Exam_1_Eng_Prob_Spring_2010

Exam_1_Eng_Prob_Spring_2010 - 3/25/2011 Exam 1 (Eng Prob...

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Eng Prob Spring 2010 (this group) home Click to expand: ±WRF home page ±Teaching ±Research ±Mis c ellany ±Your wiki groups SEARCH Find To pr int higher -r esolution math symbols, click the Hi-Res Fonts for Printing button on the jsMath control panel. ECSE-2500, Engineering Probability , Spring 2010, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Exam 1, 2pm Tues March 2 2010 Name, RCSID, RIN: answers You may write free as the correct solution to any 2 5-point question parts. That means that answering 100 points is a complete exam. 1. Two teams are playing a 5 game series. Assume that they are equally matched. What is the probability that a. (5 points) the series winner will be known after 3 games (i.e., the same team wins the 1st 3 games)? 1/4 b. (5) the series winner will be known after exactly 4 games? 3/8 c. (5) all five games must be played to determine the winner? 3/8 d. (0) Do your 3 answers total 1?
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