Polynomial functions
Determine where the absolute maximum value and the absolute minimum value of the function f(x) = x2 - 5x + 3 occur over the specified interval: a. [-2, 4] b. [-2, 10] c...
Determine where the absolute maximum value and the absolute minimum value of the function f(x) = x2 - 5x + 3 occur over the specified interval: a. [-2, 4] b. [-2, 10] c...
a. f(x) = x5/5 – 5x5/3 + 4x b. f(x) = x4/4 - x3 + 1
Which of the following 3 games of chance should you play? 1. Draw a card from a standard deck. If it is an ace, you win $5; if it is red, you win $1 ( a red ace wins $6); anything else, you lose...
The probability that a patient will have a negative reaction to a certain medication is 0.03. The medication is administered to 75 patients. What is the expected number of negative reactions?
You pay $1 for one of 1000 tickets at a fair. 4 numbers are drawn. The holder of the first number drawn will win $500, the holders of the remaining 3 numbers will each receive $100. What are your...
You roll a die. If you roll an odd number, you will receive as many dollars as the number rolled. If you roll an even number, you will lose as many dollars as the number rolled. What are your expected...
Draw, without replacement, 5 cards from a standard deck. Determine, to 2 decimal places, the expected number of aces drawn.
a. A sum of 7 is rolled exactly 2 times. b. A sum of 7 is rolled at least 2 times. c. A sum of 7 is rolled at most 2 times. d. A sum of 7 or 11 is rolled exactly 5 times. e. A sum...
a. One of your horses comes in first? b. Your two horses come in first and second? c. Both of your horses finish in the money (first, second, or third)? d. Neither of your horses finishes...
What is the probability that all are of the same suit (all hearts, all clubs, all spades, or all diamonds)?
What is the probability that at least 3 women are chosen?
a. 2 of the marbles are white and the other 2 are blue? b. They are not all of the same color?
4 of the flags are randomly selected and hoisted. What is the probability that The red flag is at the top or at the bottom?
The 6 flags are randomly selected and hoisted. What is the probability that the red is at the top, followed by the white, and then the blue flag?
In how many different ways can you select 4 freshmen, 5 sophomores, 3 juniors, and 7 seniors from a group containing 15 students of each standing?
In how many different ways can you grab 3 red marbles, 2 white marbles, and 2 blue marbles from an urn containing 10 red, 8 white, and 4 blue marbles?
a. Matters? b. Does not matter? c. The answer in question a. is how many times larger than that in question b.?
In how many different ways can you grab three coins from a box containing 12 coins?
In how many different ways can 10 pigeons roost in 15 pigeon holes, if pigeons like to sleep alone?
In how many different ways can 5 different colored flags be hoisted on a mast?