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December 9, 2016

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Probability & Stats
what is the probability that no two students will have the same birth date in a size of 60 class
February 17, 2011 by Apple

Probability and Stats
A graduate class consists of six students. What is the probability that exactly three of them are born either March, June or November?
August 8, 2012 by Lori

stats
Suppose that 50 identical batteries are being tested. After 8 hours of continuous use, assume that a given battery is still operating with a probability of 0.70 and has failed with a probability of 0.30. What is the probability that fewer than 40 batteries will last at least 8...
March 10, 2013 by cate

Stats
Use the normal distribution to approximate the following Binomial probability. A product is manufactured in batches of 100 and a defect rate of 8%. Find the probability of more then 7 defects.
June 11, 2015 by cindy

problem stats
an instant lottery game gives you probability .02 of winning on any one play. Plays are indpendent of each other. If you play 5 times, what is the probability that you win at least once.
October 15, 2007 by Kate

problem stats
an instant lottery game gives you probability .02 of winning on any one play. Plays are indpendent of each other. If you play 5 times, what is the probability that you win at least once.
October 15, 2007 by Kate

Stats
I roll a pair of fair dice and compute the number of spots on the two sides facing up. Denote this total by X. The probability distribution of X is X Prob 2 1/36 3 2/36 4 3/36 5 4/36 6 5/36 7 6/36 8 5/36 9 4/36 10 3/36 11 2/36 12 1/36 The probability that X is an even number is
July 2, 2013 by MT

Probability/ Stats
Assume that it is known that 95 percent of the launching of satellites into orbit are successful. What is the probability that in the next four launching there will be. Not sure where to start. can someone help me with steps on how to find the answer?
October 19, 2015 by Megan

stats
The probability of receiving a false positive on a mammogram is 7%. If the patient receives 10 mammograms in her lifetime what is the probability that none of the tests come back as a false positive?
April 17, 2010 by kathryn

Stats
A roulette player makes a \$10 wager that the ball will land on a specific number (this is known asa straight bet). The probability that the player wins this bet is 1/38 (and so the probability that he loses
November 3, 2014 by Anonymous

Stats
The probability that Jack plays guitar on a raining day is 0.6 and on a sunny day is 0.5. The probability that is rains tomorrow is 0.8. Find the probability that Jack will not play guitar tomorrow.
February 8, 2014 by Ashley

Stats
In each hand of Blackjack, Megan wins \$2 with probability 0.1, or wins \$1 with probability 0.3, or loses \$1 with probability 0.6. Suppose Megan continues to play 100 hands of Blackjack, and assume the outcomes of all plays are independent. (a) Compute the expected payoﬀ ...
November 4, 2016 by Dan

Probability & Stats
The probability that Pete will catch fish on a particular day when he goes fishing is 0.8. Pete is going fishing 3 days next week. 1. The probability that Pete will catch fish on exactly one day is: a. .008 b. .096 c. .104 d. .8 Please show work
November 2, 2016 by Sally

bussi./stats
what is the probability that a loaf of bread is between 22.75 and 23.00?
September 6, 2011 by tim

stats
Use normal approximation(Z-score for p-hat) to find the probability that student scores 80% or lower on a 100 question quiz. A)If the test contains 250 questions, what is the probability that student will score 80% or lower
July 14, 2011 by Ryan

stats probability
help please! A IRS auditor randomly selects 3 tax returns from 53 returns of which 13 contain errors. what is the probability that she selects none of those errors?
April 12, 2010 by anonymous

PROBABILTY-STATS HELP
A product is assembled from 3 components X,Y,Z and the probability of these components being defective is 0.01, 0.02,0.05. i have to find the probability that the assumed product will not be defective? can someone explain to me, how do it? thanks

Stats
Find the mean and standard deviation of the following probability distribution: x 1 2 3 P(x) 0.3 0.5 0.2
October 25, 2011 by Jen

stats
Given a standard normal variable. What is the probability that z lies between 1.48 and 2.13
April 2, 2013 by chris

stats
what is the probability that a 6 digit phone number contains at least one 8?
July 19, 2014 by michelle

Stats
Fortunately, plane crashes are rare events. Suppose that commercial crashes occur on an average (mean) of 1.1 per year (Hint: Poisson). a. What is the probability that this year will be crash free? b. If there is a crash, what is the probability that there will be more than ...
January 24, 2008 by MoJo

stats
For a normal population with µ = 100 and σ = 20: 1. What is the probability of a particular score being greater than 110? 2. What is the probability of a particular score being less than 50?
October 23, 2012 by Komal

stats
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 ...
October 31, 2010 by anonymous

Stats
About 10% of the population of a large country is math phobic. If two people are randomly selected what is the probability both are math phobic? And hat is the probability that at least one is math phobic? Any way to do this on stat crunch?
October 11, 2015 by Michelle

