# random

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### statistics help please :(

A shipment of 50 parts contains 11 defective parts. Suppose 3 parts are selected at random, without replacement, from the shipment. What is the probability that exactly 2 parts are not defective?

### math

A deck of cards are shuffled 20 times. You are dealt 12 cards at random: what is the probability that all 12 cards are black? or what is the probability that all 12 cards are kings, queens or jacks

### stats

shipment of 30 computers, 8 are defective. Four computers are chosen at random. Find the probability that: a)Exactly two are defective b)None are defective c)At most two are defective

### Statistics

If the probability of randomly choosing a county resident from a class of students is 65%, what is the probability of selecting exactly 7 county resident out of a random group of 10 students?

### Statistics

For a particular value, this table gives the percent of scores between the mean and the z-value of a normally distributed random variable. What percent of the total population is found between the mean and the z-score, assume z = 2.57. PLEASA HELP!!!!

### Math-Probability

Michael is one of eight contestants entered in three races to be run on a eight-lane track. If in each race the runners are assigned to the lanes at random, what is the probability that Michael will be assigned to the inside lane at least once?

### statistics

A simple random sample size of n = 150 is obtained from a population whose size is N = 20,000 and whose population proportion with a specified characteristic is p = 0.6. What is the probability of obtaining x = 96 or more individuals with the characteristic P(p hat)≥0.64

### statistics

A sample of 100 iron bars is said to be drawn from a large number of bars. Whose lengths are normally distributed with mean 4 feet and S.D 0.6ft. If the sample mean is 4.2 ft, can the sample be regarded as a truly random sample?

### math

A bag contains x marbles. Half of the marbles are blue. Four less than the number of blue marbles are red. The remaining marbles are purple. What is the probability of choosing a purple marble at random? a. 2 b. 4 c. 1/2-(x/2-4)/x d. x/2-4 e. x/2 please answer and explain

### Statistics

Selecting a letter of the alphabet: If 3 letters of the alphabet are selected at random, find the probability of getting at least one letter "x". Letters can be used more than once. My answer was: P(at least 1 "x) = 1 - (25/26)^3 = 1951/17576 or 0.11 Is this correct?

### Math

Voting In a survey of 350 registered voters in belair,123 said that they would vote for the democratic candidate for mayor. if registered voter is selected at random, what is the probability that this person will vote for the democratic candidate.

### MATH

A quiz consists of 90 multiple-choice questions, each with 4 possible answers (A, B, C and D). For someone who makes random guesses for all of the answers, find the probability of getting A as right answer. A is the correct answer for all the questions

### Digits

You pick 2 digits (0-9) at random without replacement, and write them in the order picked. What is the probability that you have written the first 2 digits of your phone number? Assume there are no repeats of digits in your phone number. Give your answer as a fraction.

### Math

A weather forecast states that there is a 20% probability of rain on each of the next 3 days. Describe a simulation you could perform using random numbers to find the experimental probability that it will not rain on any of the next 3 days. Would love explanation!

### Statistics

Suppose the heights of 18-year-old men are approximately normally distributed, with mean 66 inches and standard deviation 4 inches. (a) What is the probability that an 18-year-old man selected at random is between 65 and 67 inches tall? (Round your answer to four decimal ...

### Statistics

In a random sample of 508 judges, it was found that 281 were introverts. Let p represent the proportion of all judges who are introverts. Find a point estimate for p. Round your answer to four decimal places. I am needing assitance in trying to figure out the correct formula ...

### math (stats)

A biology professor gives a surprise quiz consist of a true/false question followed by a multiple choice question with four possible answers. If both questions are answered with random guesses, find the probability that both responses are correct. Please show your work.

### Statistics

A random sample of 10 independent observations from a normally distributed population yielded the following values 51, 53, 49, 43, 47, 46, 45, 30, 60, 52. a) Estimate the standard deviation of the sampling distribution of means for samples like this one. b) Using á = .05, ...

### statistics

A politician claims that she will receive 66% of the vote in an upcoming election. The results of a properly designed random sample of 145 voters showed that 80 of those sampled will vote for her. Is it likely that her assertion is correct at the 0.01 level of significance? ...

