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Compare probabilities of independent and probabilities of dependent events. Any examples???
January 17, 2013 by lazyburrito

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 ...
December 1, 2012 by James

math
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
June 7, 2013 by Jean Claude

math probablity- Respond as soon as possible
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
April 26, 2013 by Angela

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 ...
December 1, 2012 by James

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 ...
December 2, 2012 by Kelsey

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
September 13, 2012 by Bev

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 ...
November 2, 2011 by Mandy

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...
May 29, 2011 by Jessica

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. ...
April 13, 2007 by dillon

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 ...
November 14, 2014 by tracy

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 ...
July 7, 2013 by Annonymous

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 ...
May 10, 2008 by Danny

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 ...
May 11, 2008 by Danny

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.
May 26, 2014 by Mary Ann

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.
February 6, 2012 by Lisa

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 ...
November 19, 2016 by rhinechilde

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:
December 8, 2012 by jasonsie

math
Find the requested probabilities. P(B) = 1/5
September 11, 2012 by Anonymous

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 ...
February 19, 2015 by slomomo

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 ...
February 4, 2016 by XYZ

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 ...
March 7, 2011 by James

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

Math
Using Normal Tables, Find The Probabilities Of P( -1.50 < Z < 2.50)
March 14, 2016 by Biodam

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)
February 28, 2011 by sam

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)
July 23, 2012 by Preet

Math/230
A 350 word response how to compute probabilities using z score
March 14, 2013 by Mike

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 } = ???? ...
January 6, 2016 by help please!

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 ...
October 12, 2016 by superstarrr

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.
February 17, 2011 by Dave

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 ...
March 25, 2007 by Carlos

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 }:
September 29, 2010 by Tiff

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.
November 10, 2011 by Sally

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?
January 24, 2010 by Judy

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 :)
September 29, 2013 by Alex

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 ...
December 2, 2014 by deen

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
May 28, 2013 by DeeDee

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 \$...
February 1, 2009 by Julie

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
May 29, 2013 by Nora

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 ...
November 15, 2012 by Andrew

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 ...
November 17, 2012 by Katarzyna

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 ...
November 18, 2012 by Katarzyna

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 ...
November 15, 2011 by Zanobia

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 ...
July 26, 2014 by bcky1958

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)?
December 6, 2010 by Rena

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
March 8, 2011 by Jeannie

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...
April 2, 2016 by farahan

Math
If independent events have probabilities p and q, what are the odds of at least one of the events occurring?
February 22, 2011 by Brian

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
March 23, 2012 by Max

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...
April 2, 2016 by Ras

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

probabilities
z < .05=
August 4, 2010 by Felicia

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
May 28, 2013 by Nora

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
May 29, 2013 by Nora

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 ...
November 17, 2012 by Katarzyna

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
December 3, 2012 by Anonymous

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
October 17, 2010 by Kaylynn

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?
December 4, 2011 by deandra

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
June 24, 2016 by bhawana

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?
April 4, 2014 by Geoffrey

Algebra help
Find the requested probabilities. P(B) if P(B)=1/5
September 9, 2011 by Anonymous

probability
Let Y=X2. Calculate the following probabilities: P(Y=0)= P(Y=1)= P(Y=2)=
February 27, 2014 by lin

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)
October 23, 2008 by joey

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 ...
November 17, 2016 by Amy

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.
April 2, 2013 by shaun

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
November 1, 2008 by helpme

probabilities
What is the probability of obtaining tails or a five
June 5, 2013 by Anonymous

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.
June 7, 2014 by corina

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.
November 1, 2008 by helpme

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.
May 2, 2016 by Blessing

statistics
How can the concept of probabilities be used in the nursing profession?
June 1, 2010 by cortez

Statistics
Normal probabilities. 11% of all observations are less than z
September 24, 2011 by Mariana

statistics
Identify why this assigbment if probabilities cannot be legitimite: P(A)=0.4, P(B)=0.3, P(AandB)= 0.5
November 5, 2011 by yvonne

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

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?
September 1, 2015 by sarah

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: ?
September 8, 2015 by Jane

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?
June 2, 2010 by M.A.

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 ...
November 19, 2016 by Tina

statistics
11. All probabilities can be expressed as decimal values ranging from 0 to 1.00.
October 12, 2014 by Anonymous

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
October 12, 2010 by Aliyah

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).
May 3, 2013 by hsuan

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
February 20, 2015 by Terrance

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 ...
October 13, 2011 by Zorniac

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
October 17, 2010 by Anonymous

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)
February 28, 2011 by Anonymous

ALGEBRA
Find the requested probabilities. $$P(\overline{A}) \ \text{if} \ P(A) = {\color{red}0.9}$$ P(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 ...
May 9, 2016 by Anonymous

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.
April 7, 2010 by Anonymous

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?
September 11, 2010 by Sarah

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 ...
November 16, 2012 by Allen

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...
July 20, 2009 by Yamil

Math-probability
Am I right? Did I write the solution the right way or do I need to put 50% or 50%? consider the experiments involving rolling a single die once. Give the probabilities of the event described. What is P (even or prime)? Would my answer be P(e)=3/6 or P(p) = 3/6
April 27, 2010 by bwb

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
February 5, 2008 by mary

Probabilities
There are 10 contestants in a scrabble tournament. The number of ways in which the 3 finalists can be chosen is closest to?
May 1, 2009 by Andrey L

statistics
if 20% of the people in a community use the library in one year, find these probabilities
August 8, 2011 by krys

Assume that X is a binomial random variable with n = 5 and p = 0.35. Calculate the following probabilities?
November 14, 2012 by Alicia

Statistics
True or False All probabilities can be expressed as decimal values ranging from 0 to 1.00.
December 5, 2013 by Lyndyc

Determining Probabilities
If a spinner has 10 equal-sized sections, which of the following will be false? P(1) = 10% P(not 1) = 10% P(2) = 10% P(not odd) = 50%
February 18, 2014 by Jamar

Math Statistics
A bag contains 13 marbles; 3 blue, 2 green and 8 red. Without replacement find the following probabilities. a) P(both have the same color) b) P(different colors) c) P(G2|R1) d) P(G2 or R2) e) P(no red marbles) f) P(G2 and B2)
March 2, 2012 by Nichole

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