# Statistics

**Statistics**

The average mark on an entrance exam was 70%, with a standard deviation of 9.6. In order to be accepted you must get 60% or better. If 800 students wrote the exam how many were accepted?

**Statistics**

Mary has a savings account and is earning 10% annual interest compounded semi-annually. If she deposits $2,000 in the account every six months for three years, what will the future value of her account be? How much interest will she have earned?

**math**

let y1<y2<y3 be the order statistics of random sample of size a distribution f(x)=2x , 0<x<1 show that z1=y1/y3, z2=y2/y3 ,z3=y3 are mutually stochastically independent

**Statistics**

Scores on the Scholastic Aptitude Test form a ND with a mean of 500 and SD of 100 what is the minimum score necessary to be in the top 15% of the SAT distribution? Stuck on what to do on this question? Any answers?

**Statistics HELP!**

Use a normal approximation to find the probability of the indicated number of voters. In this case assume that 119 eligible voters aged 18-24 are randomly selected. Suppose a previous study showed that among eligible voters aged 18-24, 22% of them voted. The probability that ...

**Healthcare Statistics**

A coding supervisor must determine the number of full time equilvalents (FTEs) needed to code 500 discharges per week. If it takes an average of twenty minutes to code each record and each coder works 7.5 productive hours per day, how many FTEs will the coding supervisor need?

**statistics**

suppose i guess that the average income of a family is $40,000. Display a test of the hypothesis that the mean of the numerical variable equals the value of the guess given versus the alternative that it does not equal this value. then what would be my decision at the 5% ...

**Statistics**

If np ≥ 5 and nq ≥ 5, estimate P (fewer than 4) with n = 13 and p = 0.5 by using the normal distribution as an approximation to the binomial distribution; if np < 5 or nq <5, then state that the normal approximation is not suitable. P (fewer than 4) =

**statistics**

A sample of 65 night-school students' ages is obtained in order to estimate the mean age of night-school students. x bar = 25.2 years. The population variance is 28. (a) Give a point estimate for ì. (Give your answer correct to one decimal place.) Correct: Your answer is ...

**statistics**

A simple random sample of 1350 registered voters shows that 58% favor Candidate A over Candidate B. Construct a 99% confidence interval for the percent of the population of all registered voters who prefer Candidate A over Candidate B.

**Statistics**

The manager of a company wants to investigate job satisfaction among its employees. One morning after a meeting, she talks to all 25 employees who attended. Does this sampling plan result in a random sample? What type of sample is it? Explain.

**Statistics**

The average daily high temperatures in Lawton are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 58 degrees and a standard deviation of 12 degrees. Find the probabilities below: The probability that the high would not exceed 65 degrees on any one day. The probability that ...

**Statistics**

A survey was conducted to determine the number of hours people listen to the radio. While most of the listening is in the car, it turns out that the mean is 2.5 hours with a standard deviation of 0.75 hours. Find the probability that the sum of 80 values is greater than 190.

**statistics**

The Wall Street Journal reported that automobile crashes cost the United States $162 billion annually (The Wall Street Journal, March 5, 2008). The average cost per person for crashes in the Tampa, Florida, area was reported to be $1599. Suppose this average cost was based on ...

**Psych Statistics**

Im trying to use Tukey's HSD but I don't know how to get the qk part of the formula?

**Stats**

Makers of a new pain-relieving medication claim that it relieves chronic pain faster than the current top-selling pain reliever on the market. A double-blind experiment was conducted in which 10 people who experience chronic pain were randomly selected to take either the new ...

**Statistics**

A random sample of 150 pumpkins is obtained and the mean circumference is found to be 45 cm. Assuming that the population standard deviation is known to be 1.8 cm, use a 0.03 significance level to test the claim that the mean circumference of all pumpkins is greater than 38 cm.

**Statistics**

The length of time for one individual to be served at a cafeteria is a random variable having an exponential distribution with a mean of 4 minutes. What I the probability that a person is served in less than 3 minutes on at least 4 of the next 6 days?

**Statistics**

A countrywide estate agency specializes in selling commercial ventures. Their records show that the mean selling time is less than 90 days. Because of recent economic conditions, they believe that the mean selling time is now greater than 90 days. A countrywide survey of 100 ...

**Business Statistics**

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ American Time Use Survey showed that the amount of time spent using a computer for leisure varied greatly by age. Individuals age 75 and over averaged 0.30 hour (18 minutes) per day using a computer for leisure. Individuals ages 15 to 19 ...