### math 120

A recent poll of a random sample of 400 students at a public 4-year college showed the average (mean) amount of time spent using email was 49 minutes per day with a standard deviation of 44 minutes. a. find a 95% confidence interval fot the population mean

### statistics

a repair shop believes that people travel more than 3500 miles between oil changes a random sample of 8 cars getting an oil change has average distance of 3375 standard deviation of 225 miles with alpha 0.05 is there enough evidence to support the shops claim

### Algebra 2

A random sample of 5000 people was chosen for a survey. 54% of them said they didn't have children under 18 living at home. Find the 95% confidence interval. Round answer to 4 significant digits and give lowest and highest values of confidence Interval. I got 200.9 & 339.0 but...

### math

The diameters of pencils produced by a certain machine are normally distributed with a mean of 0.30 inches and a standard deviation of 0.01 inches. In a random sample of 460 pencils, approximately how many would you expect to have a diameter less than 0.293 inches? A. 123 B. ...

### math

A professor knows that in her class 37% of the students have passed an Algebra course, 29% have passed an English course, and 21% have passed both courses. If one student is selected at random from this class, find the probability that:

### Math

A box contains 3 red marbles, 6 blue marbles, and 1 white marble. The marbles are selected at random, one at a time, and are not replaced. Find the probability. P(red and blue and blue) Please help me

### Math

There are 3,000 people at a concert. You survey a random sample of 200 people and find that for 35 of them this is the first concert they have ever attended. Estimate how many people are attending their first concert that night.

### Math157

If a student is selected at random, what is the probability he or she prefers meat toppings ? 68 students prefer cheese 79 students prefer meat 70 students prefer veggie 70/208, 35/104 or 1/3 is that correct ?

### Algebra 2

How do I answer this f(x) = x - 3 (x + 4)^(1/2) and am asked how to solve for x when y = -5 I have no idea how to do this and know that I could just solve it by guess and checking but I want to know how to do this algebraically when plugging in the -5 and trying to solve for x...

### math check answer

If a student is selected at random, what is the probability he or she prefers meat toppings ? 68 students prefer cheese 79 students prefer meat 70 students prefer veggie 70/208, 35/104 or 1/3 is that correct

### Math/Statistics

A simple dartboard has three areas…the main board has a radius of 8 inches, there is a circle with a radius of 6 inches, and the bullseye has a radius of 4 inches. What is the probability of a random dart landing inside the bullseye?

### maths

Suppose that a state university has to form a committee of 5 members from a list of 20 candidates out of whom 12 are teachers and 8 are students.If members of the committee are selected at random,what is the probability that the majority of the committee members are students?

### maths

Suppose that a state university has to form a committee of 5 members from a list of 20 candidates out of whom 12 are teachers and 8 are students.If members of the committee are selected at random,what is the probability that the majority of the committee members are students?

### Math

There are 3,000 people at a concert. You survey a random sample of 200 people and find that for 35 of them this is the first concert they have ever attenede. Estimate how many total people are attending their first concert that night

### probability

Consider n independent rolls of a k-sided fair die with k≥2: the sides of the die are labelled 1,2,…,k and each side has probability 1/k of facing up after a roll. Let the random variable Xi denote the number of rolls that result in side i facing up. Thus, the random ...

### statistics

A random sample of 20 hogs on farmer Brown's hog farm had an average weight of 350 pounds and a SD of 70 pounds. Find 95% confidence interval estimate of the mean weight of all farmer Brown's pigs.

### statistics

The average age of a vehicle registered in the U.S. is 8 years, or 96 months. If a random sample of 36 vehicles is selected, find the probability that the mean of their age is between 98 and 100 months. Assume the standard deviation for the population is 15. (sample mean)

### statistics

Lubbock, Texas ran a survey and determined that 27% of all households subscribed to the daily paper, 32% watched the evening news, and 9% did both. If a household is chosen at random, what is the probability that the evening paper was received or the news was watched?

### statistics

dole pineapple inc. is concerned that the 16 ounce cans are overfilled. assume the standard deviation is .03 onces. a random sample of 50 cans has a mean weight of 16.05 ounces. at the 5% level of significance can we conclude that the mean weight is > than 16 ounces. what ...

### math

In a random sample of 1,000 exams, the average score was 500 points with a standard deviation of 80 points. Find the interval about the sample mean such that the probability is 0.90 that the mean number lies within the interval.

### statistics

A random sample of 84 shoppers were interviewed and 51 said they prefer to shop alone rather than with someone else. Let p represent the proportion of all shoppers at this mall who would prefer to shop alone. Find a point estimate (p hat) for p.

