# random

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### math

Three men and three women are waiting to be interviewed for jobs. If they are all selected in random order find the probability of each event. All the women will be interviewed first. No man will be interviewed until at least two women have been interviewed

### Math Homework

In a clinical trial, a drug used to relieve pain caused side effects in 2% of the patients who took it. For a new trial, three patients were selected at random. Find the probability that all three of the patients had side effects

### Math

Please help! I am confused about this question and can not seem to get the answer. Thanks! 1) You choose a marble at random from a bag containing eight brown marbles, seven yellow marbles, and one purple marble. You replace the marble and then choose again. Find P(brown then ...

### Statistics

The Acme Candy Company claims that 60% of the jawbreakers it produces weigh more than .4 ounces. Suppose that 800 jawbreakers are selected at random from the production lines. Would it be unusual for this sample of 800 to contain 494 jawbreakers that weigh more than .4 ounces?

### statistics

Let a random variable be distributed as shown below X=x : 0,1,2,3,4,5,6 P(x): .1 .09 .2 .15 .16 .2 (a) Find the probability p(6) (b) Find the probability P(3< X < 5) (c) Find the probability P(X < 4) (d) Find the probability P(X > 2)

### Statistics

4 people are chosen at random from a group of 15 people. What are the odds that all 4 people chosen were the oldest people in the group?

### AP Stats

The mean weight of pears grown in a certain orchard is 6 ounces with a standard deviation of .5 ounces. A random sample of 30 pears is selected. What is the approximate probability that the sample mean weight is less than 5.5 ounces?

### statistics

based on a random sample of 640 college students, the mean amount of sleep college students. construct a 95% confidence interval for the mean amount of sleep per night for college studenrs.

### Math-Probability

A law firm has six senior and fourteen junior partners. A committee of 3 partners is selected at random to represent the firm at a conference. What is the probability that at least one of the junior partners is on the committee?

### Probability

The results of a survey asking 100 people how they get their news. 15 From newspapers; 25 From television; 40 From both newspapers & Television and 20 from no sources; ------------------------- What is the probability that a person selected at random from this survey does NOT ...

### Probability

A school survey found that 9 out of 10 students like pizza. If three students are chosen at random with replacement, what is the probability that all three students like pizza? Answer with 3 decimal places.

### statistics

A cell phone service provider has selected a random sample of 20 of its customers in an effort to estimate the mean number of minutes used per day. The results of the sample included a sample mean of 34.5 minutes and a sample standard deviation equal to 11.5 minutes. Based on ...

### statistics

A test of writing ability is given to a random sample of students before and after they completed a formal writing course. The results are given below. Construct a 99% confidence interval for the mean difference between the before and after scores. You may assume the ...

### statistics

A test of writing ability is given to a random sample of students before and after they completed a formal writing course. The results are given below. Construct a 99% confidence interval for the mean difference between the before and after scores. You may assume the ...

### Management

The bulbs manufactured by a company gave a mean life of 3000 hours with standard deviation of 400 hours. If a bulb is selected at random, what is the probability it will have a mean life less than 2000 hours? Question: 1) Calculate the probability. 2) In what situation does ...

### fnu

The average age of doctors in a certain hospital is 50.0 years old. Suppose the distribution of ages is normal and has a standard deviation of 4.0 years. If 16 doctors are chosen at random for a committee, find the probability that the average age of those doctors is less than...

### statistics

The average age of doctors in certain hospital is 43 years old. Suppose distribution of ages is normal and the standard deviation is 8.0 years. If 25 doctors is chosen at random for a committee, find the probability the average age for those doctors is less than 43.8 years. ...

### math probability question

If a player rolls 2 dice and gets a sum of 3 or 11 he collects $15. if he gets a sum of 12 he gets $3. the cost to play the game is $2. let x be the net money gained by the player. a. construct the prob distribution of the random variable x b. find the expected net/gain loss ...

### homework help site

I used a site last year where you get an account and can ask questions on an online forum from like 5 to 9 everyweeknight. All that i remember is that it was like (four random letters). org/com. Also it was a site for Canadians. Like Canadian Homework help. I have searched ...

### Statistics

Suppose a random sample of 5790 physicians in Colorado showed that 3141 provided at least some charity care. Let p represent the proportion of all Colorado physicians who provide some charity care. Find a point estimate for p. Round your answer to four decimal places.

### Information Technology (2 Qs)

1) Order the following components in order of their speed starting from the fastest, and ending with the slowest: CD, Random Access Memory (RAM), Tape, Cache. 2) A computer system may have an extremely fast process, and extremely fast memory, yet the performance of the ...

