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Chapter 5 Examples

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Chapter 5 (Examples) Three cards are drawn with replacement from a standard deck. What is the probability that the first card will be a club, the second card will be a red card, and the third card will be a 6 of hearts? Suppose you like to keep a jar of change in your desk. The jar currently contains 30 Pennies 9 Dimes 9 Nickels 21 Quarters What is the probability that you reach into the jar and randomly grab a quarter and then without replacement a nickel? A hospital has two ambulances. Because an ambulance can be out on a call or have a mechanical breakdown, the probability that a specific ambulance will be available when needed is 0.9. If an ambulance is needed in an emergency, what is the probability that at least one will be available? An independent oil-drilling company drills wildcat oil wells. So far, 60% of the wells have been oil-producing and 40% have been dry. A private investor wishes to go into partnership with the oil company in two wells. What is the probability that at least one of the two oil wells in the partnership will produce oil?

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