# random

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### statistics

A source in the Internal Revenue Service has stated that historically 90% of federal tax returns filed are free of arithmetic errors. A random sample of 25 returns are selected and checked carefully for arithmetic errors. Assuming independence, find the probability that a. all...

### Cards

As shown above, a classic deck of cards is made up of 52 cards, 26 are black, 26 are red. Each color is split into two suits of 13 cards each (clubs and spades are black and hearts and diamonds are red). Each suit is split into 13 individual cards (Ace, 2-10, Jack, Queen, and ...

### Statistics

4 calculators were selected at random from a sample of 44 calculators that were defective and 22 that were in good condition. Find the probability that all 4 calculators are defective. Ok, I'll just start this one. There are 66 choose 4 samples. yes/no? What is the P of 0,1,2,...

### random

what kind of website is this? what is jiskha? Jiskha is the name given to the site by the man who runs the show here. His name is Leo. This is a help site with the emphasis on help. We try to help students do their homework. But we like to see what the student can do, then we ...

### Statistics

A random sample of 51 of the largest companies in the united states gave the following P/e ratios 11 35 19 13 15 21 40 18 60 72 9 20 29 53 16 26 21 14 21 27 10 12 47 14 33 14 18 17 20 19 13 25 23 27 5 16 8 49 44 20 27 8 19 12 31 67 51 26 19 18 32 Use a calculator with mean and...

### Statistics

A random sample of 51 of the largest companies in the united states gave the following P/e ratios 11 35 19 13 15 21 40 18 60 72 9 20 29 53 16 26 21 14 21 27 10 12 47 14 33 14 18 17 20 19 13 25 23 27 5 16 8 49 44 20 27 8 19 12 31 67 51 26 19 18 32 Use a calculator with mean and...

### statistics

A random sample of 51 of the largest companies in the united states gave the following P/e ratios 11 35 19 13 15 21 40 18 60 72 9 20 29 53 16 26 21 14 21 27 10 12 47 14 33 14 18 17 20 19 13 25 23 27 5 16 8 49 44 20 27 8 19 12 31 67 51 26 19 18 32 Use a calculator with mean and...

### statistics

A random sample of 51 of the largest companies in the united states gave the following P/e ratios 11 35 19 13 15 21 40 18 60 72 9 20 29 53 16 26 21 14 21 27 10 12 47 14 33 14 18 17 20 19 13 25 23 27 5 16 8 49 44 20 27 8 19 12 31 67 51 26 19 18 32 Use a calculator with mean and...

### Stats

In the library on a university campus, there is a sign in the elevator that indicates a limit of 16 persons. Further more, there is a weight limit of 2500 pounds. Assume the average weight of students, faculty and staff on campus is 150 pounds, the standard devaiton is 27 ...

### HELP--math

Of one hundred students surveyed: 70 like basketball, 52 like football, 61 like baseball, 29 like baseball and football, 39 like football and basketball, 42 like basketball and baseball, 27 like all three sports. If a student is chosen at random, what is the probability that ...

### math

Of one hundred students surveyed: 70 like basketball, 52 like football, 61 like baseball, 29 like baseball and football, 39 like football and basketball, 42 like basketball and baseball, 27 like all three sports. If a student is chosen at random, what is the probability that ...

### Math grd 12

The number of nuts in a package of Nutty's premium cashews is normally distributed with mean of 432.4 nuts and standard deviation of 5.8 nuts packages with fewer than 420 nuts or more than 445 nuts will be rejected by quality control a) what is the probability that a package ...

### Statistics

In a certain game of chance a person pays $5 to play a game. A person randomly selects 2 integers ranging from 0-99. The host of the game then uses a random number generator to select 2 integers ranging from 0-99. If the players values and hosts values agree (in any order), ...

### Math-Statistics

A marketing research company needs to estimate which of two soft drinks college students prefer. A random sample of n college students produced the following 98% confidence interval for the proportion of college students who prefer drink A: (0.384, 0.424). Identify the point ...

