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**STATS**

Winning the jackpot in a particular lottery requires that you select the correct two numbers between 1 and 56 and, in a separate drawing, you must also select the correct single number between 1 and 59. Find the probability of winning the ...

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A. The GPAs of all 5540 students enrolled at a University have an approximately normal distribution with a mean of 3.02 and a standard deviation of 0.29. Let x be the mean GPA of a random sample of 48 students selected from this University. Find the mean and standard deviation...

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A company wishes to make 1 ounce candy bars. According to government regulations, in order to label the candy bars as 1 ounce, at least 95 % of the bars must weigh 1 ounce or more. Our process standard deviation is .08 ounces. What do we need to make the mean weight be so that...

**math (stats)**

For a car traveling 30 mph in normal conditions, the distance required to brake to a stop is normally with a mean of 50 feet and a standard deviation of 8. you are traveling in a area at 30 mph and a car swerves into your path at a distance of 60 feet away. what is the ...

**Stats**

At a certain university, the average cost of books was $370 per student last semester and the population standard deviation was $80. This semester a sample of 45 students revealed an average cost of books of $390 per student. The Dean of Students believes that the costs are ...

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A manufacturer of automobile batteries claims that the distribution of battery life is 54 months with a standard deviation of 6 months. We take a random sample of 50 batteries. a. Find the probability that their mean life is less than 52 months. b. Find the probability that ...

**staTS**

A carton of soy milk states on the label that it contains 956 mL. The volume of soy milk in 9 randomly chosen cartons is measured and the mean found to be 958.72 mL. Assume that the cartons are filled so that the actual amounts are normally distributed with a mean of 956 mL ...

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3-34 The Chicago Transit Authority thinks that excessive speed on its buses increases maintenance cost. It believes that a reasonable median time from O’Hare Airport to John Hancock Center is about 30 minutes. From the following sample data (in minutes) can you help them ...

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below is the sales experience(in months) and the number of computers sold the the previous month of seven sales people. Experience 4 12 9 6 10 30 7 Sales 19 42 28 31 39 30 21 Using the Minitab info write the straight line(least squares) equation and the correlation coefficent...

**Stats**

The following data represent the number of live births in the United States in 2007 for women 15 to 49 years old. Age Live Births 15 - 19 445,045 20 - 24 1,082,837 25 - 29 1,208,405 30 - 34 962,179 35 - 39 499,916 40 - 44 105,071 45 - 49 7,349 Find the following: 1. What is ...

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Which test do you use to solve this problem One-sample or independent samples t-test? Over the summer I asked my statistics students to report their gender and their level of statistics anxiety. Using a one-tailed test, determine whether females have more statistics anxiety ...

**stats**

Which test do you use to solve this problem One-sample or independent samples t-test? Over the summer I asked my statistics students to report their gender and their level of statistics anxiety. Using a one-tailed test, determine whether females have more statistics anxiety ...

**Stats**

The random variable U has mean 10 and standard deviation 5.The random variable V is de ned by V =12(U + 5).Find the mean and standard deviation of V.

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Express the following quantities to the correct number of significant figures: (a) 23.043 ± 4.321 (b) 67 ± 9.023 (c) 33.1492934 ± 2 Isn't (a) already the correct number of significant digits? Would (b) be 67.000 ± 9.023? Would (c) be 33.1492934 ± 2.0000000 or would (a) 23...

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If light bulbs have lives that are normally distributed with a mean of 2500 hours and a standard deviation of 500 hours, what percentage of light bulbs have a life less than 2500 hours? A) About 25% B) About 50% C) About 75% D) About 68%

**Stats**

In a study of children with a particular disorder, parents were asked to rate their child on a variety of items related to how well their child performs different tasks. One item was "Has difficulty organizing work," rated on a five-point scale of 0 to 4 with 0 corresponding ...

**Stats**

A simple random sample will be obtained from a normally distributed population. Find the minimum sample size needed to be 99% confident that the sample standard deviation s is within 5% of the standard deviation. Is such a sample size practical in most cases? The minimum ...

