Binomial distribution - math word problems
- Sick days
In Canada, there are typically 261 working days per year. If there is a 4.9% chance that an employee takes a sick day. .. what is the probability an employee will use 17 OR MORE sick days in a year?
- Ball bearings
One bearing is selected from the shipment of ball bearings. It is known from previous deliveries that the inner bearing radius can be considered as a normal distribution of N (µ = 0.400, σ2 = 25.10^−6). Calculate the probability that the selected radius w
Records indicate 90% error-free. If 8 records are randomly selected, what is the probability that at least 2 records have no errors?
- Genetic disease
One genetic disease was tested positive in both parents of one family. It has been known that any child in this family has a 25% risk of inheriting the disease. A family has 3 children. What is the probability of this family having one child who inherited
- Probability of malaria
A survey carried out at a certain hospital indicates that the probability that a patient tested positive for malaria is 0.6. What is the probability that two patients selected at random (i) one is negative while the other tested positive? (i) both patie
94 boys are born per 100 girls. Determine the probability that there are two boys in a randomly selected family with three children.
- Boys and girls
There are 11 boys and 18 girls in the classroom. Three pupils will answer. What is the probability that two boys will be among them?
- Internet anywhere
In school, 60% of pupils have access to the internet at home. A group of 8 students is chosen at random. Find the probability that a) exactly 5 have access to the internet. b) At least 6 students have access to the internet
- Families 2
There are 729 families having 6 children each. The probability of a girl is 1/3 and the probability of a boy is 2/3. Find the the number of families having 2 girls and 4 boys.
- Left handed
It is known that 25% of the population is left-handed. What is the probability that there is a maximum of three left-handers at a seminar where there are 30 participants?
- Component fail
There is a 90 percent chance that a particular type of component will perform adequately under high temperature conditions. If the device involved has four such components, determine the probability that the device is inoperable because exactly one of the
We throw 10 times a play dice, what is the probability that the six will fall exactly 4 times?
We throw five times the dice. What is the probability that six fits exactly twice?
The teacher prepared a test with ten questions. The student has the option to choose one correct answer from the four (A, B, C, D). The student did not get a written exam at all. What is the probability that: a) He answers half correctly. b) He answers
- Distribution function
X 2 3 4 P 0.35 0.35 0.3 The data in this table do I calculate the distribution function F(x) and then probability p(2.5
From statistics of sales goods, item A buy 51% of people and item B buys 59% of people. What is the probability that from 10 people buy 2 item A and 8 item B?
- TV fail
The TV has after 10,000 hours average 25 failures. Determine the probability of TV failure after 200 hours of operation.