# random

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1. ### statistics/probability

in testing a new drug. researchers found that 20% of all patients using it will have a mild side effect. a random sample of 14 patients using the drug is selected. find the probability that: a) exactly three will have mild side effects. b) at least four will have this mild ...
2. ### 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. (a) Assuming that the kilometers per liter given by all mid-sized cars have a normal distribution, find a 99% confidence interval for the...
3. ### math

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. (a) Assuming that the kilometers per liter given by all mid-sized cars have a normal distribution, find a 99% confidence interval for the...
4. ### english

please send me some example about that essay, "Away to decrease your chance of becoming a victime of random violence" There are no "examples" of essays here. You must write your own; then post it and someone here will be able to give you feedback. Here are some wonderful ...
5. ### statistics

The probablility that a person drinks at least five cups of coffee per day is .24, and the probability that a person has high blood pressure is .08. Assuming that these two events are independent, find the probability that a person selected at random drinks less than five cups...
6. ### Statistics

Hello I need help solving a statistics problem and have no idea where to start. Can anyone help? In a recent national survey, the mean weekly allowance for a nine-year-old child from his or her parents was reported to be \$3.65. A random sample of 45 nine-year-olds in ...
7. ### Chemistry

Given the equilibrium rxn CF4(g) + 2H2O(l) ⇔ CO2(g) + 4HF(g) ΔH < 0 if pressure is increased by adding argon gas to the equilibrium, I know it doesn't decrease the amount of HF. But if a random gas is added for any equilibrium rxn, will it always cause an ...
8. ### Math

You use a line of best fit for a set of data to make a prediction about an unknown value. The correlation coefficient for your data is -0.993. How confident can you be that your predicted value will be reasonably close to the actual value? a. I can't be confident at all; this ...
9. ### Stats 330- HELP

I need some help on this question it has two parts but i can't figure it out. Can someone help me. The NDSU library checks out an average of 320 books per day, with a standard deviation of 75 books. Suppose a simple random sample of 30 days is selected for observation. What is...
10. ### math

identify the variable, population and is this quantitative or qualitative The archaeological site of Tara is more than 4000 years old. Tradition states that Tara was the seat of the high kings of Ireland. Because of it's archaeological importance, Tara has received extensive ...
11. ### Statistics Help

Six candidates for a new position of vice-president for academic affairs have been selected. Three of the candidates are female. The candidates’ years of experience are as follows. Candidate Experience Female 1 Female 2 Female 3 Male 1 Male 2 Male 3 5 9 11 6 4 8 Suppose one ...
12. ### statistics

The average one-way commute time for a random sample of 256 area residents of a city is 90 minutes, with a standard deviation of 24 minutes. Construct a 90% confidence interval for the mean commute time of all residents. Construct a 98% confidence interval for the mean commute...
13. ### statistics

To determine how many hours per week freshmen college students watch television, a random sample of 225 students was selected. It was determined that the students in the sample spent an average of 35 hours watching TV per week. The population standard deviation is known to be ...
14. ### statistics

do students who learned English as well as another language simultaneously score worse on the SAT critical reading exam than the general population of test takers? the mean score di 501. A random sample of 100 test takers who learned English as another language simultaneously ...
15. ### Statistics

A company has developed a new type of light bulb, and wants to estimate its mean lifetime. A simple random sample of 12 bulbs had a sample mean lifetime of 692 hours with a sample standard deviation of 30 hours. It is reasonable to believe that the population is approximately ...
16. ### statistics

Which of the following criteria must be met to do a one-sample test for a proportion? A. The data values in the sample must be independent. B. The parent population must be normally distributed. C. The data must come from a random sample. D. The sample size must be more than ...
17. ### math

If a fowl is treated, probability of dying is 1/10 while if not treated the probability is 7/10 calculate the probability that, a fowl picked at random from the 36 fowl is (i) Treated with the drug and will die (ii) Not treated with the drug and will die (iii) Not treated with...
18. ### math

