# math..probabilities

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Compare probabilities of independent and probabilities of dependent events. Any examples???

Math
Can someone please help me. A single card is selected from a standard 52-card deck. B= the drawn card is black; R= the drawn card is red; Q= the drawn card is a queen; F= the drawn card is a face card ( a king, queen or jack). Without finding the probabilities, determine if B ...

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A single card is selected from an ordinary deck of cards. The sample space is shown in the figure below. Find the probabilities. (Enter the probabilities as fractions.) (a) P(two of diamonds) 1 (b) P(two) 2 (c) P(diamond) 3

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Assume a family is planning to have three children. 1. Why do probabilities centered around this scenario represent the same probabilities as those for flipping three coins

Probability
Can someone please help me. A single card is selected from a standard 52-card deck. B= the drawn card is black; R= the drawn card is red; Q= the drawn card is a queen; F= the drawn card is a face card ( a king, queen or jack). Without finding the probabilities, determine if B ...

Probability
Can someone please help me. A single card is selected from a standard 52-card deck. B= the drawn card is black; R= the drawn card is red; Q= the drawn card is a queen; F= the drawn card is a face card ( a king, queen or jack). Without finding the probabilities, determine if B ...

Help with Calculating Probabilities
Anon: Do you know how to calculate probabilities like P10, P20, P30...? I do not understand lot of this statistics stuff and desperately need help. Thanks

Stats
If there are only two possible outcomes to an experiment then... A.) the two corresponding probabilities must each be.50. B.) the two corresponding probabilities could be any numbers between 0 and 1, but must add up to 1. C.) the two corresponding probabilities could each be ...

statistics
A professional gambler claims that he has loaded a die so that the outcomes of 1,2,3,4,5,6 have corrresponding probabilities of 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5, and 0.6. Can he actually do what he has claimed? Is a probablility distrubion described by listening the outcomes along with...

math
you roll a number cube. what are the odds in favor of rolling a 1 or a 5?thanks. There are 6 sides of a cube. You want one of 2 numbers to show up. So it's 2/6 chance....or 1/3 Matt I assume that you are talking about a die (Singular for "dice"), it has a total of 6 sides. ...

math
a city is served by two newspapers-the Tribune and the Daily News. Each Sunday a reader purchases one of the newspapers at a stand. The following transition matrix contains the probabilities of a customers buying a particular newspaper in a week given the newspaper purchased ...

Math
Jen figures she has a 70% chance of passing math and an 80% chance of passing history a) What is the probability that she passes math and history? What assumption did you have to make to answer this question? b) What is the probability that she will pass one but not both? Note...

math
Three boxes, labeled A,.B. C, contain 1 red and 2 black balls, 2 red and 1 black balls, and 1 red and 1 black ball, respectively. Compute the terminal probabilities by using the multiplication technique. Then add the terminal probabilities for all the outcomes in which the ...

Statistics
Suppose you conduct a study and find that the probability of having a baby boy is 60%. Now suppose three of your relatives are going to have babies. a) Build a tree diagram showing all the conditional probabilities and joint probabilities associated with the sex of the three ...

Statistics
Suppose you conduct a study and find that the probability of having a baby boy is 60%. Now suppose three of your relatives are going to have babies. a) Build a tree diagram showing all the conditional probabilities and joint probabilities associated with the sex of the three ...

Algebra, Need help with last part.Thank you
A single card is selected from an ordinary deck of cards. The sample space is shown in the figure below. Find the probabilities. (Enter the probabilities as fractions.) P (two of hearts0 I got 1/52 correct P ( two)I got 4/52 correct P (heart)I am not sure.

Statistics-Matrix of Transition Probabilities
Given the following matrix of transition probabilities, write three equations that, when solved, will give the equilibrium state values. P = large bracket with a b on top and c d directly under that, closed large bracket. Thanks.

statistics and probabilities
Suppose you will be taking exams in English, statistics and chemistry tomorrow and from past experience you know that for each exam you have a 50% chance of receiving an A. List all the possibilities for receiving A's on various exams. Letting X represents the number of A's ...

harvard
6. For Design 3, consider the probability of a random individual in South Dorchester being sampled; and the probability of a random individual in Harbor Islands being sampled. These probabilities are approximately the same as the probabilities calculated using:

math
Find the requested probabilities. P(B) = 1/5

probabilities
A brand name has 50% recognition rate. Assume the owner of the brand wants to verify that rate by beginning with a small sample of 6 randomly selected consumers. How would you do the binomial probability formula can be used to find the simple binomial probabilities for n = 6 ...

Statistics
Suppose that in the city in which the survey is conducted, 50% of adults are married, 15% are single, 25% are divorced, and 10% are widowed. a. Assign probabilities to each simple event in the sample space. b. Which approach did you use in part (a)? Find the probabilities of ...

