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math probability
this is a probability question... Suppose you are asked to choose a whole number between 1 and 13 inclusive. (a) what is the probability that it is odd?...7/13 (b) What is the probability that it is even?...6/13 (c) what is the probability that it is a multiple of 3?...4/13 (d...
December 18, 2008 by joe

Math
In an experiment, the probability of the event E is known to be .4. Also the probability of the event F is .8,and the probability of E∪F is 1. i) Compute the probability of these events: P(E∩F)= P(E-F)= ii) Suppose the experiment is run twice in succession. What ...
April 21, 2011 by Tracy

Math
A spinner has numbers 1-16 on it. Probability of 6? 1/16 Probability not 6 15/16 Probability even number 8/16 Probability multiple of 3 5/16? Probability not a multiple of 3 11/16?
November 28, 2012 by Jerald

math-probability
The Probability that Jodi makes a basket when playing basketball is .50, Jamalís probability is .80 and Patís is .75. What is the probability that all three make a basket?
November 30, 2009 by GG

Math Probability
If the probability that event A will happen is 1/4 and the probability of A not happening is 3/4, find the probability that event A happens 3 times out of 7 experiments
April 16, 2012 by Antonio

Finite Math
An urn contains sixteen red balls and seventeen white balls. A sample of three balls is selected at random and the number of red balls observed. Determine the probability distribution for this experiment: Number of Red Balls/Probability 0...Probability=? 1...Probability=? 2......
April 5, 2012 by Amanda

statistics
The below table shows the probabilities generated by rolling one die 50 times and noting the up face. What is the probability of getting an odd up face? roll 1 Probability 0.22 roll2 probability 0.10 roll 3 probability 0.18 roll 4 probability 0.12 roll 5 probability 0.18 roll ...
May 3, 2012 by sc

Probability Math
Event A has probability of 0.2 and event B has probability of 0.3. If they are independent, what is the probability that both of them happen? I can't remember how to do this one.
September 29, 2013 by Alex

math
Emily surmises that the probability tht she will pass math or chemistry is .95, the probability of her passing math is .7, and the probability of passing both is .55. Find her estimate of the probability of passing chemistry?
November 22, 2011 by Sam

Math
10. A coin is loaded so that the probability of heads is 0.55 and the probability of tails is 0.45, Suppose the coin is tossed twice and the results of tosses are independent. a.What is the probability of obtaining exactly two heads? b.What is the probability of obtaining no ...
March 2, 2014 by Renee

Math - Statistics
I roll 12 4-sided dice. What is the probability that I roll at least one 2? What is the probability that I roll exactly three 2s? So i take it, on any give roll, the probability of rolling a 2 is .25 (25%); the probability of rolling something else must be .75 The probability ...
March 29, 2007 by Lauren

math-Probability
In a certain manufacturing process the probability of a type I defect is 0.21, the probability of a type II defect is 0.31, and the probability of having both types of defects is 0.01. Find the probability of having neither type of defect.
March 16, 2012 by Emma

Math:Probability
The probability of having homework over the weekend in math is 0.9,history is 0.6, and Spanish is 0.75. 1. What is the probability of having exactly one class that gives homework? Is this a nCx problem? I got an illogical answer: 10.54=1054% THIS IS NOT RIGHT!!!!!!! 2. What is...
February 28, 2014 by Anonymous

math
In a game, a player tosses a coin 4 times. If the player gets 3 or 4 heads, he/she wins. What is the theoretical probability of winning this game? I just need to know the outcomes. I don't know how to get them. Please and Thank you. Coin 1: 50% Heads Coin 2: 50% Heads Coin 3: ...
May 30, 2007 by Angela

math
The Probability that Jodi makes a basket when playing basketball is .50, Jamalís probability is .80 and Patís is .75. What is the probability that all three make a basket?
November 18, 2009 by Kylie Castaneda

math
The Probability that Jodi makes a basket when playing basketball is .50, Jamalís probability is .80 and Patís is .75. What is the probability that all three make a basket?
November 18, 2009 by CLA

Math - Probability
A developer can buy a piece of property that will produce a profit of $16,000 with probability .7, or a loss of $9000 with probability .3. What is the expected profit?
December 7, 2009 by Stephanie