### statistics

Suppose a basketball player, Player A made 80% of her free throws last season and that she continues to shoot free throws at the same rate. Assume that free throw attempts are independent. Let the random variable X be the number of free throws that player A makes in her next ...

### STATISTICS

I need help with 2 questions-TODAY-HELP 8. Assume that the MM207 Student Data Set is a random sample of all Kaplan students; estimate the proportion of all Kaplan students who are male using a 90% level of confidence. 9. Assume you want to estimate with the proportion of ...

### statistics

we developed a 95% z confidence interval for the mean BMI of women aged 20 to 29 years, based on a national random sample of 654 such women. we assumed there that the population standard deviation was known to be 7.5. in fact the sample data had mean BMI of 26.8 and standard ...

### statistics

An agricultural economist is interested in determining the average diameter of peaches produced by a particular tree. A random sample of 50 peaches is taken and the sample mean calculated. Suppose that the average diameter of peaches on this tree is known from previous years' ...

### statistics

Do you want to own your own candy store? Wow! With some interest in running your own business and a decent credit rating, you can probably get a bank loan on startup costs for franchises such as Candy Express, The Fudge Company, Karmel Corn, and Rocky Mountain Chocolate ...

### Math

At Chaniel's school, one cafeteria helper is chosen from each class by a random drawing. In Chaniel's class, the probability of the chosen person being taller that five feet is 1/5. Find the odds in favor of the chosen person being taller than five feet.

### genetics

Consider a population where gene A come in two form, A1 and A2. This gene is not under selection and random mating occurs with respect to that gene and p= 0.5 and q= 0.5. What are the expected genotype frequencies in the next generation? To do this, you should find the ...

### statistics

question- a packaging device is set to fill detergent powder packets with a mean weight of 5 kg .the standered deviation is known to be 0.01kg.these are known to drift upward over a period of time due to machine fault,which is not tolerable.a random sample of 100 packets is ...

### STATS

The vice-president of a business firm has reviewed the records of the firm's personnel and found that 70% of the employees read The Wall Street Journal. If the vice president was to choose 12 employees at random, what is the probability that the number of these employees who ...

### math statistics

For each probability and percentile problem, draw the picture. A random number generator picks a number from 1 to 9 in a uniform manner. 1) Give the distribution of X. X = 2) Enter an exact number as an integer, fraction, or decimal. f(x) = where <=x=> 3) Enter an exact ...

### Finite Math

John has three coins in his pocket. One is fair, one has two heads, and the third is unbalanced, showing head 60% of the time. John grabs a coin at random and tosses it. Find the probability that: 1) The coin shows a head 2) The coin is regular, give that the toss produced a ...

### Math

he physics department of a college has 9 male professors, 8 female professors, 10 male teaching assistants, and 13 female teaching assistants. If a person is selected at random from the group, find the probability that the selected person is a teaching assistant or a female

### math

ibrahim has a bag containing five red balls,six yellow balls and four white balls , the ball is pick at random from the bag.find the probability that: (a))red or white ball ? (b) yellow or red ball ? (c) not red

### finite math

Among 26 to 31 year olds 35% say they have driven a car while under the influence of peer pressure. suppose 2 26 to 31 year olds are selected at random. A)the probability that at least 1 has not driven under the influence? B)the probability that at least 1 of the 2 adults has ...

### Statistics

According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control, the national mean hospital stay after childbirth is 2.1 days. Reviewing records at her own hospital, a hospital administrator calculates that the mean hospital stay for a random sample of 81 women after childbirth is 2.3...

### LA - pls help asap!

Questions 1–4 correspond to "One." 1. What is the best interpretation of the following stanza from the poem "One"? Nobody can get into my clothes for me / or feel my fall for me, or do my running. / Nobody hears my music for me, either. A. You cannot count on anybody else. B...

### statistics

A simple random sample of 60 items resulted in a sample mean of 80. The population standard deviation is 15. a) Compute the 95 % confidence interval for the population mean. b) Assume that the same sample mean was obtained from a sample of 120 items. Provide a 95% confidence ...

