# random

4,603 results

### Math

A toothpaste company did a survey at the mall. They found that 42.5% of those surveyed brushed their teeth twice a day. Which random numbers would you generate on a computer spreadsheet to simulate the survey? a. random integers from 425 to 1000 b. random integers from 1 to ...

### ap stats need help

Continuous Random Variable, I Let X be a random number between 0 and 1 produced by the idealized uniform random number generator described. Find the following probabilities: a.P(0¡ÜX¡Ü0.4) b.P(0.4¡ÜX¡Ü1) c.P(0.3¡ÜX0.5) d.P(0.3(<X<0.5) e.P(0.226¡ÜX¡Ü0.713) f...

### Data Structures and Algorithms

The "random" numbers produced by computers aren't purely random. They are actually pseudo-random, meaning that they are produced by mathematical formulas that simulate randomness.The linear congruential generator takes a seed X0 and generates subsequent pseudo-random numbers ...

### Math

In a table of random digits, each digit is to occur with a probability of 0.1. a) A student examines a list of 200 random digits and counts only eleven 4’s and thus claims that the table is not really random. Explain the error in the student’s thinking. b) How many 7’s ...

### Probability, Random Variables, and Random Process

A zero-mean Gaussian random process has an auto-correlation function R_XX (τ)={■(13[1-(|τ|⁄6)] |τ|≤6@0 elsewhere)┤ Find the covariance function necessary to specify the joint density of random variables defined at times t_i=2(i-1),i=1,2,…,5. Give the covariance ...

### statistics

In order to subject their cash registers to random audit, suppose we want to select a random sample of three people from this group of cashiers. Bonita, Chandra, Earl, Glenda, Homer, Jamal, Kendra, Maria, Oscar, Reshonda. How do I use a random number table?

### random sampling

sometimes it is difficult or impossible to determine the population size before selecting a random sample. describe how you would go about selecting a random sample of trees from a 1-square mile area of forest.

### Math

in order to find out what the best restaurant is in town you call 25 of your friends at random. what type of survey is this? a- biased b-random c-systematic d-stratified my answer is biased because you may pick at random but they are all still your friends.

### Math

How can you classify the 2 examples that you gave in part c? Is it: Simple random sample Systematic random sample Voluntary response sample Convenience sample Or Stratified random sample? Thank you.

### math ASAP please

1. Which of the following is an example of a dependent event? (1 point) flipping two coins rolling a number cube and spinning a spinner choosing two scoops of ice cream choosing a cookie at random, eating it, and then choosing another at random 2. Which of the following is an ...

### probability

A random experiment of tossing a die twice is performed. Random variable X on this sample space is defined to be the sum of two numbers turning up on the toss. Find the discrete probability distribution for the random variable X and compute the corresponding mean and standard ...

### Statistics/probability

The random variable X has a binomial distribution with the probability of a success being 0.2 and the number of independent trials is 15. The random variable xbar is the mean of a random sample of 100 values of X. Find P(xbar<3.15).

### Math

1. Which of the following is an example of a dependent event? (1 point) flipping two coins rolling a number cube and spinning a spinner choosing two scoops of ice cream choosing a cookie at random, eating it, and then choosing another at random** 2. Which of the following is ...

### Math: Probability

1. Which of the following is an example of a dependent event? (1 point) flipping two coins rolling a number cube and spinning a spinner choosing two scoops of ice cream choosing a cookie at random, eating it, and then choosing another at random 2. Which of the following is an ...

### math check answer

1. Which of the following is an example of a dependent event? flipping two coins rolling a number cube and spinning a spinner choosing two scoops of ice cream **choosing a cookie at random, eating it, and then choosing another at random 2. Which of the following is an example ...

### Pre Algebra

1. Which of the following is an example of a dependent event? (1 point) flipping two coins rolling a number cube and spinning a spinner choosing two scoops of ice cream choosing a cookie at random, eating it, and then choosing another at random 2. Which of the following is an ...

### probabilities

Let X be a Poisson random variable with µ = EX = 0.4 and let Y be another random such that E[(2Y + 1)2 ] = 10 and E[(Y − 1)2 ] = 4 Consider the random variable Z such that Z = 3X + 4Y + 2. 1. Find E(X2 ), E(Y 2 ) and E(Z). 2. Suppose that X and Y are independent, find ...

