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A probability tree 2010-05-20
From Sandy:
Children’s meals are being prepared for a large gathering. There is an equal number of chicken, hamburger, and fish meals. Each meal comes with a toy: a ball, a parachute toy, or a Frisbee. There are twice as many balls as Frisbees and an equal number of parachutes and Frisbees.

Use a probability tree to show the sample space and determine the probability that a meal consists of chicken or fish and comes with a ball as a toy.

Answered by Penny Nom.
Probability tree - two switches failing 2007-06-05
From Maura:
draw a probability to show the outcomes of two new switches (a) of both switches being faulty (b)both switches are not faulty (c) that one switch is faulty. The failure rate is 1/10.
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Probability that a restaurant will succeed 2007-05-23
From Cookie:
You wish to open a new restaurant and are considering locations in Toronto and Hamilton, but only one location will actually become available. If it is built in Toronto, the restaurant stands an 80% chance of successfully surviving its first year. However, if it is built in Hamilton, its chance of survival falls to 65%. It is estimated that the chance of Hamilton being available is 60% and Toronto being available is 40%. Find the probability that the restaurant will :
a) survive its first year
b) be built in Toronto and survive its first year
c) be built in Hamilton, given that it survived its first year
d) not survive its first year, given that it is built in Toronto Thanks

Answered by Penny Nom.
Probability tree 2007-05-19
From Patrick:
My question involves a video game called Guild Wars. In the game you can have modifications(mods) on items. One such mod is that you have a 20% chance to halve the casting time of a spell. You can have 2 of these mods available to you. Now, it is to my understaning that combined, you would have a 32% chance to halve the casting time and a 4% chance to quarter the casting time. Is this correct?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
A probability tree 2002-05-04
From A student:
Karl and Naomi roll three dice. Karl gives $10 to Naomi if the number 5 turns up once, twice or three times. Naomi gives Karl $3 in all other cases. A) construct the probability tree for this situation.

B) Does Karl have an advantage in this game? Justify your answer.
My problem is I am unfamiliar on how to draw this probability tree and seem to be having a lot of difficulties, when you have a chance please answer this math problem and get back to me with the results.

Answered by Penny Nom.



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