### 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...

### pstat.................HELP........................

A diagnostic test for a disease is said to be 90% accurate inthat if a person has the disease, the test will detect it withprobability 0.9. Also, if a person does not have the disease, thetest will report that he or she does noot have it with probability0.9. Only 1% of the ...

### statistics, are my calculations correct?

classify the following as discrete or continuous random variables: a) the time it takes to run a marathon- i think that it is discrete b) the number of fractions between one and two- i think that it is discrete? c) a pair of dice is rolled and the sum to appear on the dice is ...

### Statistics

The average annual salary of employees at Wintertime Sports was $28,750 last year. This year the company opened another store. Suppose a random sample of 18 employees had an average annual salary of $25,810 with standard deviation of s = $4230. Use a 1% level of significance ...

### Statistics

A random sample of 16 mid-sized cars tested for fuel consumption gave a mean of 26.4 kilometers per liter with a standard deviation of 2.3 kilometers per liter. i) Assuming that the kilometers per liter given by all mid-sized cars have a normal distribution, find a 99% ...

### Stats

A random sample of 100 GMAT scores has a mean of 500. Assume that GMAT scores have a population standard deviation of 120. Construct a 95% confidence interval estimate of the mean GMAT scores. (15 pts) What is the sample size for the conference interval? What is the point ...

### Statistics

Twelve different video games showing substance use were observed and the duration times of game play ( in seconds) are listed below. The design of the study justifies the assumption that the sample can be treated as a simple random sample. use the data to construct a 95% ...

### statistic

Listed below is a simple random sample of sitting eye heights (in mm) of men (based on anthropometric survey data from Gordon, Churchill, Clauser). Determine whether these sample heights appear to come from a population with a normal distribution. Explain. 777 771 821 815 765 ...

### Math

A bag contains 5 red balls and 4 white balls. Two balls are drawn at random from the bag. The first ball drawn is put back into the bag before the second ball is drawn. What is the probability that two balls drawn are both red?

### Math

Can somebody help me solve this problem ? I am not so good with probability. - A bag contains 2 green marbles and 3 white marbles. One marble is drawn at random and not replaced. Then a second marble is drawn. What is the probability that the first marble is white and the ...

### Statistics

Of the parts produced by a particular machine, 1.5% are defective. If a random sample of 11 parts produced by this machine contains 2 or more defective parts, the machine is shut down for repairs. Find the probability that the machine will be shut down for repairs based on ...

### math

The probability of choosing a 6 at random from a standard deck of playing cars is 1/13.Use this information for 1 and 3. 1. what is the complement of the event of choosing a 6 ? 2. What is the probability of the complement of the event of choosing a 6 ? 3. You roll a standard ...

### mathematics

The probability of choosing a 6 at random from a standard deck of playing cars is 1/13.Use this information for 1 and 3. 1. what is the complement of the event of choosing a 6 ? 2. What is the probability of the complement of the event of choosing a 6 ? 3. You roll a standard ...

### statistics

EXERCISE: POSSIBLE VALUES OF THE ESTIMATES Suppose that the random variable È takes values in the interval [0,1]. a) Is it true that the LMS estimator is guaranteed to take values only in the interval [0,1]? b) Is it true that the LLMS estimator is guaranteed to take ...

### Intro to Probability, please check my work.

A fair coin is flipped three times. You win $5 every time the outcome is heads. Let the random variable X represent the total number of dollars you win. (a) List the sample space. (b) Determine the probability function of X. ====================== Answer: a) 2^3= 8 ...

### statistics

Please only the formula and steps to do this problem. Thank you An assembly process includes a torque wrench device that automatically tightens compressor housing bolts; the device has a known process standard deviation of ó = 3 lb-ft in the torque applied. A simple random ...