### Math "Need Help Asap"!

1. Which of the following is an example of a dependent event? (1 point) A.flipping two coins B.rolling a number cube and spinning a spinner C.choosing two scoops of ice cream D.choosing a cookie at random, eating it, and then choosing another at random 2. Which of the ...

### Math

Which of the following is an example of an independent event? A. Choosing one sock at random from your drawer, putting it on and then choosing another at random. B. Flipping a coin and rolling a number cube. C. Choosing students at random for basketball teams. D. Removing a ...

### Probability

For each of the following statements, determine whether it is true (meaning, always true) or false (meaning, not always true). Here, we assume all random variables are discrete, and that all expectations are well-defined and finite. Let X and Y be two binomial random variables...

### stats

Continuous Random Variable, I Let X be a random number between 0 and 1 produced by the idealized uniform random number generator described. Find the following probabilities: a.P(0less than or equal to X less than or equal to 0.4) b.P(0.4 less than or equal to X less than or ...

### ap stats

Continuous Random Variable, I Let X be a random number between 0 and 1 produced by the idealized uniform random number generator described. Find the following probabilities: a.P(0less than or equal to X less than or equal to 0.4) b.P(0.4 less than or equal to X less than or ...

### Stats

Let the random variable X be a random number with the uniform density curve given below. P(0.6 < X < 0.9) is

### Probability

How could picking three dates at random in the month of April be simulated using a random digit table? (Please show and explain)

### math

Assume that 3 digits are selected at random from the set { 2, 5, 6, 8, 9 } and are arranged in random order. What is the probability that the resulting 3-digit number is less than 900?

### MATH Prob.

Determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variable. A)the cost of a random selected orange B)the Ph level of shampoo

### Math

Suppose a baseball player had 211 hits in a season. In the given probability distribution, the random variable X represents the number of hits the player obtained in the game. x P(x) 0 0.1879 1 0.4106 2 0.2157 3 0.1174 4 0.0624 5 0.0060 a.) Compute and interpret the mean of ...

### finite math

suppose that 3 digits are selected at random from the set S={1,2,3,4,5,6} and are arranged in random order. Find the probability that the resulting 3-digit number is less than 300.

### Finite Math

Assume that 3 digits are selected at random from the set {1,3,5,6,7,9} and are arranged in random order. What is the probability that the resulting 3-digit number is less than 700? I know the sample space is P(6,3) but that is all I know. Help!

### probability

A fair coin is flipped independently until the first Heads is observed. Let K be the number of Tails observed before the first Heads (note that K is a random variable). For k=0,1,2,…,K, let Xk be a continuous random variable that is uniform over the interval [0,3]. The Xk's ...

### Probability

Let A,B,C be three events and let X=IA, Y=IB, Z=IC be the associated indicator random variables. We already know that X⋅Y is the indicator random variable of the event A∩B. In the same spirit, give an algebraic expression, involving X, Y, Z for the indicator random...

### Computer Science

public class RandomPhoneNumber { public static void main(String[] args) { int num1=(int)(Math.random()*7); int num2=(int)(Math.random()*7); int num3=(int)(Math.random()*7); int set1=(int)(100+Math.random()*642); int set2=(int)(1000+Math.random()*8000); System.out.println("Your...

### 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

Four hundred people apply for three jobs. 130 of the applicants are women. (a) If three persons are selected at random, what is the probability that all are women? (b) If three persons are selected at random, what is the probability that two are women? (c)If three persons are ...

### random variables

For the standard normal random variable Z, compute the following probabilities. For the following problems, use four decimal places. 16. P (0 ¡Ü Z ¡Ü .9) 17. P (-1.3 ¡Ü Z ¡Ü 0) 18. P(Z > 2.5) 19. P(Z ¡Ý -.75) 20. P(Z < .05) 21. P (Z ¡Ü -.72)

### Stats

Let Y be a random number between 0 and 1 produced by the idealized uniform random number generator with density curve pictured in the following figure: P(<Y<0.4) = P(0.4<Y<1) = P(0.3<Y<0.5)+

### 1333 math

Probability Scores 0.2 0 0.2 2 0.05 4 0.45 7 0.1 9 Find the variance of the above random variable random variable.

