Counting and probability

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  1. Elementary Mathematics 2

    Counting by ones, counting by tens, and counting by groups and singles: I was rather curious about how these methods of counting can be used to coordinate concepts and oral and written names for numbers.
  2. Counting and Probability

    What is the difference between the sum of the first 400 even counting numbers and the sum of the first 400 odd counting numbers?
  3. math

    What are the similarities between organized counting and permutation? Explain using examples. I can only think of one similarity: they both use probability problems using counting P(event)= Number of favourable outcomes/Total number of possible outcomes.
  4. statistics

    12. The probability that the Dow Jones stock index will close above 18000 at the end of the year is an example of (a) classical probability. (b) subjective probability. (c) independent probability. (d) priory probability. 13. The probability calculated
  5. computer programing

    okay I need a little help here on next program this what it say for first one which I have done. Create a counting program that counts backward from 100 to 1 in increments of 10. #include < stdio.h > int main () { Int i; while ( I > = 1 ) { printf
  6. Counting and Probability

    If 4 boys and 5 girls are seated in a row of 9 chairs, what is the probability that the 2 girls will sit next to each other?
  7. statistics

    15. The probability that a recently offered stock by a technology company will double in value within the next three months is 90%. The conclusion regarding this probability estimate was reached based on the opinion of the experts in the technology field
  8. counting and probability

    A fair, six-sided die is rolled eight times, to form an eight-digit number. What is the probability that the resulting number is a multiple of 8? Express your answer as a common fraction.
  9. Counting and Probability

    Suppose I have a bag with 10 slips of paper in it. Eight of these have a 2 on them and the other two have a 4 on them. How many 4's do I have to add before the expected value is at least 3.5?
  10. Math

    What is the difference between counting the spaces between whole numbers and counting the tick marks?
  11. Counting and Probability

    One member of the debate team is going to be chosen President. Each member is equally likely to be chosen. The probability that a boy is chosen is 2/3 the probability that a girl is chosen. Girls make up what fraction of the debate team?
  12. Counting Numbers

    A prime number less than 100 is selected randomly. What is the probability that its square has units digit 7?
  13. Statistics

    An electronics company is about to launch a new product. If the serial number for each piece produced has the following format: LLNNN where L stands for any letter in the English alphabet and N is a number from 0 to 9, please answer the following: a)What
  14. algebra 1

    When studying probability, a method used for counting the number of possible outcomes is a ______. a.tree diagram b.dependent event c.relative frequency d.simulation A?
  15. Counting and Probability

    There are 5 boys and 4 girls in my class. All of them are distinguishable. In how many ways can they be seated in a row of 9 chairs such that at least 2 boys are next to each other?
  16. Pre Algebra

    Please help! This is due tomorrow... I don't understand how "Counting Outcomes and Theoretical Probability" works! There's a question that says: You toss two coins. Find P (one head and one tail). Please help!
  17. government

    why are voting machines used? a. to eliminate the election process b. to increase the number of persons needed to administer elections c. to minimize vote-counting errors d. to encourave manual vote counting i think its c.
  18. Probability

    Brenda’s Bike Booth, at the mall, allows people to order a bike in their choice of 4 colors (Atomic Tangerine, Banana, Café Noir, or Dollar Bill) and the options of with or without a basket; with or without a horn. Given all of these options, what’s
  19. Probability :(

    Brenda’s Bike Booth, at the mall, allows people to order a bike in their choice of 4 colors (Atomic Tangerine, Banana, Café Noir, or Dollar Bill) and the options of with or without a basket; with or without a horn. Given all of these options, what’s
  20. Counting and Probability

    Suppose we have a bag with 10 slips of paper in it. Eight of these have a 2 on them and the other two have a 4 on them. What is the expected value of the number shown if we add two additional 4's (instead of just one) to the bag?
  21. Probability

    How do I do this probability math problem,--- In 2000, the population of a certain country was about 195 million. The overall birth rate was 18.8 births per 100. The overall death rate was 11.8 deaths per 1000. Based on births & deaths alone(not counting
  22. english-Please

    what does it mean readability formulas? I don't understand the concept can someone explain it to me please. As I understand it, this is how they come up with these readability numbers: ~~By counting the number of paragraphs in a piece of writing. ~~By
  23. algebra

    The sum of the swuares of the first n counting numbers: 1² + 2² + 3² + 4² + 5² + 6² + ... +n² is given by the formula S = n(n+1)(2n+1) ------------ 6 Find the sum of the squares of all the counting numbers between 15 and 35. - answer is 12445; how
  24. Counting and Probability

    In how many ways can the 10 kids in my class be seated in a circle if John and Sam insist on being seated diametrically opposite each other? (As usual, two seatings which are rotations of each other are considered the same.)
  25. fundamental concepts

    Sarah counts her handful of marbles one at a time into a bowl. Each time she puts a marble into the bowl she says the next number name in sequence. This is an example of A. perceptual subitizing. B. classification. C. rote counting. D. rational counting.
  26. Counting and Probability

    In how many ways can the 10 kids in my class be seated in a circle if John and Sam insist on being seated diametrically opposite each other? (As usual, two seatings which are rotations of each other are considered the same.) I do not understand this!
  27. 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,
  28. Counting and Probability

    How many 3-digit numbers have the units digit larger than the tens digit?
  29. Counting and Probability

    The fifth term of an arithmetic sequence is 9 and the 32nd term is -84. What is the 23rd term?
  30. Probability-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,
  31. Counting and Probability

    In how many ways can the 10 kids in my class be seated in a circle if John and Sam insist on being seated diametrically opposite each other? (As usual, two seatings which are rotations of each other are considered the same.) I cannot solve this problem!
  32. probability and counting

    (1 pt) A box contains 25 yellow, 28 green and 38 red jelly beans. If 13 jelly beans are selected at random, what is the probability that: a) 5 are yellow? b) 5 are yellow and 7 are green? c) At least one is yellow?
  33. Counting and Probability

    How many 2-letter "words" consist of two different letters arranged in alphabetical order? (Any two letters together is considered a "word." For example, one such word is dq.)
  34. Reiny/ MATH Help

    THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!! I forgot to say thank you for this answer the other night. There are 900 of those counting numbers with no restriction. Let's find all those that DON'T have a 2 in them there are 8 possible in the left spot , (no 2 or 0) but 9
  35. Counting and Probability

    In how many ways can 4 boys and 4 girls sit around a circle table if all the boys sit together? (Rotations of the same arrangement are still considered the same. Each boy and girl is unique, not interchangeable.)
  36. Counting and Probability

    In how many ways can 4 boys and 4 girls sit around a circle table if all the boys sit together? (Rotations of the same arrangement are still considered the same. Each boy and girl is unique, not interchangeable.)
  37. Counting and Probability

    In how many ways can 4 boys and 4 girls sit around a circle table if all the boys sit together? (Rotations of the same arrangement are still considered the same. Each boy and girl is unique, not interchangeable.) I do not understand this!
  38. Counting and Probability

    In how many ways can 4 boys and 4 girls sit around a circle table if each boy sits directly between two girls? (Rotations of the same arrangement are still considered the same. Each boy and girl is unique, not interchangeable.)
  39. Counting and Probability

    In how many ways can 4 boys and 4 girls sit around a circle table if each boy sits directly between two girls? (Rotations of the same arrangement are still considered the same. Each boy and girl is unique, not interchangeable.)
  40. Grammar (Writeacher)

    Revise the sentences below in which "who" or "whom" is used incorrectly. Then, indicate how "who" or "whom" is used in each sentence. 1. To play Kick the Can, the group must make a decision about whom will be counting. 2. Everyone else must hide from the
  41. math

    sally and hans started counting at the same time. sally counted on by tens from 300. hans counted back by hundreds. after six counts they had reached the same number. what number did hans start counting from?
  42. finite math

    A probability experiment was conducted in which the sample space of the experiment is S={1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12}, event F= {6,7,}, and event G={9,10,11,12}. Assume that each outcome is equally likely. List the outcomes of F and G?. find P(F or G) by
  43. finite math

    A probability experiment was conducted in which the sample space of the experiment is S={1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12}, event F= {3,6,7,}, and event G={9,10,12}. Assume that each outcome is equally likely. List the outcomes of F and G. find P(F or G) by
  44. finite math

    A probability experiment was conducted in which the sample space of the experiment is S={1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12}, event F= {6,7,}, and event G={9,10,11,12}. Assume that each outcome is equally likely. List the outcomes of F and G?. find P(F or G) by
  45. maths

    In a recent election for class president, Monika received 7 of the 10 votes and Alfred received 3 of the 10 votes that were cast by the class. When the machine was counting the votes, it malfunctioned and instead of giving the vote to the correct person,
  46. statistics

    Basic Concepts of Probability and Counting 1. License plates are made using 3 letters followed by 2 digits. How many different plates can be made if repetition of letters and digits is allowed? (26^3)(10^2) = (17576)(100) = 1,757,600
  47. Counting and Probability

    We call a number special if every digit in the number either is a 1 or borders a 1. For example, 11111, 13, 141, 1441, 515151, and 101 are all special, but 10001, 222, 122, and 1333 are not special. How many 2-digit numbers are special?
  48. math:Fundamental Counting Principlal

    solve the problem by applying the fundamental counting principal with two groups of items. Shaun is joining a music club. as part of ther 4-cd introductory package she can choose from 12 rock, 10 alternative, 7 country, and 5 classical. if Shaun choose one
  49. Statistics

    A raffle is being conducted with 50 tickets to be sold - one per customer. There are three prizes to be awarded. If the four organizers of the raffle each buy one ticket, what is the probability that the four organizers win: a) all of the prizes? b)
  50. Probability

    Roll two fair dice. what is the probability that you get a 2 and a 5 without regard to which is on which die? What is the probability of at least one 2 or one 5? What is the probability of a sum of 7? "what is the probability that you get a 2 and a 5
  51. Math

    Matthew and Christopher set up their Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in a big circle, spacing each turtle equal distance from its neighbors. They then begin counting them in order around the circle, but they lost track of where they started before they finish
  52. com155

    • Use at least five adverbs and five adjectives to write a brief review of a movie, sporting event, musical performance, or television show. • Bold each adverb (even the ones you are not counting as your original five, so that all adverbs are bolded in
  53. math probability

    this is a probability question... Suppose you are asked to choose a whole number between 1 and 13 inclusive. (a) what is the probability that it is odd?...7/13 (b) What is the probability that it is even?...6/13 (c) what is the probability that it is a
  54. statistics

    The below table shows the probabilities generated by rolling one die 50 times and noting the up face. What is the probability of getting an odd up face? roll 1 Probability 0.22 roll2 probability 0.10 roll 3 probability 0.18 roll 4 probability 0.12 roll 5
  55. algebra

    true or false 1. fraction cant be written as decimal. 2. natural numbers are referred to as counting numbers.whole numbers consists of counting numbers.whole numbers consist of counting numbers as well as the number 0 3. intergers do not include negative
  56. science(chem)

    I have a question about distillation. Or heating in general. When something says heat for 1hr or 1/2 hr do you start counting when you turn on the hotplate? Or do you start counting when the mixture is boiling? I have a feeling that this issue is affecting
  57. Managerial accounting

    [Figure 5-1]. - The receiving department of Owen has three activities: unloading, counting goods, and inspecting. Unloading requires a forklift that is leased for $15,000 per year. The forklift is used only for unloading. The fuel for the forklift is
  58. Math - Statistics

    I roll 12 4-sided dice. What is the probability that I roll at least one 2? What is the probability that I roll exactly three 2s? So i take it, on any give roll, the probability of rolling a 2 is .25 (25%); the probability of rolling something else must be
  59. ~*Math Probability*~

    Which expression would you use to figure out the number of ways you can arrange the letters in the word equation? (1 point) 8! 8P4 4P8 4! Five friends are having their picture taken. How many ways can the photographer arrange the friends in a row? (1
  60. Algebra 1

    Can you please check my work and help me with the parts that I don't understand? For each event, choose the most appropriate term and solve the problem. 1. In a sweepstakes with nine hundred entries, the first winner selected receives the grand prize, the
  61. math, help

    I need help or hint on the setup: what is the probability that at least 2 students in a class of 36 have the same birthday? This is 1 minus the probability that all students have different birthdays. Suppose that the birthday of a student is completely
  62. MS.SUE DAMON REED PSYDAG PLZ HELP ON MATH PLZZZ!!!

    1. The table shows the results of spinning a four-colored spinner 50 times. Find the experimental probability and express it as a decimal. P(not red) = ? (1 point) a 0.6 b 0.4 c 0.2 d 0.3 3. The table below shows the results of flipping two coins. How does
  63. math

    a liscence plate for a car must consist of a letter followed by two numbers. Each letter mus be an R, U or N. Each number must be a 2 or 6. Repetition of digits is permitted. Use the counting principle to determine the number of points in the sample.
  64. Math

    A number cube is rolled 100 times. The results are shown in the table below. Outcome: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. Number of times rolled: 22, 18, 9, 11, 19, 21. Find the experimental probability and express it as a percent. P(even) = ? A. 50% B. 40% C. 29%* How does
  65. Math

    A number cube is rolled 100 times. The results are shown in the table below. Outcome: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. Number of times rolled: 22, 18, 9, 11, 19, 21. Find the experimental probability and express it as a percent. P(even) = ? A. 50% B. 40% C. 29%* How does
  66. Algerbra

    The athletic department just received a shipment of footballs and basketballs. You don’t know how many there are, and don’t feel like counting. Here’s what you do know: each football costs 12 dollars, each basketball costs 15 dollars, and the credit
  67. 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,
  68. Math

    In an experiment, the probability of the event E is known to be .4. Also the probability of the event F is .8,and the probability of E∪F is 1. i) Compute the probability of these events: P(E∩F)= P(E-F)= ii) Suppose the experiment is run twice
  69. Probability

    When I swing at a nail, I drive it all the way in with probability 1/2. With probability 1/4, I hit it half-way in, and with 1/4 probability I miss it entirely. I'm pretty sure that if I swing 4 times at a nail, I'll get it all the way in almost all the
  70. Economics/Math

    1. Assume that q and z are two random variables that are perfectly positively correlated. q takes the value of 20 with probability 0.5 and the value of zero with probability 0.5, while z takes the value of 10 with probability 0.5 and the value of zero with
  71. Finite Math

    An urn contains sixteen red balls and seventeen white balls. A sample of three balls is selected at random and the number of red balls observed. Determine the probability distribution for this experiment: Number of Red Balls/Probability 0...Probability=?
  72. statistics - probability

    A total of 16 mice are sent down a maze, one by one. From previous experience, it is believed that the probability a mouse turns right is .38 a) What is the probability that 8 or fewer turn right? b) What is the probability that 8 or more turn right? c)
  73. Statistics

    A total of 16 mice are sent down a maze, one by one. From previous experience, it is believed that the probability a mouse turns right is .38 a) What is the probability that exactly 8 of these 16 mice turn right? b) What is the probability that 8 or fewer
  74. math-probability

    The Probability that Jodi makes a basket when playing basketball is .50, Jamal’s probability is .80 and Pat’s is .75. What is the probability that all three make a basket?
  75. Counting 8

    How do I do this
  76. math

    In a game, a player tosses a coin 4 times. If the player gets 3 or 4 heads, he/she wins. What is the theoretical probability of winning this game? I just need to know the outcomes. I don't know how to get them. Please and Thank you. Coin 1: 50% Heads Coin
  77. statistics

    26. The law of permutations, combinations, and filling slots are the counting rules used to (a) determine the total number of possible outcomes (b) determine all possible combinations of “n” objects from a total of N objects (c) determine the odds of
  78. Math

    A spinner has numbers 1-16 on it. Probability of 6? 1/16 Probability not 6 15/16 Probability even number 8/16 Probability multiple of 3 5/16? Probability not a multiple of 3 11/16?
  79. counting up method

    how do you do the counting up method
  80. Statistics

    There is a 0.0416 probability that a​ best-of-seven contest will last four​ games, a 0.0804 probability that it will last five​ games, a 0.2132 probability that it will last six​ games, and a 0.6648 probability that it will last seven games. Find
  81. maths probability plz help

    The Probability that a USA-based business man goes to paris by car is 0.6 and by air is 0.4. If he goes by car, the probability that he will be early for his appointment is 0.3 while if he goes by air, the probability he'll be early is 0.65 (i) what is the
  82. PreCalculus

    How do you find the probability of three events happening at the same time? Please walk me through the steps. If you are in ship and get hit by lightning the probability is 1/100000. And the probability of falling down into the ocean and getting eaten by a
  83. statistics

    24. Suppose there are five traffic lights that you need to pass while driving from your work to school. The probabilities that you will stop for these red lights are: 0 red light with probability 0.05, 1 red light with probability 0.45, 2 red lights with
  84. Math Probability

    If the probability that event A will happen is 1/4 and the probability of A not happening is 3/4, find the probability that event A happens 3 times out of 7 experiments
  85. Math

    A mini license plate for a toy car must consist of two numbers followed by a letter. Each number must be a 5, 7 or 9. Each letter must be a C, A or N. Repetition of digits is NOT permitted. Use the counting principle to determine the number of points in
  86. math

    Even counting numbers less than 18
  87. math

    A= (x/7<x<8,x i s a counting number)
  88. math

    what are the even counting numbers less than 10
  89. algebra

    what are the even counting numbers less than 18
  90. math

    What is counting up method
  91. Probaility

    The rates of on time flights for commercial jets are continuously tracked by the US Department of Transportation. Recently, Southwest Air had the best rate of 80% of its flight time on time. A test is conducted by randomly selecting 15 southwest flights
  92. statistics

    Suppose that each unit of a system is up with probability 2/3 and down with probability 1/3. Different units are independent. For each one of the systems shown below, calculate the probability that the whole system is up (that is, that there exists a path
  93. Statistics

    Event A occurs with probability 0.1 and event B with probability 0.5 A) What is the maximum probability that the intersection of A and B can have? B) What is the minimum probability that the intersection of A and B can have? C) If it is know that P(A
  94. Probability -- Help?

    Sampling one at a time with replacement from a bag with 8 blue, 7 red, and 5 green. What is the probability of getting at least two red in 3 draws? The book says the probability is 0.2818 but doesn't explain why. Any help???? Unfortunately, the probability
  95. math

    how do you explain this questionA mini license plate for a toy car must consist of a letter followed by two numbers. Each letter must be a T, O or Y. Each number must be a 4 or 6. Repetition of digits is permitted. Use the counting principle to determine
  96. factorial help!!!

    i just need help with factorials I assume you know what a factorial is: 1! = 1 2! = 1x2 = 2 3! = 1x2x3 = 6 N! = 1x2x3x...x(N-1)xN They occur often in probability theory. Please ask a more specific question about factorials. I have no idea what else to tell
  97. Probability and statistics

    Assume that a procedure yields a binomial distribution with a trial repeated n times. Use the binomial probability formula to find the probability of x successes given the probability p of success on a single trial.n=22, x=18, p=0.85, q=.15
  98. Economics/Statistics

    1. Assume that q and z are two random variables that are perfectly positively correlated. q takes the value of 20 with probability 0.5 and the value of zero with probability 0.5, while z takes the value of 10 with probability 0.5 and the value of zero with
  99. MATH-SO LOST :(

    A mini license plate for a toy car must consist of a number followed by two letters. Each letter must be a C, A or R. Each number must be a 3 or 7. Repetition of letters is permitted. Use the counting principle to determine the number of points in the
  100. math

    what is the difference between doubles plus one and counting on?