### English

Hey, Any ideas on how to make your own fairytale? I've already started but all i have is a couple of random paragraphss. I wasnted to make it instead of a happily ever after the hero leaves the heroin, but i want them to both have a strong love. And I don't have any love ...

### statistics

The red face cards and the black cards numbered 2-9 are put into a bag. Four cards are drawn at random without replacement. Find the following probabilities: a) All 4 cards are red b) 2 cards are red and two cards are black c) At least one of the red cards is red. d) All four ...

### Math

A random sample was taken from Wyoming. Eighty percent of students reported that they like dogs, 64% reported they like cats, and 97% reported that they like dogs or cats. What percentage of students like both dogs and cats?

### 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 ...

### statistics

The population standard deviation (σ) for a standardized achievement test that is normally distributed is 8. a.) Calculate the standard error of the mean if you draw a random sample of 50 test scores. Show your work for full credit . . . b.) Your sample mean...

### math

1. A bag contains 9 tiles numbered 1 to 9. P (4)= 1/9. What type of probability is illustrated and why? a) experimental; the result is found by repeating and experiment. b) experimental; the result is based on the number of possible outcomes. c) theoretical; experimental; the ...

### Algebra II

1) A red die and a blue die are tossed. What is the probability that the red die shows a 3 and the blue die shows a number greater than 3? Answer: 3/5 2) Tickets are numbered 1 to 50 and placed in a box. Three tickets are drawn at random without replacement. What is the ...

### mathematics

The numbers 1,2,…,17 are divided into 5 disjoint sets. One set has 5 elements, one set has 4 elements, two sets have 3 elements and the last set contains the 2 remaining elements. Two players each choose a number from 1 to 17 at random. The probability they choose numbers ...

### maths

The numbers 1,2,…,17 are divided into 5 disjoint sets. One set has 5 elements, one set has 4 elements, two sets have 3 elements and the last set contains the 2 remaining elements. Two players each choose a number from 1 to 17 at random. The probability they choose numbers ...

### math help

Consider the approximately normal population of heights of male college students with mean ì = 69 inches and standard deviation of ó = 4.6 inches. A random sample of 25 heights is obtained (e) Find P(x > 70). (Give your answer correct to four decimal places.) (f) Find P(x...

### Cards Probability

As shown above, a classic deck of cards is made up of 52 cards, 26 are black, 26 are red. Each color is split into two suits of 13 cards each (clubs and spades are black and hearts and diamonds are red). Each suit is split into 13 individual cards (Ace, 2-10, Jack, Queen, and ...

### statistics 201

A firm hires a pool of financial consultants to discuss portfolio recommendations with its clients. The CEO believes that another financial consultant should be hired if the average phone consultation exceeds 350 seconds. A random sample of 100 phone calls revealed a mean of ...

### MATH

HELP !!! Which statistics concept is described? Choose from these answers: [(A):statistical test] [(B):Null Hypothesis] [(C):alpha] [(D):one-tailed test] [(E):two-tailed test] [(F):Type I error] [(G):Type II error] [(H):the statistic Z] 1)When a hypothesis is that two groups ...

### PROBABILITIES

Factories A and B produce computers. Factory A produces 3 times as many computers as factory B. The probability that an item produced by factory A is defective is 0.037 and the probability that an item produced by factory B is defective is 0.05. A computer is selected at ...

### vocab

Choose the words, that best completes the following sentences. 1)Abound ,2) braggart,3) cache, 4)clarification,5)despondent, 6)embezzle 7)heartrending 8)leisurely 9)lethargic 10)malady 11)mellow 12)nomadic 13)piecemeal 14)quest 15)random 16)rant 17)reinforce 18)seclusion 19)...

### math

Bibi wants to send invitations to some of her friends to come to her birthday party. She has contact information for 37 friends stored on her phone, but she only wants to invite 21 of those people to her party. She tries to send out a message to the 21 people, but her phone ...

### maths

Bibi wants to send invitations to some of her friends to come to her birthday party. She has contact information for 37 friends stored on her phone, but she only wants to invite 21 of those people to her party. She tries to send out a message to the 21 people, but her phone ...