**Stats**

The GRE has a combined verbal and quantitative mean of 1000 and standard deviation of 200. Scores range from 200 to 1600. a. what % of the persons score above 1300? b. above 800? c. below 1200? d. above what score do the top 20% of the test-takers score? e. Below what score do...

**Stats**

A production process produces an item. In a recent study, the company found that 20% of all items produced were defective. Each item is inspected before being shipped. 10% of the items were misclassified( labeled as defective when they were good or labeled good when they were ...

**Stats - Help!!!**

A student wanted to know the favorite lunch at a large high school with a closed campus. What is the first step in conducting a statistical study to answer the question? A. Select a random sample of students. B. State the goal of the study precisely. C. Select a random sample ...

**college algebra**

a candy company has 130 pounds of cashews and 170 pounds of peanuts which they combine into different mixes good luck stats has half cash and half peanuts and sells for $7 a pound become a mix has one third cashews and two thirds peanuts and sells for 5.40 a pound how many ...

**Stats**

Among 15,378 Delta airline passengers randomly selected, 3 were bumped from a flight against there wishes (based on data from the us dept of transportation) find the probability that a random selected passenger is involuntarily bumped. Is such bumping unusual? Does such ...

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The number of cars sold annually by used car salespeople is normally distributed with a standard deviation of 19.22. A random sample of salespeople was taken and the number of cars each sold is listed her. 79 43 58 66 101 63 79 33 58 71 60 101 74 55 88 The 95% confidence ...

**business stats**

Given the following information about a hypothesis test of the difference between two means based on independent random samples, which one of the following is the correct rejection region at a significance level of .05? Assume that the samples are obtained from normally ...

**stats**

Identify the direction and all possible interpretations of each of the following correlations. Be sure to identify each example as positive, negative, or zero (not correlated). Then give all possible causal interpretations for the results. Margaret notices that the temperature...

**STATS HELP**

Final averages are typically approximately normally distributed with a mean of 72 and a standard deviation of 12.5. Your professor says that the top 8% of the class will receive an A, the next 20% a B, the next 42% a C, the next 18% a D, and the bottom 12% an F. a. What ...

**Stats**

Recall that in the week 2 assignment, a certain company hired three new managers from a pool of seven men and five women. All three hires were women, and the men complained of gender bias. Compute the theoretical probability that a fair selection process (in which each person ...

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The president of a large university wishes to estimate the average age of the students presently enrolled. From past studies, the standard deviation ó is known to be 2 years. A sample of 50 students is selected and the mean is found to be 23.3 years. a. Find the 99% ...

**stats homework **

to estimate p, the proportion of all newborn babies who are male, the gender of 10,000 newborn babies was noted. if 5106 were male determine a) a 90 percent confidence interval estimate of p b) a 99 percent confidence interval estimate of p?

**Math - Stats**

An experiment was conducted where rats could choose to enter one of two corridors, A or B. A random sample of three rats is selected. Let x = number of rats that select corridor B. Assuming the rats select their favorite corridor independently of one another and that the two ...

**Stats**

Sally rolls a fair number cube 8 times and gets a 5 twice. What is the experimental probability that on her next roll, she will roll a 5? I know that experimental probability is f/n, so the number of trials is now 9, but is the number of times Sally roll a 5 two times or three?

**Stats**

A prototype from a hybrid vehicle manufacturer claims to get 50 miles per gallon (MPG). The manufacturer selects 14 prototypes from their fleet and drives the vehicles for fuel efficiency. The sample mean fuel efficiency for this sample was 53.3MPG and a standard deviation of ...

**Stats**

Studies show that 38% of all women suffer from hip fractures caused by osteoporosis by age 85. If 6 women aged 85 are randomly selected, what is the probability that A) None will suffer or has suffered a hip fracture P(x = 0) B) At least 4 have suffered a hip fracture P(x...

**Stats**

A classroom of n = 10 children has a mean score of 17.200 on a measure of hyperactivity. One new child is added to the class, and the mean hyperactivity score for the resulting classroom including all the children is 18.000. Find the value of the new child's hyperactivity ...

