# random

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1. ### Probability

Two group of male students cost their past on a particular proposal.the result are as follows: Group infavour against A 128 32 B 96 48 <a> if a student in favour of proposal is selected for a post. What is the probability that he is from group A ? if a student is chosen ...
2. ### 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
3. ### Sampling Distribution

It was reported by the National Forensic Center in the Guide to Experts Fees, 1998-99 that the average fee of forensic accountants for court testimony was 1500. Assume that the population standard deviation is 600. What is the probability that, in a random sample of 100 ...
4. ### Statistics

If someone will explain how to work these problems out, that'll help me a ton! A weight loss program claims their patients loose an average of 3 pounds during the first month of the program but a consumer group believes the number is higher than that. A random sample of 8 ...
5. ### statitstics

A warehouse employs 22 workers on first shift and 14 workers on second shift. Eight workers are chosen at random to be interviewed about the work environment. Find the Probability of choosing: A. All first-shift workers B. All second-shift workers C. Six first-shift workers D...
6. ### Stat

Kindergarten children have heights that are approximately distributed normal. A random sample of size 20 is taken and the mean x and the standard deviation s are calculated ( x = 40 inches and s = 3). a. Is there sufficient evidence to indicate that the mean of kindergarten ...
7. ### statistics

Kindergarten children have heights that are approximately distributed normal. A random sample of size 20 is taken and the mean x and the standard deviation s are calculated ( x = 40 inches and s = 3). a. Is there sufficient evidence to indicate that the mean of kindergarten ...
8. ### statistics

According to a bank, the time taken by its customers to use cash dispensing machines is normally distributed with a mean of 18 seconds and a standard deviation of 3 seconds. I) What is the probability that a customer selected at random takes less than 13 seconds? II) Find the ...
9. ### math

A box contains 8 blue balls and 2 red balls. Three balls are selected from the box at random without replacement. Find the probability that two balls are blue and one ball is red.
10. ### statistics

A sample of 36 females is taken. What is the probability that the mean height of these women is shorter than 64 inches if we know the height for all American females is N(63,3^2)? What is the probability that a random woman is shorter than 64 inches?
11. ### stat probability

According to an Internet posting, 65% of adults enjoy drinking soda. Choose a group of 12 adults at random. The probability that none of them enjoy drinking soda is?
12. ### Probability

Gina has 20 collector stamps. 8 stamps are blue, 6 are red and 5 have both colors. If a stamp is chosen at random, what is the probability that the stamp has a blue or red color on it?
13. ### probability

A nationwide survey showed that 65% of all children in Ghana dislike eating vegetables. If 4 children are chosen at random, what is the probability that all 4 dislike eating vegetables?
14. ### Calculus

Calculate μ and σ, where σ is the standard deviation, defined by the following. σ^2 = integral between (−∞,∞) (x-μ)^2 p(x) dx The smaller the value of σ the more tightly clustered are the values of the random variable X about the...
15. ### Calculus

Calculate μ and σ, where σ is the standard deviation, defined by the following. σ^2 = integral between (−∞,∞) (x-μ)^2 p(x) dx The smaller the value of σ the more tightly clustered are the values of the random variable X about the...
16. ### astronomy

Which statement gives the relationship between the waves in the electric and magnetic fields in an electromagnetic wave? a)they are in phase and parrallel to each other in space b)they are 90 degrees out of phase but parrallel in space c)they are in phase but perpendicular to ...
17. ### Statistics

According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), the mean cost of a gallon of regular unleaded fuel in 2007 was \$2.835. AAA noted that the standard deviation of the fuel price was \$0.15. A random sample of n=100 gas stations is selected and the mean gas price is ...
18. ### statistics

2. The director of admissions at a large university advises students that the cost of textbooks will average more than \$300 for a typical semester. A random sample of 80 students enrolled in the university shows a sample mean cost of \$315.40 and a sample standard deviation of...
19. ### 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...
20. ### 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.
21. ### 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 ...
22. ### 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
23. ### 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...
24. ### 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 ...
25. ### Statistics

. A random sample is selected from a normal population with a mean of __40 and a standard deviation of __10. After a treatment is administered to the individuals in the sample, the sample mean is found to be M _ 42. a. How large a sample is necessary for this sample mean to be...
26. ### MTH233/statistics UOP

