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January 30, 2015

January 30, 2015

Number of results: 32,122

**statistics**

A clinical trial tests a method designed to increase the probability of conceiving a girl. In a study 306 babies were born, and 174 of them were girls. the sample data with a 0.01 significance level to test the claim that with this method, the probability of being a girl is ...
*November 25, 2013 by angela*

**ALGEBRA**

Using x as the variable, write the equation or inequality that would correctly solve this problem. Eight times what number is greater than 72?
*June 25, 2014 by JD JOHNSON*

**statistics**

The taxi and takeoff time for commercial jets is a random variable x with a mean of 8.4 minutes and a standard deviation of 3 minutes. Assume that the distribution of taxi and takeoff times is approximately normal. You may assume that the jets are lined up on a runway so that ...
*February 18, 2014 by larae*

**statistics**

1. The scores on a standardized test for high school students are normally distributed with a population mean of 500 and a population standard deviation of 100. Use the empirical rule (0LI refers to this as the standard deviation rule.). Make sure you provide graphs for each ...
*February 3, 2013 by lay*

**probability question - help!**

Two people agree to meet at a coffee shop. They each independently pick a random moment in time between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. and show up exactly at their selected time. But they are very impatient, and only stay for 10 minutes after when they arrive. What is the probability that ...
*November 20, 2012 by mathfailure*

**stats**

Given a standard normal variable. What is the probability that z lies between 1.48 and 2.13
*April 2, 2013 by chris*

**Statistics**

The proportion of students who own a cell phone on college campuses across the country has increased tremendously over the past few years. It is estimated that approximately 90% of students now own a cell phone and 10% do not own a cell phone. Fifteen students are to be ...
*December 3, 2014 by Mackenzie *

**statistics**

Healthy breakfast contains the rating of 77 cereals and the number of grams of sugar contained in each serving. A simple linear regression model considering "sugar" as the explanatory variable and "rating" as the response variable produced the following regression line: rating...
*September 19, 2012 by Gee*

**stattistics**

The p-chart is based on the assumption that the number of defective units in each sample is a binomial random variable. Choose one answer. A. True B. False
*June 22, 2011 by bharat*

**BUSINESS STATISTICS**

The random variable x is normally distributed with mean =1,000 and standard deviation =100. Sketch and find each of the following probabilities: P(x<1,035)
*October 16, 2011 by Shirley*

**BUSINESS STATISTICS**

The random variable x is normally distributed with mean =1,000 and standard deviation =100. Sketch and find each of the following probabilities: P(x<1,035)
*October 18, 2011 by Shirley*

**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*

**stata**

What is the probability that a person selected at random from data will be male?
*October 23, 2010 by shiela*

**math**

If a permutation is chosen at random, what is the probability that it begins with at least 2 A's?
*September 26, 2012 by bballer*

**statistics**

Find the test statistic, P-value, and critical value. Round to 3 decimal places. Claim: The mean IQ score of statistics professors is greater than 118. Sample data: n = 50, x = 120. Assume that σ = 15 and the significance level is α = .05 test statistic = P-value = ...
*April 8, 2014 by larae*

**algebra**

In a high school basketball game, a player on the home team makes two free throws. One student asks the student next to her what he thinks the probability of hitting two free throws in a row is. The student replies, "The probability of him making a free throw is probably about...
*September 22, 2014 by nautica*

**FIND THE VALUE OF SQUARE**

I AM A NUMBER GREATER THAN 99 AND LESS THAN 1,000. TWO OF MY DIGITS THAT AREN'T NEXT TO EACH OTHER ARE THE SAME. MY TENS DIGIT COULD NOT BE GREATER AND IT IS 1 MORE THAN MY HUNDREDS DIGIT. WHAT NUMBER AM I?
*October 11, 2011 by ANDREW RAMIRES*

**Math**

9 fair coins are independently tossed in a row. Let X be the random variable denoting the number of instances in which a Head is immediately followed by a Tail during these 9 tosses. The variance of X has the form ab, where a and b are coprime integers. What is the value of a+...
*April 20, 2013 by Ichigo*

**Math**

9 fair coins are independently tossed in a row. Let X be the random variable denoting the number of instances in which a Head is immediately followed by a Tail during these 9 tosses. The variance of X has the form a/b, where a and b are coprime integers. What is the value of a...
*April 20, 2013 by Zeneth*

**Math Probability**

A lottery game has balls numbered from 0 - 9 If a ball is selected at random, what is the probability of selecting an even numbered ball or a 5 ? I am guessing this is Mutually exclusive event and hence used the OR= P(A)+P(B) concept considering 0 as an even number I keep ...
*December 4, 2011 by HM*

