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Question1)A histogram that is positively skewed is also called           Question 2   In a genetics experiment 5 flowers out of 8 were bicolor, and the rest were solid color

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Question1)A histogram that is positively skewed is also called

 

 

   

 

Question 2

 

In a genetics experiment 5 flowers out of 8 were bicolor, and the rest were solid color. If 3 of the flowers are selected at random without replacement, what is the probability that all 3 are bicolor?

 

 

 

Question 3

 

If a die is rolled one time, find the probability of getting a number greater than 2.

 

 

 

 

Question 4

The following data were obtained from a survey of college students. The variable X represents the number of non-assigned books read during the past six months.

x

0

1

2

3

4

5

P (X=x)

0.20

0.25

0.20

0.15

0.10

0.10


What is the expected value of X?

 

 

 

Question 5

Which term is NOT synonymous with the expected value of a discrete probability distribution?

 

 

 

 

 

Question 6

 

In one town 33% of the households have a vehicle with all-wheel drive. If 4 households are selected at random, what is the probability that all 4 have vehicles with all-wheel drive?

 

 

 

 

Question 7

 

Given that Z is a standard normal variable, the value z for which P(Z < z) = 0.2580 is

 

 

 

Question 8

 

Given that Z is a standard normal random variable, P(-1.0 < Z < 1.5) is

 

 

 

Question 9

The normal distribution is:

 

 

 

Question 10

 

The standard deviation of a probability distribution is a:

 

 

 

Question 11

 

The average height of flowering cherry trees in a nursery is 11 feet. If the heights are normally distributed with a standard deviation of 1.6, find the probability that a randomly selected cherry tree in this nursery is less than 13 feet tall.

 

 

 

Question 12

 

The standard deviation of a probability distribution must be:

 

 

 
 

 

Question 13

 

 

 

Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), "E" or "e" (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker.
Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where "a" and "b" need to have explicitly stated values.
For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not.

A statistics professor has just given a final examination in his statistical inference course. He is particularly interested in learning how his class of 40 students performed on this exam. The scores are shown below.

77 81 74 77 79 73 80 85 86 73
83 84 81 73 75 91 76 77 95 76
90 85 92 84 81 64 75 90 78 78
82 78 86 86 82 70 76 78 72 93

What is the median score on this exam? Place your answer, rounded to two decimal places in the blank. For example, 65.78 would be a legitimate entry.

 
 

 

Question 14

 

 

 

Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), "E" or "e" (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker.
Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where "a" and "b" need to have explicitly stated values.
For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not.


Ann is applying for a bank loan to open a pizza franchise. She must first complete a written application and then, if the written application is approved, be interviewed by bank officers. If an applicant’s written application is not approved the applicant is not granted an interview with the bank officers. Past records for this bank show that the probability of an applicant having his or her written application approved is 0.63. Records also indicate that the interviewing committee of bank officers approves 85% of the individuals they interview. Find the probability that Ann’s loan request is approved. Place your answer, rounded to 2 decimal places, in the blank. For example, 0.76 would be a legitimate entry.

 

Question 15

 

 

 

Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), "E" or "e" (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker.
Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where "a" and "b" need to have explicitly stated values.
For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not.

Find the mean of the following probability distribution.

X

1

2

3

4

5

P(X)

0.20

0.10

0.35

0.05

0.30


Round your answer to two decimal place as necessary. For example, 4.56 would be a legitimate entry.

Mean = 3.15

 

 

 

Question 16

 

 

 

Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), "E" or "e" (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker.
Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where "a" and "b" need to have explicitly stated values.
For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not.

If a coin is tossed seven times, how many different outcomes are possible? Place your answer in the blank. Do not use any decimal places or commas. For example, 345 would be a legitimate entry.

 

Question 17

 

 

Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), "E" or "e" (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker.
Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where "a" and "b" need to have explicitly stated values.
For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is a very visible group whose main focus is to educate the public about the harm caused by drunk drivers. A study was recently done that emphasized the problem we all face with drinking and driving. Five hundred accidents that occurred on a Saturday night were analyzed. Two items noted were the number of vehicles involved and whether alcohol played a role in the accident. The numbers are shown below:

Number of Vehicles Involved

Did alcohol play a role?

1

2

3

 

Yes

60

110

30

200

No

40

215

45

300

 

100

325

75

 

Given that alcohol was not involved, what proportion of the accidents involved a single vehicle? Place your answer, rounded to 2 decimal places, in the blank. For example, 0.23 is a legitimate answer.

 

 

Question 18

 

 

 

Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), "E" or "e" (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker.
Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where "a" and "b" need to have explicitly stated values.
For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not.

A set of final exam scores in an organic chemistry course was found to be normally distributed, with a mean of 73 and a standard deviation of 8.

What is the probability of getting a score of 68 or less on this exam? Place your answer, rounded to 4 decimal places in the blank. For example, 0.3456 would be a legitimate entry.

 

Question 19

 

 

 

Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), "E" or "e" (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker.
Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where "a" and "b" need to have explicitly stated values.
For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not.

Suppose that the average weekly earnings for employees in general automotive repair shops is $450, and that the standard deviation for the weekly earnings for such employees is $50. A sample of 100 such employees is selected at random.

Find the probability that the mean of the sample is between $445 and $455. Place your answer, rounded to 4 decimal places, in the blank. For example, 0.2345 would be a legitimate entry.

 

Question 20

 

 

 

Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), "E" or "e" (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker.
Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where "a" and "b" need to have explicitly stated values.
For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not.

Suppose that the average weekly earnings for employees in general automotive repair shops is $450, and that the standard deviation for the weekly earnings for such employees is $50. A sample of 100 such employees is selected at random.

Find the standard deviation of the sampling distribution of the means of average weekly earnings for samples of size 100. Place your answer in the blank. Do not include a dollar sign. For example, 7 would be a legitimate entry.

 

Question 21

 

 

 

Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), "E" or "e" (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker.
Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where "a" and "b" need to have explicitly stated values.
For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not.


Mrs. Smith's reading class can read a mean of 175 words per minute with a standard deviation of 20 words per minute. The top 3% of the class is to receive a special award. Assuming that the distribution of words read per minute are normally distributed, what is the minimum number of words per minute a student would have to read in order to get the award? Place your

 

Question 22

 

 

 

Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), "E" or "e" (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker.
Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where "a" and "b" need to have explicitly stated values.
For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not.

In a particular region of Cape Cod, it is known that lobstermen trap on average of 32 pounds of lobster per day with a standard deviation of four pounds. If a random sample of 30 lobster fishermen is selected, what is the probability that their average catch is less than 31.5 pounds?

 

 

Question 23

 

 

Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), "E" or "e" (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker.
Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where "a" and "b" need to have explicitly stated values.
For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not.

The manufacturer of a new compact car claims the miles per gallon (mpg) for the gasoline consumption is mound shaped and symmetric with a mean .9 mpg and a standard deviation of 9.5 mpg. If 30 such cars are tested, what is the probability the average mpg achieved by these 30 cars will be greater than 28? Place your answer, rounded to 4 decimal places, in the blank.

 
 

 

Question 24

 

The sampling distribution of the mean will have the same mean as the original population from which the samples were drawn.

 

 

 

 

Question 25

 

A random variable X is standardized when each value of X has the mean of X subtracted from it, and the difference is divided by the standard deviation of X.

 

 

 
 

 

 


 

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