### math

a fair coin is flipped 5 times the random variable is x is defined to be the number of heads that are observed identify the probability mass function of the random variable x. x P(x)

### statistics

A random number generator draws at random with replacement from the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. In 5000 draws, the chance that the digit 0 appears fewer than 495 times is closest to 25%,30%,35%,40%,45%,50%

### Math

Can someone give me about four random fractions between -1 and 1. Just random. I am doing a poster project. (Also give them in decimal form aswell.

### Basic Statistics

A population of 300 voters contains 147 Republicans, 135 Democrats, and 18 independents and members of other parties. A simple random sample of 30 voters will be drawn from this population. Consider repeatedly drawing simple random samples of size 30 from the population (...

### statistics

Information 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...

### 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...

### Psychology Statistics

Determine whether the numerical value is a parameter or a statistic? In a phone survey of 100 random homes in a country, 21 families had garages. Is this a parameter because the data set of 100 random homes is a population? Is this a statistic, because the data set of 100 ...

### Math

What is the probability that the random variable has a value between 0.1 and 0.5? The random variable is .125.

### Math(Probability)

**Describe the outcome space** (a)If a Families that have three children each and select one such family at random. Describe the sample space S in terms of their children as 3-tuple, agreeing for example that "gbb" would indicate that the youngest is a girl and two oldest are ...

### 7th grade (General_

Ok, I really like taking random notes but my teacher hates the fact that I do. She says I need to pick a note style. What style is similar to random but has something.

### Probability

Let Z be a nonnegative random variable that satisfies E[Z^4]=4. Apply the Markov inequality to the random variable Z^4 to find the tightest possible (given the available information) upper bound on P(Z≥2). P(Z>=2)<= ?E[Z^4]/2 = 2 But this is not the right answer

### s.s

I'm not so good at makeing up random names; please give me some random names for rivers, lakes, and cities. Moreover, if you were to create an island what would you name it? I have named mine Astroville.

### mathematics

in a class of 60 boys and 40 girls, it is observed tha 24 boys and 21 girls wear glasses. what is the probability that: (1)A student is picked at random from this calss wear glasses (2)A girl picked at random does not wear glsses.(3)A boy pivked at random wear glsses.(4)A ...

### MATH MODELS

300 hundred people apply for three jobs. 120 of the applicants are women. (a) If three persons are selected at random, what is the probability that two are women? (B)If three persons are selected at random, what is the probability that one is a woman? (c) If three persons are ...

### Algebra 1

A city planning committee surveys 100 people waiting at a bus stop about the expansion of the public transportation system. Is this an example of a: random sample, systematic sample, self-selected sample, convenience sample, bipartisan sample, or stratified random sample? I ...

### Algebra 1

Can you please check my work? A city planning committee surveys 100 people waiting at a bus stop about the expansion of the public transportation system. Is this an example of a: random sample, systematic sample, self-selected sample, convenience sample, bipartisan sample, or ...

### Statistics (binomial random variable)

Let x be a binomial random variable with n = 10 and p = .4 Find the values. P (x›4) P (x≤4) I could really use some examples to help me get started and understand it. Thanks

### statistics

True or False: A zero population correlation coefficient between a pair of random variable means that there is no linear relationship between the random variable.

### Probability

The random variables X1,..,Xn are independent Poisson random variables with a common parameter Lambda . Find the maximum likelihood estimate of Lambda based on observed values x1,...,xn.

### statistics

two dices are tossed once. let the random variable be t he sum of the up faces on the dice. A). find and graph the probability distribution of the random variable. and b) calculate the mean (or expectation) of this distribution

### Stats

In designing an experiment involving a treatments applied to 5 test subjects, researchers plan to use a simple random sample of 5 subjects from 28. How many different simple random samples are possible?

### math

a jar contains two red and five yellow marbles. A marble is drawn at random and then replaced. A second draw is made at random. find the probability that both marbles are red?

### statistic

The random variable x represents the number of boys in a family with three children. Assuming that births of boys and girls are equally likely, find the mean and standard deviation for the random variable x.

### statistics

sometimes it is difficult or impossible to determine the population size before selecting a random sample. describe how you would go about selecting a random sample of trees from a 1-square mile area of forest.

### maths

A deck of cards consists of 8 blue cards and 5 white cards. A simple random sample (random draws without replacement) of 6 cards is selected. What is the chance that one of the colors appears twice as many times as the other?