**Statistics**

The probability that a parent will visit a restaurant after kids game is know to be .68 and assumed the same for all parents. Assuming customer visits are independent and identical, determine the probability that 5 of 7 parents selected at random visit the restaurant. ...
*September 25, 2012 by Puffy*

**Hypergeometirc Distribution**

From a lot of 12 flares, 4 are selected at random. If the lot contains 4 defective flares *flares that will not fire), what is the probability that all 4 will not work? What is the probability that at most 2 will not work?
*May 4, 2011 by Alicia*

**Math**

In the equation c=9h, identify which variable is the independent variable and which is the dependent variable.
*January 28, 2015 by Amy*

**Statistics**

1) A Motor Company has purchased steel parts from a supplier for several years and has found that 10% of the parts must be returned because they are defective. An order of 25 parts is received. What are the mean and standard deviation of the defective parts? A) Mean = 3.5; ...
*February 15, 2009 by BEARHUG*

**stats**

For a normal population with µ = 100 and σ = 20: 1. What is the probability of a particular score being greater than 110? 2. What is the probability of a particular score being less than 50?
*October 23, 2012 by Komal*

**Computer science**

If we have any five numbers. how do we find maximum and minimum number of those. You take the first number and store it in variable Min and Max. Then you take the second number. If that number is larger than the variable Max you overwrite Max and store that varible there. If ...
*December 15, 2006 by Sing*

**Elementary Math**

The temperature of a cup of coffee is a discrete or continuous random variable? Am I correct " Discrete"
*August 8, 2009 by J.J.*

**Prob and Stats**

If X is a random variable with distribution X~N(350,110) find (a)P(X<400) and b)P(250<X<400)
*October 4, 2011 by Kathryn*

**Mathematics**

Please help... In a 200 m swimming race between 8 boys, the probability of Omar winning the race if he is in one of the two outside lanes is 1/4. If he is in any of the other lanes, the probability of Omar winning is 1/3. If the lanes are drawn at random, what is the overall ...
*May 29, 2007 by Elizabeth*

**statistics**

In a state,52%of the voters supports party-R, and 48% supports party-D. In second state 47% of the voters supports party-D. Suppose 100 voters are surveyed from each state. Assume the survey uses simple random sampling. what is the probability that the survey will show a ...
*November 15, 2011 by johnprabhakaran*

**statistics/psych**

Find TWO media examples of two types of correlations (explained below). You will have to do some research to find these. Next: (1) Find one media example (don�t make up your own) of a correlation that could be argued to be spurious (third variable). Explain your media ...
*November 16, 2011 by ashley*

**math answer check**

Patients who have artificial hip-replacement surgery experience pain the first day after surgery. Typically, the pain is measured on a subjective scale using values of 1 to 5. Let x represent the random variable, the pain score as determined by the patient. The probability ...
*June 1, 2013 by Nora 57*

**statistics**

The average temperature in households is 67.6 degrees F. The standard deviation is 4.2 degrees F. A random sample of 51 households is to be selected (a) What is the probability that the average of this sample will be above 68.3 degrees F? Probability = (4 decimal places) (b) ...
*February 25, 2011 by Anna*

**Probability/Statistics**

A quiz consists of 10 multiple-choice questions, each with 4 possible answers. For someone who makes random guesses for all of the answers, find the probability of passing if the minimum passing grade is 70 %. I'm not sure what to do. I figured that there's 10 questions, each ...
*July 11, 2009 by Amy*

**Math**

A toothpaste company did a survey at the mall. They found that 42.5% of those surveyed brushed their teeth twice a day. Which random numbers would you generate on a computer spreadsheet to simulate the survey? a. random integers from 425 to 1000 b. random integers from 1 to ...
*December 12, 2013 by Brandi*

**Math check**

The number of ships to arrive at a harbor on any given day is a random variable represented by x. The probability distribution of x is as follows. (Give your answers correct to two decimal places.) x 10 11 12 13 14 P(x) 0.37 0.09 0.05 0.14 0.35 (a) Find the mean of the number ...
*June 2, 2013 by Nora 55*

**math**

If two people are selected at random, what is the probability that they were both born in May?
*June 9, 2011 by CC*

**statistics**

If a card is drawn at random from a deck of 52, what is the probability that it is an ace or a heart?
*September 15, 2011 by Kate*

**math**

What is the probability that one selected at random will read between -1.2 and 1.3 knots?
*October 12, 2011 by Cindy*

**algebra**

What is the probability that a month picked at random will have 31 days? A.5/12 B.4/12 C.7/12 D.8/12 I think it is C...?
*March 18, 2013 by Cassie*