### prelag8

The All-In-One cable TV network takes a random sample of viewers that watch the network to get their opinion on a new TV show. They then advertise the following: “Ninety percent of all viewers rate our new show as the best they have ever watched.” Why might this statistic ...

### statistics

According to the MIT Airline Data Project, American Airlines controlled 15.5% of the domestic market in 2010. A random sample of 125 domestic passengers that year was selected. Using the normal approximation to the binomial distribution, what is the probability that more than ...

### Business statistics

You chose a simple random sample of 300 guests you develop a 95 percent confidence interval estimate you found the following 325 and 32 determine the standard error of the sampling distribution determine the critical value z from the standard normal table compute the ...

### Statstics

According to a survey by Topez Enterprises, a travel auditing company the avg error by travel agent is 128. suppose this figure was obtained from random sample of 41 travel agent & standard dervivation is 21. What is the point estimate of the national avg error for all travel ...

### MATH PLZ HELP

4) A number cube with the numbers 1 through 6 is rolled. Find the probability of rolling a number greater than 5. A. 1/6*** B. 1/3 C. 1/4 D. 2/3 An number cube is rolled 360 times and the results are recorded as follows:61 ones 26 twos 36 threes 76 fours 73 fives and 88 sixes ...

### Math-Stats

The Acme Candy Company claims that 60% of the jawbreakers it produces weigh more than .4 ounces. Suppose that 800 jawbreakers are selected at random from the production lines. Would it be unusual for this sample of 800 to contain 418 jawbreakers that weigh more than .4 ounces?

### statistics

According to a survey 35% of adults are against using animals for research. Assume that this result holds true for the current population of all adullts. Let X be the number of adults who are against using animals for research in a random sample of 2 adults. Find the ...

### Math

A bag contains 4 green marbles, 6 red marbles, and 2 white marbles. Three marbles are drawn at random with replacement. With replacement means that after a marble is drawn, it is replaced before the next one is drawn. Find the probability of all three blue.

### math

Alottery has 100 tickerts which are placed in a barrel . Three tickets are drawn at random from the barrel to decide 3 prizes . If john has 3 tickets in the lottery , determine his probability of winning : A.first prize. B.first and second prize. C.all 3 prizes. D.none of the ...

### Binomial Math

The manager of Toy World has decided to accept a shipment of electronic games if there is no more than 1 defective electronic game in a random sample of size 17. What is the probability that he will accept the shipment if 15% of the electronic games is defective? (Round your ...

### statistics

the weights of shells follow a normal distribution. a random sample of 12 hybrid shells a a mean weight of 1.7 pounds with standard deviation 0.24 pounds. Find a 95 % confidence interval level for the mean weight if the fall catch is within 0.1 pounds of the sample estimate

### Algebra 2

A card is drawn at random from a full pack of playing cards. It is not put back. A second card is then drawn from the same pack. (a) Find the probability that: (i) both cards are sevens (ii) neither card is a seven (iii) at least one seven is obtained

### Algebra

Need help, I think it is 2/25. Do you have an equation that I can figure it? You choose a marble at random from a bag containing eight brown marbles, six yellow marbles, and one purple marble. You replace the marble and then choose again. Find P(both yellow). • 2/25 • 4/25...

### Statistic

A random sample of size 20 drawn from a normal distribution has a sample mean of 8 and a sample standard deviation of 4. A) Compute the sample test statistic t under the null hypothesis H_0: Mue(mean)=7 B) State the alternate hypothesis if you believe that the population mean ...

### math

You order sixteen burritos to go from a Mexican restaurant: seven with hot peppers and nine without. However, the restaurant forgot to label them. If you pick four burritos at random, find the probability that at least two of the burritos you pick have hot peppers.

### Maths

In a large crowd,there are three times as many men as women.Three people are chosen at random.Assuming that there are so many people that choosing three has a negligible effect on the proportion of men to women,find the probability that they are (a) all men (b) 2 women and 1 man

### Maths

In a large crowd,there are three times as many men as women.Three people are chosen at random.Assuming that there are so many people that choosing three has a negligible effect on the proportion of men to women,find the probability that they are (a) all men (b) 2 women and 1 man

### math

a bag contains 33 green marbles and 25 blue marbles. you select a marble at random from the bag. find the theoretical probability of selecting a blue marble. thanks Pr(blue)= number blue/total marbles

### math

A bag contains 7 blue marbles, 5 red marbles, and 9 green marbles. A marble is taken at random from the bag. What is the probability that the marble is blue or red? Please type in your answer as a fraction.