**Stats (Finance)**

Given the following information: Year X Y Z 2004 12.53 2.64 -4.65 2005 6.25 4.67 16.78 2006 -9.62 -3.50 13.46 2007 -12.99 -6.89 10.43 2008 26.84 13.56 -3.56 A. Calculate the average rate of return for each of X, Y, Z for the period 2004-2008. B. Calculate the expected rate of ...

**Stats**

Approximately 5% of children develop chronic bronchitis in the first year of life. In a group of 20 children, find the probability that exactly 2 of them develop chronic bronchitis in the first year of life.

**Easy Stats ?**

You decide to flip a fair coin 100 times. What is the variance of this distribution? Also You decide to flip a fair coin 100 times. What is the standard deviation of this distribution?

**Stats**

estimate the probability that a patient has health insurance, if 59% of Americans have private insurance and 25% have government insurance. Estimate the probability that it is private insurance Is this P(A and B) = P(A) x P(B)

**Stats**

An instructor gives a test with 20 multiple choice questions. There are 4 responses per questions and only one choice correct. The test also has 30 True/False questions. Determine the probability a student randomly guessing on all questions and correctly answering no more than...

**Business Stats**

In a recent survey in a Statistics class, it was determined that only 60% of the students attend class on Fridays. From past data it was noted that 98% of those who went to class on Fridays pass the course, while only 20% of those who did not go to class on Fridays passed the ...

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A researcher investgating depression devises a study that contains the independent variable "Treatment," manipulated between-participants. Participants may experience "psychodynamic therapy," "cognitive behavioral therapy," "medication," or "waiting list placement." How many ...

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A researcher investgating depression devises a study that contains the independent variable "Treatment," manipulated between-participants. Participants may experience "psychodynamic therapy," "cognitive behavioral therapy," "medication," or "waiting list placement." How many ...

**stats**

In a poll of 100 adults, 45% reported they believed in “faith healing.” (USA Today, 20 April 1998). Based on this survey, a “95% confidence interval” for the proportion in the population who believe in faith healing is about 42% to 48%. If this poll had been based ...

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Between 11 P.M. and midnight on Thursday night, Mystery Pizza gets an average of 5.7 telephone orders per hour. a) Find the probability that at least 32 minutes will elapse before the next telephone order. b) Find the probability that less than 17 minutes will elapse. c) Find ...

**Stats- Two-tailed test**

A researcher is conducting a matched-pairs study. She gathers data on each pair in the study resulting in the table below. Assume that the data are normally distributed in the population. Pair Group1 Group2 1 10 12 2 8 9 3 11 11 4 8 10 5 9 12 a) At 10% level of significance ...

**Stats**

Cans of regular Coke are labeled as containing 12. Statistics students weighted the content of 10 randomly chosen cans, and found the mean weight to be 12.1. Assume that cans of Coke are filled so that the actual amounts are normally distributed with a mean of 12 and a ...

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You pick 2 M&Ms from a large bag. What is the probability that 1) at least one is brown? 2) not all are blue? brown=13% yellow=14% red=13% blue=24% orange=20% green=16% 1) P(at least one M&M is brown) = 1 - P(no M&M is brown) = 1 - (0.87) = 0.13 Is this correct? 2) P(not all M...

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(a) The test had six multiple-choice items that were scored as correct or incorrect, so the total score was an integer between 0 and 6. Do you think that these data are Normally distributed? Explain why or why not. The distribution is Normal because the standard deviation is ...

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(a) The test had six multiple-choice items that were scored as correct or incorrect, so the total score was an integer between 0 and 6. Do you think that these data are Normally distributed? Explain why or why not. The distribution is Normal because the standard deviation is ...

**Stats**

Determine the following random variables discrete or continuous: a)Number of fish I caught during 2 hours? I said: discrete b)Temperature of a coffee cup? I said: continuous c)Height of a 2-year-old maple tree? I said: continuous d) Number of credit cards I have in my wallet? ...