### Probabilities

Bibi wants to send invitations to some of her friends to come to her birthday party. She has contact information for 37 friends stored on her phone, but she only wants to invite 21 of those people to her party. She tries to send out a message to the 21 people, but her phone ...

### Science

1) Instead of using the word "random",is it acceptable to say particles in a liquid move about in "different" directions? 2) Why does ice have a higher density than water vapour? Is it because ice has a greater mass in a fixed volume? 3) The statement "Particles in a gas are ...

### Statistics

A packaging device is set to fill detergent power packets with a mean weight of 5 Kg. The standard deviation is known to be 0.01 Kg. These are known to drift upwards over a period of time due to machine fault, which is not tolerable. A random sample of 100 packets is taken and...

### statistics

1. A researcher is interested in whether students who attend private high schools have higher average SAT Scores than students in the general population. A random sample of 90 students at a private high school is tested and and a mean SAT score of 1030 is obtained. The average...

### Statistics

Are you annoyed with spam e-mail? Suppose a random sample of 200 Kent State students was asked this question of which 80% said that they are annoyed. From the provided information we can find the following: sample percent = 80% (sample proportion = .80) standard deviation (S.D...

### Math

To get a driver's license, an applicant must pass a written test and a driving test. Pasts records show that 80% of the applicants pass the written test and 60% of those who have passed the written test pass the driving test. Based on these figures, how many applicants in a ...

### Statistics

A researcher is interested in whether students who attend private high schools have higher average SAT scores than students in the general population. A random sample of 90 students at a private high school is tested and has a mean SAT score of 1050. The average score for ...

### math

A) Daily sales of petrol from the Nabua service station are normally distributed with Mean 6300L and the standard deviation 400L. (i) If a daily sale is selected at random, find the probability that it is less than 6200L. (ii) If petrol sales are sampled for 40 days, and the ...

### math

Duke Maverick worked for a packaging company. One Day, Duke received four separate orders and acidentally mixed up the addresses, so he applied the address labels at random, what is the probability that exactly three packages were correctly labeled? If three were labeled ...

### ap statistics

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 random sample of last months shipping yielded a mean weight of 32.1...

### Please can help me solving my problems(Probality)

A manufacturer makes mobile phone. The manufacturer employs are inspector to check the quality of its product. The inspector tested a random sample of the phone being defective as 0.049. Ashmita buys three of the phones made by the manufacturer. Find the probability that. 1) ...

### Probality

in a case in riverhead, New York, nine different crime victims listened to voice recordings of five diffent men. All nine victims identified the same voice as that of the criminal. If the voice identified were made by random guesses, find the probality that all nine victims ...

### Math

Records show that 29% of all payments to a mail-order company are submitted after the due date. Suppose 50 payments are submitted this week. Let r be a random variable that represents the number of payments that are late. Use the normal approximation to the binomial to ...

### Bayes' Theorem

Help!!! I'm not really good at Bayes' Theorem. Can you please walk me through. In the current second year class of a top ranked US university, all students come from three states in the US . Kansas, Illinois, and Ohio supply respectively 40%, 50%, and 10% of the students. The ...

### Probabilities

Company has 90 cars in stock with 4 cylinder engines and 290 with 6 cylinder engines. There are no other cars in stock. 130 of these cars, including 20 of those with 4 cylinder engines have air conditioning. One car on the lot is selected at random. The probability that this ...

### math

susan has red, blue, green, and yellow sweaters, joanne has green, red, purple, and white sweaters, diane's sweaters are red, blue, purple, and mauve, each girl ahs only one sweater of each color and will pick a sweater to wear at random what is the probability if each girl ...

### statistics

3. The mean volume of draught beer served in pint glasses in a particular pub is known to be 0.564 litres. A consumer organization takes a random sample of 64 pints of draught beer and finds that the standard deviation of this sample is 0.025 litres. What is the probability ...

