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1. ### Statistics

The nicotine content in cigarettes of a certain brand is normally distributed with mean (in milligrams) μ and standard deviation σ = 0.1. The brand advertises that the mean nicotine content of their cigarettes is 1.5, but measurements on a random sample of 400 ...
2. ### 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 ...
3. ### Probability

A store sells two types of tables: plain and deluxe. When a customer buys a table, there is an 80% chance that it will be a plain table. Assume that whether or not the type of table that one customer buys is independent of the types of the tables that any other customer buys. ...
4. ### statistics

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 among all test takers on SAT Critical Reading exam is 501 A random sample of 100 test takers who ...
5. ### math

1.In order to determine the effects of alcohol on reaction time, 40 randomly selected adult male individuals were assigned to four treatment groups of ten subjects each. The first group was asked to consume the alcoholic equivalent of five beers in a two-hour period, the ...
6. ### 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...
7. ### Statistics

Suppose it is observed that, on average, 35 people are admitted to the intensive care unit of a particular hospital every week. Let the random variable X represent the number of people admitted to this intensive care unit on any particular day. a) What is the distribution of X...
8. ### Psychology

Please provide me some points to write an essay on a case. Alexis had often wished that she could understand herself better. But the fight with her boyfriend the previous night really made her wonder what was driving her behaviour. For no reason at all, she had gotten annoyed ...
9. ### 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 ...
10. ### statistics

I have an ordianry deck of 52 cards, which has 26 red and 26 black cards. A friend shuffles the deck and draws cards at random, replacing the card and reshuffling after each guess. I attempt to guess the color of each card. A. what is the probability that I guess the color ...
11. ### Algebra

1.What is the solution of the system? y=9x-2 y=7x+3 A.(-5/2,41/2) B.(5/2,41/2) C.(5/2,-41/2) D.(-5/2,-41/2) 2.The table below shows the height (in inches) and weight (in pounds)of eight basketball players. Height=67, 69, 70, 72, 74, 78, 79 Weight=183, 201, 206, 240, 253, 255 ...
12. ### STATISTICS

The following data represents the monthly natural gas consumption (in hundreds of cubic feet) for a family for a random sample of nine months selected from five years of data. The other variable is Degree-days which is a measure of temperature. Degree-days are the number of ...
13. ### 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...
14. ### 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...
15. ### 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 ...
16. ### Statistics

Question 1 - Use the dataset InkjetPrinters.txt to answer the following questions: Data was collected on a sample of 20 different consumer inkjet printers. The dataset contains 5 different properties: Variable Description Printing rate (PPM) Printing rate (pages per minute) ...
17. ### 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 ...
18. ### PLEASE CHECK!!! THIS MY MY 20TH TIME POSTING!!!!

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 ...
19. ### Math

A group meeting is attended by 14 delegates. 9 of the delegates are from Atlantis and 5 of the delegates are from Zedonia. (a) In how many ways can the group choose 6 of the 14 delegates to form a negotiation panel? Show work. (b) In how many ways can the group choose 6 of the...
20. ### 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 ...
21. ### 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...
22. ### 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 ...
23. ### 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 ...
24. ### Statistics

From: Siegel, A.F. (1997). Practical Business Statistics, 3rd Edition. Irwin/McGrawHill. Case - Can This Survey Be Saved? "What's troubling me is that you can't just pick a new random sample just because somebody didn't like the results of the first survey. Please tell me more...
25. ### 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...
26. ### math

The teacher of a mathematics class has written up the final exam, but wants the questions to be random for each student. There are 28 students in the class, and the test has 100 questions. Each question has four possible answers. a. After reading carefully reading the scenario...
27. ### 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 ...
28. ### Probability

At a certain university, 30% of the students major in math. Of the students majoring in math, 60% are males. Of all the students at the university, 70% are males. a) What is the probability that a student selected at random in the university is male and majors in math? b) What...
29. ### probability theory

3 students; A, B and C, are in a swimming race. A and B have the same probability of winning and each is twice as likely to win as C. Find the probability that B or C wins the swimming race. 3) Given three boxes as follows: Box A contains 3 red, 2 white and 2 blue balls. Box B...
30. ### 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 ...
31. ### probs & stats

1. A study of 40 people found that they could do on the average15 pull ups with a standard deviation of .6. Find the 99% confidence interval for the mean of the population. 2. A study of 50 pizza delivery workers found that they could make 6 deliveries per hour with a standard...
32. ### 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 ...
33. ### Statistics

1. A study of 40 people found that they could do on the average15 pull ups with a standard deviation of .6. Find the 99% confidence interval for the mean of the population. 2. A study of 50 pizza delivery workers found that they could make 6 deliveries per hour with a standard...

Please read the following excerpt from an essay. The sentences are numbered to help you respond to the question that follows. (1) After Sean was arrested for breaking into a pawnshop, I began to wonder. (2) Why did some kids from my neighborhood end up in trouble while most of...
35. ### 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 ...
36. ### Algebra

The incomplete table below summarizes the number of left-handed students and right-handed students by gender for the eighth grade students at Keisel Middle School. There are 6 times as many right-handed female students as there are left-handed female students, and there are 8 ...
37. ### 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 ...
38. ### 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...
39. ### 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 ...
40. ### lotto 5/90

The first 5 numbers at random in week 1 is 86-47-33-67-61 and last 5 numbers the same week 1 is 14-80-61-43-82 The first 5 numbers in week 2 73-55-18-2-26 The last 5 numbers the same week 2 64-29-83-86-11 The first 5 numbers in week 3 27-66-8-7-69 The last 5 numbers the same ...
41. ### 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...
42. ### Probability/Statistics

The teacher of a mathematics class has written up the final exam, but wants the questions to be random for each student. There are 28 students in the class, and the test has 100 questions. Each question has four possible answers. a. After reading carefully reading the scenario...
43. ### Probability/Statistics

The teacher of a mathematics class has written up the final exam, but wants the questions to be random for each student. There are 28 students in the class, and the test has 100 questions. Each question has four possible answers. a. After reading carefully reading the scenario...
44. ### MATH

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: \$231,500 \$279,900 \$...
45. ### math 3

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: \$231,500 \$279,900 \$...
46. ### Math Stats

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: \$231,500 \$279,900 \$...
47. ### Statistics

Case - Can This Survey Be Saved? "What's troubling me is that you can't just pick a new random sample just because somebody didn't like the results of the first survey. Please tell me more about what's been done." Your voice is clear and steady, trying to discover what ...
48. ### Statistics

From: Siegel, A.F. (1997). Practical Business Statistics, 3rd Edition. Irwin/McGrawHill. Case - Can This Survey Be Saved? "What's troubling me is that you can't just pick a new random sample just because somebody didn't like the results of the first survey. Please tell me more...
49. ### 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 ...
50. ### 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 ...
51. ### 5 of 90 lotto equation formula

Example: on 5 Feb. 2011, draws were::: 44 – 68 – 90 – 64 – 66 and 12 Feb. 2011, draws were::: 89 – 27 – 12 – 49 – 40 Each draw has a corresponding machine number. For instance, the machine numbers for the 5 Feb. 2011 were::: 87 – 50 – 58 – 55 – 3 and ...
52. ### English

Please make any corrections, If the usage of the phrasal verbs are incorrect. John went to the Market on his new car to purchase vegetables. On his way, he got a call from Sara that her sister was coming to the city by train and requested him to pick her up. Then, he headed ...
53. ### Statistical concept 68-95-99.7

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 ...

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 ...
55. ### 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...

1) Find the surface area of a sphere with a radius of 8 cm. A 267.9 cm B 803.8 cm *** C 2143.6 cm D 2010. cm 2) Find the surface area of a sphere with a radius of 4 ft. A 452.2 m B 150.7 m C 113.0 m D 904.3 m *** 3) Find the volume of a sphere with a radius of 4 ft. A 33.5 ft...
57. ### Math

In a computer lab there are two di erent printers. From 1pm-2pm Printer1 receives on average 12 print jobs and Printer2 receives on average 5 print jobs. Assume the number of print jobs requested on Printer1 and on Printer2 are independent of each other. (a) Defi ne random ...
58. ### 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....
59. ### 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) ...
60. ### 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...
61. ### 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 ...
62. ### 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 ...

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 \$...
64. ### math

2) In a certain instant lottery game, the chances of a win stated as "3 in 23". Express the indicated degree of likelihood as a probability value between 0 and 1 3) A certain company reduced its management staff from 20 managers to 16. The company claimed that 4 managers were ...
65. ### 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...
66. ### 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 ...
67. ### Statistics

Suppose in a carnival game, there are six identical boxes, one of which contains a prize. A contestant wins the prize by selecting the box containing it. Before each game, the old prize is removed and another prize is placed at random in one of the six boxes. Is it appropriate...

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 ...
69. ### 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 ...
70. ### 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 ...
71. ### Statistics

Suppose in a carnival game, there are six identical boxes, one of which contains a prize. A contestant wins the prize by selecting the box containing it. Before each game, the old prize is removed and another prize is placed at random in one of the six boxes. Is it appropriate...
72. ### Statistics

Suppose in a carnival game, there are six identical boxes, one of which contains a prize. A contestant wins the prize by selecting the box containing it. Before each game, the old prize is removed and another prize is placed at random in one of the six boxes. Is it appropriate...
73. ### 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 ...
74. ### Math Questions (AGAIN)

Hi! Someone was helping me earlier with these but their explanation was hard to understand. Can someone ELSE help me? Thanka! :) 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 ...
75. ### Math questions

Hi! Someone was helping me earlier with these but their explanation was hard to understand. Can someone ELSE help me? Thanka! :) 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 ...
76. ### 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...
77. ### Statistics

Suppose in a carnival game, there are six identical boxes, one of which contains a prize. A contestant wins the prize by selecting the box containing it. Before each game, the old prize is removed and another prize is placed at random in one of the six boxes. Is it appropriate...
78. ### Statistics

Suppose in a carnival game, there are six identical boxes, one of which contains a prize. A contestant wins the prize by selecting the box containing it. Before each game, the old prize is removed and another prize is placed at random in one of the six boxes. Is it appropriate...
79. ### 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 ...
80. ### 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: ...
81. ### 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, ...
82. ### 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 ...
83. ### Statistics

In an essay of 250-500 words, thoroughly address the following items and respond to the related questions: 1.Define the term standard deviation. Why is it important to know the standard deviation for a given sample? What do researchers learn about a normal distribution from ...
84. ### Pre Calculus 30

1.How many positive four-digit integers can be formed that are even?9x9x9x5=3645 2.Three differently colored six-sided dice are rolled. In how many different ways can the dice turn up? 6x6x6=216 3.How many positive integers five-digit integers start with the digit 1?1x9x9x9x9=...
85. ### 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 ...
86. ### 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 ...
87. ### 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...
88. ### 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 ...
89. ### 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 ...
90. ### 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 ...
91. ### 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 ...
92. ### 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 ...
93. ### probability

out of 250 students interviewed at a community college, 90 were taking mathematics but not computer science, 160 were taking mathematics, and 50 were taking neither mathematics nor computer science. Find the probability that a student chosen at random was a. taking just ...
94. ### 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 ...
95. ### 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 ...
96. ### justice

No clue where to start with this...if someone can just help me setup these problems or assist in any way that would be great. 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) ...
97. ### chemistry

No clue where to start with this...if someone can just help me setup these problems or assist in any way that would be great. 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) ...
98. ### math

14. The top of a dresser is 33/ 4 feet from an 8-foot ceiling. Which of the following is the height of the dresser in feet? A. 41/4 B. 43/4 C. 5,/4 D. 53/4 15. A company that made \$2.4 million in profits the previous year is on pace to make \$3 million in the current year. If ...
99. ### 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 ...
100. ### 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 ...