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5) What is the probability of obtaining 45 or fewer heads in 100 tosses of a

coin?

0.18

How many different permentations can be made from the word "infinity"?

3,360 ways.

The probability for the ECE board examinees from a certain school to pass

the subject Mathematics is 3/7 and for the subject Communications is 5/7. If

none of the examinees fails both subject and there are 4 examinees who

pass both subjects, find the number of examinees from that school who took

the examinations.

28.

A

man works in a company whose employees had an average income this

past year for 280,000 pesos with a standard deviation of P 30,000. How much

did the man earn this past year if her z score is -0.8?

256000.

In

a

game of Yahtzee, where 5 dice are tossed simultaneously, find the

probability of getting two pairs

25/108.

There are three candidates A,B and C for mayor of a certain town. If the odds

that A will win are 7:5 and those of B are 1:3, what is the probability that

candidate C will win?

0.17.

Find the mean of the score: 28,18,10,6,12,14,17,18,20,13,17,15.

15.67.

If

a card is drawn from a deck of 52 cards, find the probability of getting a

Jack or a black card.

0.5385.

The probability of getting a credit in an examination is 1/3. If 3 students are

selected at random, what is the probability that at least one of them get a

credit?

19/27

The IQ of all sophomore students in Rizal High School are

population.

The inferential statistics is relevant because it:

is

a tool for decision making.

5)The table on the left shows the joint probability distribution between two

random variables - X and Y; and the table on the right shows the joint

probability distribution between two random variables - A and B. Which of

the following statements are true?

o |
I. X and Y are independent random variables |
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o |
II. A and B are independent random variables |
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I only. |
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5) |
A |
weatherman records the high temperature in Norfolk, Va. for each of |
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the first 7 days of the year. The temperatures (in degrees fahrenheit) are 51, |
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49, 41, 53, 54, 68, 48. Over that time period, which of the following |
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statements is true? |
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II |
only. |
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On a vacation trip, a family bought 21.5 liters of gasoline at 39.9 cents per |
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liter, 18.7 liters at 42.9 cents per liter and 23.5 liters at 10.9 cents per liter. |
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Find the mean price paid liter. |
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30.08 cents/liters. |
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An article that does not conform to specifications in some respect can be |
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described as: |
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nonconforming. |
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In |
how many ways can 9 books be arranged on a self so that 5 of the books |
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are always together? |
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14400. |
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How much you will spend if you will bet all the combinations in a Lotto |
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lottery Draw? |
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52,457,860 pesos. |

There are five main roads between the cities A and B, and four between B

and C. In how many ways can a person drive from A to C and return, going

through B on both trips without driving on the same road twice?

240.

What is the approximate probability that no two people in a group of seven

have the same birthday?

0.94.

A

point P is selected at random inside a circle. Find the probability that the

point P is closer to the center of the circle than to its circumference.

1/4.

How many different outcomes can occur when a coin is flipped 4 times?

16.

31::Find the root mean square of 16,19,22 and 27.

21.39.

An outcome in a sample space

element.

The scores of a student in six examinations were 70, 84, 81, 79, 88, 92. Find

the median.

82.5.

The inferential statistics is relevant because it:

is

a tool for decision making.

The water content of soil from a borrow site is normally ditributed with a

mean of 14.2% and a standard deviation of 2.3%. What is the probability that

a

sample taken from the site will have a water content above 16% or below

12%?

0.37.

Distribution that lacks symmetry with respect to a vertical axis.

skewed.

Which of the following statement is false

The mean is a measure of the position of a score in a collection of data.

What is the t-test (based on Student's t-distribution) useful for?

determining if the differences between samples means is significant.

What is the number of permutations of the letters in the word BANANA?

60.

Find the variance of 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 22.

14.6.

In

a dice game, one fair dice is used. The player wins P20 if he rolls either 1 or

6. He loses P10 if he turns up any other face. What is the expected winning

for one roll of the dice?

P0.00.

Find the probability of throwing 11 each time in 3 tosses of two dice.

1.71 x 10 -4 .

In

how many ways can 4 boys and 5 girls sit in a row if the boys and girls must

alternate?

2,880 ways.

Suppose X and Y are independent random variables. The variance of X is

equal to 16; and the variance of Y is equal to 9. Let Z = X - Y. What is the

standard deviation of Z?

5.