### Statisics

35%of adult Americans are regular voters. A random sample of 250 adults in a medium-size college town were surveyed, and it was found that 110 were regular voters. Estimate the true proportion of regular voters with 90% confidence and comment on your results... Can you show ...

### Business

For a continuous random variable x, the population mean and the population standard deviation are 80 and 15 respectively. You extract a sample of 25 elements from this population. The mean of the sampling distribution of the sample mean is

### Data managment math

2:Hoyda has 15 percent of the car market. If a random sample of 20 auto mobiles is conducted what is the probabilitity that (a) exactly one of the car was made by hoyda (b) atleast two of the car were made by hoyda.

### Maths

Among the examinees in an examination 30%, 35% and 45% failed in Statistics, in Mathematics, and in at least one of the subjects respectively. An examinee is selected at random. Find the probabilities that a. He failed in Mathematics only b. He passed in Statistics, if it is ...

### statistics

In a survey, 63% of Americans said they own an answering machine. If 14 Americans are selected at random, find the probability that exactly 9 own an answering machine.

### Math

In your own line of work, give one example of a discrete and one example of a continuous random variable, and describe why each is continuous or discrete.

### Math- Statistics

Suppose 60% of adults have a college degree. If I take a random sample of 80 adults, what is the probability at least 50% of them have a college degree?

### Maths

There are 12 balls in a bag, where n of them are white balls. If 2 balls are chosen at random from the bag without replacement, the probability of choosing at least 1 white balls is 19/33. Find n.

### statistics

A shipment of 50 parts contains 12 defective parts. Suppose 3 parts are selected at random, without replacement, from the shipment. What is the probability that all 3 parts are defective?

### Pre-algebra

I can't figure out how to solve: Question #1: Two number cubes are rolled and a coin is tossed. Find the number of possible outcomes. Question #2: What is the probability of winning a lottery game where the winning number is made up of 6 digits from 0-9 chosen at random.

### statistics

A random samples of 250 bolts manufactured by machine A and 200 bolts manufactured by machine B showed 24 and 10 defective bolts respectively. Test the hypothesis that the machines are showing difference qualities of performance. Use 5 per cent level of significance.

### Statistic

The amount of time it takes to take your order at the local Whaters restaurant has a population mean m of 3.1 minutes and a standard deviation s of 0.40 minutes. If you select a random sample of 16 customers: Q-3a: What is the probability that the mean time spent per customer ...

### math

A high school guidance counselor conducts a survey to find the student's first choice for a college major and found that 65% of students choose math. If three students are chosen at a random, what is the probability that at least one of them would choose math?

### PRE-CALC

A number is selected at random from the set {2, 3, 4, … ,10}. Which event, by definition, covers the entire sample space of this experiment? A) The number is greater than 2. B) The number is not divisible by 5. C) The number is even or less than 12. D) The number is neither ...

### math

You plan to visit two different zoos but cannot decide which two to visit. On a piece of paper,you write the name of each zoo in the table. Then you select the names of two zoos at random. Are your selections independent or dependent events. Explain. B. What is P (Smithsonian...

### math 12

A manufacturer of cereal finds that the masses of cereal in a company's 200-g package are normally distributed with a mean of 200g and a standard deviation of 16.3g a) What proportion of these boxes contain between 183.7g and 216.3g of cereal? b) What is the probability that a...

### statistics

Let X be the average of a sample of size 25 independent normal random variables with mean 0 and variance 1. P[[X<c]=0.5 (a) Determine c such that (b) Now assume that the observations may not be normally distributed, but they still are independent with mean 0 and variance 1...

### Algebra

I don't quite understand how to solve matrices with three variables. If I have the equations: 7x-4y-2z=0 2x-3y+z=-0.25 -2x-2y+5z=0 How can I solve this? I saw the explanation in a site but I didn't understand it. They appeared to make random operations until the matrix was: 1 ...

### science

List the five conditions that can disturb genetic equilibrium in a population I think Infinite population size, no mutation, no selection against a certain homozygous gene, random mating, no immigration/emigration Mutations. can someone let me know if this is right or not? if ...

### statistical reasoning

One hundred people are selected at random and tested for colorblindness to determine whether gender and colorblindness are independent. The following counts were observed. Colorblind Not Colorblind Total Male 8 52 60 Female 2 38 40 Total 10 90 100 Find the value of the X2 ...