**stats.**

In a transportation study of 20 large cities, it was found that the mean of the number of cars per person was 0.504. (Some of the people in the city are children.) The study also stated that the standard deviation s was 0.123. Find a 95 % confidence interval for the true mean ...

**STATS**

The top selling Red and Voss tire is rated 70,000 miles means nothing. In fact, the distance the tires can run until they wear out is a normally distributed random variable with a mean of 82,000 miles and a standard deviation of 6,400. a. What is the probability that a tire ...

**stats**

A jar contains 7 black balls and 25 red balls. You take 2 out without replacing them. Find a)the probability of drawing 2 red balls in a row, b) the probability of drawing a red ball, then a black ball, c) the probability that the two balls will be of different colors

**Stats**

Harley-Davidson motorcycles make up 14% of all the motorcycles registered in the United States. You plan to interview an SRS of 600 motorcycle owners. a.) What is the sampling distribution of the proportion of your sample who own Harley's? b.) How likely is your sample to ...

**Algebra 2: Prob and Stats**

A survey of 480 high school students found that 37% had a pet. Find the margin of error. Round to the nearest percent. Use the margin of error to find an interval that is likely to contain the true population proportion. * margin of error = +-5% interval, 37% to 42% * margin ...

**Stats**

Suppose that a random sample of adults has a mean score of on a standardized personality test, with a standard deviation of . (A higher score indicates a more personable participant.) If we assume that scores on this test are normally distributed, find a confidence interval ...

**NEED HELP PLZ!!! STATS**

Three cards are selected, one at a time from a standard deck of 52 cards. Let x represent the number of tens drawn in a set of 3 cards. (A) If this experiment is completed without replacement, explain why x is not a binomial random variable. (B) If this experiment is completed...

**stats**

Jim is a randomly chosen member of a large population in which 6% are heroin users. Joe tests positive for heroin in a drug test that correctly identifies users 98% of the time and correctly identifies nonusers 95% of the time. What is the probability that Jim is a heroin user...

**stats**

In the transmission of digital information, the probability that a bit has high, moderate, and low distortion is 0.01, 0.04, and 0.95, respectively. Suppose that three bits are transmitted and that the amount of distortion of each bit is assumed to be independent. Let X and Y ...

**Biology and Graphing (Stats)**

i need to make a graph on excel.. my data involve putting goldfish (from the same tank and same type) into 3 different environments : acidic, neutral (control), and basic. What kind of graph should I use? just a line graph? but then what should my variables look like? the 3 ...

**stats**

A researcher conducted an experiment on the effects of a new “drug” on depression. The researcher had a control group that received nothing, a placebo group and an experimental group that received the “drug”. A depression inventory that provided a measure of depression...

**Stats**

Three cards are selected, one at a time from a standard deck of 52 cards. Let x represent the number of tens drawn in a set of 3 cards. (A) If this experiment is completed without replacement, explain why x is not a binomial random variable. (B) If this experiment is completed...

**Stats**

the typical saturday the oil change facility will perform 40 oil changes between 10 am and 12pm. treating this as a random sample, what mean oil change time would there be a 10% chance of being at or below? There is a 10% chance of being at or below a mean oil change time of ...

**stats**

The population (in millions) and the violent crime rate (per 1000) were recorded for 10 metropolitan areas. The data are shown in the following table. Do these data provide evidence to reject the null hypothesis that ƒÏ = 0 in favor of ƒÏ ‚ 0 at ƒ¿ = .05? (Give your ...

**stats**

In order to improve the English speaking and reasing skills of their students, Jack Box Elementary assigns students whose native language is Spanish to a bilingual program for 8 week. To test the effectiveness of this program, then also need a control condition, in which the ...

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In order to improve the English speaking and reasing skills of their students, Jack Box Elementary assigns students whose native language is Spanish to a bilingual program for 8 week. To test the effectiveness of this program, then also need a control condition, in which the ...

**ap stats**

all students in a pe class completed a basketball free throw shooting event and the highest number of shots made was 32. the next day a student who had transferred into the school completed the event, making 35 shots. indicate whether adding the new student's score to the rest...

