# random

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### Statistics

I have completed 6 questions but after 2 hours still cannot do these 4 questions. Please help 1) Jane is playing a game of Monopoly, if she throws six on her next turn she will land on community chest. If she throws eight she will land on Mayfair with a hotel (owned by another...

### Stat HW for.

1. A student taking a midterm exam in Ancient History comes to two questions pertaining to a lecture that he missed, and so he decides to take a random guess on both questions. One question is true-false and the other is multiple choice with four possible answers. What is the ...

### Chemistry

We have been getting numerous questions like this on assignments and I can't figure them out. Its like I know that there some way connected but I can't figure it out. This is for Chemistry in highschool and its likea review and so they are not going over it but I would still ...

### statistics

2) Two individuals are running for mayor of Tallahassee. You conduct an election survey (N = 561) a week before the election and find that 57% of the respondents prefer candidate A. Can you predict the winner (α = 0.01)? (Hint: Use 50% as the proportion of votes needed ...

### math please help

The following data represent the asking price of a simple random sample of homes for sale. Construct a 99% confidence interval with and without the outlier included. Comment on the effect the outlier has on the confidence interval. Here is the information: $177,500 $279,900 $...

### AE

· Choose one of the following issues regarding students’ rights and teachers’ responsibilities: o Random student locker searches without permission ( I chose this one) o Student safety on field trips o Student news articles and freedom of speech · Answer the following: ...

### 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...

### statistics

in certain manufacturing processes parts must be machined tonwithin specified tolerences. the parts must have a mean length of of six inches plus or minus 0.26 inches .A SAMPLING PROCEDURE HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED to determine wether the ten parts are within the specified ...

### Computers(Java Programming)

Service Class: Lottery Write a Lottery class that simulates a lottery. The class should define an array of five integers named lotteryNumbers. The constructor should use the Random class (see the Java API) to generate a random number in the range of 0 to 50 for each element on...

### Probability

Consider a fire alarm that senses the environment constantly to figure out if there is smoke in the air and hence to conclude whether there is a fire or not. Consider a simple model for this phenomenon. Let Θ be the unknown true state of the environment: Θ=1 means ...

### statistics

There are two boxes, each with several million tickets marked “1” or “0”. The two boxes have the same number of tickets, but in one of the boxes, 49% of the tickets are marked “1” and in the other box 50.5% of the tickets are marked “1”. Someone hands me one of...

### Chemistry(Please check)

1) choose the correct statement about the postulates of kinetic theory of gases. a) a sample of a gas consists of a small number of large particles close together. b) the movement of gas molecules is predictable, not random. c) when gas molecules collide, they permanently ...

### Statistics/Probability

1. Two roommates, roommate A and roommate B, are about to go cruising with a mutual friend and are arguing over who gets to sit in the front seat. Roommate A suggests a game of rock-paper-scissors to settle the dispute. Consider the game of rock-paper-scissor to be a ...

### Statistics need help

Need help please on these questions: 1. A poll at Steve's high school was taken to see if students are in favor of spending class money to expand the junior-senior parking lot. Steve surveyed 6 random students from the population. 85% favored the expansion, while 15% opposed ...

### Statistics

Problem 1 Use the Old Faithful data labelled Duration as a sample for problem 1. a. Determine the proportion of instances that the duration was less than 240 seconds. Also express the proportion as a percent. (hint: proportion is number of successes divided by total number. b...

### Tree diagrams

Three people are being selected at random, each will be given one gift card. There is one card from Home Depot,one from Best Buy and one from Red Lobster. The first person selected will get to choose between the two remaining cards. The third person selected gets the third ...

### Math

Ms. Tenley's class has 25 students. Two of the students have visited no other countries other than the United States. Five of the students have visited at least 1 other country. Ten students have visited 2, four students have visited 3, 3 students have visited 4, and 1 student...

### statistics

A professional employee in a large corporation receives an average of = 45 e-mails per day. Most of these e-mails are from other employees in the company. Because of the large number of e-mails, employees find themselves distracted and are unable to concentrate when they ...

### Statistics

a random group of seniors was selected from a university and asked about their plans for the following year. The school advising office claims that 50% of the students plan to work, 25% of the students plan to continue in school, and 25% of the students plan to take some time ...

### math

1.) In a shipment of alarm clocks, the probability that one alarm clock is defective is 0.04. Charlie selects three alarm clocks at random. If he puts each clock back with the rest of the shipment before selecting the next one, what is the probability that all three alarm ...

### Business Statistics

The manager of a vacation resort has claimed that, on average, a guest spends at least $3000 at the resort during a one week stay, including meals and entertainment. A member of the accounting staff does not believe the amount is that high. They authorize you to settle their ...