Please complete the following 5-step hypothesis testing procedure in your Learning Teams: A simple random sample of forty 20-oz bottles of Coke® from a normal distribution is obtained and each bottle is measured for number of ounces of Coke® in the bottle. The sample mean is...
27. ### statistics

Susan is taking Western Civilization this semester on a pass/fail basis. The department teaching the course has a history of passing 77% of the students in Western Civilization each term. Let represent the number of times a student takes Western Civilization until the first ...
28. ### Stats

Suppose that a random sample of adults has a mean score of on a standardized personality test, with a standard deviation of . (A higher score indicates a more personable participant.) If we assume that scores on this test are normally distributed, find a confidence interval ...
29. ### statistics

The manager at the YMCA believes members are staying longer at the Y due to what they feel was a very successful marketing plan. Studies show the previous mean time per visit was 36 minutes, with a standard deviation = 11 minutes. A simple random sample of n = 200 visits is ...
30. ### statistics

Consider the data that was obtained from a random sample of 45 credit card accounts. Identify all the averages (mean, median, or mode) that can be used to summarize the outstanding balance on each account. a. mean, median, and mode if it exists b. only median if it exists c. ...
31. ### statistics

From past experience it is felt that the random variable, X, the age of a mother at the birth of her first child, is normally distributed with a mean of 21.3 and a variance of 16. Find the probability that a randomly selected mother: (a) has her first child before age 16 (b) ...
32. ### Statistics

Suppose the mean income of 35-year-olds in the U.S. is \$25,000. A random sample of 150 35-year-olds in California results in a sample mean income of \$26,600 and a sample standard deviation of \$3800. At the 5% significance level, can we conclude that the true mean income of 35-...
33. ### Statistic

A major airline company is concerned that its proportion of late arrivals has substantially increased in the past month. Historical data shows that 18% of the company airplanes have arrived late. In a random sample of 1,240 airplanes, 310 airplanes have arrived late. a. ...
34. ### stats

1)Suppose that the weight of tomato juice in mechanically filled cans follows a normal distribution with a mean of 464 grams and a standard deviation of 8 grams. a)A random sample of size n = 18 cans is taken. Will the sampling distribution of the sample mean weight be normal...
35. ### Math geometry

Please help , I only need the second part of the question Betty picks 4 random marbles from a bag containing 3 white , 4 yellow and 5 blue marbles The probability that exactly 1 of the 4 marbles drawn is blue is (0.3535) . The probability that at least 1 of the 4 marbles drawn...
36. ### Statistics

Heights of males are norm. dist. w/ u=180cm and o^2=16cm^2 while female heights have u=170cm and o^2=25cm^2. a)random male and female selected. What is the probability that the male is >5 cm taller? What is the distribution avg of the 2 heights? b)what is the distribution ...
37. ### stastics

Approimately 10.3% of American high school students drop out of school before gradution. Choose 10 students entering high school at random. Find the probability that (Assume binomial distribution): a. Exactly two drop out b. At least 7 graduate c. All ten stay in school and ...
38. ### Statistics / Math

If a student is chosen at random, find the probability of getting someone who is a man or a non-smoker. Round your answer to three decimal places. non regular heavy total man 135 64 5 204 women 187 21 9 217 total 322 85 14 421 Answer in decimal (round to nearest 3) Please help...
39. ### statistics

The actual amount of potato chips that a filling machine puts into an “8-ounce” bag varies from bag to bag. If we consider the amount put into each bag as a random variable having a normal distribution with σ = 0.05 ounce, find the mean such that only 1% of the bags ...
40. ### Statistic

A random sample has 61 values. The sample mean is 9.9 and the sample standard deviation is 2. Use a level of significance of a=0.01 to conduct a right-tailed test of the claim that the population mean is 9.2 ( i.e, H_0: u= 9.2, H_1: u>9.2). A)Compute the sample test ...
41. ### Probabilty & Statistic

A random sample is selected from a normal population with a mean of __40 and a standard deviation of __10. After a treatment is administered to the individuals in the sample, the sample mean is found to be M _ 42. a. How large a sample is necessary for this sample mean to be ...
42. ### Statistics

