has shown that the number of flaws per CD can be described by the following probability distribution, where the random variable X represents the number of flaws per CD. x P(X = x) 0 0.65 ...
March 9, 2011 by Adam

Statistics & Probability
If X is a normal random variable with mean 11, and if the probability that X is less than 12.10 is .72 , then what is the standard deviation of X? Select one: a. 3.00 b. 6.25 c. 2.50 d. 1.25 Please note that the answer for the above is stated as c.2.50. However, my answer ...
January 4, 2013 by Alia

statistics
Let x be a continuous random variable that is normally distributed with a mean of 65 and a standard deviation of 15. Find the probability that x assumes a value less than 44.
April 18, 2011 by Katie

statistics
Let x be a continuous random variable that is normally distributed with a mean of 65 and a standard deviation of 15. Find the probability that x assumes a value less than 45.
April 18, 2011 by Katie

statistics
Let x be a continuous random variable that is normally distributed with a mean of 65 and a standard deviation of 15. Find the probability that x assumes a value less than 44.
October 31, 2012 by Anonymous

Math
the question i need help with is: Classify the random variable as finite discrete, infinite discrete or continuous. The random variable given is the number of hours a child watches television on a given day.
June 8, 2011 by Winnie

stats
Continuous Random Variable, I Let X be a random number between 0 and 1 produced by the idealized uniform random number generator described. Find the following probabilities: a.P(0less than or equal to X less than or equal to 0.4) b.P(0.4 less than or equal to X less than or ...
March 18, 2009 by chris

ap stats
Continuous Random Variable, I Let X be a random number between 0 and 1 produced by the idealized uniform random number generator described. Find the following probabilities: a.P(0less than or equal to X less than or equal to 0.4) b.P(0.4 less than or equal to X less than or ...
March 18, 2009 by jaz

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

statistics
In a certain region, the mean annual salary for plumbers is $51,000. Let x be a random variable that represents a plumber's salary. Assume the standard deviation is $1300. If a random sample of 100 plumbers is selected, what is the probability that the sample mean is greater ...
February 25, 2013 by katie

statistics
assume you have a data set from a normally distributed random variable. answer the following: will the random variable be discrete, continuous, or neither? How do you know? I believe its continuous but cant explain why will the data be qualitative or quantitative? How do you ...
June 29, 2013 by Dean

Statistics
Suppose that the probability distribution of a random variable x can be described by the formula P(x) = x/15 For each of the values x = 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. For examples, then, p(x=2) = p(2) = 2/15 a Write out the probability distribution of x. b Show that the probability ...
October 26, 2009 by Kelly

Calculus
Suppose X is a random variable whose CDF is given by F(x) = 0, X<0 X^3, 0<X<1; 1, 1<X Then the mean for this random variable is: I don't understand how to do CDF (cumulitive distribution function) or how to get the mean of it. Thank You!
April 14, 2009 by kkjhjkh

math answer check
x is a binomial random variable. (Give your answers correct to three decimal places.) (a) Calculate the probability of x for: n = 1, x = 0, p = 0.15 P(x) = Changed: Your submitted answer was incorrect. 0.15 x 0 = 0 . (b) Calculate the probability of x for: n = 3, x = 3, p = 0....
June 1, 2013 by Nora 57

Math check and question
x is a binomial random variable. (Give your answers correct to three decimal places.) (a) Calculate the probability of x for: n = 1, x = 0, p = 0.15 P(x) = Correct: Your answer is correct. . (0.85) (b) Calculate the probability of x for: n = 3, x = 3, p = 0.15 P(x) = Incorrect...
June 6, 2013 by Nora 57

statistics
the random variable x is known to be uniformly distributed between 70 and 90. the probability of x having a value between 80 to 95 is
December 6, 2011 by Anonymous

Stats
The number of failures of a testing instrument from contamination particles on the product is a Poisson random variable with a mean of 0.028 failure per hour. (a) What is the probability that the instrument does not fail in an 8-hour shift? (b) What is the probability of at ...
February 25, 2014 by Ashley

statistics
suppose x is a uniform random variable with c=30 and d=80 find the probability that a randomly selected observation exceeds 50 this is the direct question, i have no idea how to work this problem, please help
October 24, 2012 by lexi

Data Management
A random variable X is defined as the number of heads observed when a coin is tossed 4 times. Make a chart that shows the probability distribution for X. What is the expected value?
January 21, 2014 by Alejandro

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

Intro to Probability, please check my work.
A fair coin is flipped three times. You win $5 every time the outcome is heads. Let the random variable X represent the total number of dollars you win. (a) List the sample space. (b) Determine the probability function of X. ====================== Answer: a) 2^3= 8 ...
February 17, 2008 by Amelie

probability
please help! 1.) A random digit from 1 to 9 (inclusive) is chosen, with all digits being equally likely. The probability that when it's squared it will end with the digit 1. 2.) A random number between 1 and 20 (inclusive) is chosen. The probability that its square root will ...
August 11, 2012 by karen

statistics
A random variable may assume any value between 10 and 50 with equal likelihoods. (Uniform distribution) Determine the following values for this probability distribution: a) b) c) f(x) = d) P(x < 25) e) P(x > 15) f) P( 12 < x < 30)
October 23, 2010 by Anonymous

Probability
Six marbles are chosen without replacement from a box containing 10 red, 8 blue, and 3 yellow marbles. Let X be the number of blue marbles chosen. a) Find the probability distribution of X. b) Find the mean of the random variable X
March 22, 2012 by Anne

arithmetic
Assume you roll a fair dice twice. Two rolls are independent and identically distributed, with probability of rolling a particular number being 1/6. So, for instance, the probability of rolling 5 and then 2 is P(5,2) = P(5) ⋅ P(2) = 1/6 ⋅ 1/6 = 1/36 Consider a ...
June 1, 2013 by Anonymous

math 3
A bag contains 4 yellow, 2 red, and 6 green marbles. Two marbles are drawn. The first is replaced before the second is drawn. A random variable assigns the number of red marbles to each outcome. Calculate the expected value of the random variable
February 11, 2014 by Jamar

math
A person’s blood glucose level and diabetesare closely related. Let x be a random variable measured in milligrams of glucose per deciliter (1/10 of a liter) of blood. After a 12-hour fast, the random variable x will have a distribution that is approximately normal with mean &#...
November 29, 2010 by Kris

math
Suppose that the time (in hours) required to repair a machine is an exponentially distributed random variable with parameter λ (lambda) = 0.5. What's the probability that a repair takes less than 5 hours? AND what's the conditional probability that a repair takes at least...
October 28, 2007 by raksha

Math 117
The random variable x is the number of houses sold by a realtor in a single month at the Sendsom's Real Estate office. Its probability distribution is as follows. Find the expected number of houses sold in a month. Houses Sold (x) Probability P(x) 0 0.24 1 0.01 2 0.12 3 0.16 4...
August 7, 2009 by Garcia

statistics
A specific study found that the average number of doctor visits per year for people over 55 is 8 with a standard deviation of 2. Assume that the variable is normally distributed. 1. Identify the population mean. 2. Identify the population standard deviation. 3. Suppose a ...
April 15, 2013 by Cam

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