If a fowl is treated, probability of dying is 1/10 while if not treated the probability is 7/10 calculate the probability that, a fowl picked at random from the 36 fowl is (i) Treated with the drug and will die (ii) Not treated with the drug and will die (iii) Not treated with...
19. ### statistics

If a fowl is treated, probability of dying is 1/10 while if not treated the probability is 7/10 calculate the probability that, a fowl picked at random from the 36 fowl is (i) Treated with the drug and will die (ii) Not treated with the drug and will die (iii) Not treated with...
20. ### math

. If a fowl is treated, probability of dying is 1/10 while if not treated the probability is 7/10 calculate the probability that, a fowl picked at random from the 36 fowl is (i) Treated with the drug and will die (ii) Not treated with the drug and will die (iii) Not treated ...
21. ### statistics

The average age for licensed drivers in a county is µ= 42.6, σ= 12 and the distribution is approximately normal. A county police officer was interested in whether the average age of those receiving parking tickets in the county differed from that of the average age of ...
22. ### Algebra I

you use a line of best fit for a set of data to make a prediction about an unknown value. The correlation coefficient for your data set is -0,993. How confident can you be that your predicted value will be reasonably close to the actual value? a. I can't be confident at all; ...
23. ### math but also probability

Three people play a game of "nonconformity": They each choose rock, paper, or scissors. If two of the three people choose the same symbol, and the third person chooses a different symbol, then the one who chose the different symbol wins. Otherwise, no one wins. If they play 4 ...
24. ### statistics

Based on data collected by the National Center for Health Statistics and made available to the public in the Sample Adult database, an estimate of the percentage of adults who have at some point in their life been told they have hypertension is 23.53 percent. If we select a ...
25. ### math check

The amount of fill (weight of contents) put into a glass jar of spaghetti sauce is normally distributed with mean ì = 843 grams and standard deviation of ó = 9 grams (ii) Find the standard error of the x distribution. (Give your answer correct to two decimal places.) 21.63...
26. ### math

A bag contains the following marbles:6 red,4 orange,3 yellow,2 blue and 5 green. You choose a marble at random and do not replace it. Then you select another marble. P(red,then blue)3/95 P(orange,then blue) 2/95 P(blue,then yellow) 3/190 P(red,then yellow) 9/190 P(blue,then ...
27. ### statistics

At a certain college, 15% of the students received an A in their required math course, 10% received an A in their required Chemistry course, 5% received an A in both. A student is selected at random. a.) What is the probability tha he receieved an A in either Chemistry or Math...
28. ### Stats

To compare the durabilities of two paints for highway use, 12 four-inch wide lines of each paint were laid down across a heavily-traveled road. The order was decided at random. After a period of time, reflectometer readings were obtained for each line. The higher the reading, ...
29. ### Statistics

12. The proportion of students who own a cell phone on college campuses across the country has increased tremendously over the past few years. It is estimated that approximately 94% of students now own a cell phone. Twenty five students are to be selected at random from a ...
30. ### statistics

It is known that for a certain firm specializing in manufacturing female T-shirts, the ‘Small’ sizes have a shoulder size of 14 inches or less. If these T-shirt shoulder sizes are normally distributed with a mean of 16 inches and a standard deviation of 2 inches (i)What ...
31. ### Statistics

You want to know if there's a difference between the proportions of high school students and college students who read newspapers regularly. out of a random sample of 500 high-school students, 287 say they read newspapers regularly, and out of a random sample of 420 college ...
32. ### probability

Let X and Y be independent random variables, each uniformly distributed on the interval [0,1]. Let Z=max{X,Y}. Find the PDF of Z. Express your answer in terms of z using standard notation. For 0<z<1, fZ(z)= - unanswered Let Z=max{2X,Y}. Find the PDF of Z. Express your ...
33. ### probability

Let X and Y be independent random variables, each uniformly distributed on the interval [0,1]. Let Z=max{X,Y}. Find the PDF of Z. Express your answer in terms of z using standard notation . For 0<z<1, fZ(z)= 1 - unanswered 1 Let Z=max{2X,Y}. Find the PDF of Z. Express ...
34. ### statistics