**Statistics**

The number of automobile accidents per day in a particular city is believed to have a Poisson distribution. A sample of 80 days during the past year gives the following data. Compute the value of the test statistic. Use α=0.05. Number of Occurrences /Observed Frequency (...

**Statistics**

A particular fruit's weights are normally distributed, with a mean of 353 grams and a standard deviation of 6 grams. If you pick one fruit at random, what is the probability that it will weigh between 334 grams and 344 grams?

**Statistics**

The estimate of the population proportion is to be within plus or minus 0.06%, with a 99% level of confidence. The best estimate of the population proportion is 0.22. How large a sample is required? Round answer to the next whole number.

**statistics**

8.value: 10.00 points The fracture strength of a certain type of manufactured glass is normally distributed with a mean of 509 MPa with a standard deviation of 17 MPa. (a) What is the probability that a randomly chosen sample of glass will break at less than 509 MPa? (Round ...

**Statistics**

SAT scores are distributed with a mean of 1,500 and a standard deviation of 300. You are interested in estimating the average SAT score of first year students at your college. If you would like to limit the margin of error of your 95% confidence interval to 25 points, how many...

**statistics**

Probability: How many ways can a person select 4 programs from a television guide of 16 programs?

**Algebra 2/Statistics**

From a squad of 12 cheerleaders, 10 will assemble themselves into a 4-level pyramid at the Homecoming rally. 1.) How many different combinations of cheerleaders can be used to build the pyramid? For this I got 12C10=66......Right or Wrong? 2.) The coach decides that Alexis ...

**Algebra 2/statistics**

On a fair 6-sided die, each number has an equal probability p of being rolled. when a fair die is rolled n times, the most likely outcome (the mean) is that each number will be rolled NP times, with a standard deviation of sqrt NP(1-P). Brandon rolls a die 200 times. He will ...

**statistics HELP**

A student asks if it is possible to have a standard deviation of -5. How do you respond?

**Statistics PLEASE HELP**

A flashlight has 8 batteries, 2 of which are defective. If you select 2 batteries, find the probability that You select at least 1 good battery

**Statistics**

A multiple choice test has 24 questions each having 4 possible answers. If you guess each answer, find the probability of getting Between 9 and 15 correct

**Statistics**

A flashlight has 8 batteries, 2 of which are defective. If you select 2 batteries, find the probability that You select at least 1 good battery

**statistics**

If a pair of dice (one red; the other blue) are rolled, Find the probability of landing on at least one odd number

**Statistics**

If a pair of dice (one red; the other blue) are rolled, Find the probability of landing on a sum of 9

**STATISTICS**

IQ scores distribution of IQ scores is normally distributed standard with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15, which is represented by a bell-shaped graphical. What is the area under the curve? What is the median? What is the mode?

**statistics**

IQ scores distribution of IQ scores is normally distributed standard with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15, which is represented by a bell-shaped graphical. What is the area under the curve? What is the median? What is the mode?

**statistics**

IQ scores distribution of IQ scores is not normally distributed standard with a mean of 100 and a standard deviation of 15, which is represented by a bell-shaped graphical. What is the area under the curve? What is the median? What is the mode?

**statistics**

assume that the odor threshold for untrained noses is normal with a standard deviation of 7. the odor thresholds for these 10 noses are: 31, 31, 43, 36, 23, 34, 32, 30, 20 and 24. is there evidence that the mean threshold for untrained tasters is greater than 25 micrograms per...

**statistics**

would the null hypothesis that the 2000 mean hourly earnings of all workers was $16 be rejected at the 10% significance level in favor of the two-sided alternative? What about the null hypothesis that the mean was $15?

**Psychology**

HELP !!! Which statistics concept is described? Choose from these answers: [(A):statistical test] [(B):Null Hypothesis] [(C):alpha] [(D):one-tailed test] [(E):two-tailed test] [(F):Type I error] [(G):Type II error] [(H):the statistic Z] 1)When a hypothesis is that two groups ...

**Math, Statistics**

Find two z-scores so that 40% of the data in the distribution lies between them. (More than one answer is possible). Include a sketch of the distribution with 40% of the area shaded and the corresponding z-scores included. I'm not sure how to do this problem. Just need a boost...