**stats.**

The GMAT test is required for admission to most graduate programs in business. In a recent year, the GMAT test scores were normally distributed with a mean of 550 and standard deviation of 100. A. Find the first quartile for the distribution of GMAT scores. B. Find the median ...

**Stats**

There are 21,000 students in a MOOC. Each student tests the fairness of a coin (yes, the same coin; the instructor somehow gets Tyche¢s help in getting the coin to each student in turn). Specifically, each student tests: Null: p is equal to 0.5 Alternative: p is not equal to ...

**Stats**

Find the number z (± 0.01) such that the proportion of observations that are less than z in a standard Normal distribution is 0.8 Find the number z (± 0.01) such that 59% of all observations from a standard Normal distribution are greater than z

**Stats**

In the library on a university campus, there is a sign in the elevator that indicates a limit of 16 persons. Further more, there is a weight limit of 2500 pounds. Assume the average weight of students, faculty and staff on campus is 150 pounds, the standard devaiton is 27 ...

**Stats**

nformation given:the distribution of male head circumference (HC) is normal with a mean of 56cm and a standard deviation of 1.8cm first question -the prob that HC of a random chosen man is larger than 57.8cm is? Work: pr(x)>57.8cm z=(57.8-56)=1.8--->.9641 i got it wrong...

**MATH STATS**

For each of the following samples that were given an experimental treatment, test whether these samples represent populations that are different from the general population: (a) a sample of 10 with a mean of 44, (b) a sample of 1 with a mean of 48. The general population of ...

**stats**

The percent of fat calories that a person that in America consumes each day is normallydistributed with a mean of 36 and a standard deviation of 10. Suppose that 16 individuals are randomly chosen for an experiment. 1. Completely describe the distribution of sample means for ...

**stats**

In a given situation, suppose H0 (null hypothesis) was not rejected at alpha= .02. Would H0 also be retained at alpha = .01? would H0 also be retained at alpha = .05? I'm thinking yes and can't tell. I agree If you did not reject Ho at P = .02, You would definitely not reject ...

**Stats**

The lifetime of a particular type of battery is normally distributed with a mean of 1100 days and a standard deviation of 80 days. The manufacturer randomly selects 400 batteries of this type and ships them to a departmental store. (a) What is the mean and standard deviation ...

**Stats**

A new extended-life light bulb has an average service life of 750 hours, with a standard deviation of 50 hours. If the service life of these light bulbs approximates a normal distribution, about what percent of the distribution will be between 600 and 900 hours? a. 95 percent...

**STATS**

Inferences about Two Proportions technique (Chapter 9): There is a claim that proportion of successes increased in 2009 compare to 2008. For data given in Table 1 Table 1 Number of cases Number of successes 2008 400 180 2009 500 235 Calculate pooled sample proportion and z-...

**STATS**

The vice-president of a business firm has reviewed the records of the firm's personnel and found that 70% of the employees read The Wall Street Journal. If the vice president was to choose 12 employees at random, what is the probability that the number of these employees who ...

**STATS**

Using the z-score of ±1.645 for the 5 percent cutoff and the z-score of ±1.96 for the 2.5 percent in the tail, identify the subject identification (ID) number for subjects who are closest to the cutoff for the upper 2.5 percent and 5 percent of the scores and the lower 2.5 ...

**Stats**

The population (in millions) and the violent crime rate (per 1000) were recorded for 10 metropolitan areas. The data are shown in the following table. Do these data provide evidence to reject the null hypothesis that ρ = 0 in favor of ρ ≠ 0 at α = .05? (...

**Stats**

In a large section of a statistics class, the points for the final exam are normally distributed, with a mean of 72 and a standard deviation of 9. Grades are to be assigned according to the following rule: The top 10% receive A's. The next 20% receive B's. The middle 40% ...

**Stats**

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

**stats**

A random sample of 50 households in community A has a mean household income of X =Rs. 44,600 with a standard deviation s =Rs. 2,200. A random sample of 50 households in community B has a mean of X = Rs. 43,800 with a standard deviation of Rs. 2,800. Estimate the dierence in...