Math 221 Week3
A probability experiment consists of rolling a 6 sided die. Find the probability of the event below: rolling a number less than 3? The probability is
September 15, 2014 by Carolyn

Math-Probability
Hello, I'm trying to figure out this probability problem. Can anyone help walk me through? Thank you so much!! A box contains 10 green, 2 red, 7 yellow, and 6 blue marbles. Four marbles are drawn from the box without replacement. a) What is the probability that all four ...
August 7, 2009 by Marie

Economics/Math
1. Assume that q and z are two random variables that are perfectly positively correlated. q takes the value of 20 with probability 0.5 and the value of zero with probability 0.5, while z takes the value of 10 with probability 0.5 and the value of zero with probability 0.5. ...
December 5, 2009 by Susan

math-probability
A student claims that if a fair coin is tossed and comes up heads 5 times in a row, then, according to the law of averages, the probability of tails on the next toss is greater than the probability of heads. What is your reply?
April 19, 2010 by jennifer

math
Suppose the probability that a construction company will be awarded certain contract is .25, the probability that it will be awarded a second contract is .21, and the probability that it will get both contracts is .13. What is the probability that the company will win at least...
October 19, 2007 by crissy

Math: Probability
I need help. Here's the queston. Julia has 3 red marbles, 4 blues,3 yellow and 6 black in a bag. She takes one out at random. The probability its black ___ The probability its yellow ___ The probability it isnt red ___
February 28, 2009 by Mark

math
a single die is rolled onece. what is the probability of getting an even? what is the probability of getting a number less than 2? what is the probability of getting a 9?
February 6, 2011 by tony

math (probability)
The probability that it will be rainy on Monday is 7/10. The probability that it will be windy on Monday is 6/10. These events are independent. What is the probability that it will be rainy or windy on Monday?: * a.21/50 b.29/50 c.22/25 d.3/25 Please respond to the question ...
September 22, 2007 by --

math
can you help me find the probability to the question? A spinner like the one shown is ued in a game. Determine the probability of each outcome if the spinner is equally likely to land on each section. Express each probability as a fraction and as a percent. Spinner has #s 1-16...
December 2, 2008 by gaby

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
Carolyn tested a coin to see if it was evenly weighted. She flipped the coin 100 times and came up with 42 heads and 58 tails. How does the relative frequency of tails to heads compare to the probability of tails in this experiment? A. The relative frequency is the same as the...
June 8, 2013 by bubbie

Help Math
Events A and B are mutually exclusive. The probability of event A occurring is0.15; the probability of event B occurring is 0.45; what is the probability that A and B will occur? A.0.30 B.0.60 C.1 D.0.40 I think C am I correct?
December 30, 2012 by Chrissy

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

Probability
4.3. In a certain college town, 27.5 percent of the students failed Mathematics (Math), 19.8 percent failed Biology (Bio), and 11 percent failed both Math and Bio. A student is selected at random. Let A represent the event of failing Math, so that A' is the probability of ...
September 2, 2012 by Carla Lopez

math,probability
Hi, I don't understand a homework question, can anyone please help me? I'm bad at probability. what is the probability that when you pick two cards, you will select at least one king out of two in a deck of six standard cards? (assuming there are no jokers)
February 2, 2013 by Samantha

Math
Every time Mr. Cold born throws a ball of paper in the garbage can, the probability the ball goes in the cans is 3/4. What is the probability he misses 2 times in a row? Please show all work. Please help I don't understand probability
April 9, 2013 by Cherie

Math
Which probability interpretation is most reasonable to use: relative frequency, subjective, or classical? The probability your company's sales will exceed seven million dollars this year. Is this relative frequency? The probability that the S&P will increase or decrease by at ...
November 19, 2011 by Morris

Math
Which probability interpretation is most reasonable to use: relative frequency, subjective, or classical? The probability your company's sales will exceed seven million dollars this year. Is this relative frequency? The probability that the S&P will increase or decrease by at ...
November 19, 2011 by Stacy

math
1> a bag contains 7 red 6 green and 7 white marbles, all identical but for color. what is the probability of selecting a red marble at random? 2> A weather predicts that there is a 45% chance of snow. what is the probability that it will not snow? 3> the probability ...
September 18, 2008 by Molly

statistics
At a certain college, 15% of the students received an A in their required math course, 10% receieved an A in their required chemistry course, and 5% received an A in both. A student is selected at random. a.) What is the probability that he received an A in either chemistry or...
October 3, 2009 by Sharon

math/probability
For some reason I can not get my head around probability. Please show me how to work the problem not just the answers. A class has 11 students who are to be assigned seating by lot. What is the probability that the students will be arranged in order from shortest to tallest? (...
July 24, 2010 by Jaime