A

basket contains 3 apples and 2 oranges. Another basket contains 2 apples

and 5 oranges. A boy selected a basket at random and picked a fruit and then

placed it on the other basket. Then another fruit is picked from the second

basket. Find the probability that both fruits he picked are of the same kind.

0.5363.

5)

Twenty tickets are numbered 1 to 20 and one of them is drawn at random.

What is the probability that the number drawn is a multiple of 3 or 5?

0.45.

Find the value of n if nP 6 = 3nP 5.

8

In

how many different ways can a true false cinsisting of 9 questions be

answered?

512 ways.

Three sections of a Statistic class containing 28,32 and 35 students average |
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83, 80 and 76, respectively on the same final examination. What is the |
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combined population mean for all 3 sections? |
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79.4. |
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A |
survey of a random sample of people leaving an amusement park showed |
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an average expenditure of P 103 for the evening. The average expenditure |
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for the 20 girls in the sample was P 97 and for the boys it was 111. How many |
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boys are there in the sample. |
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15. |
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The required probability that a two-stage rocket will perform successfully is |
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0.97. The reliability for the first stage is 0.99. The reliabilities of the two |
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stages are independent. What must be the reliability for the second stage? |
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0.98. |
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What is the probability of picking an orange ball and a white ball out of a bag |
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containing seven orange ball, eight green balls, and two white balls? |
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0.1 |
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A |
car travels from A to B at 30 kph, from B to C at 40 kph and from C to A at |
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50 kph. If A, B and C are equidistant from each other, determine the average |
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speed of the car for the entire trip by using the harmonic mean formula. |
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38.3. |
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A |
normal distribution would show the following characteristics EXCEPT: |
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the mode is between the mean and the median. |
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If |
a card is drawn from a deck of 52 cards, find the probability that it will be a |
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Jack or a black card? |
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7/13. |
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Which of the following is a discrete random variable? |

o |
I. The average height of a randomly selected group of boys |
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o |
II. The annual number of sweepstakes winners from New York City |
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o |
III. The number of presidential elections in the 20th century |
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II |
only. |
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For the probability density function shown, what is the probability of the |
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random variable being less tha 1/3? |
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0.22. |
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In continuing the use of control charts, possible action on the process can be: |
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action to remove assignable causes of variation that are brought to attention |
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by out-of-control points. |
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Given the eight number summary (at the right) for a collection of data, the |
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IQR is |
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45. |
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A |
card is drawn randomly from a deck of ordinary playing cards. You win $10 |
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if |
the card is a spade or an ace. What is the probability that you will win the |
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game? |
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4/13. |
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15 people won prizes in the state lottery (assuming that there are no ties), how many ways can these 15 people win first, second, third, fourth and fifth If |
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prizes? |
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360360. |
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The average salary for an employee at Acme Corporation is $30,000 per year. |
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This year, management awards the following bonuses to every employee. |

o

o

A Christmas bonus of $500.

An incentive bonus equal to 10 percent of the employee's salary.

What is the mean bonus received by employees?

3500. |
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Bob is a high school basketball player. He is a 70% free throw shooter. That |
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means his probability of making a free throw is 0.70. What is the probability |
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that Bob makes his first free throw on his fifth shot? |
0.00567. |
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The subset of all elements of a sample space that are not in an event. |
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complement of an event. |
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Four groups of students consisting of 10,15,18 and 20 individuals reported mean weights of 74,67,70 and 64 kg respectively. Find the mean weight of |
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the students. |

68.02 kg.

Four friends took the ECE board exam, each with a probability 0.60 of passing

the said exam. Find the probability that at least one of them will pass the

exam.

0.9744.

Find the standard deviation of 8,7,12,4,9.

2.61.

How many different ways can you arrange the letters X, Y, and Z?

6

A

college plays 12 basketball games during a season. In how many ways can

the team end the season with 7 wins, 3 losses, and 2 ties?

7920 ways.

If

the sum of the square of 5 numbers is 130 and their standard deviation is

equal to the square root of 2.96, find their arithmetic mean.

4.8.

Find the harmonic mean of 3,3 and 6.

3.6.

Consider the boxplot below. Which of the following statements are true?

The median is about 10

Find the harmonic mean of 7, 5, 8, 6, 4, 10, 9, 11 and 13.

7.12.

Any function of the random variables constituting a random sample.

statistics.

The stemplot below shows the number of hot dogs eaten by contestants in a

recent hot dog eating contest

I and II.

