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Due: Sunday, November 4, 2007 11:59 PM EST Current Score: 30 out of 30 Question Score Submission Options Description HW #8 covers the geometric and standard normal probability distributions. Instructions HW 8 You are allowed 4 submissions for each question. The submission deadline is 11:59 pm Friday Nov. 2. Extension Requests (1 out of 1 requests answered) 1. 3/3 points Last Response | Show Details All Responses Notes Suppose that p = P(female birth) = 0.5. A couple wishes to have exactly one female child in their family. They will have children until they have a girl, then they will stop having children. Question 1 . What is the probability that the family has three children? 0.125 .125 Question 2 . What is the probability that the family has at most three children? 0.875 .875 Question 3 . How many male children would you expect this family to have? 1 1 Question 4 . How many children would you expect this family to have? 2 2

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2. 4/4 points Last Response | Show Details All Responses Notes Only 4% of people have Type AB blood. A hospital blood bank needs Type AB blood so the blood bank begins checking potential donors. Use this Excel file geometric probabilities to assist you with the geometric probability calculations required to answer the questions below. Question 1
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## This note was uploaded on 03/22/2008 for the course BUS 350 taught by Professor Reiland during the Spring '08 term at N.C. State.

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