statistics

If the probability of running out of gas is .03 and the probability the electronic starting system will not work is .01

a.) what is the probability there will be enough gas and that the starting system will work? assume the two events are independent

b.) when may independence be a poor assumption?

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 197
  1. a. .97*.99 = ?

    b. When one variable effects another.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. statistics

    The below table shows the probabilities generated by rolling one die 50 times and noting the up face. What is the probability of getting an odd up face? roll 1 Probability 0.22 roll2 probability 0.10 roll 3 probability 0.18 roll 4

    asked by sc on May 3, 2012
  2. Statistics

    An investor is considering an investment in a start-up company. she estimates that she has probability 0.25 of a $ 39,739 loss, probability 0.20 of a $ 19,759 profit, probability 0.15 of a $ 49,068 profit, and probability 0.40 of

    asked by Obi on October 1, 2015
  3. Math 221 Week3

    A probability experiment consists of rolling a 6 sided die. Find the probability of the event below: rolling a number less than 3? The probability is

    asked by Carolyn on September 15, 2014
  4. Statistics

    Assume that X, the starting salary offer to psychology majors is normally distributed with a mean of $47,507 and a SD of $5000. 1. The probability that a randomly selected psychology major received a starting salary offer greater

    asked by Jolie on October 23, 2014
  5. Math

    A gas station offers a lucky draw to customers. Each time you spend more than $20 on gas, you can make a draw to win a prize. The probability of winning a prize is 1/12. Suppose you buy gas 4 times. What is the probability of you

    asked by Jacob on June 14, 2020
  1. Math

    10. A coin is loaded so that the probability of heads is 0.55 and the probability of tails is 0.45, Suppose the coin is tossed twice and the results of tosses are independent. a.What is the probability of obtaining exactly two

    asked by Renee on March 2, 2014
  2. Math i dont understand

    1. The table shows the results of spinning a four-colored spinner 50 times. Find the experimental probability and express it as a decimal. P(not red) = ? (1 point) a 0.6 b 0.4 c 0.2 d 0.3 2. You roll a number cube 20 times. The

    asked by Alexia Marsel on May 19, 2016
  3. math

    A bag contains 5 red marbles, 6 white marbles, and 8 blue marbles. You draw 5 marbles out at random, without replacement. What is the probability that all the marbles are red? The probability that all the marbles are red is? What

    asked by vicke on November 8, 2015
  4. MS.SUE DAMON REED PSYDAG PLZ HELP ON MATH PLZZZ!!!

    1. The table shows the results of spinning a four-colored spinner 50 times. Find the experimental probability and express it as a decimal. P(not red) = ? (1 point) a 0.6 b 0.4 c 0.2 d 0.3 3. The table below shows the results of

    asked by Alexia Marsel on May 20, 2016
  5. Math

    You flip a coin 20 times and get tails 15 times you flip the coin 80 more times.what do you expect to happen to the experimental probability of getting tails as you increase the number of trials a. The experimental probability

    asked by ghost on May 25, 2017
  6. Statistics

    Assume that a procedure yields a binomial distribution with n=3 trials and a probability of success of p= 0.90. Use a binomial probability table to find the probability that the number of successes x is exactly 1.

    asked by Angel on December 2, 2014

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.