**MATH**

HELP !!! Which statistics concept is described? Choose from these answers: [(A):statistical test] [(B):Null Hypothesis] [(C):alpha] [(D):one-tailed test] [(E):two-tailed test] [(F):Type I error] [(G):Type II error] [(H):the statistic Z] 1)When a hypothesis is that two groups ...

**statistics**

For a given set of data, it is known that x = 10 and y = 4. The gradient of the regression line y on x is 0.6. Find the equation of the regression line and use it to estimate y when x = 8.

**Statistics**

What is the test scores of 4, X, 1, 2 and 5 have a mean of 10. What is the value 4 1 2 :10 15

**Statistics**

I have been working on the following homework problem: Consider Homer and Bart's consumption of potato chips and donuts. Suppose that Marge is in the room 30% of the time that Bart is eating chips and 40% of the time that Bart is eating donuts. Similarly, suppose that Marge is...

**statistics**

if alpha increases will beta increase or decrease? or are they not related?

**statistics**

Airline overbooking is a common practice. Many people make reservations on several flights due to uncertain plans and then cancel at the last minute or simply fail to show up. Jet Green airlines’ planes hold 100 passengers. Past records indicate that 20% of the people making...

**Calculating and Reporting Healthcare Statistics**

How do you: Calculate the total inches of documents filed per day for all clerks. Calculate the total documents filed per day for all clerks. Calculate the weekly total inches of documents filed per clerk (round to two decimal points). Calculate the weekly total documents ...

**Statistics**

The TreeDropped Fruit Company wants to sell its apples in pink and yellow gift boxes. To design the boxes, the company needs to estimate the average diameter of their apples. A random sample of 50 apples has a mean of 4.1 inches. Using previous research you assume a population...

**Statistics**

In a sample of 200 people, 154 said they watched educational television. Find the 90% confidence interval of the true proportion of people who watch educational television. If the television company wanted to publicize the proportion of viewers, do you think it should use the...

**Statistics**

An automatic machine in a manufacturing process is operating properly if the length of an important subcomponent is normally distributed with a mean μ = 80 cm and a standard deviation σ = 2 cm. a) Find the probability that the length of one randomly selected unit is ...

**Statistics**

A simple random sample is conducted of 1486 young adults who were once college students seeking bachelor’s degrees at a specific university. The study found that 780 of these young adults actually earned bachelor’s degrees. Use a 0.05 significance level to test the claim ...

**Statistics**

A savings and loan association needs information concerning the checking account balances of its local customers. A random sample of 20 accounts was checked and yielded a mean balance of $664.14 and a standard deviation of 235.29. Assume the data is normally distributed. Find ...

**Statistics**

A modification is made to a computer component to try to increase its mean time between failures, which was originally 520 hours. Tests on a simple random sample of 10 modified components resulted in the following times (in hours) between failures. Assume that the sample comes...

**Statistics**

The daily sales of a retail store are normally distributed with a standard deviation of $500. If the probability that sales will be less than $10,000 in any one day is 40%, what are the mean daily sales?

**Statistics**

What is the lowest z-value for the highest 2% of observations on the standard normal distribution?

**Statistics**

What is the lowest z-value for the highest 2% of observations on the standard normal distribution?

**Statistics**

A manufacturer makes ball bearings that are supposed to have a mean weight of 30g. A retailer suspects that the mean weight is actually less than 30 g. The mean weight for a random sample of 16 ball bearings is 28.8 g with a standard deviation of 3.9 g At the 0.05 significance...

**Statistics**

Find the minimum sample size needed to estimate the population proportion if the margin of error is 0.07 confidence level is 95% and from a prior study p hat is estimated by decimal equivalent of 94% A) 39 b)45 c)43 d)44

**Statistics**

Find the minimum sample size needed to estimate the population proportion if the margin of error is 0.07 confidence level is 95% and from a prior study p hat is estimated by decimal equivalent of 94% A) 39 b)45 c)43 d)44

**Genetics**

A researcher who has pioneered cell-free fetal DNA testing to detect trisomies has received threats from people accusing her of killing babies. she counter that the test will actually saves lives. explain how the test can do this the accuracy statistics on cell-free fetal DNA ...

**Business Statistics**

FORMAT INSTRUCTIONS Each question requires the use of MINITAB to solve. Please submit your work as a WORD or similar document. You can prepare this by cutting and pasting the results generated in MINITAB to such a document. Then you can edit that file with any required ...