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
December 18, 2014 by Sally

college Stats
If Y has a geometric distribution with success probability p, show that P(Y= an odd integer)= p/(1-(q^2))
October 20, 2009 by james

stats
Find the probability that the company will meet its goal on a particular 50 miles of line
October 17, 2011 by Anonymous

Stats
The probability that the twelve graduates will have a mean salary over \$50,000 is...
February 17, 2016 by Josh`

STATS
a woman standing on a bridge overlooking a major insterstate wants to know how likely it is that the next 20 out of 50 cars that pass under the bridge are red cars, if she has observed in the past that the probability than any given car on that interstate highway is red is ...
May 25, 2011 by Mattie

Stats
The probability of a child getting coal in their stocking is 0.2. If Santa visits 3 kids on Christmas day a) what is the probability of 2 children getting coal? b) 1 or fewer children receiving coal? Please help me - my brain is fried!
December 4, 2013 by Wanda

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

stats
The probability that an observation, following a normal distribution, will lie within μ ± 1.3σ is a. 9.5 % b. 19.0% c. 40.3% d. 50.0% e. 80.6%
May 11, 2015 by meryy

if a die is tossed four times what is the probability of getting one six
February 25, 2016 by Nelly

stats again
ok I get it, so once I get the prob figred for one person, how do I figure it if additional attempts are made and the question is about the prob of at least one of the additional attempts say n = 6 getting the same results as the first Once you have the probability of passing ...
July 5, 2007 by holly

stats
Assume it is known that the probability of birth is equal in all months. What is the probability that in the STAT 1025 class of 120 students, exactly 20 students have their birthdays in either August or September? Solve using (i) the exact Binomial distribution, (ii) the ...
February 27, 2016 by abcd

stats-probability
given a chart with rain in inches- the greatest amount being 15 inches on the chart, we know the cumulative proability is 1. what is the probability of more than 15 inches of rain falling
January 21, 2011 by joy

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 ...
February 16, 2014 by Kay

Stats
The number of failures of a testing instrument from contamination particles on the product is a Poisson random variable with a mean of 0.028 failure per hour. (a) What is the probability that the instrument does not fail in an 8-hour shift? (b) What is the probability of at ...
February 25, 2014 by Ashley

Stats
The probability that a person has blue eyes is 16%. Three unrelated people are selected at random. a. Find the probability that all three have blue eyes: b. Find the probability that none of the three have blue eyes c. Find the probability that one of the three has blue eyes
April 30, 2013 by Dave

stats
women age 20-29 is 36ml staandard deviation 7ml. What is probability greater than 45ml and between 30 and 62 ml
August 27, 2011 by anna

Stats
Suppose X is a uniform random variable with C = 20 and d = 90. Find the probability that a randomly selected observation is between 23 and 85.
November 17, 2012 by Marie

if a die is tossed four times what is the probability of getting at least one six
February 25, 2016 by Nelly

if a die is tossed four times what is the probability of getting three odd numbers
February 25, 2016 by Nelly

STATS
What is the probability that the average salary of a sample of 49 part time bank teller will be less than \$22,600?
May 12, 2016 by Jen

Stats
You have many old textbooks in your apartment. You have 6 math books, 7 econ, and 4 accounting. Assume that each textbook is different than the other. A) What is the probability that the last book is one of the economic textbooks? B) What is the probability that none of the ...
September 9, 2014 by Rebekah

Stats
What is the probability that a simple random sample of 56 special orders will provide an estimate of the population proportion of special orders specifying the color black that is within plus or minus .05 of the actual population proportion,assuming p = .36? In other words, ...
May 4, 2010 by Anon

Stats
Assume that event A occurs with probability 0.4 and event B occurs with probability 0.5. Assume that A and B are disjoint events. The probability that either event occurs (A or B) is A. 0.0 B. 0.7 C. 0.9 D. 1.0.
March 29, 2014 by Tracy

stats
. Find the mean and standard deviation of the following probability distribution: x 1 2 3 P(x) 0.4 0.25 0.35 Please show all of your work.
October 7, 2012 by Anonymous

if a die is tossed four times what is the probability of getting anything but a five on every toss
February 25, 2016 by Nelly

I have just started business school and am struggling with this HW problem. any help would be great!!...A certain type of new business succeeds 60% of the time. Suppose that 3 such businesses open (where they do not compete so its reasonable to believe that their relative ...
April 14, 2009 by bob

stats
Use this z-score formula for this problem: z = (x - mean)/(sd/√n) x = 1.25, 1.50 mean = 1.35 sd = 0.25 n = 40 Calculate two z-scores, then use a z-table to determine probability between the two scores. I hope this will help get you started. •stats. - Christina, Monday...

