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MATH
Answer the following: (A) Find the binomial probability P(x = 4), where n = 12 and p = 0.30. (B) Set up, without solving, the binomial probability P(x is at most 4) using probability notation. (C) How would you find the normal approximation to the binomial probability P(x = 4...
November 11, 2011 by Jennifer

college ststistics
A. find the binomial probability p(x=5) where n=14 and p=0.30. B. setup without solving the binomial probability p(x is at most 5) using probability notation C. how would you find normal approximation to the binomial probability p(x=5) in part A. please show how you would ...
June 3, 2012 by melba

Statistics
Assume that a procedure yields a binomial distribution with n=3 trials and a probability of success of p= 0.90. Use a binomial probability table to find the probability that the number of successes x is exactly 1.
December 2, 2014 by Angel

statistics
Answer the following: (A) Find the binomial probability P(x = 5), where n = 12 and p = 0.70. (B) Set up, without solving, the binomial probability P(x is at most 5) using probability notation. (C) How would you find the normal approximation to the binomial probability P(x = 5...
December 6, 2012 by Huffette

binomial probabbility
Assume that a procedure yields a binomial distribution with a trial repeated n times. use the binomial probability formula to find the probability of x success given the probability p of success on a single trial. 1. by formula- n=9, x=2, p=0.35 2. by PDF- n=15, x=13, p=1/3
September 23, 2011 by bibi

STATISTICS
(a) With n=12 and p =0.4 find the binomial probability that p(9) by using a binomial probability table. (b) np 5, nq5, also estimate the indicated probability by using the normal distribution as an approximation to the binomial, is np < 5 or nq < 5 than state the ...
June 2, 2013 by Jenn

Statistics
(a) With n=12 and p =0.4 find the binomial probability that p(9) by using a binomial probability table. (b) np 5, nq5, also estimate the indicated probability by using the normal distribution as an approximation to the binomial, is np < 5 or nq < 5 than state the ...
June 1, 2013 by Jenn

stastistics
With n=13 and p=0.7, find the binomial probability P(9)by using a binomial probability table. If np> and nq>5, also estimate the indicated probability by using the normal distribution as an approximation to the binomial,if np<5 of nq<5 then state that the normal ...
November 22, 2013 by angela

statistics
With n=13 and p= 0.7, find the binomial probability p(9) by using a binomial probability table. If np> and nq> 5, also estimate the indicated probability by using the normal distribution as an approximation to the binomial, if np<5 or nq<5 then state that the ...
November 25, 2013 by angela

statistics
Assume a binomial probability distribution has p = .60 and n = 200. a)What are the mean and standard deviation (to 2 decimals)? b)Why can the normal probability distribution be used to approximate this binomial distribution? c)What is the probability of 100 to 110 successes (...
April 5, 2014 by Vanessa

Statistics
Assume that a procedure yields a binomial distribution with a trial repeated n times. Use the binomial probability formula to find the probability of x successes given the probability p of success on a single trial. n=21, x=18, p=0.75
June 30, 2014 by Kasey

Statistics
Assume that a procedure yields a binomial distribution with a trial repeated n times. Use the binomial probability formula to find the probability of x successes given the probability of success on a single trial, n=9, x=2, p=0.35.
August 25, 2014 by Robin

Statistics
Suppose we want to determine the (binomial) probability (p) of getting 4 heads in 15 flips of a 2-sided coin. Using the Binomial Probabilities Table in Appendix B of the text, what values of n, x and p would we use to look up this probability, and what would be the probability?
October 13, 2011 by destiny

NSU, Finite Math
Problem Solving:Using the Binomial Formula: P(x)=(nCx)pxqn-x A Dozen Eggs An egg distributor determines that the probability that any individual egg has a crack is .014. a)Write the binomial probability formula to determine the probability that exactly x of n eggs are cracked...
April 6, 2007 by Trudy

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

statistics
Consider a binomial experiment with 20 trials and probability 0.45 on a single trial. Use the binomial distribution to find the probability of exactly 10 successes. Round your answer to the thousandths place
July 28, 2011 by Rosalyn