A quality control audit has been devised to check on the sampling procedure when a truckload of potatoes arrive at a packing plant. A random sample of 250 is selected and examined for bruises and other defects. The whole truckload will be rejected if 5% of the sample is ...
43. ### Stastistics

A quality control audit has been devised to check on the sampling procedure when a truckload of potatoes arrive at a packing plant. A random sample of 250 is selected and examined for bruises and other defects. The whole truckload will be rejected if 5% of the sample is ...
44. ### statistics

According to the Current Population Survey of the Census Bureau, 67% of children live with both parents, 23% live with their mother only, and 5% live with their father only. The rest live with neither parent. If we choose a child at random, what is the probability that the ...
45. ### statistics

According to the Current Population Survey of the Census Bureau, 67% of children live with both parents, 23% live with their mother only, and 5% live with their father only. The rest live with neither parent. If we choose a child at random, what is the probability that the ...
46. ### math

A bank wishing to determine the average amount of time a customer must wait to be served took a random sample of 100 customers and found that the mean waiting time was 7.2 minutes. Assuming that the population standard deviation is known to be 15 minutes, find the 90% ...
47. ### Math - Stats

An experiment was conducted where rats could choose to enter one of two corridors, A or B. A random sample of three rats is selected. Let x = number of rats that select corridor B. Assuming the rats select their favorite corridor independently of one another and that the two ...
48. ### math

a factory produces 150,000 lightbulbs per day. the manager of the factory estimates that fewer than 1,000 defictive bulbs are produced each day . in a random sample of 250 lightbulbs , there are 2 defictive bulbs . determine whether the managers estimate is likely to be ...
49. ### Stats

I have a test on this tomorrow and I swear he didn't teach this and the book's not helping either, so maybe u can: A hwy engineer knows that his crew can lay 5 miles of hwy on a clear day, 2 miles on a rainy day, and only 1 mile on a snowy day. Suppose that the probabilities ...
50. ### Stats (Math)

Assume that Science scores on a 25-point quiz for a random sample of 5 students were drawn from a normal population. The assumed variance was 20 while the recorded variances were: 18, 16, 10, 13, and 23. You suspected that the variance is actually higher. What test do you need...

Among a group of people, 10% are from NYC and 90% are not. All people from NYC are under 18 years old, and 70% of those not from NYC are also under 18 years old. One person is chosen at random, and he or she is under 18. What is the probability that the person chosen is from ...
52. ### 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
53. ### statistics

Consider a 95% confidence interval for a population mean constructed from a random sample of 250 observations taken from a Normal population. Sigma is known to be 14. If we were to construct another 95% confidence interval, this time using 1,000 observations, how would the ...
54. ### 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.
55. ### statistics

Consider a 95% confidence interval for a population mean constructed from a random sample of 250 observations taken from a Normal population. Sigma is known to be 14. If we were to construct another 95% confidence interval, this time using 1,000 observations, how would the ...
56. ### MATH

This is a statistics question: ***(A) Select a random sample of 30 student from our population (we have a data entry to get the sample from). At the 0.05 level of significance is there evidence that the average travel time is greater than 45 minutes? (B) What assumptions must ...
57. ### MATH

This is a statistics question: (A) Select a random sample of 30 student from our population (we have a data entry to get the sample from). At the 0.05 level of significance is there evidence that the average travel time is greater than 45 minutes? (B) What assumptions must ...
58. ### Probability

Given additional information that 56% of the total employees in the company are male and 50% of them are employees who have been working less than 5 years. If an employee selected at random is known to have been working for 5 years or more, what is the probability that the ...
59. ### urgent help statistic

A random sample of 20 people who resided within the u.s resulted in average viewing time of 4.76 hrs per day with a sample standard deviation of 2.297 hrs. obtain and interpret a 95% confidence interval, for the mean viewing time of all americans confidence interval: Interpert...
60. ### Statistics

An economist found that a random sample of 42 high school teachers had an average annual salary of \$56,490. A previous study showed that the population standard deviation is \$4150. Find the 99% confidence interval for µ, the average annual salary of all high school teachers.
61. ### Math/Prob