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

statistics
At a certain college, 15% of the students received an A in their required math course, 10% received an A in their required Chemistry course, 5% received an A in both. A student is selected at random. a.) What is the probability tha he receieved an A in either Chemistry or Math...
October 2, 2009 by Sharon

MATH
An engineering consultant bids on jobs where he can make $10000 profit. If in a certain month, he has a 20% probability of getting a contract, 30% probability of getting 2 contracts, 40% probability of getting 3 contracts, and 10% probability of getting 4 contracts, what is ...
April 3, 2013 by Dominika

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

Math
At a quality control checkpoint on a manufacturing assembly line, 8% of the items failed check A, 10% failed check B, and 2% failed both checks A and B. a. If a product failed check A, what is the probability that it also failed check B? b. If a product failed check B, what is...
November 6, 2009 by Anna

Math
At a quality control checkpoint on a manufacturing assembly line, 8% of the items failed check A, 10% failed check B, and 2% failed both checks A and B. a. If a product failed check A, what is the probability that it also failed check B? b. If a product failed check B, what is...
November 6, 2009 by Anna

Math
At a quality control checkpoint on a manufacturing assembly line, 8% of the items failed check A, 10% failed check B, and 2% failed both checks A and B. a. If a product failed check A, what is the probability that it also failed check B? b. If a product failed check B, what is...
November 6, 2009 by Anna

MATH
IF THE PROBABILITY OF A IS 3/5.AND PROBABILITY OF A INTERSECTION B IS 3/10.WHAT IS THE PROBABILITY OF B?
December 15, 2012 by Anonymous

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
A factory needs two raw materials, say, A and B. The probability of having an adequate supply of material A is 0.94, whereas the probability of having an adequate supply of material B is 0.96. A study shows that the probability of a shortage of both A and B is 0.02. What is ...
April 15, 2011 by Fakaapo. Suetusi

math
A factory needs two raw materials, say, A and B. The probability of having an adequate supply of material A is 0.94, whereas the probability of having an adequate supply of material B is 0.96. A study shows that the probability of a shortage of both A and B is 0.02. What is ...
April 18, 2011 by Fakaapo

Probability Math
The probability of a red candy being selected from a bowl is 0.2, and the probability of a pink frosted animal cookie being taken out of a different bowl is 0.4. What is the probability of getting both a red candy and a pink cookie?
September 27, 2013 by Alex

math/Probability
what is the probability of rolling a sum that exceeds 4 with two dice
June 11, 2010 by anna

math
if in a spinner of 1-8 if the probability of even numbers is 4/8 and probability of multiple of 3 is 2/8. isn't the answer 6/8/
March 28, 2013 by Anonymous

PreCalculus
How do you find the probability of three events happening at the same time? Please walk me through the steps. If you are in ship and get hit by lightning the probability is 1/100000. And the probability of falling down into the ocean and getting eaten by a shark is 100/100000...
July 30, 2014 by Emma

Math
How do I find the probability of the event described. What is the probability of rolling a number less than or equal to 4?
February 21, 2010 by Lyndse

Math Probability
What is the probability of rolling two number cubes and getting a total of greater than 11?
February 13, 2013 by Kyrsten

math
Records from buzz's sawmill show that workers have a 0.02 probability of losing an arm and a 0.03 probability of losing a leg in a year. What is the probability that a worker does not lose an arm? What is the probability that worker does not lose and arm or leg?
May 18, 2012 by Matt

math
What is the probability of flipping a coin two times and getting no heads? Would that be 1/2x1/2=1 so the probability is 1%?
November 22, 2010 by m

Math (Probability)
Mina tosses two number cubes labeled 1 to 6. What is the probability that the sum is equal to 5? A. 1/36 B. 1/9 C.1/6 D.5/36
April 17, 2014 by Anonymous

math probability
you roll 2 dice. what is the probability that at least one of them is a 6.
September 6, 2013 by Bec

statistics
Suppose that each unit of a system is up with probability 2/3 and down with probability 1/3. Different units are independent. For each one of the systems shown below, calculate the probability that the whole system is up (that is, that there exists a path from the left end to ...
February 17, 2014 by sam

