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 Two spinners 2018-08-13 From Atina:A spinner has four equal sectors and a number is written on each sector; 1, 2, 3 and 4. A two-digit number is formed by spinning two times. The number on the first spinning makes the first digit and the number on the second spinning makes the second digit. For example, 2 on the first spinning and 1 on the second spinning make the number 21. (a) Give the sample space S for the experiment. (b) Consider the following events : E = odd number; F = number smaller than 35; G = prime number. Give the subset of outcomes in S that defines each of the events E, F, and G. (c) Describe the following events in terms of E, F, and G and find the probabilities for the events. • getting an even integer less than 35. • getting an odd number or an prime. • getting an even number greater than or equal to 35 that is a prime number. • an odd number smaller than 35 that is not a prime number. (d) Are E and F mutually exclusive events? Give a reason for your answer.Answered by Penny Nom. Pizza delivery 2016-04-03 From Andrew:Suppose you own a local pizza restaurant, Pizza with Pizzazz, and in order to compete with the big pizza chains in your area you are considering an advertising campaign offering customers a free pizza if their pizza is not delivered in 30 minutes or less. Even though your pizza restaurant is known for its fast and friendly delivery service, you are not sure if you can afford to give away too many pizzas for free. Looking over your past 12,421 pizza deliveries you find out 97% of the pizzas were delivered in 30 minutes or less. Calculate the probability that all 100 randomly selected pizza deliveries will have been made in 30 minutes or less? Hint: Use the multiplication rule. (Round 4 decimals) I'm really stumped on how exactly to do this problem. I don't need the answer just the steps broken down to show me how to get it! It would be gladly appreciated if you could help!Answered by Penny Nom. A contest with 31 people 2013-09-06 From Kevin:There is a contest with 31 people and only one winner each week. We play for 17 weeks. What are the odds of winning at least one week? The chances of winning each week are independent from previous weeks.Answered by Robert Dawson. More on marbles in a jar 2012-09-27 From josh:Question from josh, a student: Suppose you have a jar containing 100 red marbles and 100 white marbles. A) If you draw 5 marbles in a row, throwing each marble across the room as you draw it, what is the probability that at least one of them was red? B) If you draw 101 marbles in a row, throwing each one across the room as you draw it, now what is the probability that at least one of them was red? I saw that this answer was already answered but "The probability that at least one is red is 1 minus the probability that they are all white." makes no sense to me can you please explain i thought that each time a marble is taken out the amount left is different can you please explain betterAnswered by Robert Dawson. Probability 2009-09-27 From Ed:My mother died 3 years to the day after her daughter died. what are the odds of that happening by chance? thanksAnswered by Chris Fisher. Toss a coin and roll a die 2009-09-21 From Celeste:Can you please tell me how to set up this problem to find the answer. I know they are independent from there I don't know. a coin and a regular six-sided die are tossed together once. What is the probability that the coin shows a head or the die has a 5 on the upward face?Answered by Penny Nom. Josh and John were both exposed to the flu 2005-12-16 From Dudley:Josh and John were both exposed to the flu. John has a 25% chance of getting it, while Josh has a 75% chance of getting it. What are the chances that at least one of them has the flu? Answered by Penny Nom. Probability 2002-08-16 From Chris: There are two possible outcomes for a random event, A and B. The probability of A being the outcome is 63%, and B 37%. What is the likelihood that B will be chosen twice, consecutively? Three times, ten? Answered by Andrei Volodin. Mutually exclusive 2001-06-05 From Marje:What does the mathmatical term "mutually exclusive" mean. Pleas diagram if possible. Answered by Penny Nom. A lemon and a recall 2001-04-25 From Katie:A Man has two cars, a recall and a lemon. The probability that the recall starts is 10%. The proabability that the lemon will start is 5%. What is the proabability that both cars will start? Answered by Andrei Volodin. A 1 from 35 lottery 2001-01-11 From Jamie:A number is randomly drawn from an urn containing 35 balls numbered 00 to 34. How to win Division 1 Match the number drawn Division 2 Match the last digit of the number drawn Calculation of probabilities for this lottery:... Answered by Claude Tardif and Penny Nom.

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