Claire takes a five-question true-false test. She hasn't studied, so she guesses at random. With her ESP she figures she has a 60% probability of getting any one answer wrong. A. What is the probability of getting an answer wrong? (Do you think they want me to ignore the ESP ...
62. ### College Level Probability

Four different written driving tests are administered by the Motor Vehicle Department. One of these four tests is selected at random for each applicant for a driver's license. If a group of 5 applicants (consisting of 2 women and 3 men) apply for a license, what is the ...
63. ### Algebra 1

Mrs. Crenshaw has confiscated 4 cell phones from 4 different students because they used them during class. To get the cell phones back, they have to answer the following question: What is the probability that no student receives his or her own phone if Mrs. Crenshaw hands them...
64. ### Math

In a recent year there were the following numbers (in thousands) of licensed drivers in the United States. MALE: Age 19 and under - 4746 Age 20 - 1625 Age 21 - 1679 FEMALE: Age 19 and under - 4517 Age 20 - 1553 Age 21 - 1627 Choose one driver at random. Find the probability ...
65. ### Math ---HELP!!!!!

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 ...
66. ### 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 ...
67. ### Math

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 ...
68. ### word problem

A study reported that in a random sampling of 100 women over the age of 35 showed that 8 of the women were married 2 or more times. Based on the study results, how many women in a group of 5000 women over the age of 35 would likely be married 2 or more times.
69. ### 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. ...
70. ### statistics

Among 15 metal parts produced in a machine shop, 4 are defective. If a random sample of five of these metal parts is selected, find a) The probability that this sample will contain at least three defectives. b) The probability that this sample will contain at most two defective.
71. ### Probability

Six marbles are chosen without replacement from a box containing 10 red, 8 blue, and 3 yellow marbles. Let X be the number of blue marbles chosen. a) Find the probability distribution of X. b) Find the mean of the random variable X
72. ### 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?
73. ### statistics

Among 15 metal parts produced in a machine shop, 4 are defective. If a random sample of five of these metal parts is selected, find a) The probability that this sample will contain at least three defectives. b) The probability that this sample will contain at most two defective.
74. ### math

a box filled with identically shaped balls contains 5 balls with the number 1 on them, 8 balls with the numbers 10 on them, 15 balls with the number 12, and 2 balls with the number 20 on them. If the balls cannot be seen from outside the box, and if one ball is picked at ...
75. ### Math

A factory produces fuses, which are packaged in boxes of 16. Three fuses are selected at random from each box for inspection. The box is rejected if at least one of the three fuses is defective. What is the probability that a box containing six defective fuses will be rejected?
76. ### statistics

the manufacturer of a popular brand of tv set claims that 95 percent of its sets last at least 5 years without requiring a single repair. a sample of 8 purchasers of these tv sets was selected at random from a list of purchasers five years earlier. use this information to ...

The average life expectancy of Canadian women is 75 years, and is normally distributed. The standard deviation is known to be 7 years. If a random sample od 49 women is taken, what is the probability that the average age of the sample of women is: Between 73.5 and 76 years? ...
78. ### statistics

An ordinary (fair) die is a cube with the numbers 1 through 6 on the sides (represented by painted spots). Imagine that such a die is rolled twice in succession and that the face values of the two rolls are added together. This sum is recorded as the outcome of a single trial ...
79. ### statistics

A statistician is testing the null hypothesis that exactly half of all engineers will still be in the profession 10 years after receiving their bachelor's. She took a random sample of 200 graduates from the class of 1979 and determined their occupations in 1989. She found that...
80. ### Maths

X, is assumed to be a random variable by placing letters of the word “YACHT” in a hat. If these letters are withdrawn then it gets replaced. A value of 1 is given when a vowel is retrieved, and a value of 2 is given when a consonant is retrieved while a value of 3 is given...
81. ### Math 117

The random variable x is the number of houses sold by a realtor in a single month at the Sendsom's Real Estate office. Its probability distribution is as follows. Find the expected number of houses sold in a month. Houses Sold (x) Probability P(x) 0 0.24 1 0.01 2 0.12 3 0.16 4...
82. ### Math

A jar contains 5 blue marble, 8 red marbles, 4 white marbles,and purple marbles. Suppose you pick a marble at random without looking. Find the probability of each event. Choosing a blue marble, putting it back, then choosing a purple? (Simplest form)
83. ### Programming Java

