# Combinatorics - math word problems

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- Two doctors

Doctor A will determine the correct diagnosis with a probability of 93% and doctor B with a probability of 79%. Calculate the probability of proper diagnosis if both doctors diagnose the patient. - Wagons

We have six wagons, two white, two blue, and two red. We assemble trains from them, wagons of the same color are exactly the same, so if we change only two white wagons on a train, it's still the same train, because I don't know any different. How many di - Three dice

The player throwing the three dice asked G. Galilei the question: "Should I bet on the sum of 11 or the sum of 12?" What did Galilei answer him? Hint: write down all three triples of numbers that can be thrown and: have a total of 11 have a total of 12 an - Desks

A class has 20 students. The classroom consists of 20 desks, with 4 desks in each of 5 different rows. Amy, Bob, Chloe, and David are all friends, and would like to sit in the same row. How many possible seating arrangements are there such that Amy, Bob, - Eight blocks

Dana had the task to save the eight blocks of these rules: 1. Between two red cubes must be a different color. 2. Between two blue must be two different colors. 3. Between two green must be three different colors. 4. Between two yellow blocks must be four - The shooter

The shooter shoots at the target, assuming that the individual shots are independent of each other and the probability of hitting each of them is 0.2. The shooter fires until he hits the target for the first time, then stop firing. (a) What is the most li - The big clock

The big clock hands stopped at a random moment. What is the probability that: a) a small hand showed the time between 1:00 and 3:00? b) the big hand was in the same area as a small hand in the role of a)? c) did the hours just show the time between 21:00 - A book

A book contains 524 pages. If it is known that a person will select any one page between the pages numbered 125 and 384, find the probability of choosing the page numbered 252 or 253. - A student

A student is to answer 8 out of 10 questions on the exam. a) find the number n of ways the student can choose 8 out of 10 questions b) find n if the student must answer the first three questions c) How many if he must answer at least 4 of the first 5 ques - Research in school

For particular research in high school, four pupils are to be selected from a class with 30 pupils. Calculate the number of all possible results of the select and further calculate the number of all possible results, if it depends on the order in which th - Balls

We have n identical balls (numbered 1-n) is selected without replacement. Determine 1) The probability that at least one tensile strength number coincides with the number of balls? 2) Determine the mean and variance of the number of balls, which coincides - Pupils

Four pupils is going via dark hall. Start at one side and have to get to the other side for 17 minutes. They have only one lamp for the trip. The corridor is narrow, they can therefore go up two pupils at a time and go at the slower speed. Each pupil went - Wedding guests

Fifteen wedding guests could not agree on who would stand in the wedding photo. The groom suggested that all possible sets of wedding guests be made in the photographs. - Monty Hall

Suppose you're on a game show, and you're given the choice of three doors: Behind one door is a car; behind the others, goats. You pick a door, say No. 1, and the host, who knows what's behind the doors, opens another door, say No. 3, which has a goat. Wh - Sales

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? - What is

What is the probability that the sum of 9 will fall on a roll of two dice? Hint: write down all the pairs that can occur as follows: 11 12 13 14 15. . 21 22 23 24. .. . 31 32. .. . . . . . .. . 66, count them, it's the variable n variable m: 36, 63,. .. . - Normal Distribution

At one college, GPA's are normally distributed with a mean of 3.1 and a standard deviation of 0.4. What percentage of students at the college have a GPA between 2.7 and 3.5? - Shooters

In army regiment are six shooters. The first shooter target hit with a probability of 49%, next with 75%, 41%, 20%, 34%, 63%. Calculate the probability of target hit when shooting all at once. - Air draft

The numbers 1,2,3,4,5 are written on five tickets on the table. Air draft randomly shuffled the tickets and composed a 5-digit number from them. What is the probability that he passed: and, the largest possible number b, the smallest possible number c, a - Lottery

Fernando has two lottery tickets each from other lottery. In the first is 973 000 lottery tickets from them wins 687 000, the second has 1425 000 lottery tickets from them wins 1425 000 tickets. What is the probability that at least one Fernando's ticket

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