Let X and Y be independent random variables, each uniformly distributed on the interval [0,1]. Let Z=max{X,Y}. Find the PDF of Z. Express your answer in terms of z using standard notation . For 0<z<1, fZ(z)= 1 - unanswered 1 Let Z=max{2X,Y}. Find the PDF of Z. Express ...
35. ### math/statistics

From a shipment of 65 transistors, 4 of which are defective, a sample of 6 transistors is selected at random. (a) In how many different ways can the sample be selected? ways (b) How many samples contain exactly 3 defective transistors? 166320 samples (c) How many samples do ...
36. ### Math

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...
37. ### math

1. Consider the following scenario: A random sample obtained from a population has a mean of µ=100 and a standard deviation of σ = 20. The error between the sample mean and the population mean for a sample of n = 16 is 5 points and the error between a sample men and ...
38. ### Math

A bag contains 10 marbles: 1 red, 2 blue, 3 green, and 4 yellow. I reach into the bag and pick 5 marbles at random. Determine the probability that my pick has: (a) At least 2 yellow marbles. (b) At least 2 yellow marbles and at least 1 green marble. (c) All four colors ...
39. ### statistica

A management consultant has analysed a random sample of 40 large firms in order to investigate the mean annual salary of sales managers. She has constructed the following 90% confidence interval for the population mean annual salary: \$45,382 to \$48,618. In testing the ...
40. ### statistics

A management consultant has analysed a random sample of 40 large firms in order to investigate the mean annual salary of sales managers. She has constructed the following 90% confidence interval for the population mean annual salary: \$45,382 to \$48,618. In testing the ...
41. ### Science

1.Which of the following best describes an atom? A protons and electrons grouped together in a random pattern B protons and electrons grouped together in an alternating pattern C a core of protons and neutrons surrounded by electrons D a core of electrons and neutrons ...
42. ### math check and help

A random sample of the amount paid (in dollars) for taxi fare from downtown to the airport was obtained. (Give your answers correct to two decimal places.) 16 17 22 13 21 23 22 18 13 22 19 20 19 22 16 (a) Use the data to find a point estimate for the mean. \$ 18.87 . (b) Use ...
43. ### statistics

A random sample of 31 people employed by the Florida state authority established they earned an average wage (including benefits) of \$56 per hour. The sample standard deviation was \$6.35 per hour. (a)What is your best estimate of the population mean? (b)Develop a 99 percent ...
44. ### statistics

5. The table below shows Psychology exam scores, Statistics Exam scores, and IQ scores for a random sample of students. What can you observe in the relationship between IQ and psychology, psychology and statistics, and IQ and statistics? Using a web-calculator, obtain the ...
45. ### statistics

every year thousands of students take the SAT'S. Recent trends show that the scores on the verbal section follow an approx. normal distribution with mean of 350 and stand. deviation of 110 A)a student is chosen at random. it is noted that only 8% of students have scored higher...
46. ### Statistics

What price do farmers get for their watermelon crops? In the third week of July, a random sample of 52 farming regions gave a sample mean of = \$6.68 per 100 pounds of watermelon. Assume that is known to be \$1.94 per 100 pounds. A farm brings 35 tons of watermelon to market. ...
47. ### Statistics

Mortgage Rates In 2001, the mean contract interest rate for a conventional 30-year first loan for the purchase of a single-family home was 6.3 percent, according to the U.S. Federal Housing Board.A real estate agent believes that interest rates are lower today and obtains a ...
48. ### Statistics

Suppose flights at a large metropolitan airport are on-time 68% of the time and late 32% of the time. We want to use a table of random digits to simulate flight status (on-time or late), so we'll assign 01, 02, … , 68 to represent on-time flights, and 69, 70, … , 99, 00 to...
49. ### Math Binomial theorem

I'm preparing for a test and one of the questions in my text is as follows: In a trivia contest,Sam has drawn a topic he knows nothing about, so he makes random guesses for the 10 T/F questions. Use the binomial theorem to help find a)the number of ways Sam can answer the test...
50. ### math

Suppose 10% of the flights arriving at an airport arrive early, 60% arrive on time, and 30% arrive late. Valerie use the random number table to find the experimental probability that of 5 flights, at least 2 will arrive late. The digit 0 represents flights arriving early. The ...
51. ### statistics

A committee of three people is to be formed. The three people will be selected from a list of five possible committee members. A simple random sample of three people is taken, without replacement, from the group of five people. Using the letters A, B, C, D, E to represent the ...

