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Probability &amp; Expected Value

Probability &amp; Expected Value - MGF 1107 CLASS...

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MGF 1107/ CLASS EXAMPLES/ PROBABILITY 1. The governor has narrowed his choices for a new agency director to five finalists: Kathy Johnson Democrat Mario Cifuentes Republican Bill Baird Republican Cindy Hawkins Republican Patrick Snyder Republican The governor has no preference for one over the other; in other words, each has an equally likely chance of being chosen. Find the probability that: a) Bill Baird is chosen b) Cindy Hawkins is chosen c) Bill Baird or Cindy Hawkins is chosen d) a female is chosen e) a Republican is chosen f) a female Republican is chosen g) a Democrat or Republican is chosen h) an independent is chosen 2. Past records show that the probability that a senator votes to confirm a nominee to the federal judiciary is .88. What is the probability that the senator votes to reject a nominee to the federal judiciary? 3. The probability that an FIU student voted for the incumbent for Student Government President is .09 and the probability that he or she voted for the lone challenger was .06. What is the probability that an FIU student didn’t vote at all in the election?

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