### Statistics

For all of the following use the five step process to solve the problem in the question, that is, state the null hypothesis, the alternative hypothesis, the level of significance and the type of test (z-test, t-test, p-value, confidence limit and whether it is two tailed, one-...

### Statistics

When consumers apply for credit, their credit is rated using the FICO score. A bank manager used a random sample of the credit scores of 18 customers and determined the following 95% confidence interval: (613.6, 708.0) If the sample used 45 customers rather than 18 customers, ...

### Probability

Let X be a continuous random variable. We know that it takes values between 0 and 3, but we do not know its distribution or its mean and variance. We are interested in estimating the mean of X, which we denote by h. We will use 1.5 as a conservative value (upper bound) for the...

### Math

3.22 Defective rate. A machine that produces a special type of transistor (a component of computers) has a 2% defective rate. The production is considered a random process where each transistor is independent of the others. (a) What is the probability that the 10th transistor ...

### Statistics

There are two boxes, each with several million tickets marked “1” or “0”. The two boxes have the same number of tickets, but in one of the boxes, 49% of the tickets are marked “1” and in the other box 50.5% of the tickets are marked “1”. Someone hands me one of...

### prob and stats

The tread lives of the Super Titan radial tires under normal driving conditions are normally distributed with a mean of 34000 mi and a standard deviation of 1700 mi. (a) What is the probability that a tire selected at random will have a tread life of more than 35071 mi? Round ...

### Intro to probability,

My main problem is deciding with discrete distribution to use: BERNOULLI, BINOMIAL, DISCRETE UNIFORM, GEOMETRIC NEGATIVE BINOMIAL, OR POISSON. Every time I choose one, it's the wrong one. Is there some way I can easily find out which one to use. Because what I do now is I ...

### probability

wooden balls are numbered 1-75. Five balls are drawn at random. What is the probability of drawing 5 consecutive numbers if no replacement occurs.? The first ball has a 1/75 chance of being selected. The second ball can be from either above or below the first, so it has a 2/74...

### math

A bag contains 8 blue coins and 6 red coins. A coin is removed at random and replaced by three of the other color. a) What is the probability that the removed coin is blue? b) If the coin removed is blue, what is the probability of drawing a red coin after three red coins are ...

### statics

4. In a certain game of chance, your chances of winning are 0.2. If you play the game five times and outcomes are independent, the probability that you win at least once is 5. A set of data is found to have a sample standard deviation of 25. Suppose 9 were added to each of the...

### Math

1.During the month of June, Ava kept track of the number of days she saw birds in her garden. She saw birds on 18 days of the month. What is the experimental probability that she will see birds in her garden on July 1? my answer: 3/5 2.A rectangle has a width of 4 inches and a...

### STATS Math

Suppose a simple random sample of size n=150 is obtained from a population whose size is N=20,000 and whose population proportion with a specified characteristic is p=0.8. Please answer questions (1) through (5) below. (1) describe the sampling ditriribution of p^ (choose the ...

### Statistics

part 2 - An entertainment company owns and operates movie theaters in Wyoming. The president of the company is concerned that film rentals are hurting the business. They directed a staff member to estimate the total number of films rented by households in wyoming in a ...

### statistics.urgent please help..

A local college cafeteria has a self-service soft ice-cream machine. The cafeteria provides bowls that can hold up to 16 ounces of ice-cream. The food service manager is interested in comparing the average amount of ice-cream dispensed by male students to the average amount ...

### Statistics

An insurance company wishes to examine the relationship between income (in $,000) and the amount of life insurance (in $,000) held by families. The company drew a simple random sample of families and obtained the following results: (Family) (Income) (Amount of life insurance) ...

### Algebra 2

A biologist has determined that a particular osprey has a 70% chance of catching a fish on any given day. Carry out a simulation of 20 trials using the random number table below to find the probability that the osprey will actually catch a fish on all of the next three days. ...

### Math

A biologist has determined that a particular osprey has a 70% chance of catching a fish on any given day. Carry out a simulation of 20 trials using the random number table below to find the probability that the osprey will actually catch a fish on all of the next three days. ...

### maths (probability)

1) A basket contains 3 red and 2 yellow apples. Two apples are chosen at random. Find the following probabilities: a) P(one red, one yellow) b) P(at least one red) 2) A card is drawn from a standard deck. Find the following probabilities: a) P(a jack or a king) b) P(a jack or ...

### maths

1. A die labelled A has one face marked 1, one face marked 2 and the other four faces marked 3. A die labelled B has four faces marked 2 and two faces marked 3. The dice A and B are thrown. Calculate the probability is 5. I got 18/36 2. There are 12 boys and 20 girls in a ...