math (stats)
According to Masterfoods, the company that manufactures M&M’s, 12% of peanut M&M’s are brown, 15% are yellow, 12% are red, 23% are blue, 23% are orange and 15% are green. [Round your answers to three decimal places, for example: 0.123] Compute the probability that a ...
October 2, 2016 by b

bus stats
A manufacturing company has 5 identical machines that produce nails. The probability that a machine will break down on any given day is .1. Define a random variable X to be the number of machines that will break down in a day. a. what is the appropriate probability ...
March 25, 2011 by Mich Mich

STATS
A true/false test has 40 questions. Assume that a student guesses at the answers. What is the probability of guessing correctly for any one question?
September 29, 2016 by Swaris1

Stats/Probability
If 23% of the cars that pass by your house each day are red, 12% green, 4% yellow, and 31% black; what is the probability the next car to pass your house will be red or yellow? (Assume every car is only a single color). I have to pick which formula to use. These are the ...
February 20, 2016 by Neha

Stats
A random sample of two hundred fifteen adults is selected from a certain population of registered voters. Assume the population is 20% democrats. Use a normal approximation to estimate (a) the probability the sample contains exactly 48 democrats, and (b) the probability the ...
October 21, 2010 by Chris

stats
Between 11 P.M. and midnight on Thursday night, Mystery Pizza gets an average of 4.2 telephone orders per hour. Find the probability that,
October 8, 2010 by mnmn

Probability & Stats
An experiments consists of tossing 4 coins successively. The number of sample points in this experiment is a. 16 b. 8 c. 4 d. 2 Please show work and why it is the answer! Thank you!
October 31, 2016 by Logan

stats
what is the probability that at least one of the marbles drawn is green? I thinks it's 1/11 but not sure. Then what is the probability that only one of the marbles drawn are green?
March 14, 2010 by keisha

A market research firm conducts telephone surveys with a 44% historical response rate. What is the probability that in a new sample of 400 telephone numbers, at least 150 individuals will cooperate and respond to the questions? In other words, what is the probability that the ...
May 24, 2010 by chelsea

stats
A horse race has 13 entries. Assuming that there are no ties, what is the probability that the three horses owned by one person finish first, second, third
January 25, 2015 by jody

stats
is there a good, relevant sites where i can get stats extra help?
October 11, 2007 by Keirson

bus stats
A deck of playing cards contains 52 cards, four of which are aces. What is the probability that the deal of a five-card hand provides: a. What is the appropriate probability distribution for X? Explain how X satisfies the properties of the distribution. b. A pair of Aces? c. ...
March 25, 2011 by Mich Mich

stats
A salesperson goes door-to-door in a residential area to demonstrate the use of a new Household appliance to potential customers. She has found from her years of experience that after demonstration, the probability of purchase (long run average) is 0.30. To perform ...
June 14, 2011 by jenny

stats
Suppose that 20% of Canadians smoke. In a random sample of 20 Canadians, find the probability that more than 1 smokes
November 10, 2013 by alf

STATS PROBABILITY
AFTER A TRIP TO THE MARKET, GINA PUTS TOGETHER BOUQUETS BY DRAWING AT RANDOM FROM HER PILE OF FLOWERS WHICH CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING, LAVENDER ROSES 12, RED ROSES 12, WHITE LILIES 6, YELLOW CARNATIONS 18, RED TULIPS 24 AND 12 WHITE TULIPS. a) if gina draws a flower from her pile...
February 24, 2016 by YARY

stats
a horse race has 11 entries, assuming that their are no ties what is the probability that four horses owned by one person finish first second third and fourth
September 20, 2012 by chuck

Math/Stats
The average monthly attendance to the senior citizen bowling league is 67 with a stdev of 6.5. What is the probability that a randomly selected day will see between 72 and 78 visitors?
April 6, 2016 by Max

stats
if you randomly answer a t/f test and want to figure the possibililty of gettng at least an 80......how do you start and then once you have done this, what if you want to try it 4 more times? HELP Let N be the number of questions. You are asking for the probability of getting ...
July 5, 2007 by holly

Stats
Approximate the probability of less than 90 infant deaths in a sample of 1000 births, if the infant mortality rate is 0.10. P(X<90)
March 20, 2009 by Sally

stats
Among the contestants in a competition are 44 women and 26 men. if 5 winners are randomly selected, what is the probability that they are all men?
July 14, 2010 by jEFFREY

Stats
One card is selected from a deck of cards. Determine the probability of selecting a jack or a red card ?
December 22, 2015 by Dav

Stats
The probability that a randomly selected individual in a certain community has made an online purchase is 0.40 . Suppose that a sample of 13 people from the community is selected, what is the probability that at most 3 of them has made an online purchase? Write only a number ...
October 13, 2015 by Semmy

mba stats class, help!!
A salesperson goes door-to-door in a residential area to demonstrate the use of a new Household appliance to potential customers. She has found from her years of experience that after demonstration, the probability of purchase (long run average) is 0.30. To perform ...
June 15, 2011 by jenny