Statistics
Event A occurs with probability 0.1 and event B with probability 0.5 A) What is the maximum probability that the intersection of A and B can have? B) What is the minimum probability that the intersection of A and B can have? C) If it is know that P(A complement and B ...
September 6, 2014 by Rebekah

math/probability
If two fair dice are rolled, find the probability of a sum of 6 given that the roll is a "double". How do I do this?
December 7, 2009 by Brian

math
three fair coins are tossed. What is the probability that at least one is tail. Enter probability as a fraction
March 3, 2013 by Andrzej

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

DIsct MAth
1. Consider the "coin flipping game", and let X record the first time when the Head" player has $1. What is the probability that X  7? 2. Continue with the "coin flipping game". Let Y record the fi rst point in time when the "Head" player has $2. What is the probability that ...
December 10, 2012 by COin Filipping help

statistics
For any married couple who are members of a squash club, the probability that the husband has a degree is 2/4 and the probability that the wife has a degree is 1/4. The probability that the husband has a degree given that his wife has a degree is 3/9. A married couple is ...
December 3, 2011 by Nabiha

12th grade
one type of probability used everyday is: a)experienced probability b)scientific probability c)frequency of occurence d)none of the above
December 15, 2010 by david

Math
Alberto figures that the probability of his hockey team winning on saturday is 65%. Alvin figures that the probability of his basketball team winning on saturday is 70%. Assume that the events are independent and that the boys estimates of the probability are accurate A. Find ...
March 8, 2012 by Mik

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-probability
Jane plans to take a college algebra course with Mr. Doodle, determine the empirical probability that she receives at least a B.
July 19, 2011 by Jen

Math- Probability
Two regular dice are rolled. what is the probability that the sum is even, given that both numbers are odd?
June 6, 2012 by G

Math/Probability
How do I calcuate probability word problems
May 7, 2013 by Nikki

math
In a soft ball gme, Archie getting hit is 1/4. the probability of betty getting hit is 1/4, and Veronica's probability is 1/2 for getting hit. if each goes to bat once, what is the probability that exactly one gets a hit
October 13, 2011 by Anonymous

math-probability
uppose that cars arrive at a traffic light according to a Poisson process with a rate of one car per minute starting from time t = 0 minutes. Determine a. The probability that no cars arrive in the rst two minutes. b. The probability that no cars arrive ever. c. The ...
February 17, 2012 by sridhar

math
the smallest number of people in a room where the probability of two of them having the same birthday is at least 50 percent. Answer is between 1 and 31. This is a classic problem given in probability classes. There are plenty of sites which will give and explain the answer, ...
October 25, 2006 by christina

MATH
An engineering consultant bids on jobs where he can make $10000 profit. If in a certain month, he has a 20% probability of getting a contract, 30% probability of getting 2 contracts, 40% probability of getting 3 contracts, and 10% probability of getting 4 contracts, what is ...
April 3, 2013 by Oliwia

math
Event Probability Too much enamel 0.25 Too little enamel 0.2 Uneven application 0.35 No defects noted 0.42 (1) What is the probability of a paint defect? What is the probability of a paint defect which includes an improper amount of paint?
September 29, 2010 by Jordan

business
suppose that al knows that the probability of an investigation is 0.70 how low must the probability of water's completing its research on time be so that the probability of litres being awarded the contract is at least 0.65?
December 24, 2012 by vinoth

Math
Explain why the statement is incorrect: The probability that a bus will arrive late at the Civic Center is 0.35 and the probability that it will be on time ore early is 0.60
August 15, 2010 by Stephanie

math ..PLEASE HELP !!!
A local bank reports that 70% of its customers maintain a chequing acct, 50% have a savings acct and 40% have both.If a customer was chosen at random a) what is the probability customer has a chequing or saving acct b)probability the selected customer has neither c)probability...
February 23, 2007 by Linda

math
The probability that a team will carry the puck over the opposing team's blue line is 0.6, the probability that they get a shot on the net is 0.3, the probability that they get a shot away and score is 0.01 and the probability that they cross the blue line and score is 0.005. ...
May 10, 2012 by Jessica