### IGNOU probability

Among the examinees in an examination 30%, 35% and 45% failed in Statistics, in Mathematics, and in at least one of the subjects respectively. An examinee is selected at random. Find the probabilities that a. He failed in Mathematics only b. He passed in Statistics, if it is ...

### Math

From a sample set of 10 colored balls--5 green, 3 red and 2 yellow-- 5 are chosen at random WITH replacement. What is the probability that the result will be: green, red, yellow, red, green? Write your answer as a four place decimal number. p(G,R,Y,R,G)

### math

a box contains seven red marbles, five green marbles & eight blue marble. a marble is drawn at random & is replaced. a second marble is then draw from the jar. find the probabilty that both marbles are green

### Quantitative methods for business

Suppose that a state university has to form a committee of 5 members from a list of 20 candidates out of whom 12 are teachers and 8 are students.If members of the committee are selected at random, what is the probability that the majority of the committee members are students?

### Pre-Calculus

Consider a class with 10 sophomores, 8 juniors, and 6 seniors. Two students are selected at random. 1) What is the probability of selecting 1 junior and 1 senior. 2) Find the odds of selecting two students who are not seniors. How do I set these up to solve?? Any help is ...

### statistics

A transportation company wants to estimate the variance of the length of time goods are in transit across the country. A random sample of 20 shipments gives days and day. Give a 95% confidence interval for the variance of the transit time for all goods.

### statistics

The director of a health club conducted a survey and found that 23% of memebers used only the pool for workouts. Based on this information, what is the probablity that for a random sample of 10 members, 4 used only the pool for workouts? Please show work Thank you

### statistics

once again I am not getting this. assume that the population of heights of male college students is normally distibuted with a mean of 69.09 and standard deviation of 4.71. A random sample of 92 heights is obtained. find the mean and standard error of the x distribution. find ...

### Algebra 2

In a quiz program, 3 questions on sprots, 3 questions on general knowledge, and 4 questions on science are printed separately on 10 cards and placed upside down. John is asked to select 2 cards at random. What is the probability of Joohn selecting 2 questions on science?

### Probability

A boy forgot his password for his Internet gsme account. He has a total of 8 paaswords for various accounts. If he tries these passwords at random,one by one without repetition , what is the probability that he will log in to his Internet game account within 2 attempts ?

### Probability

A group of 90 students is to be split at random into 3 classes of equal size. All partitions are equally likely. Joe and Jane are members of the 90-student group. Find the probability that Joe and Jane end up in the same class.

### problem and statistics

In a random sample of 10 on-line statistics students, information was collected about their minutes studied and their chapter test scores. X is the minutes studied, and Y is the test score. x : {20,30,45,60,80,90,45,120,90,70} y: {50,45,55,70,80,90,80,100,95,85} Is this ...

### Statistics

The average SAT score for the 300 students accepted at Tiny College this year is 1,050 with a standard deviation of 275. If a random sample of 40 students is selected from this class, what is the probability that the average SAT score will be greater than 1,000?

### math

A factory finds out that on the average 20% of bolts produced by the given machine will be defective.if 10 bolts are selected at random from the day's production of this machine,find the probability that 1.exactly 2 will be defective. (this question is base on probability and ...

### Math

A bag contains 5 balls,8 white balls, 9 green balls,7 blue balls& 6 yellow balls.A ball is drawn at random .Find the probablity that the ball in neither green nor red ?

### Math

At his school’s field day, 7 of Jake’s classmates won a bronze trophy, 14 won a silver trophy, and 10 won a gold trophy. If you choose one trophy winner at random, what is the probability that you would choose someone who won a bronze trophy?

### math

At his school’s field day, 7 of Jake’s classmates won a bronze trophy, 14 won a silver trophy, and 10 won a gold trophy. If you choose one trophy winner at random, what is the probability that you would choose someone who won a bronze trophy?

### Statistics

A firm claims that only 10% of its accounts receivables are over 30 days past due. The bank that supplies working capital or interim loans to the firm is suspect of the figure and accordingly takes a random of 100 accounts of the firm. Find probability that the sample ...

### Physics

2. State whether each of the following would be apt to produce systematic or random errors in these experiments and explain why: (a) the corners of the cylinder are slightly rounded; (b) the end faces of the cylinder are parallel to each other but not quite perpendicular to ...