Algebra 2: Probability and Stats
The scores on an exam are normally distributed, with a mean of 77 and a standard deviation of 10. What percent of the scores are greater than 87? * 68% * 16% * 84% * 2.5%
May 24, 2010 by Skye

Stats
The unemployment rate in a city is 9%. Find the probability that at least 2 out of 8 people from this city sampled at random are unemployed.
October 28, 2010 by LiCee

Probability and Stats
A student was totally unprepared for a multiple-choice test and had to absolutely guess the answer to every one of the 100 questions. About what score (percent) would you expect him to earn if there were four possible answers to every question? I'm not sure where to start on ...
October 25, 2016 by Bridget

Stats
In 1898 L. J. Bortkiewicz published a book entitled The Law of Small Numbers. He used data collected over 20 years to show that the number of soldiers killed by horse kicks each year in each corps in the Prussian cavalry followed a Poisson distribution with a mean of 0.63. (a...
February 25, 2014 by Ashley

Stats
A bag of colored blocks contains the following assortment of colors: red (18), blue (14), orange (20), purple (14), green (10), and yellow (4). Construct the probability distribution for x. I'm so lost....
October 24, 2011 by Jennifer

Stats....PLZ HELP....
A bag of colored blocks contains the following assortment of colors: red (18), blue (14), orange (20), purple (14), green (10), and yellow (4). Construct the probability distribution for x.
October 25, 2011 by Jen

stats
The amount that airlines speed on food per passenger is normally distributed with means \$8.00 and standard deviation \$2.00. What is the probability that a randomly selected airline spends more than \$12.50?
March 17, 2013 by chris

stats.
The amount that airlines spend on food per passenger is normally distributed with mean \$8.00 and standard deviation \$2.00. What is the probability that a randomly selected airline spends more than \$12.50.
April 2, 2013 by chris

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

stats
Suppose you toss a coin 100 times and get 82 heads and 18 tails. Based on these results, what is the probability the next flip will be a tails?
September 7, 2015 by john

bus stats
John parks cars at a hotel. On the average, 6.0 cars will arrive in an hour. A driver's decision on whether to let John park the car does not depend upon any other person's decision. Define the random variable X to be the number of cars arriving in any hour period. a. Wat is ...
March 25, 2011 by Mich Mich

Stats (probability)
Of 10 girls in a class, 3 have blue eyes. If two girls are chosen at random, what is the probability that (i) both have blue eyes, (ii) neither has blue eyes, (iii) at least one has blue eyes? I have the answers but do not know how to get them. I'm trying to use a tree diagram...
March 16, 2011 by Morgan

stats
Test scores on a university admissions test are normally distributed, with a mean of 500 and a standard deviation of 100. 4 marks a. What is the probability that a randomly selected applicant scores between 425 and 575? 4 marks b. What is the probability that a randomly ...
June 1, 2013 by sue

stats
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 ...
July 31, 2011 by michelle

Stats
Each of 2 players, independently, play a game 5 times, with each game having probability of success 0.40. What is the standard deviation of the sum of the games they win
October 9, 2011 by Jay

stats
a candidate receives 60% of the N votes in an election, where N is very large. Compute the probability that he leads after a count of the first 100 votes.
October 29, 2011 by st

Stats
3. Suppose you work for the Ford Motor Company and must establish regulations concerning the maximum number of people who can ride in a minivan. Ford tells you that the total number of people in a minivan follows a normal distribution with a mean of 6 and a standard deviation ...
August 4, 2012 by AMbe

Algebra 2 - stats and probability
I need someone to tell me how to set these up please? 1. A box contains 4 quarters. 2 of the quarters have the American eagle on the back. Suppose you draw 2 quarters at random with replacement. a. What's the probability that both have the American eagle on the back? b. What's...
May 13, 2009 by Kay

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 ...
February 1, 2011 by Help please!

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?
August 22, 2014 by Liv

Stats
A question on a test is answered correctly by 22% of the students find the probability that in the next 150 students there will be more than 40 correct answers use the normal distribution
February 10, 2014 by Anonymous

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)
September 27, 2015 by Christina

Stats
Arachnophobia. A 2005 Gallup Poll found that 7% of teenagers (ages 13 to 17) suffer from arachnophobia and are extremely afraid of spiders. At a summer camp there are 10 teenagers sleeping in each tent. Assume that these 10 teenagers are independent of each other.52 (a) ...
February 3, 2016 by Anonymous

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 ...
September 16, 2011 by SANDRA

stats
suppose that the wait time at the bank is uniformly distributed in the interval 4-min-8min find the probability that a randomly selected customer has to wait longer than 6.5 minutes
April 29, 2012 by zuly

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