Statistics
A roster contains the names of 12 students from the School of Math, Science and Engineering (MSE) and 8 students from the Dreeben School of Education (DSE). Determine the probabilities of randomly selecting the following if the selection is done without replacement: A) An MSE ...

Probablity
Having a hard time with this question: Help Please This is a multi-stage experiment. There are 7 colored cubes in a bag. The colors are purple, blue, red, orange, white, yellow, and green. This is a multi-stage experiment with dependent events. Determine the probabilities of ...

Probablity
Having a hard time with this question: Help Please With Replacement: This is a multi-stage experiment. There are 7 colored cubes in a bag. The colors are purple, blue, red, orange, white, yellow, and green. This is a multi-stage experiment with dependent events. Determine the ...

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 ...

Math
Using Normal Tables, Find The Probabilities Of P( -1.50 < Z < 2.50)

math
If A and B are independent events, P(A) = 0.35, and P(B) = 0.55, find the probabilities a) P(A intersected B) b) P(A united B)

Finite Math
Let A,B be events in a sample space. you are given the following probabilities: P(A)=0.8, P(B|A)=0.3, P(B|A^c)=0.8 Find: 1) P(B) 2) P(A|B) 3) P(A^c|B^c)

Math/230
A 350 word response how to compute probabilities using z score

Math!!!
Suppose Y is a continuous variable whose density gives the following probabilities: Pr{ Y < -3 } = 0.05 Pr{ -3 < Y < -1 } = 0.15 Pr{ -1 < Y < 0 } = 0.3 Pr{ 0 < Y < 1 } = 0.3 Pr{ 1 < Y < 3 } = 0.15 Pr{ Y > 3 } = 0.05 Compute Pr{ Y > 0 } = ???? ...

Algebra 2
Okay so for the question I'm posting has a pic with it but idk how I can attach it so you guys can see it because I know you'll need it to help me out cause I've been stuck on this question for awhile so please any kind of help would be great(: Which statements explain that ...

Algebra 2
Okay so for the question I'm posting has a pic with it but idk how I can attach it so you guys can see it because I know you'll need it to help me out cause I've been stuck on this question for awhile so please any kind of help would be great(: Which statements explain that ...

math
Could someone please describe two main differences between classical and empirical probabilities.

Math
A license plate is to consist of two letters followed by three digits. How many different license plates are possible if the first letter must be a vowel, and repetition of letters is not permitted, but repetition of digits is permitted? For the first letter, how many vowels ...

math
Assume that your sample space is S = {O1, O2, O3, O4, O5, O6 } with associated weights (probabilities) w1 = 0.15, w2 = 0.25, w3 = 0.10, w4 = 0.20, w5 = 0.15, and w6 = 0.15. Determine the probability of the following events: {O3 }∩{O5 }:

Math
Random variable X is normally distributed with mean 10 and standard deviation 2. Compute the following probabilities. a. Pr(X<10) b. Pr(X<11.04) I don't know where to start.

Math
in a family with two children, what are the probabilities of the following outcomes, assuming that the birth of boys and girls is equally likely?

Math Probabilities
P(A or B) = P(A) + P(B) − P(A and B) when 1. A and B are mutually exclusive 2. A and B are complements 3. A and B occur together 4. A and B are dependent I am pretty confused on this one help will be great :)

math
This exercise is about conditional probability. A jar contains five red balls numbered 1 to 5, and six green balls numbered 1 to 6. A ball is drawn at random from the jar. Find the following conditional probabilities. (Enter your probabilities as fractions.) (a) The ball is ...

Probability
There are three investment plans for your consideration. Each plan calls for an investment of $25,000 and the return will be one year later. Plan A will return$27,500. Plan B will return $27,000 or$28,000 with probabilities of 0.4 and 0.6, respectively. Plan C will return \$...

math
A and B are events defined on a sample space, with the given probabilities. Find P(A and B). (Give your answer correct to two decimal places.) P(A | B) = 0.43 and P(B) = 0.75

Math
Vocab __?__ events, or __?__ __?__ events are events that have no outcomes in common. __?__ events are events that have one or more outcomes in common. For two __?__ events, the probability that either of the events occurs is the sum of the probabilities of the events. For two...

