Probability + area - math problems

Number of problems found: 14

  • Suppose 4
    Suppose that 14% of all steel shafts produced by a certain process are nonconforming but can be reworked (rather than having to be scrapped). Consider a random sample of 200 shafts, and let X denote the number among these that are nonconforming and can be
  • Rich retirement
    Health care issues are receiving much attention in both academic and political arenas. A sociologist recently conducted a survey of citizens over 60 years of age whose net worth is too high to qualify for government health care but who have no private hea
  • Poisson distribution - daisies
    The meadow behind FLD was divided into 100 equally large parts. Subsequently, it was found that there were no daisies in ten of these parts. Estimate the total number of daisies in the meadow. Assume that daisies are randomly distributed in the meadow.
  • A machine
    A machine produces steel rods of normally distributed length; the mean length and the standard deviation being 50.0 cm and 0.5 cm respectively. The rods do not conform to safety standards if they are either shorter than 49.1 cm or longer than 50.7 cm in l
  • Statistical survey
    Write TRUE OR FALSE for each question: 1 Standard deviation is a measure of central location. 2. The most frequent observation in a data set is known as the mode. 3 The most passive method of data collection is observation. 4 Access time for secondary dat
  • A mountain climber
    A mountain climber plans to buy some rope to use as lifeline. Which of the following would be the better choice? Explain your choice. Rope A: Mean breaking strength:500lb; standard deviation of 100lb Rope B: Mean breaking strength: 500lb; standard deviati
  • Statistics quiz
    Fill in the missing word 1. in a data set, the mean, median and mode are measured of ________________ 2. "The manipulation of variables under controlled conditions"is the data collection method known as______________ 3. in a normal distribution, the area
  • Assembly time
    The assembly time for the toy follows a normal distribution with a mean of 75 minutes and a standard deviation of 9 minutes. The company closes at 5 pm every day. If one starts assembling at 4 pm what is the probability that he will finish before the comp
  • Stoaches
    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 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
  • Normal distribution GPA
    The average GPA is 2.78 with a standard deviation of 4.5. What are students in the bottom the 20% having what GPA?
  • Seagull
    Artificially created island in the shape of a circle with a radius of 50 m is overgrown with grass. The only exception is a landing area for helicopters in the shape of a rectangle measuring 15 m and 8 m. What is the probability that the flying seagull (w
  • 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?
  • Rectangle
    In a rectangle with sides, 8 and 9 mark the diagonal. What is the probability that a randomly selected point within the rectangle is closer to the diagonal than to any side of the rectangle?

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