A

semiconductor company will hire 7 men and 4 women. In how many ways

can the company choose from 9 men and 6 women who qualified for the

position?

540.

A

batch of computer chips includes two that are defective and four that are

acceptable. If two of these chips are randomly selected without replacement,

find the probability that both are defective.

0.067.

During the Gulf War, a US submarine disposed off 4 torpedoes each with a

probability of 0.25 of hitting a hip? What is the probability of hitting an

enemy ship?

0.68.

There are 50 tickets in a lottery in which there is a first and second prize.

What is the probability of a man drawing a prize if he owns 5 tickets?

0.2.

What is the approximate probability of exactly two people in a group of

seven having the same birthday?

0.057.

The probability of getting a credit in an examination is 1/3. If three students

are selected at random, what is the probability that at least one og the

students got credit?

19/27.

Find the standard deviation of 8,7,12,4,9.

2.61

A

sample consists of the values 10,18,34 and 22. Find average deviation

7.

Find the sum of 1 + 1 3 + 2 + 2 3 + 3 + 3 3 + …….+ 20 + 20 3

44310.

The water content of soil from a borrow site is normally ditributed with a

mean of 14.2% and a standard deviation of 2.3%. What is the probability that

a

sample taken from the site will have a water content above 16% or below

12%?

0.37.

Out of a sample of 10,000 men, the probability that a man picked at random

weighs over 86 kg is 0.25. The probability that a man weighs less than 61 kg.

Is

0.15. What is the probability that a man picked at random weighs between

61 and 86 kg.

0.60.

The probability of a certain event is 2/7 and the probability of another

The probability that Mr. Unyok drives his car to work is 0.21; rides to work

independent of the first is 6/11. Find the probability that at least one event

with his neighbor is 0.14; takes a bus is 0.48; takes a taxi is 0.12 and walk is

will happen.

0.05. What is the probability that he will take a taxi or go by the bus?

52/77.

0.60.

The overall proportions of defective items in a continuous production

Find the probability of getting a prime number thrice by tossing a die 5 times.

process is 0.12. What is the probability that two randomly chosen items will

0.3125.

both be nondefective?

What is the probability that 4 or more adults reside at a randomly selected

0.77.

home?

The probability distribution of a statistic

0.1.

sampling distribution.

Permutations that occur by arranging objects in a circle.

5) In a survey of randomly selected adults, 150 were ticketed for over

circular permutation.

speeding and 140 others received illegal parking tickets. Of this group,

For the following given data: 12, 0, 45, 16, 31, 45, 45, 22, 25, 27, and 28 the

nobody received both a speeding ticket and a parking ticket. The men

median is

received 100 of the speeding tickets and 90 of the parkinh tickets. If one of

27.

these adults is randomly selected, find the probability of selecting a man or

A

group of 3 people enter a theater after the lights had dimmed. They are

someone ticketed for speeding.

shown to the correct group of 3 seats by the usher. Each person holds a

0.8621.

number stub. What is the probability that each is in the correct seat

In

horse racing, a trifecta is a type of bet. To win a trifecta bet, you need to

according to the number on seat and stub?

specify the horses that finish in the top three spots in the exact order in

1/6.

which they finish. If eight horses enter the race, how many different ways

It

is used extensively in problems that deal with inferences about the

can they finish in the top three spots?

population mean or in problems that involve comparative samples.

336.

t

distribution.

Find the harmonic mean of 3,3 and 6.

An urn contains 6 red marbles and 4 black marbles. Two marbles are

3.6.

drawn without replacement from the urn. What is the probability that both

What is the t-test (based on Student's t-distribution) useful for?

of

the marbles are black?

determining if the differences between samples means is significant.

2/15.

A

sample consists of the values 10,18,34 and 22. Find average deviation.

Find the root mean square of 2.7, 3.8, 3.2 and 4.3.

7.

3.55.

A

coin is weighted so that he head is three times as likely to appear as tails.

The probability that a student is accepted to a prestigeous college is 0.3. If 5

Find P(H) and P(T).

students from the same school apply, what is the probability that at most 2

3/4, 1/4.

are accepted?

Find the variance of 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 22.

0.84.

14.6.

What is the sample variance of the following numbers?

It

is a control chart for number of nonconformities

2,4,6,8,10,12,14

c

chart.

18.7.

A

coin is tossed 3 times. What is the probability of getting 3 tails up?