### statistics

According to a survey, only 15% of customers who visited the web site of a major retail store made a purchase. Random samples of size 50 are selected. a) What proportion of the samples will have less than 15% of customers who will make a purchase after visiting the web site? a...

### math

in a certain town 40% of men are smokers. It is known that 6% of men in this town have lung disease. Of those men having lung disease 85% are smokers. A man is selected at random from this town. Consider the events: D<<the selected man has a lung disease>> and S<...

### Stats Math 3

Suppose a simple random sample of size n=150 is obtained from a population whose size is N=20,000 and whose population proportion with a specified characteristic is p=0.8. Please answer questions (1) through (5) below. (1) Describe the sampling distribution of p^ (choose the ...

### Statistic

Using this TABLE 12-6 for the following questions: The dean of a college is interested in the proportion of graduates from his college who have a job offer on graduation day. He is particularly interested in seeing if there is a difference in this proportion for accounting and...

### Precalculus

1. Here is the frequency table for this distribution (the frequency histogram is not shown): Since I cannot make a table on this forum,the format will be like this: Time(minutes)and Number of telephone calls. 0<t<=5 and 12 telephone calls 5<t<=10 and 4 telephone ...

### Statistics -- Probability

I need to calculate P(man is a ballet dancer and a musical performer) given the following information... In a random sample of male and female graduates of the New York School for the Arts between the ages of 22-35 you know that: the probability a man is a ballet dancer is 0....

### statistics

Prospective Cohort Study The following tables show the crude and sex-specific results from a Prospective Cohort Study that examines the association between a binary exposure (E) and the development of a disease (D) during 20 years of follow-up. Full Data: Sex-Specific Data: ...

### Statistics

A breathalyser test is used by police in an area to determine whether a driver has an excess of alcohol in their blood. The device is not totally reliable: 7 % of drivers who have not consumed an excess of alcohol give a reading from the breathalyser as being above the legal ...

### Statistics

A simple random sample of 50 female 14-year-olds is selected. The sample mean height of the girls is found to be 62 inches. Assume the height of 14-year-old girls is normally distributed with a standard deviation of 5 inches. 1. Based on these data, a 95% confidence interval ...

### statistics

1. In a biology class, your final grade is based on several things: a lab score, scores on two major tests and your score on the final exam. There are 100 points available for each score. However, the lab score is worth 25% of your total grade, each major test is worth 22.5% ...

### Statistic

In a population of over 15,000 patients, the distribution of systolic blood pressure follows the normal curve. Investigators believe the average systolic blood pressure in the population is 120 mm. The investigators take a simple random sample of 6 patients from this ...

### math

Question 1 Production Rates A manufacturing company wishes to estimate the number of items that its workforce can produce on average each hour now that they have a new machine. The factory examined the records for a random sample of 8 hours over the past month. The hourly ...

### FORMAL ESSAY - PLEASE HELP!!

Tomorrow I am to write a formal persuasive essay of up to 500 words ONLY, within ONE hr ONLY, as a written portion of an application. We are to be given a passage & then are to respond with a formal persuasive essay in response to a following given proposition arguing for or ...

### Math

Can someone help me do an example like this one. State the application, give the equation of the quadratic function, and state what the x and y in the application represent. Choose at least two values of x to input into your function and find the corresponding y for each. ...

### Math check

A random sample of size 26 is to be selected from a population that has a mean ì = 46 and a standard deviation ó of 15. (a) This sample of 26 has a mean value of x, which belongs to a sampling distribution. Find the shape of this sampling distribution. skewed right ...

### Geometry

Three different people are to be selected at random, and each will be given one gift card. There is one card from Home Depot, one from Best Buy, and one from Red Lobster. The first person selected gets to choose one of the cards. The second person selected gets to choose ...

### Statistics 1 plaese give answers to below question

Suppose a simple random sample of size n=150 is obtained from a population whose size is N=20,000 and whose population proportion with a specified characteristic is p=0.8. Please answer questions (1) through (5) below. (1) Describe the sampling distribution of p^ (choose the ...

### statistics

The taxi and takeoff time for commercial jets is a random variable x with a mean of 8.4 minutes and a standard deviation of 3 minutes. Assume that the distribution of taxi and takeoff times is approximately normal. You may assume that the jets are lined up on a runway so that ...

### MATHS

demand function for kerosene: Kd=a0+a1Pk supply function for kerosene: Ks=b0+b1Pk+b2Pg demand function for gasoline: Gd=c0+c1Pg+u1 (ul here shows a exogenous random shock to the demand of gasoline) supply function for gasoline: Gs=d0+d1Pk+d2Pg a) if gasoline and kerosene are ...

