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Ma/Stat416: Probability
Computer Project
Spring 2011
Due Thursday, May 5, 2011 (7:00pm)
1.
The Dice Experiment
. Roll two dice 100 times.
(a)
[5 points]
What is the probability of getting a total of 12 or an absolute diﬀerence of
4? Compare the probability with the theoretical answer.
(b)
[5 points]
What is the probability of getting at least one 6 or an absolute diﬀerence
of 4? Compare the probability with the theoretical answer.
To do this experiment visit
http://random.org/dice/
or
http://www2.whidbey.net/ohmsmath/webwork/javascript/dice2rol.htm
.
2.
The Cards Experiment
. Draw 3 cards from a shuﬄed 13 deck of cards without
replacement, repeat the process 99 times, a total of 100 times.
(a)
[5 points]
What is the probability all three cards are not faces? Calculate the theo
retical answer.
To do this experiment visit
http://random.org/playingcards/
or
http://randomizer.org/
.
(b)
[5 points]
Repeat the trial but this time with replacement. Compare the probability
with the theoretical answer. To do this experiment visit
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2011 for the course STAT 416 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.
 Spring '08
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