In

the ECE Board Examinations, the probability that an examinee will pass

1/8.

each subject is 0.8. What is the probability that an examinee will pass at least

For a sample of 20 children in a certain school, the number of minutes they

two subjects out of the three board subjects?

spend per day watching TV are as follows:

0.896.

45, 25, 30, 20, 50, 24, 48, 50, 60, 23, 25, 35, 18, 30, 35, 20, 25, 18, 27, 28. The

How many are there to select 3 candidates from 8 equally qualified recent

range of these samples is

graduates from opening in an Engineering Firm?

42.

56 ways.

The set of all possible outcomes of a statistical experiment.

100

random samples were taken from a large population. A particular

sample space.

numerical characteristic of sampled items was measured. The results of the

Systematic and independent examination to determine whether quality

measurments were as follows: (image)

activities and related consults comply with planned arrangements.

The samllest value was 0.859, and the largest value was 0.958. The sum of all

Quality Audit.

100

measurements was 91.170. Except those noted, no measurements

If

a subgroup size is constant, this control chart for actual number of rejects

occured more than twice.

may be used.

What is the median of the measurements?

np chart.

0.903.

Find the geometric mean of 3,5,8,3,7,2.

The probablility that a Filipino boxer will win a silver medal is 0.40. Find the

4.141.

probability that out of 5 Filipino boxers, at least one will win the silver.

In

how many ways can you line up 5 persons to get up a bus when person A

0.903.

and B will not follow each other?

The probablility that a Filipino boxer will win a silver medal is 0.40. Find the

72 ways.

probability that out of 5 Filipino boxers, at least one will win the silver.

From a box containing 6 red balls, 8 white balls and 10 blue balls, one ball is

0.92.

drawn at random. Determine the probability that it is red, or white.

Two cards are drawn in succession from a deck without replacement. What is

7/12.

the probability that both cards are greater than 2 and less than 8?

In

one state, 52% of the voters are Republicans, and 48% are Democrats. In a

98/663.

second state, 47% of the voters are Republicans, and 53% are Democrats.

What is the sample variance of the following data?

Suppose a simple random sample of 100 voters are surveyed from each

0.50, 0.80, 0.75, 0.52, 0.60

state. What is the probability that the survey will show a greater percentage

0.0183.

of Republican voters in the second state than in the first state?

The average salary for an employee at Acme Corporation is $30,000 per year,

0.24.

with a variance of 4,000,000. This year, management awards the following

bonuses to every employee; 1. A Christmas bonus of $500, 2. An incentive

marble is drawn from the box, what are the odds in favor of getting a second

bonus equal to 10 percent of the employee's salary. What is the standard

red marble?

deviation of employee bonuses?

0.73125.

200.

What is the harmonic mean between 3/8 and 4?

A

subset of appolulation

24/35.

sample.

Find the probability of throwing a prime number in one toss of a die.

The average of six scores is 38. If the highest score is removed, the average of

0.50.

the remaining scores is 18.2. Find the highest score.

There are 7 students, 4 of whom are girls. They are participation in elections

92.

for 4 student body offices, namely: President, Vice President, Secretary and

The ages of all females from the freshmen students in Mapua Institute of

Treasurer. What is the probability that a girl becomes President and a boy,

Technology are a

Vice President?

sample.

2/7.

Marie is getting married tomorrow, at an outdoor ceremony in the desert. In

What is the probability of throwing a total of 8 ot 11 in a single throw of a

recent years, it has rained only 5 days each year. Unfortunately, the

pair of dice?

weatherman has predicted rain for tomorrow. When it actually rains, the

0.1944.

weatherman correctly forecasts rain 90% of the time. When it doesn't rain,

he incorrectly forecasts rain 10% of the time. What is the probability that it

Each year, a national achievement test is administered to 3rd graders. The

test has a mean score of 100 and a standard deviation of 15. If Jane's z-

will rain on the day of Marie's wedding?

score is 1.20, what was her score on the test?

0.11.

118.

A

box contains 7 tickets, numbered from 1 to 7 inclusive. If 3 tickets are

A

business man has 4 dress shirts and 7 ties. How many different shirt/tie

drawn from the box, one at a time, determine the probability that the tickets

outfits can he create?

drawn are odd,even,odd.

28.

6/35.

A

class contains 10 men and 20 women of which half the men and half the

In

continuing the use of control charts, possible action on the process can be:

half brown eyes. Find the probability that a person chosen at random is a

action to remove assignable causes of variation that are brought to attention

man or has brown eyes.

by out-of-control points.