### math

john and james are among 30 students who have applied for a trip to boy's state. two students from the group will be selected at random from the trip. what is the probability that john and james will be the 2 students selected?

### Math

The 13-member math club needs to choose a student government representative. They decide that the representative, who will be chosen at random, CANNOT be any of the 3 officers of the club. What is the probability that Samara, who is a member of the club but NOT an officer will...

### statistics

A large school district would like to estimate the mean score for all of its 5th grade students on a certain mathematics achievement test known to produce scores that are normally distributed in this population. In a pilot study, n = 25 randomly selected 5th graders take the ...

### math

There are 25 red, blue, yellow and green marbles in a bag. Four of the marbles are blue and the probability of selecting a blue or green marble at random is 40%. Write and solve an equation to determine the number of green marbles in the bag

### homework statistics

Consider a random sample with sample mean x. If the sample size increased from n = 40 to n = 360, then the standard deviation of x will: a. remain the same b. increase by a factor of 9 (will be multiplied by 9) c. decrease by a factor of 9 (will be multiplied by 1/9) d. ...

### statistics

A new treatment for AIDS is to be tested in a small clinical trial on 15 patients.The proportion p^ who respond to the treatment will be used as an estimate of the proportion p of (potential)responders in the entire population of AIDS patients. If in fact p=.2 and if the ...

### math

A card is drawn at random from an ordinary deck of playing cards. Find the following odds. A. Odds in favor of drawing a 5,6,7 B. Odds against drawing a king, queen, jack, or ace D.Odds against drawing an even numbered (2,4,6,8,10)card. Can I get some help with this question ...

### Math

Please I need help! The Acme Candy Company claims that 60% of the jawbreakers it produces weigh more than .4 ounces. Suppose that 800 jawbreakers are selected at random from the production lines. Would it be unusual for this sample of 800 to contain 418 jawbreakers that weigh ...

### Math

Hey I need some help in 6th grade geometry. I need to find some random facts about the Metric system and the Coustomary system so that I can create a double bouble map on them. Not only did I need facts on them sepratley I also need facts on what they have in common.

### Math

The Acme Candy Company claims that 60% of the jawbreakers it produces weigh more than .4 ounces. Suppose that 800 jawbreakers are selected at random form the production lines. Would it be unusual for this sample of 800 to contain 386 jawbreakers that weigh more than .4 ounces...

### Statistics

A random sample of 50 students chosen from an elementary school with 400 students was found to have a mean allowance of $26 per week with a standard deviation of $8. Obtain a 98% confidence interval for the total amount of allowance money given to students in this school per ...

### 5th grade math

Samara keeps her collection of hair bows in a box. She has 20 white bows, 20 red bows, 15 yellow bows, 25 green bows, and 20 pink bows. If she pulls out 1 bow at random, what is the probability the bow will be yellow? Can someone show me how to work this problem out?

### Algebra 2

A simple random sample of 50 adults was surveyed, and it was found that the mean amount of time that they spend surfing the Internet per day is 54.2 minutes, with a standard deviation of 14.0 minutes. What is the 99% confidence interval for the number of minutes that an adult ...

### stats

A random sample of 40 men drank an average of 20 cups of coffee per week during examination final, with the population standard deviation equal to 6 cups. A lower limit of an approximate 95% confidence interval the population average cup of coffee is (1) 20.000 (2) 21.859 (3) ...

### Experiment

the experiment that would allow establishing cause-effect relationship between number of hours worked per week and lower college graduation rates has to have these components: a manipulated independent variable, a dependent variable, control for extraneous variables, an ...

### ap statistics

What would the null and alternate hypothesis be for this problem? The manager at Air Cargo feels that the weights of packages shipped recently are less than in the past. Records show that in the past packages have had a mean weight of 36.7 lb. and a variance of 201.64 lb2. A ...

### ap stats

based on over 800 housing prices collected at random from the city of Los Angeles, an investigator constructed a histogram and found that the distribution of housing prices was heavily skewed to the right. Which of the following statistics will best represent the center of ...

### stats

Consumer Reports rated airlines and found that 80% of the flights involved in the study arrived on time (that is within 15 minutes of scheduled arrival time). Assuming that the on-time arrival rate is representative of the entire commercial airline industry, consider a random ...

### math

There are 5 yellow cards, 4 red cards, and 1 purple card. He draws a card at random, replaces it, and draws a second card. What is the probability that both cards will be red?