**Business Statistics**

FORMAT INSTRUCTIONS Each question requires the use of MINITAB to solve. Please submit your work as a WORD or similar document. You can prepare this by cutting and pasting the results generated in MINITAB to such a document. Then you can edit that file with any required ...

**Stats**

Instructions for the Experiment / Data Collection regarding questions 1-4: Collect data regarding the caffeine content in a 16oz cup of coffee. Collect the amount of caffeine in 20 different brands of coffee. 1.Calculate the following descriptive statistics corresponding to ...

**Statistics**

Suppose a random family of four is selected (two parents and two children). Suppose further that you are told one of the two children is a girl. Given that this family has at least one daughter, what is the conditional probability that it also has a son? (HINT: write out the ...

**Elementary Statistics**

10. In a game of “chuck a luck” three dice are rolled. If your number comes up on all three dice you win $3. If your number comes up on two dice you win $2. If your number comes up only once you win $1. If your number doesn’t come up at all you lose $1. a) What is the ...

**statistics**

Find the Z-score that separate the middle 63% of the distribution from the area in the tails of the standard normal distribution

**Statistics**

For the data set (−2,−3)(1,3)(5,4)(9,7)(11,12) find interval estimates (at a 94.6% level) for a single observation and for the mean response of y corresponding to x=1. Note: For each part below, your answer should use interval notation. Prediction Interval ...

**statistics**

there are 500 passenger with a mean age of 60 years and a standard deviation of 12. what is the minimum age of the oldest 20%?

**statistics**

A two-tailed test is conducted at the 0.10 significance level. What is the P-value required to reject the null hypothesis? A. Greater than or equal to .010 B. Greater than or equal to 0.05 C. Less than or equal to 0.10 D. Less than or equal to 0.05 Is it C?

**statistics**

A consumer advocacy group claims that the mean amount of juice in a 16 ounce bottled drink is not 16 ounces, as stated by the bottler. Determine the conclusion of the hypothesis test assuming that the results of the sampling lead to rejection of the null hypothesis. A. ...

**statistics**

A researcher wishes to estimate the mean amount of money spent per month on food by households in a certain neighborhood. She desires a margin of error of $30. Past studies suggest that a population standard deviation of $248 is reasonable. Estimate the minimum sample size ...

**statistics**

The data set represents the income levels of the members of a country club. Estimate the probability that a randomly selected member earns at least $98,000. 112,000 126,000 90,000 133,000 94,000 112,000 98,000 82,000 147,000 182,000 86,000 105,000 140,000 94,000 126,000 119,...

**statistics**

If you flip a coin three times, the possible outcomes are HHH, HHT, HTH, HTT, THH, THT, TTH, TTT. What is the probability of getting at least two tails? A. 1/2 B. 2/3 C. 3/4 D. 4/9 mY ANSWER IS A

**statistics**

Joe dealt 20 cards from a standard 52-card deck, and the number of red cards exceeded the number of black cards by 8. He reshuffled the cards and dealt 30 cards. This time, the number of red cards exceeded the number of black cards by 10. Determine which deal is closer to the ...

**statistics**

Of the 6796 students in one school district, 1537 cannot read up to grade level. Among a sample of 812 of the students from this school district, 211 cannot read up to grade level. Find the sample proportion of students who cannot read up to grade level. A. 0.14 B. 0.26 C. 211...

**statistics**

Jody checked the temperature 12 times on Monday, and the last digit of the temperature was odd six times more than it was even. On Tuesday, she checked it 18 times and the last digit was odd eight times more than it was even. Determine which series is closer to the 50/50 ratio...

**statistics**

The distribution of B.A. degrees conferred by a local college is listed below, by major. Major Frequency English 2073 Mathematics 2164 Chemistry 318 Physics 856 Liberal Arts 1358 Business 1676 Engineering 868 9313 What is the probability that a randomly selected degree is not ...

**statistics**

A study of two types of weed killers was done on two identical weed plots. One weed killer killed 15% more weeds than the other. This difference was significant at the 0.05 level. What does this mean? A. The improvement was due to the fact that there were more weeds in one ...

**statistics**

A study of the amount of time it takes a mechanic to rebuild the transmission for a 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier shows that the mean is 8.4 hours and the standard deviation is 1.77 hours. Assume that a random sample of 40 mechanics is selected and the mean rebuild time of the ...

**Statistics**

The melting point of gold is known to be approximately 1,060 degrees centigrade. This is, of course, an average figure, for unavoidable ‘experimental error’ causes more or less variation from this figure whenever the test is actually performed. The best measure of these ...

