This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Answers to Probability Questions 1. H,H = ½ • ½ = ¼; H,T = ½ • ½ = ¼; 1H & 1T = ¼ + ¼ = ½; 2T = ½ • ½ = ¼; HH = ¼ : HT = ½ : TT = ¼. 2. Classes Combinations 4 H 1/16 Probability of Each Class Occurring HHHH ½ • ½ • ½ • ½ = 3H; 1T HHHT, HHTH, HTHH, THHH 4(1/16) = ¼ 2H; 2T HHTT, HTTH, THHT, TTHH, HTHT, THTH 6(1/16) = 3/8 1H; 3T HTTT, THTT, TTHT, TTTH 4(1/16) = ¼ 4T TTTT 1/16 3. a. b. c. d. e. ( ½ )4 =1/16 4( ½ )3( ½ ) =1/4 6( ½ )2( ½ )2 =3/8 2B:2G ½, ½ 4. a. ( ½ )5 =1/32 b. 5( ½ )4( ½ ) =5/32 c. 10( ½ )3( ½ )2 =5/16 5. a. 3/32 b. 5/16 c. 1/64 6. ¾; ¼ a. ( ¾ )4 = 81/256 b. 4( ¾ )3( ¼ ) = 27/64 c. 6( ¾ )2( ¼ )2 = 27/128 d. 4( ¾ )( ¼ )3 = 3/64 e. ( ¼ )4 = 1/256 7. a. b. c. d. e. f. g. 4 X 5 = ½ 6 X 10 = 1/6 7 X 14 = 1/8 2 X 10 = 1/9 16 X 15 = 1/16 16 X 17 = 1/24 2 X 12 = 1/12 d. 10( ½ )2( ½ )3 =5/16 e. 5( ½ )( ½ )4 =5/32 f. ( ½ )5 =1/32 ...
View Full Document