### probability

Q: A train and a bus arrive at random between 9AM and 10AM. The train stops for 10 minutes and bus for ‘x’ minutes. Find ‘x’ so that the bus and train will meet with probability of 0.5

### maths

there are six red balls and nine blue balls in a box.a ball is selected at random.find the probability that the ball is (a)red(b) blue ( c) red of blue

### maths

there are six red balls and nine blue balls in a box.a ball is selected at random.find the probability that the ball is (a)red(b) blue ( c) red or blue

### Java programming- simulation of rolling dice

This is what i have so far. I'm supposed to simulate the 4 dice tossed 1 million times . (so a total of 4 million) I'm trying to get the first die(If I can figure out the first one then I can figure out the other 3. So the trouble I am having is that I cant get the face in the...

### statistics

Given that x is a normally distributed random variable with a mean of 60 and a standard deviation of 10, find the P(56 < x <74). Please show all your work and write your answer in a complete sentence. Using the information from question 1, what percentage of the ...

### stats homework

the monthly demand for a certain product is a normal random variable with a mean of 50 and standard deviation 10 a) if you have 60 units on a stock at the beginning of the month, what is the probability you will still have stock remaining at the end of the month? b)what is the...

### statistics

Listed below are the duration's (in hours) of a simple random sample of all flights of a space shuttle program. Find the range, variance, and standard deviation for the sample data. Is the lowest duration time unusual? Why or why not? 71 100 237 199 164 269 193 379 252 233 388...

### Math, please check work

A bag contains 7 red marbles, 2 blue marbles, and 1 green marble. If a marble is selected at random, what is the probability of choosing a marble that is not blue? 7+2+1=10 There are two blue marbles So is the probability 1/5?

### too-hard probability sir damon/reiny/steve help

A bag contain 10. identical balls of which 4 are black and 6white a random sample of size 4 is drawn without replacement what is the conditional probability that the sample contain exactly two black given that it contain at least 1 white ball.. Please show step plz

### math

I don't know what to do..please help.The doctor estimates that more than 220 out of the 500 patients in his database take vitamin each year. A random sample of 60 patients shows that 27 o them take vitamin each day. how to use a proportion to predict the total number of ...

### Math/statistics

Thirty five percent 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 the results. ...

### Math

1. A bag contains 9 tiles numbered 1 to 9. P(4) = (1 point) experimental; the result is found by repeating an experiment. experimental; the result is based on the number of possible outcomes. theoretical; the result is found by repeating an experiment. theoretical; the result ...

### Psychology

Random assignment can be described as a research method: used to balance the independent and dependent variables. no longer used because of its unpredictability. increasing the likelihood that the experimental group and control group will be different. used to balance the ...

### algebra 2b

A simple random sample of 50 adults was surveyed, and it was found that the mean amount of time that they spend surfing the Internet per day is 54.2 minutes, with a standard deviation of 14.0 minutes. What is the 99% confidence interval (z-score = 2.58) for the number of ...

### algebra 2

teresa and julia are among 10 students who have applied for a trip to washington DC. Two students from the group will be selected at random for the trip. What is the probability that teresa and julia will be the 2 students selected /

### algebra 2

A bag contains 7 blue marbles, 5 red marbles, and 9 green marbles. A marble is taken at random from the bag. What is the probability that the marble is blue or red? Please check my answer 12/21

### statistics

In class of 125 students, 70 students passed in Math, 56 students passed in Statistics, and 30 passed in both. The probability that a student selected at random from the class, has passed in only one subject is

### Statistics

A study conducted by an airline showed that a random sample of nine of its passengers disembarking at the Cleveland airport, took an average of 24.1 minutes to claim their luggage. From a previous survey it was willing to assume that time to claim luggage is normally ...

### stats

This past summer the LifeSaving Society did a survey about who was at risk in the water, with the goal of reducing swimming accidents. (Globe and Mail July 15 2010) Consider a similar study done that shows that 96 % of those born in Canada can swim but only 82 % of new ...

### Statistics

1. A simple random sample of FICO credit rating scores is listed below: 714 751 664 789 818 779 698 836 753 834 693 802 a. Find range, variance, and standard deviation. b. As of this writing, the mean FICO score was reported to be 678. Based on these results, is a FICO score ...

### political science

During the 2nd Party System in American politics, parties moved from a ______ in Congress to a _______ in order to pick candidates and develop a party platform. caucus; national convention informal poll; direct primary caucus; direct primary random selection; direct primary

### college math

A box of chocolates contains 20 identically shaped chocolates. Five of them are filled with jelly, three are filled with caramel, and twelve are filled with nuts. What is the probability that one chocolate chosen at random is filled with jelly, caramel, or nuts?

