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  1. Statistics

    The weight of a small Starbucks coffee is a normally distributed random variable with a mean of 360 grams and a standard deviation of 9 grams. Find the weight that corresponds to each event. Show your work. a. Highest 10 percent; b. Highest 50 percent; c.
  2. chem

    Which statement is wrong? 1. Adding the same amount of heat to two different objects will produce the same increase in temperature. 2. When the same amount of heat produces different changes in temperature in two substances of the same mass, we say that
  3. Math

    On the leeward side of the island of Oahu, in the small village of Nanakuli, about 80% of the residents are of Hawaiian ancestry. Let n = 1,2,3.... represent the number of people you must meet until you encounter the first person of Hawaiian ancestry in
  4. Basic Statistics

    A random sample of 16 mid-sized cars tested for fuel consumption gave a mean of 26.4 kilometers per litre with a standard deviation of 2.3 kilometers per litre. (a)Assuming that the kilometers per litre given by all mid-sized cars have a normal
  5. Math

    On the leeward side of the island of Oahu, in the small village of Nanakuli, about 80% of the residents are of Hawaiian ancestry. Let n = 1,2,3.... represent the number of people you must meet until you encounter the first person of Hawaiian ancestry in
  6. math

    In the year 2003, the population of a certain district was 1.8 million. Thirty percent of the population was in the age group 15-40 years. In the same year, 120,000 people in the district the Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) contra for an HIV test.
  7. math

    In the year 2003, the population of a certain district was 1.8 million. Thirty percent of the population was in the age group 15-40 years. In the same year, 120,000 people in the district the Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) contra for an HIV test.
  8. Math, statistics

    A trucking firm delivers appliances for a large retail operation. The packages (or crates) have a mean weight of 306 lb. and a variance of 2209. (Give your answers correct to four decimal places.) (a) If a truck can carry 4070 lb. and 25 appliances need to
  9. MATH

    ALLY HAD A GAME WITH 2 GROUPS OF PLAYING TILES. THE FIRST GROUP OF 24 TILES HAD ALL THE LETTERS OF THE ALPHABET EXCEPT U AND Y. EACH TILE HAD 1 LETTER ON IT. THE SECOND GROUP OF 5 TILES HAD THE NUMBERS 1 THROUGH 5, WITH 1 NUMBER ON EACH TILE. IF ALLY DREW
  10. Math Stats

    Suppose that a random sample of n kernels of popcorn is taken and x of these kernels pop. The buyer wants to be 95% sure that the point estimate for p will be within 0.01.If no preliminary study is done to estimate p, how large a sample should the buyer
  11. statistics

    To test H0:µ =80 versus H1:µ < 80, a simple random sample of size n = 22 is obtained from the population that is known to be normally distributed. (a) If = 76.9 and s = 8.5, compute the test statistic. (b) If the researcher decides to test the
  12. 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
  13. Maths Ms sue

    Select the TWO options that are TRUE statements about survey sampling. Select one or more: (1)Cluster sampling usually increases the sampling error compared to a simple random sample of the same size. (2)In stratified sampling, each member of the
  14. statistics

    You have hired a polling organization to take a simple random sample from a box of 200,000 tickets and estimate the percentage of 1s in the box. Unknown to them, the box contains 50% 0s and 50% 1s. How far off should you expect them to be if they draw
  15. stats

    A box contains 10 red balls and 20 blue balls. Three balls are selected at random one after the other from the box, without replacement. If the first two balls selected are both blue, what is the probability that the third ball selected is red?
  16. Calc

    The time interval T, in minutes, between patient arrivals in an emergency room is a random variable with exponential density function p(t) = 0:125e^-.125t. What is the average time between patient arrivals? What is the probability of two patients arriving
  17. math

    A random sample of dogs at different animal shelters in a city shows that 12 of the 60 dogs are puppies. The city's animal shelters collectively house 1,200 dogs each year. About how many dogs in all of the city's animal shelters are puppies? THANK YOU!
  18. Math

    Binomial problems: Basic Anita's, a fast-food chain specializing in hot dogs and garlic fries, keeps track of the proportion of its customers who decide to eat in the restaurant (as opposed to ordering the food "to go"), so it can make decisions regarding
  19. 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?
  20. 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 =
  21. statistics

    A certain geneticist is interested in the proportion of males and females in the population that have a certain minor blood disorder. In a random sample of 1500 males, 75 are found to have disorder, whereas 80 of 2000 females appear to have disorder. Find
  22. Statistics

    The TreeDropped Fruit Company wants to sell its apples in pink and yellow gift boxes. To design the boxes, the company needs to estimate the average diameter of their apples. A random sample of 50 apples has a mean of 4.1 inches. Using previous research
  23. statistics

    . In his management information systems textbook, Professor David Kroenke raises an interesting point: “If 98% of our market has Internet access, do we have a responsibility to provide non-Internet materials to that other 2%? Suppose that 98% of the
  24. Statistics

    Which of the following criteria must be met to do a one-proportion z- test? A. The data values in the sample must be dependent. B. The parent population must be normally distributed. C. The data must come from a random sample. D. The sample size must be
  25. 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 -
  26. 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 -
  27. Math (Probability)

    Four players are playing a game involving choosing squares on a grid of size 3×8. Each player chooses a random square on the grid, then all players reveal their choices and a token is placed in the center of each of these squares. The probability that the
  28. statistics

    The J.R. Simplot Company produces frozen French fries that are then sold to customers such as McDonald's. The "prime" line of fries has an average length of 6.00 inches with a standard deviation of0.50 inch. To make sure that Simplot continues to meet the
  29. Math (Probability)

    Four players are playing a game involving choosing positions on a grid of size 3×8. Each player chooses a random position on the grid, then all players reveal their choices and a token is placed on each of the positions. The probability that the tokens
  30. Statistics

    a Rollercoaster's auditors estimate that the average daily loss from those illegally riding without tickets is at lease (greater or equal) $295, but wants to determine the accuracy of this statistic. The company researcher takes a random sample of losses
  31. Statistics

    he Sydney Airport Commission set a performance target of 18 minutes for the time taken for passengers to claim their luggage at domestic terminals. In order to monitor performance a study was conducted by taking a random sample of 200 passengers
  32. Statistics

    The Sydney Airport Commission set a performance target of 18 minutes for the time taken for passengers to claim their luggage at domestic terminals. In order to monitor performance a study was conducted by taking a random sample of 200 passengers
  33. business

    If Jaguar decides it will only have dealerships in cities with at least 150,000 people, it is using a ______ variable to segment its market. A) behavioristic B) demographic C) psychographic D) environmental E) geographic Which of the following is true with
  34. Math-Probability

    Consider a collection of n biased coins, each showing Heads with probability p and Tails with probability 1-p , independently of the others. The coins are tossed and all coins showing Heads are collected together and tossed again. Write down an expression
  35. Math-Probability

    Consider a collection of biased coins, each showing Heads with probability and Tails with probability , independently of the others. The coins are tossed and all coins showing Heads are collected together and tossed again. Write down an expression for the
  36. Math-Probability

    Consider a collection of n biased coins, each showing Heads with probability p and Tails with probability 1-p , independently of the others. The coins are tossed and all coins showing Heads are collected together and tossed again. Write down an expression
  37. english

    What is the topic sentence I think it is sentence 3 please let me know if you think it is as well Voice mail is usually part of your firm’s phone system. It is a way to digitally record messages, and it allows “random access” so you can skip, delete,
  38. math

    in a group of 100 people, 40 own a cat, 25 own a dog and 15 own a cat and a dog. Find the probability that a person chosen at random a) owns a dog or a cat b) owns a dog or a cat, but not both c)owns a dog, given that he owns a cat d) does not own a cat,
  39. 12 math

    there are 8 opposite sex married couples at a party. two people are chosen at random to win a door prize. A. what is the probability that the 2 people will be married to each other? B. what is the probability that the 2 people will be same sex? C. if 6
  40. math

    In a group of 200 high school students, 36 are taking biology, 52 are taking Spanish, and 126 are taking neither biology nor Spanish. If one of these 200 students is to be chosen at random, what is the probability that the student chosen is taking biology
  41. statistics

    An auto maker estimates that the mean gas mileage of its sport utility vehicle is 20 miles per gallon. A random sample of 8 such vehicles had a mean of 18 per gallon and a standard deviation of 5 miles per gallon. At á=0.05, can you reject the auto
  42. Statistics

    Fire department response time is the length of time it takes a fire truck to arrive at the scene of a fire starting from the time the call was given to the truck. Response time for Gabble Fire Department follows a mound shaped and symmetric distribution.
  43. Statistics

    A random sample of 14 evenings at the O'Sullivan house hold showed that the family received an average of 2.4 solicitation calls each evening. The sample standard deviation was s= 0.9. Find a 99% confidence interval for the population mean number of
  44. Statistics

    A random sample of 14 evenings at the O'Sullivan house hold showed that the family received an average of 2.4 solicitation calls each evening. The sample standard deviation was s= 0.9. Find a 99% confidence interval for the population mean number of
  45. Probabilities

    Company has 90 cars in stock with 4 cylinder engines and 290 with 6 cylinder engines. There are no other cars in stock. 130 of these cars, including 20 of those with 4 cylinder engines have air conditioning. One car on the lot is selected at random. The
  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
  47. please check see if im correct

    A cereal manufacturer claims to include 18.7 ounces of cereal in each box, with a standard deviation of 0.2 ounces. A random sample of 25 boxes shows an average of 18.5 ounces. Which of the following statements is correct? A. The claim is likely untrue,
  48. poetry

    I need help determining the meter in my poem. The Ocean says, "Roar" to wake me up, And I smile as I grab my coffee cup, Because this is the day the Lord has made! I refuse to quiver and be afraid. The sunburst peeks through my window wide, And stay that
  49. probability

    There are two identical boxes of balls. In the first box 2 blue and 5 orange balls, and the second 3 blue and 6 orange balls. Chosen at random from the box and pull out a 1 ball. What is the probability that the ball taken is orange
  50. 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
  51. Math Prob/solving

    As Frank drives to work he has to pass through three lights. The probability that any light is green is 39%. Estimate the probability that exactly two lights will be green. Use the following list of digits which was taken from a table of random numbers. In
  52. chemistry

    Three part question Two students each measured the density of a quartz sample three times: Student A Student B 1. 3.20g/mL 2.82g/mL 2. 2.58g/mL 2.48g/mL 3. 2.10g/mL 2.59g/mL mean 2.63g/mL 2.63 g/mL a. which student measured density with the greatest
  53. stats

    The Ledd Pipe Company has received a large shipment of pipes, and a quality control inspector wishes to estimate the average diameter of these pipes. A random sample of 18 pipes produces an average diameter of 2.56 mm with a standard deviation of 0.05 mm.
  54. statistics

    A group of scientists is studying whether a new medical treatment has an adverse (bad) effect on lung function. Here are data on a simple random sample of 10 patients taken from a large population of patients in the study. Both variables are measurements,
  55. Math: Probability

    Sally has a jar of 10 marbles, 3 red, 4 blue, and 3 green. If Sally reaches into her jar and selects two marbles at random, what is the probability that the first marble is red and the second is also red? What is the probability that the first is red and
  56. 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
  57. Statistics

    An industrial psychologist has a stress test that is used to determine the amount of stress that managers are under. A value of 80 or higher indicates “high stress.” The industrial psychologist believes that the managers at a large, profitable
  58. Math

    A jar contains 5 red marbles and 3 green marbles. A marble is drawn at random and not replaced. A second marble is then drawn from the jar. Find the probability that both marbles are the same color. I figured out that the probability that both marbles are
  59. statistics

    study by a class x= single trout mean is = 10.5 inches standard dev is= 1.4 inches probability a single trout is between 8 and 12 inches? probability that length of 5 trout at random is between 8 and 12 inches? the researchers are 93.8% confident is there
  60. Statistics

    he Oil Price Information Center reports the mean price per gallon of regular gasoline is $ 3.79 with a population standard deviation of $ 0.18. Assume a random sample of 40 gasoline stations is selected and their mean cost for regular gasoline is computed.
  61. Math

    A box contains 2 white calls and 7 pink balls. Two balls are drawn at random from the box. a) If the first ball is drawn and not replaced, what is the probability that two balls will be drawn of different colors? b) If the first ball is drawn and then put
  62. STATISTICS HELP!!!!!!!

    Statistical Abstracts (117th edition) reports sale price of unleaded gasoline (in cents per gallon) at the refinery. The distribution is mound-shaped with mean μ = 80.04 cents per gallon and standard deviation, σ = 4.74 cents per gallon. (a) Are
  63. Stats

    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
  64. Statistic

    A bouquet of roses is to be composed by a florist. Six roses are chosen at random from four red roses and five white roses. In how many ways can the bouquet of roses be composed if there must be more white roses than red roses?
  65. Statistics

    The null and alternate hypotheses are: H0: μ1 = μ2 H1: μ1 ≠ μ2 A random sample of 15 items from the first population showed a mean of 50 and a standard deviation of 5. A sample of 12 items for the second population showed a mean
  66. Stats 2

    1. At the national level, the average income for a given occupation is $74 914. You want to determine if the income for member of the occupation is the same in Chicago. You take a random sample of 112 members of the occupation in Chicago. You find that
  67. Statistics

    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) collects yearly statistics on drinking behavior in the United States by surveying a random sample of U.S. adults. The following data display the percent of adults aged 18 years and over who had 5 or more drinks in 1
  68. help, bobpursely

    Please take a look at DEVON's trig equation at 9:14 I must be missing something obvious. If the second had been 3sin 2x it would be a straight forward question. The way it stands I was able to "reduce" it to the equation 8sin^4 x - 8sin^2 x + 3sin x + 2 =
  69. statistics

    A standardized third grade reading test, called the We Can Read Test, has a mean of 50 with a standard deviation of 10. A developmental psychologist conducts a study, where he assesses the reading ability of a random sample of 75 third graders using the We
  70. 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;
  71. algebra

    Members of the student government are planning a movie night on campus. They have asked a random sample of students which of four movies the students would prefer. Here are the results. Movie Preferred Number of Students Movie A 24 Movie B 23 Movie C 35
  72. Statistics

    28. A group of statistics students decided to conduct a survey at their university to find the average (mean) amount of time students spend studying per week. Based on a simple random sample, they surveyed 144 students. The statistics showed that students
  73. statistics

    A VP of manufacturing claims that no more than 3% of items produced using a certain assembly line are defective. A random sample of 100 items from the assembly line had 5 defectives. At the 5% level of significance, which of the following would be part of
  74. Maths

    College Education and Business world success R. H. Bruskin Associates Market Research found that 40% of American do not think that having a college education is important to succeed in the business world. if a random sample of five Americans is selected,
  75. Math

    Eduardo has a red 6-sided number cube and a blue 6-sided number cube. The faces of the cubes are numbered 1 through 6. Eduardo rolls both cubes at the same time. The random variable X is the number on the red cube minus the number on the blue cube. What is
  76. 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
  77. statistics

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

    Sometimes when posting a new message, a software error will occur with an "unable to post" warning. Right now I am working on fixing this error message once and for all. In the meantime, if you get this message, hit refresh on your browser to try to post
  79. Statistics

    A VP of manufacturing claims that more than 3% of items produced using a certain assembly line are is defective. A random sample of 100 items from the assembly line had 4 defectives. At the 5% level of significance, which of the following would be part of
  80. statistics

    3. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a process that produces internal body images using a strong magnetic field. Some patients become claustrophobic and require sedation because they are required to lie within a small, enclosed space during the MRI test.
  81. stats

    slot machines are now video games, with outcomes determined by random number generations. in the old days, slot machines were like this: you pull the lever to spin 3 wheels; each wheel has 20 symbols, all equally likely to show when the wheel stops
  82. 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
  83. statistics

    slot machines are now video games, with outcomes determined by random number generations. in the old days, slot machines were like this: you pull the lever to spin 3 wheels; each wheel has 20 symbols, all equally likely to show when the wheel stops
  84. maths-probability

    A box contains n balls of which 2 are red and the rest are green. Two balls are to be selected at random one after the other from the box without replacement. If the probability of selecting 2 red balls is 1/28, find; the value of n the probability that a
  85. statistics

    1) One hundred clients of a registered tax agent fall into the categories of personal (25 male, 30 female), corporate (10 male, 15 female) and small business (8 male, 12 female). The agent selects one of the clients at random to begin work. Find the
  86. Stats

    A random sample obtained from a population has a mean of µ=100 and a standard deviation of ó = 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 population mean for a
  87. Stats

    A random sample obtained from a population has a mean of µ=100 and a standard deviation of ó = 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 population mean for a
  88. p

    Alice and Bob each choose at random a real number between zero and one. We assume that the pair of numbers is chosen according to the uniform probability law on the unit square, so that the probability of an event is equal to its area. We define the
  89. Statistics

    It is known that the amount of time needed to change the oil in a car is normally distributed. A random sample of 100 oil changes yielded a sample mean of 22 minutes and a standard deviation of 5 minutes. Then compared to the interval estimate for the
  90. Statistics

    An automobile dealership has as one of its performance goals that the proportion of its automobiles sold that are deemed “good value for the money” by the purchasers be at least .90. For a random sample of 400 automobiles sold over the past six months,
  91. Math (Probability)

    An urn A contains 6 white balls and 7 black balls. And urn B contains 8 white balls and 6 black balls. A person draws a ball at random from one of the two urns. It turns out to be black. What is probability that the ball was drawn from urn A? (A) 7/14 (B)
  92. Stats

    Suppose that 8% of a certain batch of calculators have a defective case, and that 11% have defective batteries. Also, 3% have both a defective case and defective batteries. A calculator is selected from the batch at random. Find the probability that the
  93. Stats

    Suppose that 8% of a certain batch of calculators have a defective case, and that 11% have defective batteries. Also, 3% have both a defective case and defective batteries. A calculator is selected from the batch at random. Find the probability that the
  94. Math (Probability)

    An urn A contains 6 white balls and 7 black balls. And urn B contains 8 white balls and 6 black balls. A person draws a ball at random from one of the two urns. It turns out to be black. What is probability that the ball was drawn from urn A? (A) 7/14 (B)
  95. milam middle school

    A drawer contains a blue shirt, a black shirt, and a white shirt. Another drawer contains a blue pair of pants and a black pair of pants. one shirt and one pair of pants are chosen at random. How many different possible outcomes are there?
  96. statistics

    a golf ball is selected at random from a golf bag. If the golf bag contains 4 brown balls, 9 yellow balls, and 12 orange balls, find the probability of the following event. probability the ball is brown or yellow?
  97. 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
  98. com 200

    Kyle has struggled to feel comfortable in science classes with labs since his junior year of high school, when a solution he was working with ignited. He was always cautious with chemicals but his lab partner that year enjoyed seeing what would happen when
  99. 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
  100. grid problem (geometry)

    The squares of a 2×60 chessboard are coloured black and white in the standard alternating pattern. At random, exactly half of the black squares are removed from the board. The expected number of white squares that have no neighbours after this process can

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