2/3.

In

how many ways can 4 boys and 4 girls be seated alternately in a row of 8

A

man is promised a reward of P1,000 if he can draw 4 cards of the same suit

seats?

from a deck of 52 cards. What is the mathematical expectation?

1152.

10.56.

What is the probability of picking an orange ball and a white ball out of a bag

In

a game of roulette, find the probability of betting on a winning number if

containing seven orange ball, eight green balls, and two white balls?

wheel includes "0" and "1" through "36".

0.1.

1/38.

A

cat has a litter of seven kittens. If the probability is 0.52 that a kitten will be

Which of the following is said to be an unbiased estimator of the population

female, what is the probability that exactly two of the seven will be male?

mean.

0.18.

Sample Mean.

Over a period of 4 consecutive years an employee has received 7.2,8.6,6.9,

The area of the statistics that involves constructing histograms (bar graphs),

and 9.8% annual increases. The ratios therefore of each new salary to the

frequency distributions, and sorting i

previous salary are 1.072, 1.086,1.098. Find the geomatric mean of these 4

descriptive statistics.

ratios and then determine the average percent increase for this employee

What is the average for a students who receives grades of 85,76 and 82 on 3

over the 4 year period

tests and a 79 on the final examination in a certain course of the final

1.23 , 8.140.

examination counts 3 times as much as the 3 tests?

Five-card stud is a poker game, in which a player is dealt 5 cards from an

80.

ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. How many distinct poker hands could be

If

the sum of the squares of 10 numbers is 645 and their standard deviation is

dealt?

2.87, find their arithmetic mean?

2598960

7.5.

What are the odds in favor of obtaining at least 4 heads when a coin is tossed

Suppose we randomly select 5 cards without replacement from an ordinary

5 times?

deck of playing cards. What is the probability of getting exactly 2 red cards

0.268055555555556.

(i.e., hearts or diamonds)?

A

coin is tossed three times. What is the probability that it lands on

0.32513.

heads exactly one time?

The probability that a certain ball player will get a hit in one time is 0.30. Find

0.375.

the probability that in 4 times at bat, he will make exactly one hit.

A

man works in a company whose employees had an average income this

0.4116.

past year for 280,000 pesos with a standard deviation of P 30,000. How much

In

a group of 10 boys and 15 girls. How many selections of 6 students are

did the man earn this past year if her z score is -0.8?

possible?

256000.

177100.

The probability that a randomly chosen sales prospects will make a purchase

A

bag contains 10 red balls, 30 white balls, 20 black balls and 15 yellow balls.

is

0.18. If a salesman calls on 5 prospects, what is the probabilty that the

If

two balls are drawn, replacement being made after each drawing, find the

salesman will make exactly 3 sales?

probability that only one is a red ball.

0.0392.

0.2311.

What is the approximate probability of exactly two people in a group of

From a bag containing 4 black balls and 5 white balls, two balls are drawn

seven having the same birthday?

one at a time. Find the probability that both balls are white. Assume that the

0.057.

first balls is returned before the second ball is drawn.

A

box contains 3 red marbles and 7 white marbles. A marble is drawn from

25/81.

the box and a marble of the other color is then put in the box. If a second

100

random samples were taken from a large population. A particular

If

the probability that an event will happen exactly three times in five trials is

numerical characteristic of sampled items was measured. The results of the

equal to the probability that it will happen exactly two times in six trials, find

measurments were as follows: (image)

the probability that it will happen in one trial

The samllest value was 0.859, and the largest value was 0.958. The sum of all

0.4514.

100

measurements was 91.170. Except those noted, no measurements

Find the probability of getting exactly 12 out of 30 questions on atrue or false

occured more than twice.

question.

What is the mode of the measurements?

0.08.

0.904.

For boys, the average number of absences in the first grade is 15 with a

If

seven fair coins are simultaneously tossed in the air, what is the probability

standard deviation of 7; for girls, the average number of absences is 10 with

that at least one will land heads up?

a

standard deviation of 6. In a nationwide survey, suppose 100 boys and 50

0.992.

girls are sampled. What is the probability that the male sample will have at

Find the standard deviation of the set of numbers in the arithmetic

most three more days of absences than the female sample?

progression 4,10,16,22….,46.

0.035.\

13.75.

Out of 50 numbers, 8 were 10's, 12 were 7's, 15 were 16's, 10 were 9's and

A

standard normal (Z) distribution is used to test a hypothesis if the sample

the remaining numbers were 10's. Find the mean.

size is:

10.88.

equal to 30.