I am learning Java in programming right now. I need to write a program that should have an output like this: The program says "Type ten names". Then ten names sould be typed a person. Then the program chooses a random name from the list and displays it on screen. What should ...
84. ### Statistics

Computer Depot is a large store that sells and repairs computers. A random sample of 110 computer repair jobs took technicians an average of 93.2 minutes per computer. Assume that o is known to be 16.9 minutes. Find a 99% confidence interval for the population mean u for the ...
85. ### MATH

Coin box Question: Assume that there are 25 pennies, 10 nickels, 10 dimes, and 5 quarters in a box. after shuffeling the box, you pick a coin at random and note down its face value. let x represent the face value of the coin in cents. then construct the probability ...
86. ### STATISTICS

Suppose that, for students who are enrolled in college algebra, 78 percent are freshmen, 40 percent are female, and 28 percent are female and are freshmen. Your answers below should be entered as decimals and rounded to three decimal places. (a) One student will be selected at...
87. ### Stat

Coin box Question: Assume that there are 25 pennies, 10 nickels, 10 dimes, and 5 quarters in a box. after shuffeling the box, you pick a coin at random and note down its face value. let x represent the face value of the coin in cents. then construct the probability ...
88. ### Statistics

Coin box Question: Assume that there are 25 pennies, 10 nickels, 10 dimes, and 5 quarters in a box. after shuffeling the box, you pick a coin at random and note down its face value. let x represent the face value of the coin in cents. then construct the probability ...
89. ### Statistics

It is claimed that 70% of the cars on the Valley Highway are going faster than 65 miles per hour. A random sample of 12 cars was observed under normal driving conditions with no police car in sight. (A) What is the probability that all of them were going faster than 65 miles ...
90. ### Math

9 fair coins are independently tossed in a row. Let X be the random variable denoting the number of instances in which a Head is immediately followed by a Tail during these 9 tosses. The variance of X has the form ab, where a and b are coprime integers. What is the value of a+...
91. ### Algebra

Each person that works at a company is given a 5-digit code followed by a letter,either uppercase or lowercase.These employees must enter their codes on a keypad to enter and exit the office building The company has 130 employees. a) How many codes are possible if there are no...
92. ### Math

9 fair coins are independently tossed in a row. Let X be the random variable denoting the number of instances in which a Head is immediately followed by a Tail during these 9 tosses. The variance of X has the form a/b, where a and b are coprime integers. What is the value of a...
93. ### algebra

. Mrs. Crenshaw has confiscated 4 cell phones from 4 different students because they used them during class. To get the cell phones back, they have to answer the fol- lowing question: What is the probability that no student receives his or her own phone if Mrs. Crenshaw hands ...
94. ### math

The completion of each license plate is tested to see if the values random. Create an n-ary relation â€“ in table form â€“ that depicts possible results of ten license plate outputs. Include the following results: â€¢ â€¢ Number â€¢ Letter â€¢ Colors...
95. ### math

Q:The table below shows a distribution and the observed frequencies of the values of a variable from a simple random sample of a population. Perform a chi-square goodness-of-fit test, at the specified significance level, to decide whether the distribution of the variable ...
96. ### Math

A bag contains 3 apples and 2 oranges. Another bag contains 2 apples and 4 oranges . A bag and a fruit are picked at random. The probability that the fruit will be apple is
97. ### MLG

In a certain college , 4% of men students and 1% of women students are taller than 1.8m . Further more , 60% of the students are women . If a student is selected at random and is found taller than 1.8m , What is the probability that the student is a women?
98. ### probability

A jar contains 3 red balls and 2 green balls. You draw one ball at random. Determine the probability of selecting a. red b. green c. blue d. red or green
99. ### Juba Day SS

ii) A box contains 10 white, 7 black and 3 green balls. 2 balls are drawn at random. Find out the probability that: a) both are white b) one is white and another is green c) one is black and another is green
100. ### basic mathematics

ii) A box contains 10 white, 7 black and 3 green balls. 2 balls are drawn at random. Find out the probability that: a) both are white b) one is white and another is green c) one is black and another is green