Math/Statistics
A and B are events defined on a sample space, with the given probabilities. Find P(A and B). (Give your answer correct to two decimal places.) P(A | B) = 0.43 and P(B) = 0.75

accounting
A city is served by two newspapers—the Tribune and the Daily News. Each Sunday reader purchases one of the newspapers at a stand. The following transition matrix contains the probabilities of a customer’s buying a particular newspaper in a week, given the newspaper ...

accounting
A city is served by two newspapers—the Tribune and the Daily News. Each Sunday reader purchases one of the newspapers at a stand. The following transition matrix contains the probabilities of a customer’s buying a particular newspaper in a week, given the newspaper ...

math
One problem encountered by developers of the space shuttle program is air pollution in the area surronding the launch site. Acertain direction from the launch site is considered critical in terms of hydrogen chloride pollution from the exhaust cloud. It has been determined ...

math
One problem encountered by developers of the space shuttle program is air pollution in the area surronding the launch site. Acertain direction from the launch site is considered critical in terms of hydrogen chloride pollution from the exhaust cloud. It has been determined ...

math
One problem encountered by developers of the space shuttle program is air pollution in the area surronding the launch site. Acertain direction from the launch site is considered critical in terms of hydrogen chloride pollution from the exhaust cloud. It has been determined ...

Math
I'm not sure how to do this question. Consider the experiments involving rolling a single die once. Give the probabilities of the event described. What is P (even or prime)?

statistics math
MEAN ƒÊ=10 & STANDARD DEVIATION ƒÐ=2. FIND THE PROBABILITIES: 9.4 Ú X Ú 10.6 i have 2 different answers but am checking the answer. thank you one is 0.6179 the other is 0.2358

math
The plan for a new housing development call for the construction of a large number of residential homes.A marketing expert tells the owner that because of the poor location of development,20 of the houses which are sold will be sold at a loss.A financial consultant asserts 10...

Math
If independent events have probabilities p and q, what are the odds of at least one of the events occurring?

math
each set of probabilities is associated with a rolling cube. What numbers are marked on the faces of each cube? P(2)=1/3 P(4)=1/3 P(6)=1/3

math (Pls help me out)
The plan for a new housing development call for the construction of a large number of residential homes.A marketing expert tells the owner that because of the poor location of development,20 of the houses which are sold will be sold at a loss.A financial consultant asserts 10...

probabilities
z < .05=

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: ...

Math/Statistics
Suppose that A and B are events defined on a common sample space and that the following probabilities are known. Find P(A or B). (Give your answer correct to two decimal places.) P(A) = 0.32, P(B) = 0.36, P(A | B) = 0.24

Math/Statistics
Suppose that A and B are events defined on a common sample space and that the following probabilities are known. Find P(A or B). (Give your answer correct to two decimal places.) P(A) = 0.32, P(B) = 0.36, P(A | B) = 0.24

math
find the following probabilities after rolling a single one time. what is the probability of rolling on a 5 on the die?

math
One problem encountered by developers of the space shuttle program is air pollution in the area surronding the launch site. Acertain direction from the launch site is considered critical in terms of hydrogen chloride pollution from the exhaust cloud. It has been determined ...

math
if 20%of the people in school use the emergency room at the hospital in one year. find the probabilities for a sample of 8 people

math
For each value of z*, find the cumulative probability P(Z< or equal to z*). (Round all answers to four decimal places.) z*=0 z*=0.3 z*=-0.3 z*=1.84 z*=-2.38 z*=2.78 z*=1.67 you may need to use the table for standard normal probabilities

MATH
Consider a population with and . (A) Calculate the z-score for from a sample of size 13. (B) Could this z-score be used in calculating probabilities using Table 3 in Appendix B of the text? Why or why not?

math
A cubical dice is rolled two times. Show the probabilities of all the possible outcomes of getting or not getting 5 in a tree diagram

Math
Here's a really tough question on Probabilities which I found on SnapQuiz! snapquiz.sg/viewQuestion.html?id=277 Is anyone able to explain the answer better?

math
A coin is flipped 3 times. How does the P (H,H,H) compare to P(H,T,H) ? 1)P (H,H,H) is greater than P(H,T,H) 2) P(H,T,H) is greater than P(H,H,H) 3)The probabilities are the same 4)There is no way to tell with the info given I think #4 is correct...can you advise? Thanks

Algebra help
Find the requested probabilities. P(B) if P(B)=1/5

probability
Let Y=X2. Calculate the following probabilities: P(Y=0)= P(Y=1)= P(Y=2)=

math
a single die isrolled, find the probabilities of: a) P( an odd number greater than 1) b) P(number less than 5) c) P(the number 3 or 7)

Statistics
In the following problem, check that it is appropriate to use the normal approximation to the binomial. Then use the normal distribution to estimate the requested probabilities. Ocean fishing for billfish is very popular in the Cozumel region of Mexico. In the Cozumel region ...