In

a poker consisting of 5 cards, find the probability of holding three aces.

What is the probability that either two heads or three heads will be thrown if

94/54,145.

six fair coins are tossed at once?

The number of permulation of n distinct objects arranged in a circle is:

0.55.

(n-1)!.

A

committee of five individuals is to be formed from a group of 9 males and 5

In

state lottery, first prize is won if a player selects six-number combination

females. What is the probability that the committee will include exactly 2

males?

when six different numbers from 1 to 51 are drawn. If a player selects one

particular six-number combination, find his probability of winning the first

0.18.

prize.

David attempts to shoot two free throws after being fouled in a basketball

5.5 x 10 -8 .

game. The probability that the first attempt is successful 0.70. The

Three boys and three girls are sit in a row. Find the probability that the boys

probability that David is successful on the second attempt is 0.45. If David is

and the girls in alternate seats.

successful on the first attempt, what is the probability that he makes the

1/10.

second attempt?

A

failure to conform to a particular specification.

0.6429.

nonconformance.

An arrangement regardless of the order.

A

t distribution is used to test hypothesis if the sample size is:

combination.

less than 30.

This year is considered the worst year for Tiger woods. His score for the ten

If

six coins are tossed together, find the probability of tossing at most two

tournaments he joined were:

heads.

70 72 68 75 69 70 71 75 70 67

0.34375.

What is his average score this year?

A

person draws 3 balls in succession from a box containing 5 red balls, 6

70.7.

yellow balss and 7 green balls. Find the probability of drawing the balls in the

The Acme Battery Company has developed a new cell phone battery. On

order red, yellow and green.

average, the battery lasts 60 minutes on a single charge. The standard

0.0429.

deviation is 4 minutes. Suppose the manufacturing department runs a quality

It

is used in two-sample situations to draw inferences about the population

control test. They randomly select 7 batteries. The standard deviation of the

variances.

selected batteries is 6 minutes. What would be the chi-square statistic

F

distribution.

represented by this test?

If

15% of the bolts produced by a machine will be defective, determine the

13.5.

probability that out of 5 both chosen at random, at most 2 bolts will

In

a party where there are 35 people, the ratio of females to males is 4:3. If 2

defective.

persons are picked at random, what is the probability tha they are of

0.9734.

opposite sex?

If

median = 57.22 and the mean = 55.78, find the mode by using the

0.5042.

empirical formula.

Four groups of students consisting of 10,15,18 and 20 individuals reported

mean weights of 74,67,70 and 64 kg respectively. Find the mean weight of

60.10.

The four major golf tournaments are the Master's, PGA, U.S. Open, and

the students.

British Open. The dotplot below shows how many of these tournaments

68.02 kg.

Tiger Woods won in the first decade of his professional career. Which of the

Consists of the totality of the observations with which we are concerned.

following statements is true?

population.

The distribution is left-skewed.

What is the harmonic mean between 3/8 and 4?

Suppose a die is tossed 5 times. What is the probability of getting exactly 2

24/35.

fours?

100

random samples were taken from a large population. A particular

0.16.

numerical characteristic of sampled items was measured. The results of the

Every year, 50,000 runners compete in the Peachtree Road Race. They run 10

measurments were as follows: (image)

kilometers (a little over 6 miles). The average finishing time is 55 minutes,

The smallest value was 0.859, and the largest value was 0.958. The sum of all

with a standard deviation of 10 minutes. Fred and Wilma completed the race

100

measurements was 91.170. Except those noted, no measurements

in

61 and 51 minutes, respectively. Barney and Betty had finishing times

occured more than twice.

with z-scores of -0.3 and 0.7, respectively. List the runners in order, starting

What is the mean of the measurements?

with the fastest runner and ending with the slowest runner.

0.9117.

Wilma, Barney, Fred, Betty.

100

random samples were taken from a large population. A particular

numerical characteristic of sampled items was measured. The results of the

measurments were as follows: (image)

The samllest value was 0.859, and the largest value was 0.958. The sum of all

100

measurements was 91.170. Except those noted, no measurements

occured more than twice.

What is the median of the measurements?

0.903.

How many 6-number combinations can be generated from the numbers from

1 to 42 inclusive, without repetition and with no regards to the order of the

numbers?

5245786.