### Math Please Check My Answer

A box contains 95 pink rubber bands and 90 brown rubber bands. You select a rubber band at random from the box. Find each probability. Write the probability as a fraction in simplest form. a. Find the theoretical probability of selecting a pink rubber band. b. Find the ...

### Data Analyse

Question 1 Production Rates A manufacturing company wishes to estimate the number of items that its workforce can produce on average each hour now that they have a new machine. The factory examined the records for a random sample of 8 hours over the past month. The hourly ...

### Statistics

A recent survey of students on the question “Do you think the United States should retain or abolish the use of the penny as a coin of currency?” showed that 20 of the 28 students thought that the United States should retain the penny. Consider this class as a random ...

### bio+ please check!!!

The following statement describes, in random order, events during the transmission of a nerve impulse. Use them to answer the next \g question(s). Event 1: Positive ions flow into the neuron. Event 2: The resting potential of the cell membrane is restored. Event 3: The cell ...

### Statistics

Coaching companies claim that their courses can raise the SAT scores of high school students. But students who retake the SAT without paying for coaching also usually raise their scores. A random sample of students who took the SAT twice found 427 who were coached and 2733 who...

### Research and 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 ...

### Statistics

Does a football filled with helium travel farther than one filled with ordinary air? To test this, the Columbus Dispatch conducted a study. Two identical footballs, one filled with helium and one filled with ordinary air, were used. A casual observer was unable to detect a ...

### probability

The state of Ohio has several statewide lottery options. One is the Pick 3 game in which you pick one of the 1000 three-digit numbers between 000 and 999. The lottery selects a three-digit number at random. With a bet of $1, you win $500 if your number is selected and nothing...

### math

Four boxes of cereal are to be selected at random from a continuous process that fills boxes labeled "Contents: 340 g." The contents of the first three boxes are found to weigh 339.0g, 337.7 g, and 338.9 g. (a) What minimum weight of cereal must the fourth box contain so that ...

### Statistic

You plan to conduct a political poll of people in Berkeley, asking whether people prefer apples (A) or bananas (B). You have been endowed with the ability to select people completely at random from the population of Berkeley. If you ask n randomly selected people which they ...

### CHECK MATH FAST!!!!!!

You want to draft a four-player tennis team. There are eight players to choose from. How many different teams can you form? (1 point) •70**** •64 •48 •336 Elizabeth has two identical number cubes. Both cubes have faces numbered 1 through 6. If Elizabeth rolls each cube...

### Statistics

Before i state my question I would like to note that I have to do a one tailed test but i don't know how to with the information given. I need a standard deviation, i need a mean, but do i use the mean for yrs drivin or number accidents. Please explain 2.) Car insurance ...

### Statistics

It is known that the amount of time needed to change the oil in a car is normally distributed with a standard deviation of 5 minutes. A random sample of 100 oil changes yielded a sample mean of 22 minutes. Compute the 99% confidence interval estimate of the mean of the ...

### statistics

Miller (2008) examined the energy drink consumption of college undergraduates and found that males use energy drinks significantly more often than females. To further investigate this phenomenon, suppose a researcher selects a random sample of n=36 male undergraduates and a ...

### math

The probability that a person has immunity to a particular disease is 0.3. Find the mean and standard deviation for the random variable x, the number of people who have immunity in samples of size 28. This is a binomial distribution. mean= 28*.3 standard deviation= sqrt (28*.3...

### math

A specially made pair of dice has only one- and two-spots on the faces. One of the dice has three faces with one-spot and three faces with two-spot. The other die has two faces with one-spot and four faces with a two-spot. One of the dice is selected at random and then rolled ...

### Probability

Each one of n persons, indexed by 1,2,…,n, has a clean hat and throws it into a box. The persons then pick hats from the box, at random. Every assignment of the hats to the persons is equally likely. In an equivalent model, each person picks a hat, one at a time, in the ...

### statistics

In a simple random sample of 250 father-son pairs taken from a large population of such pairs, the mean height of the fathers is 68.5 inches and the SD is 2.5 inches; the mean height of the sons is 69 inches and the SD is 3 inches; the correlation between the heights of the ...

### Statistics/Probability

2. Two roommates, roommate X and roommate Y, are expecting company and are arguing over who should have to wash the dishes before the company arrives. Roommate X suggests a game of rock-paper-scissors to settle the dispute. Consider the game of rock-paper-scissors to be a ...

