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Athabasca University, Athabasca **We aren't endorsed by this school

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STAT MISC

Subject

Statistics

Date

Aug 10, 2023

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Probability Unit ASSIGNMENTS
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Assignment
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Assignment 1: Applications of Probability
Assignment 2: Theoretical Probability
Assignment 3: Experimental Probability
Assignment 4: Compounding Independent Events
Assignment 5: Probability and Odds
Assignment 6: Expected Value
Probability Test:

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Assignment #1:
Applications of Probability
1.
Change the following decimals to percent.
.58
.02
.32
.985
2.
Change the following percentages to decimal.
100%
2.45%
40%
66.5%
3.
Place the following events on a probability scale.
a.
You will live for 100 years.
b.
In the first week of November, it will snow at least once in Winnipeg.
c.
The sun will rise in the east tomorrow morning.
d.
The next baby born in Victoria Hospital will be a girl.
e.
You will get 80% or higher in this unit.
Impossible
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Certain
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4.
The probability of winning a particular Lotto 6 / 49 is approximately 1 in
14 000 000.
The probability of being hit by lightning once in your lifetime is
approximately 1 in 600 000.
Are you more likely to win the lottery or be hit by
lightning?
5.
The probability that a person is left-handed is 1 in 10 people.
The city of
Winnipeg has a population of approximately 650 000 people.
How many people are
left-handed in Winnipeg?
6.
The probability of twins being born is 1:90.
If during one year there were
15 500 births in a particular city, how many of those births would be twins?
7.
The weather stations indicates that there is a 30% chance of rain on Tuesday.
What is the probability that it will not rain?

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