Three bolts and three nuts are put in a box. If two parts are chosen at

random, find the probability that one is a bolt and one is a nut

3/5.

It

is used to analyzed the spread or dispersion of the process

R

chart.

There are 50 tickets in a lottery in which there is a first prize and a second

prize. What is te probability of a man drawing a prize if the owns 5 tickets?

: 0.1918.

I. One college student read seven books. II. The college median is equal to

the high school median. III. The mean is greater than the median in both

groups.

I, II, and III.

A bag contains 5 red balls and 6 white balls. If 4 balls are drawn in succession

without replacement, find the probability that the balls drawn are all o fte

same color.

2/33.

Five-card stud is a poker game, in which a player is dealt 5 cards from an

ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. How many distinct poker hands could be

dealt?

2598960.

Data consisting of 10 observations were taken from two diffirent samples.

The results indicated a mean x 1 = 12.5 and mean x 2 = 4.5. These date were

subjected to hypothesis testing and the computed t value is greater than the

critical t value. This means that:

there is a significant difference between the two samples

A

sample space containing a finite number of possibilities or an unending

sequence with as many elements as there are whole numbers

discrete.

In

a group of 10 boys and 15 girls. How many selections of 6 students are

possible?

177100.

Which of the following is said to be an unbiased estimator of the population

mean.

Sample Mean.

If

the sum of the squares of 10 numbers is 645 and their standard deviation is

2.87, find their arithmetic mean?

7.5.

Consists of the totality of the observations with which we are concerned.

population.

If

a computer randomly generates the last digit of a telephone number, find

the probability that is odd or less than 4.

0.70.

The distribution of a normal random variable with mean zero and variance

one.

standard normal distribution

It

involves the possibility of putting off the decision on the lot until a second

sample has been taken.

double sampling.

Consider the boxplot below

Which of the following statements are true?

o

I. The distribution is skewed right

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Three standard 52-card decks are used in a probability experiment. One card |
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drawn from each deck. What is the probability that a diamond is drawn |
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from the first deck, an ace from the second, and the ace of hearts from the |
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third? |
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0.00037. |
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box contains 4 lemons and 2 oranges. What is the probability of obtaining 1 |
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lemon in 3 random seletions? |
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2/9. |
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Molly earned a score of 940 on a national achievement test. The mean test |
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score was 850 with a standard deviation of 100. What proportion of students |
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had a higher score than Molly? |
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0.18. |
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What is the probability of drawing a face card on the first selection from a |
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deck of 52 cards and without replacement, drawing an ace on the second |
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selection? |
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0.0181. |
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The quardratic mean of 11, 23 and 35 is |
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25. |
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When it is operating properly, a chemical plant has a daily production rate |
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that is normally distributed wuth a mean of 880 tons/day and a standard |
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deviation of 21 tons/day. During an analysis period, the output is measured |
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with random sampling on 50 consecutive days, and the mean output is found |
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to be 871 tons/day. With a 95 percent confidence level, determine if the |
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plant is operating properly. |
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There is at least 95 percent probability that the plant is not operating |
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properly |
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A |
person draws 3 balls in succession from a box containing 5 red balls, 6 |
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yellow balls, and 7 green balls. Find the probability of drawing the balls in the |
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order red, yellow and green. |
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0.04289. |
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The probability that a man will be alive 25 years hence is 3/7 and that of his |
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wife is 4/5. Determine that 25 years hence only the wife will be alive. |
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0.4571. |
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Which of the following is said to be an unbiased estimator of the population |
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mean. |
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Sample Mean. |
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Four friends take an IQ test. Their scores are 96, 100, 106, 114. Which of the |
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following statements is true? |
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I. The mean is 103 |
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II. The mean is 104. |
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III. The median is 100 |
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IV. The median is 106. |

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only |
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Given the eight number summary (at the right) for a collection of data, the |
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IQR is |
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45. |
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The probability of getting a credit in an examination is 0.30. If three students |
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are selected at random, what is the probability that at least one of them got |
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a |
credit? |
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0.657. |
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On a vacation trip, a family bought 21.5 liters of gasoline at 39.9 cents per |
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liter, 18.7 liters at 42.9 cents per liter and 23.5 liters at 10.9 cents per liter. |
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Find the mean price paid liter. |
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30.08 cents/liters. |
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A |
person draws 3 balls in succession from a box containing 5 red balls, 6 |
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yellow balls, and 7 green balls. Find the probability of drawing the balls in the |
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order red, yellow and green. |
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0.04289. |

Five manufacturers produce a certain type of electronic tube. If three

manufacturers are selected at random, what is the probability that the

selection is exactly equal to two of the best three?

