Stat HW for.
posted by Jen N.
1. A student taking a midterm exam in Ancient History comes to two questions pertaining to a lecture that he missed, and so he decides to take a random guess on both questions. One question is truefalse and the other is multiple choice with four possible answers. What is the probability of guessing?
a. the correct answer to the true/false question? – 1 out of 2 chances – 0.5 or 50%
b. the correct answer to the multiple choice question?
c. the correct answers to both the true/false question and the multiple choice question?
d. the incorrect answers to both the true/false question and the multiple choice question?
e. the correct answer to the true/false question and an incorrect answer to the multiple choice question?
f. the incorrect answer to the true/false question and the correct answer to the multiple choice question?
How would you solve for these questions.. I feel that got different answers.
Thanks

PsyDAG
1b. 1/4 = .25
Probability of both found by multiplying individual probabilities.
E. .5 * (1.25) = ?
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