### statistics

Calculate and interpret a 95% confidence interval for the mean bp in the pop of ALL anabolic-steroid using athletes: random sample of 9 athletes resulting in a sd of 207.8, and 109 respectively. When random sample is less than 30, don't I find a t score?

### Statistics

In a population, heights of males are normally distributed with u=180 cm and sigma^2=16 cm^2, while the heights of females are normally distributed with u=170 cm and sigma^2= 25 cm^2. a) One random male and one random female are selected from the population i)What is the ...

### Research Methods

A personal trainer wants a random sample of her clients. She gets the list of all her clients from the gym manager and assigns each one a number. She then uses a table of random numbers to select 50 clients from the list.

### Math

Two coins are taken at random (without replacement) from a bag containing 7 nickels, 5 dimes, and 6 quarters. Let X denote the random variable given by the total value of the two coins. Find E(X). (Round your answer to four decimal places.)

### Math

Two coins are taken at random (without replacement) from a bag containing 4 nickels, 8 dimes, and 3 quarters. Let X denote the random variable given by the total value of the two coins. Find E(X). (Round your answer to four decimal places.) E(X) = $...

### Stat Help Please

Determine which sampling method was used in each scenario. on a particular day 5 flights are selected at random and all of the passengers on these 5 flights are screened. Airport security uses a random number generator to determine the next passenger to screen.

### Stat Help Please

Determine which sampling method was used in each scenario. on a particular day 5 flights are selected at random and all of the passengers on these 5 flights are screened. Airport security uses a random number generator to determine the next passenger to screen.

### Math Help Please!!!!

Determine which sampling method was used in each scenario. on a particular day 5 flights are selected at random and all of the passengers on these 5 flights are screened. Airport security uses a random number generator to determine the next passenger to screen.

### Stats-Probability

Would really urgently appreciate answers to these questions. Thanks. 3. Suppose that two lotteries each have n possible numbers and the same payoff. In terms of expected gain, is it better to buy two tickets from one of the lotteries or one from each? 4. A random square has a ...

### Math help

Which of the following is an example of a dependent event? 1 flipping two coins 2 rolling a number cube and spinning a spinner 3 choosing two scoops of ice cream 4 choosing a cookie at random, eating it, and then choosing another at random

### AP Statistics

A researcher wishes to compare the effects of 2 fertilizers on the yield of a soybean crop. She has 20 plots of land available and she decides to use a paired experiment — using 10 pairs of plots. Thus, she will: a. Use a table of random numbers to divide the 20 plots into ...

### math

You are surveying students to find out their opinion of the quality of food served the school cafeteria. You decide to poll only those students who buy hot lunch on a particular day. Is your sample random? Explain? Can you explain me this im not sure if it is random or not and...

### Math (check)

Which of the following is an example of a dependent event? 1 flipping two coins 2 rolling a number cube and spinning a spinner 3 choosing two scoops of ice cream 4 choosing a cookie at random, eating it, and then choosing another at random****?

### Math

Which of the following is an example of a dependent event? A. Flipping two coins B. Rolling a number cube and spinning a spinner. C. Choosing two scoops of ice cream. D. Choosing a cookie at random,eating it, and then choosing another at random. Is the answer D? Thank you

### maths

A random number generator draws at random with replacement from the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. Find the chance that the digit 5 appears on more than 11% of the draws, if a) 100 draws are made b) 1000 draws are made

### statistics

The Better Businesss Bureau reports that they resolve 70% of the consumer complaints they receive. a) if a random sample of 5 consumer complaints is selected, what is the probability that all 5 were resolved? b)if a random sample of 5 consumer complaints is selected, what is ...

### Math

the question i need help with is: Classify the random variable as finite discrete, infinite discrete or continuous. The random variable given is the number of hours a child watches television on a given day.

### mathmath

A study conducted by the Metro Housing Agency in a midwestern city revealed the information below concerning the age distribution of renters in the city. (Round your answers to four decimal places.) Age Adult Population, % Group Who Are Renters, % 21-44 53 64 45-64 29 43 65 ...

### statistics

assume you have a data set from a normally distributed random variable. answer the following: will the random variable be discrete, continuous, or neither? How do you know? I believe its continuous but cant explain why will the data be qualitative or quantitative? How do you ...

