involving the selection of two students from a committee of students. Assume that the committee is made up of 2 males and 5 females. Two are selected at random, and a random variable X is defined...
involving the selection of two students from a committee of students. Assume that the committee is made up of 2 males and 5 females. Two are selected at random, and a random variable X is defined...
Assume that you have 10 mice in the cage: 4 white males, 3 gray females, and 3 gray males. Two mice are selected simultaneously and at random, and their colors are noted. What is the probability...
A triangle can be classified according to its sides or according to its angles. There are three side length categories- equilateral, isosceles, and scalene- and three angle categories- acute, obtuse,...
I honestly don't understand questions like this. I get the main concept of permutations, but then when I see a question like this, my brain just freezes. Are there any steps I can go through for any...
events A and B of a sample space S, but assume that Pr[A] = 0.35 and Pr[B] = 0.5. Find Pr[A∪B] under each of the following conditions: (1) If A ⊂ B, then Pr[A∪B] = . (2)...
Suppose for this problem that Pr[E] = [ 1/12], Pr[F] = [ 1/6], and Pr[E ∩F′] = [ 0/1]. (1) What is Pr[E | F]? (2) What is Pr[F | E]?
For the problem 3P2=(n!)/(n-r)! where n=3 and r=2, (The 3 and 2 at the beginning are subscript.) the book says the answer is 6 but I am getting 3. What am I doing wrong?
For this problem, assume that you are to pick 4 cars from the motor pool, which contains 7 subcompact cars, 6 compact cars, and 4 midsize cars. How many ways can you pick the cars so...
Assume that there are 15 frozen dinners: 6 pasta, 5 chicken, and 4 seafood dinners. The student selects 5 of them. What is the probability that at least 2 of the dinners selected are pasta dinners...
Assume that the machine yields the item selected 70 percent of the time, and returns nothing 30 percent of the time. Three individuals attempt to use the machine. Let X be defined as the number of...
Assume that 12 students, including John, are working on the project report, which contains an introduction, 4 chapters, and a conclusion for a total of 6 sections. (1) In how many ways can the...
about a multiple-choice test in which each question has 4 choices only one of which is correct. Assume that 9 questions are answered by guessing randomly. What is the probability of getting exactly...
involving drawing calculators from a box of working and broken calculators. Assume that the box contains 14 calculators: 12 that work and 2 that do not work. A sample of 3 calculators is selected...
Assume that the box contains 2 defective widgets and 10 acceptable widgets. There are 4 inspectors, each of whom selects a widget from the box at random, inspects it, and then replaces it in the box...
Assume that each bag contains 5 balls. Bag a contains 3 red and 2 white, while bag b contains 1 red, 3 white, and 1 blue. You randomly select one ball from bag a, note the color, and place the ball...
i am unsure about the steps taken to get the answer
about the professor who sometimes forgets to bring her briefcase to the office, but assume that, each day, the probability that she forgets the briefcase is 1/6. Assume that her forgetting is a Bernoulli...
Assume that there are 8 cars: 2 Chevrolets, 5 Fords, and 1 Toyota. Two cars leave at random, one after the other. Draw a tree diagram and use it to answer the following questions. (1) What is...
involving a student's attendance at math and accounting classes on Mondays. Assume that the student attends math class with probability 0.65, skips accounting class with probability 0.25, and attends...
For this problem, assume that 2, 6, 5, and 4 are equally likely, a 1 is three times as likely as a 4, and a 3 is four times as likely as a 1. (1) What is the value of w2? (2)...