Math
For a binomial distribution with n=20 trials and probability of success p=.05, we let r= number of successes out of 20 trials. Use the normal approximation to estimate P(6<=r<=12). How does this value compare with the corresponding probability obtained using the binomial...
January 21, 2013 by Leanne

statistics
Assume that a procedure yields a binomial distribution with a trial repeated n times. Use a binomial probabilities table to find the probability of x successes given the probability p of success in a given trial. n= 3 , x=1, p= 0.60
November 3, 2013 by angela

statistics
Assume that a procedure yields a binomial distribution with a trial repeated n times. Use a binomial probabilities table to find the probability of x successes given the probability p of success on a given trial. n=8, x=2, p=0.30
June 30, 2014 by Kasey

Stat
Assume that a procedure yields a binomial distribution with a trial repeated n times. Use a binomial probabilities table to find the probability of x successes given the probability p of the success on a given trial N=9 X=0 p=0.30
December 17, 2014 by Bob

math-binomial prob
I do not understand the binomial theorem. One of my questions is "there are 5 mutiple choice questions with 4 possible answers each. What is the probability of getting more than 3, exactly 3, and less than 3 correct?" Thanks for any help:)
December 14, 2007 by Danielle

Statistics
Assume it is known that the probability of birth is equal in all months. What is the probability that in the STAT class of 120 students, exactly 20 students have their birthdays in either August or September? Solve using (i) the exact Binomial distribution, (ii) the Normal ...
February 28, 2014 by Lee

Statistics
2. (TCO 5) A company produces electronic equipments claims that 98% of their products never need any kind of maintenance. We selected 10 of their products and we wanted to know the probability that 8 of them never need maintenance. Choose the best answer of the following: (...
March 1, 2013 by JAR

Math
Rules on multiplying Monomial to monomials ; Monomial to Binomial : Binomial to Binomial ; Binomial to Trinomial ?
November 12, 2014 by Anonymous

math/statistics
Could anyone explaint to me what role the Binomial Theory plays in statistics and probability? Using statistics, we can make statements about a population based on sample data. Probability helps us make those statements. The binomial theory can be used to determine ...
March 6, 2007 by Jennie

Probability
A salesperson contacts eight potential customers per day. From past experience, we know that the probability of a potentail customer making a purchase is 0.10. a) What is the probability the salesperson will make at least two sales in a day? -Do you use binomial formula for ...
November 23, 2006 by Janice

statistics/probability
One statistic used to assess professional golfers is driving accuracy, the percent of drives that land in the fairway. Driving accuracy for PGA Tour professionals ranges from about 40% to about 75%. Tiger Woods hits the fairway about 60% of the time. One reason why the Normal ...
June 17, 2010 by Natash

algebra 2
this binomial can be factored as the product of a binomial and trinomial. Enter the binomial factor. 64y^15 + 125
December 6, 2011 by jewl

Statistics
Find the normal approximation for the binomial probability that x = 5, where n = 12 and p = 0.7. Compare this probability to the value of P(x=5) found in Table 2 of Appendix B in your textbook.
October 20, 2011 by jane

math -binomial probability
astrid and iman are planing a vaction trip to the island of capri, where the probability of snow on any day is 0.35. what is the probability that during their five days on the island , they will have snow on exactly three of the five days?
February 28, 2011 by bryanna

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!

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

STATS
The probability of a manufacturing defect in an aluminum beverage can is .00003. If 100,100 cans are produced, (a) Find the approximate probability of at least two defective cans. (Round your answer to 4 decimal places.) (b) Find the approximate probability of at least three ...
October 30, 2010 by Helen

