Probability - math word problems
Probability is the measure of the likeliness that an event will occur. The probability (chance) is a value from the interval <0;1> or in percentage (0% to 100%) expressing the occurrence of some event. 0 is impossible event and 1 (100%) means the certainty event.
Number of problems found: 149
- Probability of failures
In certain productions, the probability of failures is 0.01. Calculate the probability that there will be more than 1 failure among the 100 selected products if we return the selected products to the file after the check.
- Event probability
The probability of event P in 8 independent experiments is 0.33. What is the probability that the event P occurs in one experiment (chance is the same)?
Event P has probability of 0.84. What is the probability that the event P occurs in 3, 5, 7 try.
- Double probability
The probability of success of the planned action is 60%. What is the probability that success will be achieved at least once if this action is repeated twice?
- 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 patient
The probability that a good shooter hits the center of the target circle I is 0.1. The probability that the target hit intercircle is II 0.58. What is the probability that it hits the target circle I or II?
- Three students
Three students independently try to solve the problem. The first student will solve a similar problem with a probability of 0.6, the second student will solve at a probability of 0.55, and the third will solve at a probability 0.04. The problem is resolve
- Probability of intersection
Three students have a probability of 0.7,0.5 and 0.4 to graduated from university respectively. What is the probability that at least one of them will be graduated?
- Three shooters
Three shooters shoot, each one time, on the same target. The first hit the target with a probability of 0.7; second with a probability of 0.8 and a third with a probability of 0.9. What is the probability to hit the target: a) just once b) at least once c
The probability that the bulb can operate 4000 hours is 0.3. What is the probability that exactly one of eight bulbs can operate 4000 hours?
- 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.
Let's assume that the probability of the birth of a boy and a girl in the family is the same. What is the probability that in a family with five children, the youngest and oldest child is a boy?
We throw five times the dice. What is the probability that six fits exactly twice?
- Lion or virgin
We toss coin, every throw fits lion or a virgin with equal probability 1/2. Determine how much at least we have to make throws that with probability 0.9 lion fell at least once.
What is the probability that a family with 7 childrens have: exactly 5 girls? 7 girls and 0 boys? Consider the birth probability of a girl is 48.69% and boy 51.31%.
What are the chances that the lottery, in which the numbers are drawn 5 of 50 you win the first prize?
We throw 10 times a play dice, what is the probability that the six will fall exactly 4 times?
What is the probability that a random word composed of chars E, Y, G, E, R, O, M, T will be the GEOMETRY?
The lottery is 60000 elk in which 6200 wins. What is the probability that the purchase of 12 elks won nothing?
- Six on dice
What is the probability that when throwing two dice will fall at least one six?
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