49 Answered Questions for the topic Distribution

Distribution Math Probability Data

05/19/21

Binomial Distribution Question?

Studies show that 15% of people do not signal when changing lanes. Bob stands at a stop sign and checks the first 20 cars to see if they signal or not. What if the probability that no more than 3... more
Distribution Math Business Sat Math

03/29/21

normal distribution

suppose 16 coins are tossed. find the probability of getting the following result using the binomial probability formula and the normal curve approximation.exactly 4 heads.use the table of areas... more
Distribution Math Business Sat Math

03/29/21

normal distribution

the mean clotting time of blood is 7.45 seconds with a standard deviation of 3.6 seconds. what is the probability that an individual's clotting time will be less than 4 seconds or greater than 9... more
Distribution Math Statistics Statistics

03/11/21

Statistics Probability

from 1985 to 2006 the average height of an NBA player was 6 foot 7 (79 inches) suppose the distribution is approximately normal and the standard deviation is 2.8 inches. what is the probability... more
Distribution Math Statistics Probability

03/11/21

Statistics Probability

A manufacturer knows that their items have a normally distributed length with a mean of 17.4 inches, and a standard deviation of 1.4 inches. if 13 items are chosen at random what is the probability... more
Distribution Probability

01/29/21

normal distribution with µ= 500 and s= 100 .

Scores on the SAT form a normal distribution withµ= 500 ands=100.a) What is the minimum score necessary to be in the top 20% of the SAT distribution?
Distribution Math Statistics Sample

12/09/20

What is the test statistic for this problem? Please help!!

The marital status distribution of the U.S. male population, age 15 and older, is as shown below.Marital Status Percent never... more
Distribution Statistics Mean

10/08/20

What salary marks the start of the upper 20% ?

Given that the average monthly salary of nurses in the Philippines is 23,000php with a standard deviation of 1,000 php. What salary marks the start of the upper 20% ?
Distribution Statistics Proportion Mean

10/07/20

What is the proportion

It is estimated that the mean life span of concrete drill bits is 20 hours. Suppose a construction company purchases drill bits that have a lifespan that is approximately normally distributed with... more

Assume that the readings at freezing on a batch of thermometers are normally distributed with a mean of 0°C and a standard deviation of 1.00°C. 

 A single thermometer is randomly selected and tested. Find P81, the 81-percentile. This is the temperature reading separating the bottom 81% from the top 19%.

Assume that the readings at freezing on a batch of thermometers are normally distributed with a mean of 0°C and a standard deviation of 1.00°C. 

 A single thermometer is randomly selected and tested. Find P81, the 81-percentile. This is the temperature reading separating the bottom 81% from the top 19%.
Distribution Math Statistics

06/07/20

bell shaped distribution

The commute time to work in the U.S. has a bell shaped distribution with a population mean of 24.4 minutes and a population standard deviation of 6.5 minutes. What proportion of the population has... more

03/22/20

Probability & Distribution question

Thank you so much!! I really want to master this unit :(

07/10/19

What exactly is 70mm print and why does anyone care?

There has been a bit of controversy lately over the release of Tarantino's *Hateful Eight* movie. As I understand it, the movie was scheduled to play in a particular theater in Los Angeles that... more
Distribution Film Netflix Film Industry

07/10/19

How do streaming services earn money?

Netflix and Prime are (I think) the two leading competitors in streaming services. Both services are releasing original movies and shows which are exclusively available in their platform. But... more
Distribution Film Film Industry

07/09/19

Are there any global standards to identify a movie?

I know there exist approaches like **EIDR** (Entertainment Identifier Registry) and **ISAN** (International Standard Audiovisual Number). But I do not know how many movies are contained within... more
Distribution Film Film Industry

06/27/19

How are digital movies sent to a movie theater?

For many years, movies were stored on rolls of film that were physically mailed to theaters. Now, most theaters project their movies digitally. But how are these digital movies sent to the theater?... more
Distribution Film Terminology Production

06/26/19

Why we don't use "TV" before "miniseries"?

Why we typically say "TV series", but we don't say "[TV miniseries](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miniseries)" (i.e., instead of this, we simply say "miniseries")?Does it mean, that there are... more
Distribution Film Film Industry

06/14/19

What format do movie theaters now use?

I know that in earlier times, feature films were distributed on large format tape, and these were what were distributed to theaters for showing. A given feature film would have several reels. The... more

06/05/19

What's with the trend of releasing movies outside the US first?

A recent trend that I've noticed (or I'm just crazy and need to delete this question) is to release a major film **outside of the U.S. first**, even if it's a Hollywood film. Usually a week or so... more
Distribution Film Film Techniques Imax

04/20/19

Why are not all IMAX theaters domed?

I have been to the IMAX theater at the Tech Museum in San Jose, California and at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. As I understood it, IMAX meant that a movie was filmed... more

04/03/19

What exactly is 70mm print and why does anyone care?

There has been a bit of controversy lately over the release of Tarantino's Hateful Eight movie. As I understand it, the movie was scheduled to play in a particular theater in Los Angeles that plays... more

02/20/19

what if a theoretical expected value is 0

Distribution Math Maths Math Help

06/02/18

Number arranging

The number of ways of arranging the 26 letters of the English alphabet = 26!. If a computer prints these arrangements at the rate of 1000 per second, how long will this take?

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