{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Hw1-ORIE3510_S10 - ORIE 3510 Homework 1(Introduction to...

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

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
ORIE 3510 – Homework 1 (Introduction to Probability Theory) Instructor: Mark E. Lewis due February 3rd, 2010 (drop box) This homework assignment is designed to give you some practice in probability. Some problems may appear as examples in your text...you still need to do them. 1. A box contains three marbles: one red, one green, and one blue. Consider an experiment that consists of taking one marble from the box then replacing it in the box and drawing a second marble from the box. (a) What is the sample space? (b) If, at all times, each marble in the box is equally likely to be selected, what is the probability of each point in the sample space? (c) Suppose you repeated the experiment above (of drawing two marbles) 1000 times. What proportion would you estimate has the same outcome as first one you listed in part (a). Give a very brief explanation why. 2. A coin is to be tossed until a head appears twice in a row. (a) What is the sample space for this experiment?
Image of page 1

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

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern