# random

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1. ## Mathematics

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
2. ## 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
3. ## Math: Geometry

Of 162 students honored at an academic awards banquet, 48 won awards for mathematics and 78 won awards for English. There are 14 students who won awards for both mathematics and English. A newspaper chooses a student at random for an interview. What is the
4. ## statistics

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

The panels for the Pulsar 32-inch TV are manufactured in three locations and then shipped to the main plant for final assembly. Plants A, B, and C supply 50%, 30%, and 20%, respectively of the panels.The quality-control department of the company has
6. ## Physics/Math

A certain string can withstand a maximum tension of 43 N without breaking. A child ties a 0.37 kg stone to one end and, holding the other end, whirls the stone in a vertical circle of radius 0.91 m, slowly increasing the speed until the string breaks.
7. ## statistics

The Medical Rehabilitation Foundation reports that the average cost of rehabilitation for stroke victims is at least \$24,500. To see if the average cost might be different at a particular hospital, a researcher selects a random number sample of 50 stroke
8. ## Re: Physics - drwls #2

Posted by winterWX on Monday, March 19, 2007 at 11:54pm. A small block of mass m = 4.0 kg can slide along the frictionless loop-the-loop. The block is released from rest at point P, at height h = 23R above the bottom of the loop (R is the radius of the
9. ## Statistics

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

Recently, a price war has developed among retailers selling Brand X denim jeans. A major chain buyer wishes to estimate the mean price of these jeans during this period to compare it to the normal selling price of \$20.00. A random sample of 7 major
11. ## Stats

This is the question: Let's propose a hypothetical situation where you plan to apply your newly acquired analytical skills to the end of the baseball season. The Dodgers most recent win percentage is 0.569. Assume that the team that they are playing and
12. ## statistics

An average office worker uses 10000 sheets of paper each year. Assume that the population standard deviation is 3000 sheets per year. Is it unusual for the office worker to use over 15000 sheets each year? What % of workers use at least 8000 sheets per
13. ## statistic

suppose we wish to construct a confidence interval for a population proportion p. if we sample without replacement from a relatively small population of size N, the margin or error E is modified to include the finite population correction factor as
14. ## Statistics

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

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

Let X=U+W with E[U]=m, var(U)=v, E[W]=0, and var(W)=h. Assume that U and W are independent. The LLMS estimator of U based on X is of the form U^=a+bX. Find a and b. Express your answers in terms of m, v, and h using standard notation. a=- unanswered b=-
17. ## statistica

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

Factories A and B produce computers. Factory A produces 2 times as many computers as factory B. The probability that an item produced by factory A is defective is 0.012 and the probability that an item produced by factory B is defective is 0.04. A computer
19. ## math

of a set of 10 cards, 3 have red circles, 4 have yellow triangles, and 3 have green diamonds. you choose one card at random and then replace it. then you choose a second card. what is the probability that both cards have yellow triangles? Find the
20. ## Math

Approximately 15% of the students in ST130 obtain A grade. If 3 students are selected at random, find the probability that a)all of them obtain A grade in ST130. b)Exactly 2 obtain A grade in ST130. c)at least one obtain A grade in ST130
21. ## statistics

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

An investigational drug study is being conducted. The initial screening phase needs to include enough people so that the final (approved) group has at least 10 patients. The probability of a person being approved for the study is .80. what initial sample
23. ## College statistics

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
24. ## STATISTICS

Who is the king of the late night TV? An internet survey estimates that, when given a choice between David Letterman and Jay Leno, 52% of the population prefers to watch Jay Leno. Suppose that you randomly select three late night TV watchers and ask them
25. ## Statistics

Maureen is a cocktail hostess in a very exclusive private club. The IRS is auditing her tax return. Maureen claims that her average tip last year was \$4.75. To support this claim, she sent the IRS a random sample of 52 credit card receipts showing her bar
26. ## statistics

A major taxi company is concerned that its proportion of late arrivals has substantially increased in the past month. Historical data shows that on the average 18% of the company taxis have arrived late. In a random sample of 1,240 taxis, 310 taxis have
27. ## Math

assume 8 males audition, one of them being Miles, 6 females audition, one of them being Jackie, and 4 children audition. The casting director has 3 male roles available, 1 female role available, and 2 child roles available. How many different ways can
28. ## 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
29. ## Math

You roll a number cube numbered one to six 12 times. P(5) = two over three. What type of probability is illustrated and why? (1 point) experimental; the result is based on the number of possible outcomes ** experimental; the result is found by repeating an
30. ## math

Types of bonds are divided into three categories: good risk, medium risk, and poor risk. Assume that of a total of 13,838 bonds, 7,035 are good risk, 1,388 are medium risk, and the rest are poor risk. One bond is chosen is chosen at random. what is the

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;
32. ## math

Bob catches a train to work every day from monday to friday. the probability that the train is late on monday is 0.45. the probability that the train is late on any other day is 0.3. A day is chosen at random. Find the probability it is monday and the
33. ## math

Four well-defined social classes (1=low and 4=high) exist in a country. If X is a random variable giving the social class of the son of a father from social class 1, the distribution of X is as follows: we have a small chart that has son's class, X and a
34. ## statistics

1. Are there more broken bones in summer or winter? We get records about the number of fractures treated in January and July at a random sample of 25 emergency rooms. The 95% confidence interval for the mean change ( μd = μJan - μJuly )in
35. ## Math

1) Carlos and Nathan ate lunch together in a park bench. At 1:00p.m., they left the bench and walked in different directions. By 1:05p.m., Carlos and Nathan were 60 meters apart. If they each continued walking in a straight line at the same speed as

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

Two urns each contain green balls and blue balls. Urn I contains 4 green balls and 6 blue balls, and Urn II contains 6 green balls and 2 blue balls. A ball is drawn at random from each urn. What is the probability that both balls are blue? A. 2/15 B. 3/20
38. ## Statistics

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

Twelve different video games showing substance use were observed and the duration times of game play (in seconds) are listed below. The design of the study justifies the assumption that the sample can be treated as a simple random sample. Use the data to
40. ## Statistics

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

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

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 3940 lb. and 25 appliances need to
43. ## Statistics

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

A research center claims that 50% of people believe that drivers should be allowed to use cellular phones with hands free devices while driving. In a random sample of 150 U.S. adults 58% say that drivers should be allowed to use cellular phones with hands
45. ## College Math

A cooler contains 7 cans of cola: 6 regular colas and 4 diet colas. If 3 cans of cola are selected at random, what is the probability that 2 cans of regular cola and 1 can of diet cola are selected?
46. ## Math

A bag contains 5 red balls and 4 white balls. Two balls are drawn at random from the bag. The first ball drawn is put back into the bag before the second ball is drawn. What is the probability that two balls drawn are both red?
47. ## Math

a carnival has a duck pond booth. You choose a rubber duck at random,7 ducks marked as large-prize winners, 9 ducks marked as medium prize winners, and 26 ducks marked as small prize winners. What is the theoretical probability of winning a small prize at
48. ## math

Can someone please double check my answers (My answers are in Capital) 1. If you produce a million products a day and you want to test ten of them to determine if they are up to standard, which ones will you choose? a. The second ten B. TEN RANDOM UNITS c.
49. ## statistics

. A new diet is claimed to increase the speed of weight loss. A study with a large number of volunteers showed a mean weight loss of 3.5 pounds in a week. A random sample of 8 volunteers followed the diet and recorded their weight loss at the end of the
50. ## Statistics

QUESTION 1 Use the following scenario and data for all the questions The lives of Lithium batteries used in a type of cell phones are normally distributed with an unknown standard deviation. A simple random sample of equation batteries is selected. The
51. ## Data analysis

Question 1 Production Rates A manufacturing company wishes to find out whether the productivity of its workforce has increased 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
52. ## Data analysis

Question 1 Production Rates A manufacturing company wishes to find out whether the productivity of its workforce has increased 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
53. ## probability

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
54. ## statistics

–/3 points Notes Question: TanColM7 8.6.003. TKK Products manufactures electric light bulbs in the 50-, 60-, 75-, and 100-watt range. Laboratory tests show that the lives of these light bulbs are normally distributed with a mean of 774 hr and standard
55. ## Probability

One of two cards is black on one side and white on the other side. The second card is black on both sides. One card is selected at random and the side facing up is black. What is the probability that the other side of the card is white?
56. ## MATH PLS HELP

A research center claims that 50% of people believe that drivers should be allowed to use cellular phones with hands free devices while driving. In a random sample of 150 U.S. adults 58% say that drivers should be allowed to use cellular phones with hands
57. ## Statistics

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

A poll asked 500 adults if they thought Ontario should produce more, less or maintain current production of ethanol. -160 people responded "more ethanol production" -136 people responded "less ethanol production" -155 people responded "maintain current
59. ## statistics

Among 17 metal parts produced in a machine shop, 6 are defective. If a random sample of four of these metal parts is selected, find: (a) The probability that this sample will contain at least three defectives. (Do not round the intermediate answers. Round
60. ## statistics

The Sledge Tire and Rubber Company plans to warranty its new mountain bike tire for 12 months. However, before it does this, the company wants to be sure that the mean lifetime of the tires is at least 18 months under normal operations. It will put the
61. ## Pre Algebra, Check my answers?

You roll a number cube numbered one to six 12 times. P(5) = two over three. What type of probability is illustrated and why? (1 point) experimental; the result is based on the number of possible outcomes ** experimental; the result is found by repeating an
62. ## Statistics

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

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

Data is collected from a large city. The growth of adolescents over the course of puberty is normally distributed with a mean of 5.26 and a standard deviation of 0.50 inches. a) what percentage of adolescents in this city grew less than 4.5 inches? b) what
65. ## Algebra

Can someone please help me with a couple questions? 1)The probability that a dessert sold at a certain cafe contains chocolate is 73%. The probability that a dessert containing chocolate also contains nuts is 25%. Find the probability that a dessert at
66. ## Stats

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

identify the variable, population and is this quantitative or qualitative The archaeological site of Tara is more than 4000 years old. Tradition states that Tara was the seat of the high kings of Ireland. Because of it's archaeological importance, Tara has
68. ## data analysis- math

Question 1 Production Rates A manufacturing company wishes to find out whether the productivity of its workforce has increased 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
69. ## Science

A gardener plants several flowering plants of the same species and notices that about 10% of the plants produce larger flowers than the others. He keeps track of the distribution of flower sizes over several years as shown in the table below. What explains
70. ## math

ibrahim has a bag containing five red balls,six yellow balls and four white balls , the ball is pick at random from the bag.find the probability that: (a))red or white ball ? (b) yellow or red ball ? (c) not red
71. ## Math (probability)

A used car sales lot has 25 vehicles manufactured prior to 1990, 36 vehicles manufactured between 1990 and 1995, and 31 vehicles manufactured after 1995. If a car is picked at random, what is the probability that it was manufactured after 1995?
72. ## probability

A golf ball is selected at random from a golf bag. If the bag contains 2 orange balls, 5 red balls, and 18 brown balls, find the probability of the event. That the golf ball will be orange or red.
73. ## Statistics

A national caterer determined that 87% of the people who sampled their food said that it was delicious. A random sample of 144 people is obtained from a population of 5000. The 144 people are asked to sample the caterer's food. If sample proportion, P^, is
74. ## statistics

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

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

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

2. A researcher hypothesized that the pulse rates of long-distance athletes differ from those of other athletes. He believed that the runners’ pulses would be slower. He obtained a random sample of 10 long-distance runners. He measured their resting
78. ## 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
79. ## prob and stats

–/3 points Notes Question: TanColM7 8.6.003. TKK Products manufactures electric light bulbs in the 50-, 60-, 75-, and 100-watt range. Laboratory tests show that the lives of these light bulbs are normally distributed with a mean of 774 hr and standard
80. ## Statistics