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
Consider a binomial experiment with 20 trials and a probability of 0.45 on a single trial.Use the normal distribution to find the probability of exactly 10 successes.
March 21, 2014 by john

statistics; emergency please help me
Assume a binomial probability distribution has p = .60 and n = 200. c. What is the probability of 100 to 110 successes (to 4 decimals)? d.What is the probability of 130 or more successes (to 4 decimals)?
April 8, 2014 by Vanessa

statistics; emergency please help me
Assume a binomial probability distribution has p = .60 and n = 200. a. What is the probability of 100 to 110 successes (to 4 decimals)? b. What is the probability of 130 or more successes (to 4 decimals)?
April 10, 2014 by Vanessa

statistics
Assume a binomial probability distribution has p = .60 and n = 200. c. What is the probability of 100 to 110 successes (to 4 decimals)? d. What is the probability of 130 or more successes (to 4 decimals)?
April 6, 2014 by Vanessa

statistics
Assume a binomial probability distribution has p = .60 and n = 200. c. What is the probability of 100 to 110 successes (to 4 decimals)? d. What is the probability of 130 or more successes (to 4 decimals)?
April 7, 2014 by vanessa

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 help please
two cards are dealt in succession from a standard deck of cards. what is the probability that the second card is red give that the first card was a heart. so i do p(R/H), then i know you go R*H/H. but how do i get the probability please explain! thanks. if 2 dice are rolled, ...
January 19, 2009 by Kennedy

Statistics
A company claims that no more than 5% of a particular product has a defect. In a shipment of 15 units what is the probability of receiving 3 or 4 defective units? You can probably use a binomial probability function for this problem. P(x) = (nCx)(p^x)[q^(n-x)] n = 15 x = 3, 4 ...
February 26, 2007 by Jason L

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
A popular resort hotel has 300 rooms and is usually fully booked. About 4% of the time a reservation is cancelled before 6:00 PM deadline with no penalty. What is the probability that at least 280 rooms will be occupied? Use binomial distribution to find the exact value and ...
November 30, 2014 by Richa

math
What is the probability of 5 or fewer successes in a binomial experiment with 7 trials if in each trial, the porbability of success is .8?
April 16, 2013 by Moyer

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
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

Binomial and Poisson distribution
A machine produces ribbon in which flaws occur randomly at an average rate of one flaw in 100m. Find the probability that there are 3 or more flaws in a randomly chosen 200m of ribbon. Find the length of ribbon such that the probability that it contains no flaws is 0.001. ( Is...
June 1, 2013 by Kelvin

Statistics
In a particular suburb 30% of housholds have installed electronic security systems. If 2 households are chosen at random from this area, what is the probability that neither has installed a security system? Using the binomial probability function for this problem: P(x) = (nCx...
February 26, 2007 by Jason L

statistic
Quiz has 6 questions. Each question has five possible answers, only one of each 5 answers is correct. If student randomly guesses on all six questions, what is the probability to answer 2 questions right? Tip: first, you have to define parameters of Binomial distribution: n - ...
December 4, 2010 by tanya

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
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 and Statistics
The proportion of adults living in a small town who are college graduates is estimated to be p = 0.6. To test this hypothesis, a random sample of 15 adults is selected. If the number of college graduates in the sample is anywhere from 6 to 12, we shall not reject the null ...
November 28, 2013 by Katy

Probability and Statistics
The proportion of adults living in a small town who are college graduates is estimated to be p = 0.6. To test this hypothesis, a random sample of 15 adults is selected. If the number of college graduates in the sample is anywhere from 6 to 12, we shall not reject the null ...
November 29, 2013 by Katy

Probability and Statistics
The proportion of adults living in a small town who are college graduates is estimated to be p = 0.6. To test this hypothesis, a random sample of 15 adults is selected. If the number of college graduates in the sample is anywhere from 6 to 12, we shall not reject the null ...
November 30, 2013 by Katy

Probability and Statistics
The proportion of adults living in a small town who are college graduates is estimated to be p = 0.6. To test this hypothesis, a random sample of 15 adults is selected. If the number of college graduates in the sample is anywhere from 6 to 12, we shall not reject the null ...
November 30, 2013 by Katy

probability
What is the probability of getting 80% or more of the questions correct on a 10-question true-false exam merely by guessing? probability - Damon, Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 2:53am Binomial distribution with p = .5 p(10 right) = c(10,10) .5^10 (.5)^0 =.5^10 = .000976 p( 9 ...
March 6, 2013 by noman

Binomial
Independent samples of n1 = 400 and n2= 400 observations were selected from binomial populations 1 and 2, and x1 = 100 and x2 = 127 successes were observed. What is the best point estimator for the difference ( p1-p2) in the two binomial proportions? a. -0.0675 b. -0.1250 c. 0...
November 24, 2010 by Erica

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

algebra
the binomial 8y^12+z^6 can be factored into a binomial and a trinomial. the binomial factor is (2y^4+z^2). whats the trinomial?
April 3, 2012 by jessica

Statistic
6.16 Calculate each binomial probability: a. X = 2, n = 8, = .10 b. X = 1, n = 10, = .40 c. X = 3, n = 12, = .70 d. X = 5, n = 9, = .90
August 27, 2010 by Kim

Statistics
Calculate each binomial probability: a. X = 2, n = 8, = .10 b. X = 1, n = 10, = .40 c. X = 3, n = 12, = .70 d. X = 5, n = 9, = .90
August 29, 2010 by Casey

statistics
A Gallup poll of 1236 adults showed that 12% of the respondents believe that it is bad luck to walk under a ladder. Consider the probability that among 30 randomly selected people from 1236 who were polled, there are at least 2 who have that belief. Given that the subjects ...
June 30, 2014 by Kasey

binomial
Independent samples of n1 = 400 and n2= 400 observations were selected from binomial populations 1 and 2, and x1 = 100 and x2 = 127 successes were observed. Calculate the approximate standard error for the statistic, the point estimator for the difference ( p1-p2) in the two ...
November 21, 2011 by Raymond

Statistics/Probability
Suppose it is known that a new treatment is successful the cases. If it is tried on 15 patients, find the probability [Use binomial distribution]. (a) at most 6 will be cured (b) twelve or more will be cured (c) at least two will be cured.
June 1, 2011 by LadyJustice85

math
integral from 5 to 0 1/(4+x^2)^1/2 this is what i have so far 1/(sq.root(4+x^2)) as (1/2) (1+y)^-(1/2) with y=(x/2)^2 The binomial series of (1+y)^a = sum_k (a,k) y^k where (a,k) is the binomial symbol. In this case a=-1/2. for some reason when i plug in the values i get the ...
November 19, 2009 by atif

stat
if the probability of a newborn child being female is 0.5, find the probability that in 100 births, 55 or more will be female.use the normal distribution to approximate the binomial distribution
June 18, 2012 by veedu

Statistics
If the probability of a newborn child being female is 0.5, find the probability that in 100 births, 55 or more will be female. Use the normal distribution to approximate the binomial distribution.
February 10, 2013 by Kayla

statistics
Of all 3- to 5-year old children, 56% are enrolled in school (p=0.56). We are looking at a sample of 500 (n=500) such children, and this is thought to follow a binomial distribution. Use the normal approximation to the binomial to find the probability that at least 300 of ...
March 7, 2012 by Anonymous

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

Algebra Question~!
Suppose you divide a polynomial by a binomial. How do you know if the binomial is a factor of the polynomial? Create a sample problem that has a binomial which IS a factor of the polynomial being divided, and another problem that has a binomial which is not a factor of the ...
April 2, 2014 by Gabby

Statistics - Central Limit Theorem
Actually I'm asking this question because I found my answer for the HW question somewhat weird, but I still can't determine where did I make mistakes. Given: A basketball player can score on a particular shot with p = 0.3. Let S be the number of successes out of 25 independent...
January 17, 2012 by Cecile

Statistical Methods
Calculate the probability that 3 or fewer rainy days occur during the next 15 days. The probability any day is rainy is .2. For this question I tried using binomial distribution by setting x = 0, 1, 2, 3. p=.2 and n =15. After doing all of them, Do add the probabilities to get...
March 11, 2008 by Mete

Another binomial distribution question
hi, i'd also really like some help for another binomial distribution question, i have no idea where to start... the question is: A manufacturer makes 10,000 ball point pens per day and estimates that 400 will be defective. She decides that if a random sample of 10 pens contain...
August 25, 2007 by elle

Algebra Binomial Theorem
Hi, can somebody help me with this math problem I am stuck on? How do I use binomial theorem to expand(2x 5y)^3. I need to show my word so any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.
April 5, 2013 by Dakota

statistics
In testing a new drug, researchers found that 10% of all patients using it will have a mild side effect. A random sample of 12 patients using the drug is selected. If you wanted to find the probability that exactly three will have this mild side effect, what would be the ...
April 12, 2014 by Pista

Binomial Math
A fair die is rolled four times. Calculate the probability of obtaining exactly two 5s. (Round your answer to four decimal places.)
January 27, 2013 by Bersy

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

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

trigonometry
suppose a manufacterer of transistors believes that, on the average, one defective transistor occurs in every 100 transistors. a. find the probability that a batch of 20 transistors has 2 defectives. b. find the probability that a batch of 20 transistors has at most 2 ...
January 10, 2007 by Rob

statistics- normal approximation
find the normal approximation for the binomial probability that x=5, where n=12, and p=0.7. compare this probability to the value of p(x=5). * the only thing that i have come up with is that value of p(x=5) is o.29 when looking it up on the table. how would i successfully ...
October 27, 2010 by mary- where do i begin

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

statistics please help deadline 12am
find the normal approximation for the binomial probability that x=5,where n=12, and p=0.7compare probability to table b of normal distributions of table 2. The only thing that i know so far is that p(x=5) is equivalent to 0.29. how would i complete this question? please ...
October 28, 2010 by vedry frustrated please help and show work

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
Let X be the number of successes in five independent trials of a binomial experiment in which the probability of success is p = 3/5. Find the following probabilities. (Round your answers to four decimal places.) (a) P(X = 4) (b) P(2 ≤ X ≤ 4)
January 27, 2013 by Bersy

college statistics
find the normal approximation for the binomial probability that x=5 where n=14 and p=0.3 compare this to the value of p(x=5) found in table 2
June 5, 2012 by melba

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

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

Data Management
Stuck with 2 questions. Need of assistance before tomorrow. Question 1. A summer camp has seven 4.6m canoes, ten 5.0m canoes, four 5.2m canoes, and four 6.1m canoes. Canoes are assigned randomly for campers going on a canoe trip. a) Show the probability distribution for the ...
December 21, 2006 by Aurora

statistics
The number of independent errors in a transmitted message of n symbols follows a Binomial distribution. The probability of an error in transmission is .001. If 2,000 symbols were sent, a) Find the expected number of errors. b) Write out the formula for the distribution of ...
September 4, 2011 by Layla

Plz help!!! algebra
use the binomial theorem to expand the binomial (x-5)^6
April 21, 2012 by ashley

Math
Probability Question: A college student claims that she can identify 3 different types of cheese by taste. An experiment is set up to test her ability. She is blindfolded and given three pieces of cheeses, each representing a different brand. What is the probability that she ...
November 24, 2014 by `Emma

Plz help!!! algebra
use the binomial theorem to expand the binomial (x+5)^5 I have tried it like 4 times but i cannot get it right
April 21, 2012 by ashley

Algebra 2
Use the Binomial Theorem to expand the binomial: (d 4b)^3
December 7, 2013 by Algebraic!

Algebra 2
Use the Binomial Theorem to expand the binomial: (d 4b)^3
December 8, 2013 by Algebraic!

algebra
use the binomial theorem to expand the binomial (s+2v)^5
January 11, 2014 by helen

Binomial Probability
This is an example that I am trying to work along with. An endurance context is being held with two independent groups in 20 participants. Individual participants in the contest drop out before the end of the contest with probability 0.08 (independently of other participants...
July 15, 2012 by Robson

Statistics
Need major help on this one. Sooo confused... Binomial distribution to solve the problems. There is a 60 percent probability that a store will sell one of Red bags to any customer who comes into the shop and views the bags. Out of the next 7 people who come into the shop, what...
August 24, 2008 by Student

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