MATH!!
Andy, Barbara and Chrisy play a game. Their probabilities of winning are 1/2, 1/3, and 1/6 respectively. What is the probability that each wins exatly one of the first three games played? Express your answer as a common fraction.

math
hi i did this problem and i just want to know if its right. 3 coins are flipped , find the following probabilities: a) P(2 heads) b) P( at most 2 heads) c) P(no heads) i got a) 1/4 b) .75 c) 5/8

probabilities
What is the probability of obtaining tails or a five

math
For the next eight problems, use the following scenario to find the probabilities: Jane has 4 quarters, 5 dimes, 6 nickels, and 2 pennies in her change purse. Two coins are drawn at random and the first coin IS NOT REPLACED.

math
sorry im real bad at probability. a single die is rolled. find the probabilities: a) P(odd numbers greater than 1) b) P(number less than 5) c) P(the number 3 or 7) i got a) 1/3 b) 1/2 c) 1/6 is that right please help.

Math
If two balls are selected randomly without replacement four a bag containing 4 red and 8 green balls. List the element of the sample space corresponding probabilities.

statistics
How can the concept of probabilities be used in the nursing profession?

Statistics
Normal probabilities. 11% of all observations are less than z

statistics
Identify why this assigbment if probabilities cannot be legitimite: P(A)=0.4, P(B)=0.3, P(AandB)= 0.5

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)

math
the following are the probabilities of selecting iteams from a bag (candy: grape ?, cherry 3/8, apple 1/4). What is the probability of selecting grape?

Math
The following are probabilities of selecting items from a bag. What is the probability of selecting other? Jolly rancher: 1/6 Gum: 2/7 Twizzlers: 1/3 other: ?

Statistics
Sorry but I don't know how to do this problem. Can someone please help me? In the following problem, check that it is appropriate to use the normal approximation to the binomial. Then use the normal distribution to estimate the requested probabilities. Ocean fishing for ...

math: probabilities
Three regular six-sided dice are tossed in succession. What is the probability that all three outcomes are different? Choose from the following Answers: 5/9 25/36 2/3 1/192 How do I even begin with this problem?

statistics
11. All probabilities can be expressed as decimal values ranging from 0 to 1.00.

Math
I have a work sheet on probabilities. IMPOSSIBLE (0) UNLIKELY (1/4) EQUALLY LIKELY (1/2) LIKELY (3/4) CERTAIN (1) I have to write at least two things under each listed, and I don't know how to do this

math
Break a stick of length 1 at a uniform location and then choose either of the two parts with equal probabilities. If X denotes the length of the part you choose, compute E[X] and var(X).

Math Plz help
A theoretical probability distribution shows the probabilities of all the outcomes except for one. If the total of the shown outcomes is 0.5, then the probability of the missing outcome must be A.) 0.25 B.) 0.2 C.) 0.75 D.) 0.5

statitics
Evaluate these binomial probabilities a. C82 (.2)2 (.8)6 b. C81 (.2)1 (.8)7 c. C80 (.2)0 (.8)8 d. P(X ≤ 1), when n = 8, p = 0.2

Probability
Let A and B be events in a sample space S such that P(A) = 0.6, P(B) = 0.4, and P(A B) = 0.27. Find the probabilities below P(A|B)

ALGEBRA
Find the requested probabilities. $$P(\overline{A}) \ \text{if} \ P(A) = {\color{red}0.9}$$ P(A) =

Math
In the question I am working on, there are three jars filled with balls, and a die. Depending on the number that comes up from the die determines which jar a ball is drawn from. I created a tree and have all my individual probabilities. The question asks the probability of a ...

math
Two events are independent if the first event has no effect on the second event. Two events are dependent if the result of one event has an effect on the other event. One of the most common examples of these are situations involving picking 2 items from a group of items. If ...

math 157
Assume that a researcher randomly selects 14 newborn babies and counts the number of girls selected, x. The probabilities corresponding to the 14 possible values of x are summarized in the given table. Answer the question using the table.

math
The number of accidents that occur at the intersection of Pine and Linden streets between 3 pm. and 6 pm. on Friday afternoons is 0,1,2, or 3, with probabilities of 0.84, 0.13. 0.02, and 0.01. What is the expected value for the random variable given the number of accidents?

posibility
One problem encountered by developers of the space shuttle program is air pollution in the area surronding the launch site. Acertain direction from the launch site is considered critical in terms of hydrogen chloride pollution from the exhaust cloud. It has been determined ...

Statistics
5.22) A survey of employees at a large company found the following relative frequencies for the one-way distances they had to travel to arrive at work: Number of Miles (One-way) A B C D E F ¡Ü5 6-10 11-15 16-20 21-30 ¡Ý31 Relative Frequency 0.38 0.25 0.16 0.09 0.07 0.05 a...

statistics
Which of the following numbers could not possibly be probabilities? justify your answer a)0.124 b)1 c)-0.1142 d)0 e)2/7 f)6/5 g)2.8

Probabilities
There are 10 contestants in a scrabble tournament. The number of ways in which the 3 finalists can be chosen is closest to?

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