### Math

A bag contains 3 red, 5 yellow, 2 green and 6 blue marbles. If one marble is chosen at random, replaced, and then a second marble is chosen at random, find the probability of obtaining 2 marbles of different colors.

### Calculus

Suppose X is a random variable whose CDF is given by F(x) = 0, X<0 X^3, 0<X<1; 1, 1<X Then the mean for this random variable is: I don't understand how to do CDF (cumulitive distribution function) or how to get the mean of it. Thank You!

### math

Let X1,X2,…,X25 be random sample ~ normal(0,16) and Y1, Y2,…,Y25 be random sample ~ normal(1,9), assume the two samples are independent ,comput P(X>Y) where X=Sum(Xi)/25 and Y=Sum(Yi)/25

### Maths

1)A two-figure number is written down at random. Find the probability that a)the number is greater than 44 b)the number is less than 100 2)A letter is picked at random from the english alphabet. Find the probability that a)the letter is a vowel (my answer=5/26) b)the letter ...

### maths

multiple choice question has 5 available options, only 1 of which is correct. Students are allowed 2 attempts at the answer. A student who does not know the answer decides to guess at random, as follows: On the first attempt, he guesses at random among the 5 options. If his ...

### Statistics

For the overall population, the IQ scores follow the normal distribution with mean equal to 100 and variance equal to 225. What is the best answer? A. If you pick a person at random, the chance that his IQ falls between 100 to 115 is more than the chance that his IQ falls ...

### STATISTICS

In the mass production of bolts it is found that 5% are defective. Bolts selected at random and put into packets of ten. A packet is selected at random. Find the probability that it contains (a) three defective bolts. (b) less than three are defective. Two packets are selected...

### Statistics

True or False 1. Chi square tests of independence and homogeneity are both usually right-tailed tests. 2. A chi square goodness-of-fit test is appropriate for determining whether a random number generator is truly random.

### Math

Random variables X and Y are both normally distributed with mean 100 and standard deviation 4. It is known that random variable X+Y is also a normal distribution. a. What is the mean of X+Y? b. What is the standard deviation of X+Y? I see that the mean is 200 but I don't know ...

### Math

I have got 18 red , 12 green, 5 blue and 5 yellow balls in the bag. What is the probability that I pick excatly 2 green when I pick 4 at random ? What is the probabily that none are yellow after I pick 4 at random ? Thanks.

### math

Suppose from a population of 50 bank accounts we want to take a random sample of three accounts in order to learn about the population. How many different random samples of three accounts are possible.

### Statistics

above average warmth extended over the east and southeast on Jan.13, 2005.The days forecasted high temperatures in four cities in the affected area were as follows: Burlington, Vt. 55 degrees F, Durham, N.C. 74 degrees F, Williamsburg, Va. 74 Degrees F., and Augusta Ga., 75 ...

### Math

Our teacher handed out handfuls of m&ms to each student in class. We were divided into 4 groups of 5 each. We had to count the colors of each of our handfuls of m&ms. Would this be considered a random sample? why or why not? I know the definition of random sample but I don't ...

### MATH

In a drawer Richard has 5 pairs of gloves. Each pair has a different color. On Day 1 Richard selects two individual gloves at random from the 10 gloves in the drawer. On Day 2 Richard selects 2 of the remaining 8 gloves at random and on Day 3 two of the remaining 6 gloves at ...

### Random question

Hi this is kind of random but since this is a a homework help website I feel as though you would be able to give me a good answer. I want to be a tutor in my local area for elementary, middle and highschool school kids but I don't really know what to put on my advertisement ...

### algebra 1

Circle the most appropriate description. 27.A city planning commitee surveys 100 people waiting at a bus stop about the expansion of the public transportation system. Random Sample,systematic sample,self-selected sample, convenience sample, bipartisan sample,stratified random ...

### algebra

A bag contains 9 marbles: 2 are green, 4 are red, and 3 are blue. Laura chooses a marble at random, and without putting it back, chooses another one at random. What is the probability that both marbles she chooses are blue? Write your answer as a fraction in simplest form.

### Statistics

In a study by Peter D. Hart Research Associates for the Nasdaq Stock Market, it was determined that 20% of all stock investors are retired people. In addition, 40% of all adults invest in mutual funds. Suppose a random sample of 25 stock investors is taken. a. What is the ...