**math **

Find the probability between 42 and 48 speeders in a random sample of 100
*May 2, 2013 by john jones*

**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*

**math**

A bag contains 3 red, 5 black and 5 blue marbles. Four marbles are selected at random without replacement: - the probability that all 4 are black? -the probability that exactly two are blue and none are red?
*January 25, 2011 by Sandy*

**Calculus; Product Rule**

Find the value of dy/dx for the given value of x. a) y = (1 - 2x)(1 + 2x), x = 1/2 y' = 2(1 + 2x) + 2(1 - 2x) y' = 2 + 4x + 2 - 4x y' = 4 How do I find the derivative at x = 1/2 if there is no x variable to substitute the x value with? According to my textbook, the answer is -...
*April 29, 2008 by Anonymous*

**Algebra! Plz help~!**

You have the numbers 1-25 written on slips of paper. If you choose a slip at random, what is the probability that you will select a number that is divisible by 5? You have the numbers 1-24 written on slips of paper. If you choose a slip at random, what is the probability that ...
*May 21, 2014 by :)*

**math probability **

Four balls are selected at random without replacement from an urn containing three white balls and five blue balls. Find the probability that two or three of the balls are white.
*February 28, 2011 by Sam*

**math**

John has 2 coins, one fair and the other unbalanced so that the probability of its coming up heads is 2/3. He picks one of the coins at random, tosses it, and it comes up heads. What is the probability that he picked the unbalanced coin?
*July 7, 2013 by Annonymous*

**statistics**

Based on a random sample of 25 units of lawnmowers, the average weight is 102 lbs., and the sample standard deviation is 10 lbs. We would like to decide if there is enough evidence to establish that the average weight for the population of lawnmowers is greater than 100 lbs. ...
*October 5, 2010 by julie*

**stats please help test tom**

When a computerized generator is used to generate random digits, the proability that any particular digit in the set {0,1,2, . . .,9} is generated on any individual trial is 1/10-0.1. suppose that we are generating digits one at a time and are interested in tracking ...
*January 24, 2007 by david*

**Math**

If q is 20 percent greater than p, and p is 35 percent greater than 2,000, what is the value of q - p?
*August 22, 2011 by Amy*

**probability **

Four balls are selected at random without replacement from an urn containing three white balls and five blue balls. Find the probability that two or three of the balls are white
*February 27, 2011 by sam*

**Finance**

Your trust fund will pay you $100.000 in six years when you turn 25. A shady institute has encourage you to sign over in exchange of cash today. Would you prefer a 8% or 10% discount rate to determine value of lump sum payment ? A. Use 8% the lump sum is $62, 741 is greater ...
*January 21, 2014 by Anthony*

**probability**

A bag contains 3 red marbles, 3 blue marbles and 3 yellow marbles. Which of the following methods of selecting 2 marbles will have the greater probability of choosing 2 red marbles?
*March 29, 2014 by Matt*

**MATH**

Determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variable. The braking time of a car Is it discrete?
*September 8, 2009 by Jalynn*

**statitics**

Let X be a Poisson random variable with mean µ = 2.5. Use Table 2 in Appendix I to calculate these probabilities: a. P (X ≥ 5) b. P(X < 6) c. P(X = 2) d. P(1 ≤ X ≤ 4)
*October 17, 2010 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

A random variable X is best described by a continuous uniform distribution from 20 to 45 inclusive. The standard deviation of this distribution is approximately
*August 16, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Probability**

Erin's CD changer holds 6 compact disks. Justin uses the random function on to play all the songs randomly. If each of the disks on the changer holds 10 songs, what is the probability has favorite song will be first? If I am getting the hang of this, it's 1/2160 Please help.
*March 30, 2008 by Ktowns*

**math probability**

A box has ten dollars, one is five dollar and four of one dollars. If two bills are chosen at random without replacement, find probability of getting A) amount of valued fifteen dollars B) amount of twelven dollars... is it 4 from 19-15 for A and 7 from 19-12= 7?
*November 14, 2014 by sandy*

**Basic Statistics **

A population of 300 voters contains 147 Republicans, 135 Democrats, and 18 independents and members of other parties. A simple random sample of 30 voters will be drawn from this population. Consider repeatedly drawing simple random samples of size 30 from the population (...
*July 24, 2011 by mike*

**MATH**

A basket contains the following pieces of fruit: 3 apples, 2 oranges, 2 bananas, 2 pears, and 5 peaches. Jonas picks a fruit at random and does not replace it. Then Beth picks a fruit at random. What is the probability that Jonas gets a peach and Beth gets an apple?
*April 11, 2013 by .*