Hello, I'm struggling trying to find the answer for b. Do you know the answer and help would greatly be appreciated! A clean air standard required that vehicle exhaust emissions not exceed specified limits for various pollutants. Many states require that cars be tested ...
53. ### math help

"Three cards are randomly selected from a standard 52-card deck. What is the probability of getting 3 hearts or 3 numbers less than 6 (count aces as 1)?" I think the answer is 0.0645, but I'm not sure if this is right. Could someone check this? "Half of a circle is inside a ...
54. ### Statistics

Hello. I would like to ask a college statistics question. Q. One hundred draws are made at random with replacement from the box [1,2,2,5]. The draws come out as follows:17 [1]'s, 54 [2]'s, 29 [5]'s. Fill in the blanks, using the options below; show work. (a) For the _______, ...
55. ### Biology

True or false? (if false, replace word in *here*) 1) The random changes of allele frequencies associated with genetic drift frequently lead to a *gain* in genetic diverse. 2) *sexual selection* helps maintain the Hb^a/Hb^s heterozygous conditions in humans. 3) bottleneck and ...
56. ### Probability and Statistics

The proportion of adults living in a small town who are college graduates is estimated to be p = 0.6. To test this hypothesis, a random sample of 15 adults is selected. If the number of college graduates in the sample is anywhere from 6 to 12, we shall not reject the null ...
57. ### statistics

The Medical Rehabilitation Foundation reports that the average cost of rehabilitation for stroke victims is at least \$24,500. To see if the average cost might be different at a particular hospital, a researcher selects a random number sample of 50 stroke victims and finds that...
58. ### STATS PROBABILITY

AFTER A TRIP TO THE MARKET, GINA PUTS TOGETHER BOUQUETS BY DRAWING AT RANDOM FROM HER PILE OF FLOWERS WHICH CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING, LAVENDER ROSES 12, RED ROSES 12, WHITE LILIES 6, YELLOW CARNATIONS 18, RED TULIPS 24 AND 12 WHITE TULIPS. a) if gina draws a flower from her pile...
59. ### Statistics

In testing a new drug, researchers found that 20% of all patients using it will have a mild side effect. A random sample of 25 patients using the drug is selected. Find the mean and standard deviation of patients having a mild side effect. Mean = np = 25(.2) = 5 Ok Standard ...
60. ### geometry

So On the first day of school I went to geometry and we did a review. My teacher had us work out this problem and I've never seen it before. Other kids were doing the problem and I was just there confused. I was embarrassed and didn't want to ask for help. Do any of you have ...
61. ### Environmental Science

We are using Chi Squares to understand if descrepancies in aniaml populations are random or significant. On the developed land, 20 traps were set. 7 Road runners were caught, and two were marked. On the Undeveloepd land, 20 traps were also set, but 11 Road Runners were caught ...
62. ### statistics

. As a part of their customer-service program, United Airlines wanted to select 10 passengers from today's 9 A.M. Chicago-Tampa flight to be interviewed regarding airport facilities, service, and amenities in the waiting area. Each passenger was given a number on check in, ...
63. ### Math Help

At summer camp 20% of the students come from out of state. Megan wants to simulate cabins of 8 campers. She generates random digits from 0 to 9 and lets the digits 0 and 1 represent a camper from out of state. The table: 69531217; 89542756; 89001254; 01346895; 12468503 ...
64. ### Statistics

A tax specialist knows that tax refunds for people who use a firm to do their tax returns are normally distributed with a mean of \$150 and a standard deviation of \$43. The specialist believes that the company, Taxco, uses under trained staff and gets a lower average tax refund...
65. ### Statistics

