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Quiz 3 Nakyra Simpkins

Quizzes are timed (1 hour, 30 minutes).  You will have 3 attempts per problem, with a 20% penalty on the
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Question 1 8/8 pts 2

A bag of M&M's has 5 red, 6 green, 8 blue, and 2 yellow M&M's. What is the probability of
randomly picking:

(give answer as a reduced fraction)

1) a yellow?

2
 
21

2) a blue or green?

2
 
3

3) an orange?

0  

Question 2 8/8 pts 2

Suppose that 49% of people own dogs. If you pick two people at random, what is the
probability that they both own a dog?

Give your answer as a decimal (to at least 3 places) or fraction

0.2401  

Question 3 10/10 pts 2


A jar contains 4 red marbles numbered 1 to 4 and 4 blue marbles numbered 1 to 4. A marble
is drawn at random from the jar. Find the probability of the given event.

(a) The marble is red


Your answer is : 0.5  

(b) The marble is odd-numbered


Your answer is : 0.5  

(c) The marble is red or odd-numbered


Your answer is : 0.75  

(d) The marble is blue or even-numbered


Your answer is : 0.75  

Question 4 8/8 pts 2

Giving a test to a group of students, the grades and gender are summarized below

A B C Total
Male 11 19 4 34
Female 15 17 2 34
Total 26 36 6 68

If one student is chosen at random,

Find the probability that the student was male AND got a "A".
11
 
68

Question 5 8/8 pts 2


Giving a test to a group of students, the grades and gender are summarized below

A B C Total
Male 18 14 11 43
Female 17 12 10 39
Total 35 26 21 82

If one student is chosen at random,

Find the probability that the student was male OR got an "A".
30
 
41

Question 6 8/8 pts 2

A test was given to a group of students. The grades and gender are summarized below

A B C Total
Male 10 14 4 28
Female 8 15 9 32
Total 18 29 13 60

If one student is chosen at random from those who took the test,

Find the probability that the student got a 'B' GIVEN they are female.
15
 
32

Question 7 20/20 pts 2


The Acme Company manufactures widgets. The distribution of widget weights is bell-shaped.
The widget weights have a mean of 44 ounces and a standard deviation of 4 ounces.

Use the Standard Deviation Rule, also known as the Empirical Rule.

Suggestion: sketch the distribution in order to answer these questions.

a) 99.7% of the widget weights lie between 32 and

56

b) What percentage of the widget weights lie between 40 and 56 ounces?


83.85 %

c) What percentage of the widget weights lie above 36 ? 97.5 %

Question 8 14/14 pts 2

For a standard normal distribution, nd:

P(z < 0.96)

0.8315

Question 9 16/16 pts 2

In the country of United States of Heightlandia, the height measurements of ten-year-old


children are approximately normally distributed with a mean of 56.8 inches, and standard
deviation of 5.5 inches.

A) What is the probability that a randomly chosen child has a height of less than 68.95
inches?

Answer= 0.986 (Round your answer to 3 decimal places.)

B) What is the probability that a randomly chosen child has a height of more than 41 inches?

Answer= 0.998 (Round your answer to 3 decimal places.)