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: 132
- The box
The box contains five chocolate, three fruit, and two menthol candies. We choose sweets at random from the box. What is the probability that we will take out one chocolate, one fruit, and one menthol candy without a return?
Stoaches are fictional creatures distantly related to bigfoot and yeti. Stoach weights are normally distributed, with mean 904g and standard deviation 104g. State the probability that the sample mean of a random sample of 36 stoach weights exceeds 943g. (
- The test
The test contains four questions, and there are five different answers to each of them, of which only one is correct, the others are incorrect. What is the probability that a student who does not know the answer to any question will guess the right answer
- 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
- Ace or king
What is the probability that we will choose an ace or a king when choosing from a deck of sevens cards?
- 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
The box contains 8 iron, 6 brass, and 4 titanium screws. What is the probability that the randomly selected screw will not be brass?
- Gold, silver, bronze
How many ways can we divide gold, silver, bronze medails if there are 6 people competing?
- Six questions test
There are six questions in the test. There are 3 answers to each - only one is correct. In order for a student to take the exam, at least four questions must be answered correctly. Alan didn't learn at all, so he circled the answers only by guessing. What
- All use computer
It is reported that 72% of working women use computers at work. Choose 3 women at random, find the probability that all 3 women use a computer in their jobs.
How probable is a randomly selected three-digit number divisible by five or seven?
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?
- Drawing from a hat
When drawing numbers from a hat from 1 to 35, we select random given numbers. What is the probability that the drawn numbers will be divisible by 8 and 2?
- 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,. .. .
- Corona again
If the population on long island is 7.75 million and the coronavirus has affected 22,178. What percent of the population is affected. (looking for 1 in? If possible)
- Playing cards
From 32 playing cards containing 8 red cards, we choose 4 cards. What is the probability that just 2 will be red?
- 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.
During auto-tuning, the TV searched for 25 channels, four of which were music. The channels are stored in the TV's memory in random order. Express the percentage of the event that the music channel will be saved first.
- Birthday paradox
How large must the group of people be so that the probability that two people have a birthday on the same day of the year is greater than 90%?
- Hazard game
In the Sportka hazard game, 6 numbers out of 49 are drawn. What is the probability that we will win: a) second prize (we guess 5 numbers correctly) b) the third prize (we guess 4 numbers correctly)?
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