**STATS**

HumanPower, the temporary employment agency, has tested many people’s data entry skills. InfoTech needs a data entry person, and the person needs to be not only quick but also consistent. HumanPower pulls the speed records for 4 employees with the data given below in terms ...

**Stats**

a teacher teaches two sections (A and B) of a class. Both sections have a mean score of 75. Section A only has 5 students and they all received a score of 75, while section B has 15 students with a mean score of 75 with a variance of 12. What is the standard deviation of the ...

**stats**

write a brief paragraph addressing the question. Which is more likely, that a person is killed by lightning, or that a person is killed by lightning while playing golf in a thunderstorm? I believe it would be while playing golf due to holding the metal golf club, acting as a ...

**college stats**

can someone please explain the steps: suppose that the grade point average,denoted by X,of a university student is Normally distributed with the mean 2.786 and standard deviation 0.375 A). a student is on the deans list if her GPA exceeds 3.746. What percent of the students ...

**stats**

You are a travel agent and wish to estimate, with 95% confidence, the proportion of vacationers who plan to travel outside the United States in the next 12 months. Your estimate must be accurate within 3% of the true proportion Find the minimum sample size needed, using a ...

**Stats**

The scatter diagram of the lengths and widths of the petals of a type of flower is football shaped; the correlation is 0.8. The average petal length is 3.1 cm and the SD is 0.25 cm. The average petal width is 1.8 cm and the SD is 0.2 cm. 1. One of the petals is 0.2 cm wider ...

**Stats**

The scatter diagram of the lengths and widths of the petals of a type of flower is football shaped; the correlation is 0.8. The average petal length is 3.1 cm and the SD is 0.25 cm. The average petal width is 1.8 cm and the SD is 0.2 cm. 1. One of the petals is 0.2 cm wider ...

**stats**

20. The sponsor of a local soccer tournament is responsible for writing an article for the local paper announcing the 151, 2nd, and3rdplacewinners. If10teamsareinvitedtothe tournament, and the sponsor wanted to get the article written in advance so it can go out in the next ...

**ap stats**

Based on historical data, an Oregon university enrolls 17% graduates and 83% undergraduates. Of graduates, 21% are expected to be non-residents and 79% are residents. Of undergraduates, 24% are non-residents and 76% are residents. During the 2008-2009 academic year, assume ...

**Stats**

Suppose that you are in a class of 31 students and it is assumed that approximately 10% of the population is left-handed. (Give your answers correct to three decimal places.) (a) Compute the probability that exactly five students are left-handed. (b) Compute the probability ...

**Stats**

I am working on a review sheet and got everything except for this one. I am not sure whether to use z or t. The number of hours per week that high school juniors watch TV is normally distributed with a mean of 8 hours and a standard deviation of 2 hours. If 100 students are ...

**College Stats**

A machine fills 64 ounce detergent jugs. It is known that the net amount of detergent poured into each jug has a normal distribution with a standard deviation of 0.35 ounces. The inspector wants to adjust the machine such that at least 95% of the jugs have more than 64 ounces ...

**Stats**

A random sample of dates taken from headstones at a cemetery in Pleasanton, California, showed an average lifespan of 70 years with a standard deviation of 20 years. Assuming the distribution is unimodal, which of the following is most likely a good description of the ...

**Stats**

Tonya wants to estimate what proportion of the students in her dormitory like the dorm food. She interviews an SRS of 50 of the 175 students living in the dormitory. She finds that 14 think the dorm food is good. a.) What population does Tonya want to draw conclusions about? b...

**Statistics**

In an Intro Stats class, 57% of students eat breakfast in the morning and 80% of students floss their teeth. Forty-six percent of students eat breakfast and also floss their teeth. What is the probability that a student from this class flosses his/her teeth given they eat ...

**stats**

Homeowners claim that the mean speed of automobiles traveling on their street is greater than the speed limit of 35 miles per hour. A random sample of 120 automobiles has a mean speed of 37 miles per hour and a standard deviation of 4 miles per hour. Using a significance level...