**Math**

A basket contains the following pieces of fruit: 3 apples 2 oranges, 2 bannans, 2 pears, and 5 peaches. Jonas picks a fruit at random and does not replace it. Then beth picks a fruit at random. What is the probability that jonas gets a peach and beth gets an apple?
*April 21, 2014 by Alexander*

**probability**

among the exames in the examination 30%, 35% & 45% failed in statistics, in maths, & in atleast one of the subjects respectively. one student is selected at random. find the probability that: (a)he has failed in maths, (b)he passed in statistiics if it is known that he has ...
*October 27, 2010 by hhhh*

**Math**

A basket contains the following pieces of fruit: 3 apples, 2 oranges, 2 bananas, 2 pears, and 5 peaches. Jack picks a fruit at random and does not replace it. Then Bethany picks a fruit at random. What is the probability that Jack gets a peach and Bethany gets an orange? A. 10...
*March 5, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Math**

A basket contains the following pieces of fruit: 3 apples, 2 oranges, 2 bananas, 2 pears, and 5 peaches. Jack picks a fruit at random and does not replace it. Then Bethany picks a fruit at random. What is the probability that Jack gets a peach and Bethany gets an orange? A. 10...
*March 5, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Statistics**

The average teacher's salary in North Dakota is $41,027. Assume a normal distribution with standard deviation of $5200. A. what is the probability that a randomly selected teachers salary is less than 40,000? B. What is the probability that the mean for a sample of 80 teachers...
*October 21, 2013 by Jasmin*

**Probabilities**

A group of 5 people are going to meet weekly at the library for 4 weeks. Each week, two people are selected at random to speak. Each person may speak in multiple weeks, but no pair of people will speak together more than once. The probability that there is a person who will ...
*April 1, 2013 by Anna*

**maths**

A group of 5 people are going to meet weekly at the library for 4 weeks. Each week, two people are selected at random to speak. Each person may speak in multiple weeks, but no pair of people will speak together more than once. The probability that there is a person who will ...
*April 1, 2013 by stranger*

**maths**

A group of 5 people are going to meet weekly at the library for 4 weeks. Each week, two people are selected at random to speak. Each person may speak in multiple weeks, but no pair of people will speak together more than once. The probability that there is a person who will ...
*April 2, 2013 by stranger*

**Math**

A class is made up of 10 boys and 2 girls. Half of the boys wear glasses. A student is selected at random from the class. What is the probability that the student is a boy with glasses? My Question is, I don't know how to do Probability.
*April 27, 2009 by Emily*

**statistics**

A sample of 36 females is taken. What is the probability that the mean height of these women is shorter than 64 inches if we know the height for all American females is N(63,3^2)? What is the probability that a random woman is shorter than 64 inches?
*April 3, 2011 by Cori*

**Math-Probability**

An urn contains four red balls and three white balls. A sample of 2 balls is selected at random from the urn. What is the probability that at least one of the balls is red?
*March 16, 2012 by Emma*

**Stats**

A random sample of 100 GMAT scores has a mean of 500. Assume that GMAT scores have a population standard deviation of 120. Construct a 95% confidence interval estimate of the mean GMAT scores. (15 pts) What is the sample size for the conference interval? What is the point ...
*October 12, 2014 by Lynn*

**Chemistry(Please check)**

1)For electrolyte solutions, the _____ the concentration of the electrolyte and the ____ the ion charges, then the ____ the ion-pairing. a) lower, smaller, greater b) higher, smaller, smaller c) higher, greater, greater d) lower, greater, smaller e) lower, greater, greater I ...
*February 10, 2012 by Hannah*

**Statistics in Psychology**

A researcher finds that the correlation between variable A and variable B is r= 5 1.20. She also finds that the correlation between variable C and variable B is r= 5 2.40. Which relationship is scientifically more useful and by how much?
*February 10, 2014 by Annie*

**statistics**

a random variable having a normal distribution with σ = 0.05 ounce, find the mean such that only 1% of the bags contain less than 8 ounces of potato chips.
*March 22, 2012 by Anonymous*

**algebra 2**

1. 5x+2>3x+10 =x>4 2. 8+2x< or equal too 6x-20 x> or equal too 7 3. 4(1-3n)-14>4(2n+3)-9n =? 4-12n-14>8n+12-9n 5. x/4<9 x<9*4=36 x<36 6. a/9>or equal to -15 a> or equal too -135 7. -p/7>-9 -p>-63 p<-63 8. -t/12> or equal too 6 -t>...
*September 22, 2014 by anonymous*

**math**

You are going to roll two dice. Let the variable x = the sum of the numbers rolled. What is the probability that x = 9?
*May 16, 2013 by tariq*