A tax specialist knows that tax refunds for people who use a firm to do their tax returns are normally distributed with a mean of \$150 and a standard deviation of \$43. The specialist believes that the company, Taxco, uses under trained staff and gets a lower average tax refund...
66. ### Math

A bag holds 20 yellow mints and 80 other green or pink mints. You choose a mint at random, eat it, and choose another. a. Find the number of pink mints if P(yellow then pink) = P(green then yellow). b. What is the least number of pink mints if P(yellow then pink) > P(green ...
67. ### Algebra

A bag holds 20 yellow mints and 80 other green or pink mints. You choose a mint at random, eat it, and choose another. Find the number of pink mints if P(yellow then pink) = P(green then yellow). What is the least number of pink mints if P(yellow then pink) = P(green then ...
68. ### Stats

A study of the students taking distance learning courses at a university finds that they are mostly older students not living in the university town. Choose a distance learning student at random. Let A be the event that the student is 25 years old or older and B the event that...

provide a situation when scientific method, case study method, survey method, Naturalistic observation method, Correlation method, and Experimental method could be applied scientific= collecting dna case study= Where the psychologist asks the patient of the back ground history...
70. ### Statistics

A number of people were asked how many days they would wait to seek medical treatment if they were suffering pain that interfered with their ability to work. The results are presented in the following table. Number of days: 0 , 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 Frequency: 27 , 363 , 236 , 107...
71. ### Probability

A drug company claims that a new headache drug will bring instant relief in 90% of all cases. If a person is treated with a placebo, there is a 20% chance that the person will feel instant relief. In a clinical trial, half the subjects are treated with the new drug and the ...

73. ### statistics

After years of data collection by college students, it has been determined that the distribution of course grades in Ms. Green’s Statistic II class follows a normal distribution with a mean of 62 and a standard deviation of 14. (a) A student will pass Ms. Green’s course if...
74. ### math

Jenny places 100 pennies on a table, with 30 showing heads and 70 showing tails. She chooses 40 distinct pennies uniformly at random and turns them over. That is, if a chosen penny was showing heads, she turns it to show tails; if a chosen penny was showing tails, she turns it...
75. ### Statistics

A study of reading ability in schoolchildren chose 60 fifth-grade children at random from a school. The researchers had children's scores on an IQ test and on a test of reading ability. An eccentric professor has his own idea of the relationship between IQ and reading scores. ...
76. ### math (ms sue)

Suppose that one voter in the 2010 UK General Election was selected at random. The probability that the person voted for the Conservative Party was 0.36, the probability that the person voted for the Labour Party was 0.29, and the probability that the person voted for the ...
77. ### statistics

1. An LU professor is interested in whether there is a difference between undergraduate students and graduate students in the amount of time spent praying each day. The professor gathers information from random samples of undergraduate and graduate students on the LU campus. ...
78. ### Math

"In vase A, there are 3 red balls and 5 white balls. In vase B, there are 6 red balls and 4 white balls. Two balls are to be drawn at random, without replacement, from each vase. What is the probability of selecting 4 red balls?" (Answer: 1/28) So I thought about doing 4 cases...
79. ### Probability.. HELP!

At a certain hospital, 40 patients have lung cancer, 30 patients smoke, and 25 have lung cancer and smoke. Suppose the hospital contains 200 patients. If a patient chosen at random is known to smoke, what is the probability of the event that the patient has lung cancer?
80. ### Statistics

A confidence interval was used to estimate the proportion of statistics students that are females. A random sample of 72 statistics students generated the following 90% confidence interval: (0.438, 0.642). Based on the interval above, is the population proportion of females ...
81. ### 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...
82. ### probability

The bumper car ride at the state fair has 3 red cars, 4 green cars, and 2 blue cars. Joe is first in line for the ride and is assigned a car at random. Bill in next in line and is randomly assigned a car. What is the probability that both joe and bill will drive a red bumper ...
83. ### statistics

The Sledge Tire and Rubber Company plans to warranty its new mountain bike tire for 12 months. However, before it does this, the company wants to be sure that the mean lifetime of the tires is at least 18 months under normal operations. It will put the warranty in place unless...
84. ### Statistics