### Stats

There are two boxes, each with several million tickets marked “1” or “0”. The two boxes have the same number of tickets, but in one of the boxes, 49% of the tickets are marked “1” and in the other box 50.5% of the tickets are marked “1...

### Statistics

The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) is a common "IQ test" for adults. The distribution of WAIS scores for persons over 16 yrs of age is approximately Normal with mean (100) and Standard Deviation 15, (a) Whatis the probability that a random chosen individual has a ...

### Statistics

I am respectfully requesting help with the following assignment. I am struggling in this chapter of statistics... Define the term sample? A) A sample is a numeric characteristic of a sample B) A sample is a numeric characteristic of a population C) A sample is the entire ...

### statistics

A random group of customers at a fast food chain were asked whether they preferred hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, or fish sandwiches. The restaurant's marketing department claims that 40% of the customers prefer hamburgers, 46% of the customers prefer chicken sandwiches, and ...

### statistics

Q. The MBA department is concerned that dual degree students may be receiving lower grades than the regular MBA students. Two independent random samples have been selected. 100 observations from population 1 (dual degree students) and 100 from population 2 (MBA students). The ...

### Counting and Probability

(a) A cube is painted red on all six sides, then cut into 125 smaller congruent cubes. How many of the small cubes are painted red on exactly one side? (b) A cube is painted red on all six sides, then cut into 125 smaller congruent cubes. How many of the small cubes are not ...

### science

1. which of the following is not part of theory of evolution. a. organisms end to produce more offspring than can survive to reproductive age. b. organisms can acquire changes during their lifetime.*** c. organisms that do not survive to reproduce do not pass on their traits d...

### 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 ...

### statistics

The scores of students on the ACT college entrance examination in a recent year had a normal distribution with a mean of 18.6 and a standard deviation of 5.9. A simple random sample of 50 students who took the exam is selected for study: A) What is the shape, mean, and ...

### Statistics

To plan the budget for next year a college needs to estimate what impact current economic downturn might have on student requests for financial aid. Historically, this college has provided aid to 35% of its students. Officials look at a random sample of this year’s ...

### Probability

We have k coins. The probability of Heads is the same for each coin and is the realized value q of a random variable Q that is uniformly distributed on [0,1]. We assume that conditioned on Q=q, all coin tosses are independent. Let Ti be the number of tosses of the ith coin ...

### probability

consider a sequence of independent tosses of a biased coin at times k=0,1,2,…,n. On each toss, the probability of Heads is p, and the probability of Tails is 1−p. A reward of one unit is given at time k, for k∈{1,2,…,n}, if the toss at time k resulted in Tails ...

### Probability

Please help.. Find the probability of getting 2 hearts if the cards are drawn from a regular deck and the first card is not replaced. A true/false quiz consists of twenty questions. If a student answers the twenty questions by making random guesses, what is the probability of ...

### probability

Listed below is the population by state for the 15 states with the largest population. Also included is whether that state's border touches the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, or the Pacific Ocean (coastline). Rank State Population Coastline 1 California 36,553,215 Yes 2 ...

### C++ Programming

create a class called DataSet. This class will have a default constructor that is empty, but an overloaded constructor that takes an integer argument and creates a vector with that many random numbers in it. For example, if I created: DataSet d1 = new DataSet(500); ...it would...

### Math

Hi! I have 4 math questions! (: 1.) There is a 10% chance it will rain on Saturday and a 30% chance it will rain on Sunday. What percent chance is there that it will rain on both Saturday and Sunday? 2.)In a shipment of alarm clocks, the probability that one alarm clock is ...

### Statistics 2

The body temperature of healthy human beings can be assumed to have a normal distribution with mean and standard deviation . Body temperature measurements taken from a sample of 130 healthy individuals shows the sample mean temperature to be 98.249O F and ...

### java programming

i'm almost done with this program but i can't figure out how to shoo the wumpus. i'm stuck as to how the shot direction has the wumpus in there. it's the last part of the main method is where i put it..please help thanks import java.util.*; public class playWumpus { //initMaze...

### psychology

Questions: 1. What are the design elements (IV, DV) and operational definitions? 2. What are the potential confounds? 3. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the study design? 4. The message written on the back of the check concerned an upcoming special dinner at the ...

### statistics

SAT Exam Scores – A school administrator wonders if students whose first language is not English score differently on the math portion of the SAT exam than students whose first language is English. The mean SAT math score of students whose first language is English is 516, ...

### math

Recall that Benford's Law claims that numbers chosen from very large data files tend to have "1" as the first nonzero digit disproportionately often. In fact, research has shown that if you randomly draw a number from a very large data file, the probability of getting a number...