In Los Angeles there are three network television stations, each with it own evening news program from 6:00 to 6:30 PM. According to a report in this morning’s local newspaper, a random sample of 150 viewers last night revealed 53 watched the news on
81. ## Math- Statistics

A random sample of size 36 is to be selected from a population that has a mean μ = 50 and a standard deviation σ of 10. * a. This sample of 36 has a mean value of , which belongs to a sampling distribution. Find the shape of this sampling
82. ## math

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

A manufacturer claims that the mean amount of juice in its 16 ounce bottles is 16.2 ounces. A consumer advocacy group wants to determine whether the mean amount is actually less than this. The mean volume of juice for a random sample of 70 bottles was

One reason for standardizing random variables is to measure variables with: A. dissimilar means and similar standard deviations in like terms B. different means and standard deviations on a non-standard scale C. similar means and standard deviations on two
85. ## Finite Math

Fifty percent of students enrolled in calculus class have previously taken pre-calculus. Thirty percent of these students received an A for the calculus class, whereas twenty percent of the other students received an A for calculus. Find the probability
86. ## Maths

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87. ## statistics

A telephone company's records indicate that private customers pay on average \$17.10 per month for long-distance telephone calls. A random sample of 10 customers' bills during a given month produced a sample mean of \$22.10 expended for long-distance calls
88. ## Probability

1.) An octave contains twelve different musical notes (in Western music). How many different eight note melodies can be constructed from these twelve notes if: (a) no note can be used more than once? (b) any note can be used as often as you please?
89. ## statistics

ATUW Motors is planning to replace the brake pad of its cars with a similar quality brake pads but cheaper. This is part of the company strategy to cut costs but wants to maintain the quality of its cars and parts. The variance of the existing brake pads
90. ## maths

Bag A contains 6 white beads and 3 black beads. Bag B contains 6 white beads and 4 black beads.One bead is chosen at random from each bag. find the probability that both beads are black and at least one of the two beads is white??
91. ## Statistics

Volunteers for a human performance study were randomly divided into two groups. The first group had their flexibility measured in the morning after a short meditation session while the second group had their flexibility measured in the afternoon with no
92. ## English expression

Look at the bingo board. There are nine sentences in nine boxes. Look at the small bingo board over the big one. There are three sentences having shortened words in three boxes. You should write down six more senetnces containing contractions in the six
93. ## statistics

Data shows that 88% of the people in a certain population are right-handed. A group of 7 people from this population are selected at random. (a) What would be the expected value for the number of right-handed people in the group? (b) What is the
94. ## stats

An analysis is done to determine the amount spent on fresh fruits and vegetables per person per week. In a certain area, assume this amount is normally distributed with a mean of \$13.9 and a standard deviation of \$ 4.91. A. When finding the probability
95. ## Statistics

In the third week of July, a random sample of 61 farming regions gave a sample mean of = \$6.88 per 100 pounds of watermelon. Assume that is known to be \$1.72 per 100 pounds. A farm brings 30 tons of watermelon to market. Find a 98% confidence interval for
96. ## psychlogical statistics

A random selection of files from a student counseling center revealed the following reasons why college students seek services: Mental health issues - 25 Learning/school issues - 15 Relationship issues - 5 Other - 5 What is the probability that if we
97. ## C++ Programming

Create a class that holds robot warriors. Each has a string for their name, a number of hit points (an float), armor (a defensive modifier(an int)), and weaponry (an offensive multiplier(another int)). You will create 5 robots with a random number in each
98. ## math

A four-digit number is selected at random. What is the probability that its ones place is greater than its tens place, its tens place is greater than its hundreds place, and its hundreds place is greater than its thousands place? Note that the first digit
99. ## Math

we have 2 coins: coin 1 comes up with the probability of tails of 2/3 while coin 2 comes up with the probability of tails of 1/3 you don't know which is which so you pick one up at random and flip it . If its tails, you guess that the coin you picked up is
100. ## Math

The bumper car ride at the state fair has 2 red cars, 2 green cars, and 2 blue cars. Mike is first in line for the ride and is assigned a car at random. Adam is next in line and is randomlyh assigned a car. What is the probability that both Mike and Adam