2. A researcher hypothesized that the pulse rates of long-distance athletes differ from those of other athletes. He believed that the runners’ pulses would be slower. He obtained a random sample of 10 long-distance runners. He measured their resting pulses. Their pulses were...
85. ### statistics

How many TV's are there in your household?” was one of the questions on a questionnaire sent to 5000 people in Japan. The collected data resulted in the following distribution: Number of TVs/Household 0 1 2 3 4 5 or more Percentage 1.9 31.4 23.0 24.4 13.0 6.3 One of these ...
86. ### Statistics

In Los Angeles there are three network television stations, each with it own evening news program from 6:00 to 6:30 PM. According to a report in this morning’s local newspaper, a random sample of 150 viewers last night revealed 53 watched the news on KNBC (channel 2), 64 ...
87. ### Chemistry help

Hey...I just want to make sure my answers to these questions are correct... 1. d=2.507 g/1.22 mL = 2.054918033 g mL^-1 explain how both the rules for significant figures and the random error calculation (p(d) = +-0.34 g mL^-1) indicate that the digits after the hundreths place...
88. ### Math Statistical #2

Research at the University of Toledo indicates that 50 percent of the students change their major area of study after their first year in a program. A random sample of 100 students in the College of Business revealed that 48 had changed their major area of study after their ...
89. ### Math Challenge Check

I am playing a dice game with my friend Kyle. Each of us roles a standard six-side die obtaining a number at random from 1 to 6. What is the probability that my number is greater than Kyle’s number? Answer below was posted last night. Is the answer correct? Will someone ...
90. ### Stats

A public heath official wanted to know how often university students visit their student health centers due to illness or injury. The official took a nationwide random sample of 120 university students and found an average of (x bar) = 2.30 visits per student per year. It is ...
91. ### Stats

The workers union at a certain university is quite strong. About 94% of all workers employed by the university belong to the workers union. Recently, the workers went on strike and now a local TV station plans to interview a sample of 20 workers ,chosen at random to get their ...
92. ### statistics

Suppose that the percentage returns for a given year for all stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 12.4 percent and a standard deviation of 20.6 percent. Consider drawing a random sample of n= 5 stocks from the ...
93. ### Statistics

Suppose that the percentage returns for a given year for all stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 12.4 percent and a standard deviation of 20.6 percent. Consider drawing a random sample of n= 5 stocks from the ...
94. ### Statistics

The inside diameter of the automobile wheel bearing sets at a factory is expected to be normally distributed with a mean of 1.30inches and a standard deviation of 0.04 inches. What is the probability that a randomly selected wheel bearing will have an inside diameter of, a) ...
95. ### statistics

Pleas HeLp!!!!!!!!!! A random sample of the test scores of 100 applicants for college entry at a large junior college showed a mean score of 72.6. Determine a 99%, 95%, and 90% confidence interval for the m mean score of all applicants at the junior college. Assume the ...
96. ### math

You work for a financial information website. You draw a random sample of 100 subscribers and determine that their mean income is \$68,500. Which statement is true? A) You conclude that the income of all subscribers is \$68,500. B) You conclude that half of the subscribes earn ...
97. ### Statistics

A criminologist is studying school violence, she selects a random sample of 25 adolescents aged 12 to 15 from a local middle school and asks the following,"How many times within the past school year have you been physically assaulted at school? She calculated the following ...
98. ### Math

You use a line of best fit for a set of data to make a prediction about an unknown value. The correlation coefficient for your data set is 0.109. How confident can you be that your predicted value will be reasonably close to the actual value? • a) I can’t be confident at ...
99. ### Statistics

Suppose that two different tests A and B are to be given to a student chosen at random from a certain population. Suppose also that the mean score on test A is 85, and the standard deviation is 10; the mean score on test B is 90, and the standard deviation is 16; the scores on...
100. ### math

You are driving a car and the speed is an exponentialy distributed random variable with mean 50 (in miles per hour). The speed limit is 60 miles per hour, and if your speed is x > 60 miles per hour, the probability you are stopped by the police is 1 􀀀 e6􀀀x...