**statistics**

A new national survey found that Americans drink an average of 6 glasses of water daily, instead of the recommended 8. Assuming that the number of glasses of water is approximately normally distributed with a standard deviation of 1.7 glasses, what proportion of Americans ...

**Statistics**

Can you explain why the scatter plot shows a negative Z value when the Histogram starts at zero.

**writting skills**

1. Which one of the following comes first in an online catalog entry? A. Title of the book B. Year of publication C. Call number of the book D. Author's last name Student Answer: B Answer: Incorrect Reference: 2. You've located three books on a topic you're researching for an...

**statistics**

A group of seven mountain climbers wishes to form a mountain climbing team of five.how many different teams could be formed?

**statistics**

A tennis player makes a successful first serve 51% of the time. if she serves 9 times, what is the probability that she gets exactly 3 first serves in? assume that each serve is independent of the others.

**statistics**

EXERCISE: POSSIBLE VALUES OF THE ESTIMATES Suppose that the random variable È takes values in the interval [0,1]. a) Is it true that the LMS estimator is guaranteed to take values only in the interval [0,1]? b) Is it true that the LLMS estimator is guaranteed to take ...

**statistics**

Suppose that fÈ and fX|È are described by simple closed-form formulas. Suppose that È is one-dimensional but X is high-dimensional. a) Suppose that a specific value x of the random variable X has been observed. Is it true that the calculation of the LMS estimate will always...

**Statistics**

Sammy and Sally each carry a bag containing a banana, a chocolate bar, and a licorice stick. Simultaneously, they take out a single food item and consume it. The possible pairs of food items that Sally and Sammy consumed are as follows. chocolate bar - chocolate bar licorice ...

**Statistics**

A variable is normally distributed with mean 68 and standard deviation 10. Find: a) The value that 85% of all possible values of the variable exceed. b) The two values that divide the area under the corresponding normal curve into a middle area of 0.90 and two outside areas of...

**Statistics**

The distribution of weekly salaries at a large company is reverse J-shaped with a mean of $1000 and a standard deviation of $370. What is the probability that the sampling error made in estimating the mean weekly salary for all employees of the company by the mean of a random ...

**math**

A statistics student had excluded three outlier values when constructing a histogram of a frequency distribution. His teacher directed him to remake the histogram and include the outliers. Which of the following must be true? 1The shape of the histogram changes. 2The ...

**Math: statistics**

A DVD rental store wants to know what proportion of its customers are under age 21. A simple random sample of 500 customers was taken, and 375 of them were under age 21. Presume that the true population proportion of customers under age 21 is 0.68. Find the mean and standard ...

**Statistics**

I'm stuck on this homework question. If someone can just help get me started with the first one I'm sure I can do the rest. I'm just not sure how to begin. Thanks! 1. A production process produces 90% non-defective parts. A sample of 10 parts from the production process is ...

**statistics**

Over the past several months, an adult patient has been treated for tetany (severe muscle spasms). This condition is associated with an average total calcium level below 6 mg/dl. Recently, the patient's total calcium tests gave the following readings (in mg/dl). Assume that ...

**Statistics**

A school psychologist decided to separate some classes by gender to see if learning improved. She looked at studded scores on the final exam and obtained the following information: Students in boy-girl classrooms obtained an average of 71.4 on their final exams with a standard...

**statistics**

The U.S. Geological Survey compiled historical data about Old Faithful Geyser (Yellowstone National Park) from 1870 to 1987. Let x1 be a random variable that represents the time interval (in minutes) between Old Faithful eruptions for the years 1948 to 1952. Based on 9260 ...

**Statistics**

The method of tree ring dating gave the following years A.D. for an archaeological excavation site. Assume that the population of x values has an approximately normal distribution. 1320 1201 1257 1180 1268 1316 1275 1317 1275 (a) Use a calculator with mean and standard ...

**statistics**

Which data provide the answer to the question: “How frequently can a student at Eureka College be expected to study more than three hours a day?” A. Of 100 students surveyed, 43 reported that they study at least three hours a day twice a week. B. Of 100 students surveyed, ...

**statistics**

A poll of 700 persons attending the Taste of Chicago showed that 455 persons, 65% of the sample, believed that the food was overpriced. It is estimated that 1,250,000 persons attend the Taste. Statistics suggest that, although 65% plus or minus 5% of attendees believe that the...