### statistics

twenty percent of drivers drining between 11pm and 3am are drunken drivers. using the binomial probabilities table. fine the problability that in a random sample of 12 drivers drining between 11 pm and 3am , two to four will be drunken drivers

### Economics/Math

1. Assume that q and z are two random variables that are perfectly positively correlated. q takes the value of 20 with probability 0.5 and the value of zero with probability 0.5, while z takes the value of 10 with probability 0.5 and the value of zero with probability 0.5. ...

### Statistics

32% of adult internet users have purchased products or services online. For a random sampling of 200 adult users, find the mean, variance and standard deviation for the number who have purchased goods or services online?

### algebra2/ Trigonometry

A bag contains 24 green marbles, 22 blue marbles, 14 yellow marbles, and 12 red marbles. Suppose you pick one marble at random. What is each probability? A. P(yellow) B. P( not blue) C. P( green or red) Tip: High School Math

### statistics

We’re writing a test case that samples a “random” black box. Given n numbers, how many times would we need to sample the black box to have n unique responses with a 99.9% confidence? Eg, if we were rolling a six-sided die, how many times would we need to roll it in order...

### statistics

a random sample of 80 college students was selected to participate in a experiment. the mean of the sample is 317 points, the standard deviation of 37 there are 310 students that didn't complete the experiment 1. compute the appropriate test statistic? 2. what is the critical ...

### Statistic

Below are listed the numbers of doctors in various specialties by gender. Pathology Pediatric Psychiatry Male 12,575 33,020 27,803 Female 5,604 33,351 12,292 Choose 1 doctor at random. (a) Find the probability of choosing a Pathologist or a female? b.) Find the probability of ...

### Math

A national study reports that 20% of college freshman have GPA above 3.5. We wish to determine if the corresponding proportion is higher at a local university. To conduct the test we select a random sample of 100 freshmen and determine that 26 of them have GPA above 3.5. Run ...

### statistics

Four girls (say I, II, III and IV) are to rank 3 different types of cake (say A, B and C) in a blindfold test. Each girl ranks the three cakes as 1 (for the cake she likes the best), 2 and 3, and then the assigned ranks of each type of cake are summed. Assume that each girl is...

### statistics

Four girls (say I, II, III and IV) are to rank 3 different types of cake (say A, B and C) in a blindfold test. Each girl ranks the three cakes as 1 (for the cake she likes the best), 2 and 3, and then the assigned ranks of each type of cake are summed. Assume that each girl is...

### science

Which of the following is NOT true about compounds? A) compounds join in specific ratios according to their masses B) the mass ratio of a specific compound is always the same C) compounds are random combinations of elements D) different mass ratio mean different compounds

### Statistics

The age distribution of students at a community college is given below. Age (years) Number of students (f) 11) Over 35 26 1103 A student from the community college is selected at random. Find the conditional probability that the student is at most 35 given that he or she is at...

### Sets & Probability math Help please

A group of people were asked if they had run a red light in the last year. 206 responded "yes", and 184 responded "no". Find the probability that if a person is chosen at random, they have run a red light in the last year.

### Business statistics

An accounting firm recently stated: "The client's mean sales per customer is estimated to be between $14.50 and $28.50. Further this estimate is based on a random sample of 100 customers and was computed using 95% confidence. Discuss the appropriateness of this statement. What...

### statistics

A psychic was tested for ESP. The psychic was presented with 400 cards face down and was asked to determine if the card was one of four symbols: a cross, a star, a circle, or a square. The psychic was correct in 120 of the cases. Let p represent the probability that the ...

### Math

A nationwide survey showed that 65% of all children in the United States dislike eating vegetables. If 4 children are chosen at random, what is the probability that all 4 dislike eating vegetables? (Round your answer to the nearest percent.) The answer is 18% but how and why?

### Math

In a random sample of 30 tires of the same type, it is found that the average life span is 36,200 miles with a standard deviation of 3800 miles. Find the interval about the sample mean such that the probability is 0.77 that the mean number lies within the interval. a. 35,402-...

### Stats

Employees in a large company are entitled to 15-minute water breaks. A random sample of the duration of water breaks for 10 employees was taken with the times shown as: 12, 16, 14, 18, 21, 17, 19, 15, 18, and 16. Assuming that the times are normally distributed at the 5% ...