**Stats**

What is the probability that a simple random sample of 56 special orders will provide an estimate of the population proportion of special orders specifying the color black that is within plus or minus .05 of the actual population proportion,assuming p = .36? In other words, ...
*May 4, 2010 by Anon*

**college Psychology**

I am having trouble describing the interaction (How does effect of one Independent variable depend on level of other independent variable and why?) My 1st independent variable is Type of Stimulus: with 2 levels pictures and words. My 2nd independent variable is Type of Content...
*March 14, 2010 by James*

**Math**

When solving absolute value inqualities, if it's less than it's "and", if it's greater than it's "or". what about less than or equal to or greater than or equal to?
*January 19, 2009 by Emeralda*

**STATISTICS**

The number of boxes of girl scout cookies sold by each of the girl scout in a city has a distribution which is approximately normal with a mean=75 boxes and a standard deviation=30 boxes.... 1.) find the probability that scout chosen at random sold between 60 and 90 boxes. 2...
*August 10, 2011 by Mason*

**math - probability**

Assume that there are 7 different issues of Newsweek, 8 different issues of Time, and 4 different issues of Sports Illustrated, including the December 1st issue, on the rack. You choose 4 of them at random. (1) What is the probability that you choose 2 issues of Newsweek and 2...
*February 20, 2012 by victoria*

**probability and statistics**

the average age for licensed drivers in the country is u=40.3 years with a standard deviation of o= 13.2 years. a. a researcher obtained a random sample of n=16 parking tickets and computed an average age of m=38.9 years for the drivers. is it reasonable to conclude that this ...
*January 6, 2012 by kiera*

**Math**

A jar contains 5 red marbles and 3 green marbles. A marble is drawn at random and not replaced. A second marble is then drawn from the jar. Find the probability that both marbles are the same color. I figured out that the probability that both marbles are red is 20/56 and the ...
*May 28, 2014 by S8*

**Math-probability**

A simple dartboard has three areas… the main board has a radius of 11 inches, there is a circle with a radius of 5 inches, and the bullseye has a radius of 2 inches. What is the probability of a random dart landing inside the bullseye? Round to the nearest thousandth. I ...
*July 22, 2011 by Jen*

**probability**

2.The daily production from a car factory=3 different models-A,B,C which are in two different colours-R and S. Daily the factory produces 1600 model A cars,800 of model B and 600 of model C. Overall,40% of the cars are of colour R,60% of colour S.60% of of the model A cars are...
*May 18, 2008 by Anonymous*

**binomial random variables**

compute the probability of x successes in the n independent trials of the expirement. n=10 p=0.4 x=3
*March 1, 2009 by angie*

**Biostatistics**

if we select a birth at random, what is the probability the mother is 19 years of age or younger
*March 23, 2010 by Brenda*

**math**

Find each probability for choosing a letter at random from the word MATHEMATICS. P(vowel) 4/11?
*November 3, 2010 by Anonymous*

**math**

Page 9 of 9 What is the probability that a point chosen at random on segment PQ will be between -1 and 3? -5 through 5
*April 1, 2011 by sha*

**maths**

A 3 digit natural number is selected at random .Find the probability that it is divisible by 2 but not by 3?
*January 14, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Math**

Find the probability that a number chosen at random between 1 and 100 is divisible by 2 and 7.
*July 10, 2013 by Celina*

**Maths**

Approximate the probability that the sum of the 16 independent uniform (0,1) random variables exceeds 10.
*August 19, 2014 by Nithi*

**Maths**

Approximate the probability that the sum of the 16 independent uniform (0,1) random variables exceeds 10.
*August 20, 2014 by Chit*

**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*

**Computer Science**

Suppose X is a random variable and Y = aX + b is a linear function of X. Show that the correlation of X and Y is -1 if a < 0. cor(X,Y) = cov(X,V)/ sqrt(var(X)*var(Y))
*October 28, 2013 by Jerry*

** 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*

**Pre-cal**

What is the probability of getting an even number on a single roll of a number cube if you roll a 3 or greater. My answer: is 1/3 because there are only two numbers that are even and greater than 3 on the number cube. Teacher marked this as wrong. How did I mess this one up?
*January 3, 2009 by Lucy*

**stat probability**

According to an Internet posting, 65% of adults enjoy drinking soda. Choose a group of 12 adults at random. The probability that none of them enjoy drinking soda is?
*April 8, 2013 by Lynn*

**algebra II**

find the expected value of the prize value $0 $1 $5 $20 probability 0.9359 0.05 0.01 0.003
*March 24, 2009 by chrissy*

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