### statistics

Please help- A random sample of n=500 households where 150 have combined cable,phone, and internet service. Firrst, calculate p-hat, the sample proportion of households having such service. Then use a confidence level for pi, the proportion of all households in this area that ...

### statistics

1. A random sample of n = 16 scores is selected from a normal distribution with a mean of µ = 50 and a standard deviation of á = 10. What is the probability that the sample mean will have a value between 45 and 55? What is the probability that the sample mean will have a ...

### Math

A bag contains 9 red marbles, 8 white marbles, and 6 blue marbles. You draw 4 marbles out at random, without replacement. What is the probability that all the marbles are red? What is the probability that exactly two of the marbles are red? The probability that exactly two of ...

### Prob ans stat

Let x be a random variable that represents the length of time it takes a student to complete a take-home exam in Dr. Larson's psychology class. After interviewing many students, it was found that x has an approximately normal distribution with mean of 5.2 hours and standard ...

### Stats

I am working on a review sheet and got everything except for this one. I am not sure whether to use z or t. The number of hours per week that high school juniors watch TV is normally distributed with a mean of 8 hours and a standard deviation of 2 hours. If 100 students are ...

### statistics

a golf ball is selected at random from a golf bag. If the golf bag contains 4 brown balls, 9 yellow balls, and 12 orange balls, find the probability of the following event. probability the ball is brown or yellow?

### combinatorical mathematics

At Brilli's zoo, she is trying to train a monkey to learn how to count. The monkey is given a stack of cards, numbered 1 to 30, in some random order. The cards are laid out from left to right. Each time the monkey moves the card numbered i+1 to the immediate right of the card ...

### 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) ...

### Statistics

In baseball, is therelinearcorrelation between batting average and home run percentage? Let x represent the batting average of a professional baseball player. Let y represent the home run percentage (number of home runs per 100 times at bat). Suppose a random sample of ...

### marketing research

A packaging device is set to fill detergent power packets with a mean weight of 5 Kg. The standard deviation is known to be 0.01 Kg. These are known to drift upwards over a period of time due to machine fault, which is not tolerable. A random sample of 100 packets is taken and...

### statistics

The proportion of baby boys born in the United States has historically been 0.512. You choose an SRS of 55 newborn babies and find that 47% are boys. Do ALL calculations to 5 decimal places before rounding. (d) In a random sample of 55 newborn babies, what is the probability ...

### 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 ...

### Math

Mrs.Wallace wants to buy 1 1/2 gallons of sour cream for a recipe If sour cream is sold only in 1 pint containers how many containers will she need to buy A.6 B.8 C.12 D.16 B 12.Robert has 17 games in his room He has 6 board games and the rest are video games. If Roberto ...

### Stats

A random sample of dates taken from headstones at a cemetery in Pleasanton, California, showed an average lifespan of 70 years with a standard deviation of 20 years. Assuming the distribution is unimodal, which of the following is most likely a good description of the ...

### math- stat 201

A firm hires a pool of financial consultants to discuss portfolio recommendations with its clients. The CEO believes that another financial consultant should be hired if the average phone consultation exceeds 350 seconds. A random sample of 100 phone calls revealed a mean of ...

### statistics

Suppose a manufacturer claims that each family-size bag of pretzels sold weighs 12 ounces on average with a standard deviation of 0.8 ounces. A consumer's group decides to test this claim. If a simple random sample of 49 bags of pretzels gives a sample mean of 11.8 ounces, is ...

### Maths

Suppose that the reliability of a HIV test is specified as follows: Of people having HIV, 90% of the test detect the disease but 10% go undetected. Of people free of HIV, 99% of the test are judged HIV–ive but 1% are diagnosed as showing HIV+ive. From a large population of ...

### Maths

Suppose that the reliability of a HIV test is specified as follows: Of people having HIV, 90% of the test detect the disease but 10% go undetected. Of people free of HIV, 99% of the test are judged HIV–ive but 1% are diagnosed as showing HIV+ive. From a large population of ...