### wierd math question

Two people agree to meet at a coffee shop. They each independently pick a random moment in time between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. and show up exactly at their selected time. But they are very impatient, and only stay for 10 minutes after when they arrive. What is the probability that ...

### Statistics

A firm claims that only 10% of it's accounts receivables are over 30 days past due. The bank that supplies working capital or interim laons to the fimrs is suspect of the figure and accordingly takes a random samole of 100 accounts of the firm. Find the probability that the ...

### random question

what words have the word or sound of 'mole' in the. this is for a science project i am doing. we are given out lines of the animal a mole and we have to make a mole but have like a theme to it kinda. like someone did a camel(camole) thanks

### Math

A simple dartboard has three areas the main board has a radius of 9 inches there is a circle with a radius of 5 inches ans the bullseye has a radius of 3 inches What is the proability of a random dart landing inside the bullseye Round to the nearest 1000th

### math

Bass: The bass in Clear Lake have weights that are normally distributed with a mean of 2.3 pounds and a standard deviation of 0.6 pounds. (a) If you catch one random bass from Clear Lake, find the probability that it weighs less than 1 pound? Round your answer to 4 decimal ...

### Statistics

In a particular suburb 30% of housholds have installed electronic security systems. If 2 households are chosen at random from this area, what is the probability that neither has installed a security system? Using the binomial probability function for this problem: P(x) = (nCx...

### hardware

the____is considered the brains of the computer? random access memory is ______? a printer can be considered a _____? lasres, ink jets and dot matrix are types of___________? monitersand printers are types of _____? floppy diskettes are also called _____?

### statistics

The height of 18-year-old men are approximately normally distributed, with mean of 68 inches and a standard deviation of 3 inches. What is the probability that an 18-year-old man selected at random is between 67 and 69 inches tall? Round your answer to the nearest thousandths ...

### Statistics

A survey was conducted to determine if there is a difference in gasoline mileage for two types of trucks, truck A and truck B. A random sample was taken for each model of truck, and the mean gasoline mileage, in miles per gallon, was calculated. Identify the appropriate ...

### Probability

you need 4 eggs , there are 12 eggs in the refrigerator but do not realise that 2 of these are rotten . what is the probability that none is rotten of the 4 eggs you choose at random ?

### Maths

Mr minus picks 2 students at random from his class of 31 students.15 of his students are boys. What is the probability he picks 2 girls from the class? Many thanks.

### Binomial Distribution

A biology quiz consists of twelve multiple-choice questions. Eight must be answered correctly to receive a passing grade. If each question has five possible answers, of which only one is correct, what is the probability that a student who guesses at random on each question ...

### statistic

A computerstore has 75 printers of which 25 are laser printers and 50 are ink jet printers. If a group of 10 printers is chosen at random from the store, find the mean and variance of the number of ink jet printers.

### Math

1. What is true of a random sample A. It is only one way to sample a population B. Each member of the sample is a volenteer C. It is the easiest way to sample a population D.

### Statistics

1. The scores of students on the ACT college entrance examination in a recent year had a normal distribution with a mean of 18.6 and a standard deviation of 5.9. A simple random sample of 60 students who took the exam is selected for study: a) What is the shape, mean(expected ...

### 6th grade math

We are learning probability and can you please check my answer. Question: Enrique has 3 dimes, 2 quarters, and 5 nickels in his pocket. He takes one coin from his pocket at random. What is the probability that the coin is either a dime or a nickel? My answer is 8:10 which ...

### Geometry

A bag contains five pieces pf paper wit hthe emasures of various angles. The angle measures are 23,35,23,41,113. Suppose you pick 3 pieces of paper from the bag at random. What is the probability you can form an isosceles triangle with the three angles?

### Statistics- Math

Assume that a random sample is used to estimate a population proportion p. Find the margin of error E that corresponds to the given statistics and confidence level. n=550 x= 220, 90% confidence The margin of error E = (round to four decimal places)

### statistics

A poll claims that 70% of the population is for a new amendment. A random sample of 49 people showed that 27 voted in favor of the new amendment. Give a 95% confidence interval. Give lower limit and upper limit accurate to four decimal places

### MATHS STATISTICS

A. According to an estimate, 50% of the people in the United States have atleast one credit card. If a random sample of 30 persons is selected, what is the probability that 19 of them has atleast one credit card? PLIZ REALLY NEED HELP!! THANKS VERY MUCH..