0.60.

What is the probability of getting two numbers whose sum is even from the

numbers 1,2,3,8,9,10 and 11?

0.4286.

In a group of 10 boys and 15 girls, how many selections of a students are

possible if it is composed of 2 boys and 4 girls?

61,425 ways.

The water content of soil from a borrow site is normally ditributed with a

mean of 14.2% and a standard deviation of 2.3%. What is the probability that

a

sample taken from the site will have a water content above 16% or below

12%?

0.37.

The stemplot below shows the golf scores in a recent amateur tournament.

Which of the following statements are true?

o

I. The range is 70

o

II. The mean is 100

o

III. The median is 100

I and II

Four fair coins are tossed at once. What is the probability of obtaining three

heads and one tail?

1/4.

In how many ways can 5 different trees be planted in a circle?

24 ways.

If

P(A) is the probability of the occurrence of an event A, then P(A) is the

probability of the non-occurrence of A. Suppose P(A) = 0.90 and P(B') = 0.20.

Find P(A and B).

0.72.

Jose's probability of winning a certain game whenever he plays it is 0.25. If he

plays the game 4 times, find his probability of winning just 3 times.

0.047.

If

two dice are tossed, what is the probability of getting a 4 on the first die

and an odd number on the second die?

0.083.

The number of adults living in homes on a randomly selected city block is

described by the following probability distribution.

What is the standard deviation of the probability distribution?

0.89.

A

public opinion survey explored the relationship between age and support

for increasing the minimum wage. The results are summarized in the two-

way table to the right. In the 21 to 40 age group, what percentage supports

increasing the minimum wage?

0.5.

The number of children a woman has is

discrete data.

Two students are working independently on a problem. Their respective

probabilities of solving the problem are 1/3 and 3/4. What is the probability

that at least one of them will solve the problem?

5/6.

Find the standard deviation of the numbers: 3,5,6,7,10,12, 15 and 18.

4.87.

If |
three sticks are drawn at random from five sticks whose lenghts are 1,2,3,4 |
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and 5 cm, find the probability that the sticks drawn will from a triangle. |
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0.30. |
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Of 100 engineerings who applied for positions in a computer firm, 40 had some prior work experience and 30 has professional license. However, 20 |
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applicants had both work experience and a license. What is the probability |
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that a randomly chosen applicant has a license given that he has some |
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previous work experience? |
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0.50. |

In a recent little league softball game, each player went to bat 4 times. The

number of hits made by each player is described by the following probability

distribution.

What is the mean of the probability distribution?

2.

There are 13 teams in a tournament. Each team is to play with each other

only once. What is the minimum number of days can they all play without

any team playing more than one game in any day?

13.

What value(s) of x will satisfy the equation x 2 - 4 = 0?

both a & b.

One shot is fired from each of three guns, the probability of a hit being 0.1,

0.2

and 0.3 respectively. Find the probability of making at least one hit.

0.496.

An urn contains 6 red marbles and 4 black marbles. Two marbles are

drawn with replacement from the urn. What is the probability that both of

the marbles are black?

4/25.

What is the approximate probability of exactly two people in a group of

seven having a birthday on April 15?

1.6

x 10 -4 .

Two events that have no elements in common.

mutually exclusive.

In a swimming race, thae odds that A will win are 2 to 3 and the odds that B

will win are 1 to 4. Find the probability and the odds that A and B wins the

race.

3/4, 3:2.

When a record is made of an actual measured quality characteristic, the

quality is said to be expressed by

variables.

The height of a male college volleyball athlete from Mapua is

continuous data.

Five discs in a bag are numbered 1,2,3,4 and 5. What is the probability that

the sum of the numbers on 3 discs is greater than 10?

0.20.

One box contains 5 marbles and 2 blocks and a second box contains 1

marbles and 3 blocks. If an object is taken from one of two boxes at random,

what is the probability that it is a block?

0.5179.

Find the mean deviation of 3, 5, 7, 9

2.

The odds that a reviewee will not pass a board exam are

1:4. Find the probability that the will pass the exam.

4/5.

Two boys A and B work independently on a puzzle. If the probability that A

can solve the puzzle is 3/5 and that of B is 3/4. What is the probability that

the solution will be found?

0.90.

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