Math
A nickel is flipped and a dime is flipped. 1. What is the probability of obtaining exactly one head? A bag contains five balls numbered 0 through 4. Two balls are chosen at random in succession. The first ball is replaced before the second is chosen. 1. What is the probability...
February 7, 2013 by Kyle

Probability
When I swing at a nail, I drive it all the way in with probability 1/2. With probability 1/4, I hit it half-way in, and with 1/4 probability I miss it entirely. I'm pretty sure that if I swing 4 times at a nail, I'll get it all the way in almost all the time. Let's see if I'm ...
November 10, 2013 by Halp

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

Math Probability
What is the probability that a student applied to THREE OR MORE colleges? with the chart Num. Applied Probability 1 .17 2 or less .29 3 or less .43 4 or less .59 20 or less 1
February 9, 2012 by Matt

Algebra/Probability
Suppose that you toss a coin and roll a die. What is the probability of obtaining tails or a six? (Enter the probability as a fraction.) I came up with 1/6 which does not sound right thank you for you time on this Holiday
May 26, 2014 by Mary Ann

probability and statistics I NEED HELP
The MSU basketball team is playing OU. If the probability that MSU wins the game is 0.68 and the probability that OU wins is 0.27. 1. Find the probability that MSU or OU wins. 2. Find the Probability that there is a tie.
May 11, 2011 by Emily

Math
A bag has 20 balls numbered from 1 to 20. If you guess the number of the ball you draw from the bag you win a prize. What is the probability that you will not win a prize? 19/20? If Keri draws a card from a stack the probability that it will be a 10 is 4/13 what is the ...
November 28, 2012 by Jerald

Probability
I need help with this math question. Probability. In a poll, respondents were asked whether they were planning to vote in the local election. 475 respondents indicated that they were planning to vote and 496 said that they were not. What is the probability that the next ...
July 23, 2010 by AJC

probability-April
The probability that a student passes Mathematics is 2/3 and the probability that he passes English is 4/9. If the probability that he will pass at least one subject is 4/5, then what is the probability that he will pass (i) Both the subjects? (ii) Exactly one of the subjects...
April 18, 2013 by Anonymous

Math
What is the probability of rolling a number cube and getting an even number or a multiple of 3? I got 4/6 as the probability, but that isn't a choice. 6 is a multiple of 3 and an even number, so if I count 6 once, then I get 4/6 as the probability. But if I count 6 twice (for ...
March 30, 2011 by Sammy

math
If two dice are rolled, what is the probability that their sum will be a number greater than 5 ? [A]1/6 [B]1/3 [C]13/18 [D]5/6 [E] None of these. i think it is c am i right? 13/18 so i am right? What is the probability the sum is 2,3,4 or 5? If you find that and subtract it ...
October 4, 2006 by cassidy

MATH STATS URGENT
The Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs will play a "best two out of three" series. Assume that Houston has a probability of 1/3 of winning any game. a. Draw a probability tree showing possible outcomes of the series. Label the branches with appropriate probabilities. b. ...
April 24, 2014 by Lisa

MATH STATS URGENT
The Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs will play a "best two out of three" series. Assume that Houston has a probability of 1/3 of winning any game. a. Draw a probability tree showing possible outcomes of the series. Label the branches with appropriate probabilities. b. ...
April 25, 2014 by Lisa

Math
The Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs will play a "best two out of three" series. Assume that Houston has a probability of 1/3 of winning any game. a. Draw a probability tree showing possible outcomes of the series. Label the branches with appropriate probabilities. b. ...
April 24, 2014 by Lisa

math
If rhys is late for his finite mathematics class, and the probability that he is on time is 3/4. however if he is on time, he is liable to be less concerned about punctuality for the next class and his probability being on time drops to 1/2. rhy is on time monday. find the ...
November 19, 2011 by sally

math corrections
30. The probability that Rob wins is 2/7 the probability that Rob loses,what is the probability that Rob loses? A.2/7 B.5/7 C.9/7 D.7/9 E.2/9 Choice B is wrong.
August 11, 2014 by vincent

math - please help!!
If rhys is late for his finite mathematics class, and the probability that he is on time is 3/4. however if he is on time, he is liable to be less concerned about punctuality for the next class and his probability being on time drops to 1/2. rhy is on time monday. find the ...
November 20, 2011 by linda

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