04 STAT probability theory IC Q7 disaster relief

04 STAT probability - injury and illness If the organization includes these camps for sure how many distinct sets of camps are there d If the

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Dr. V.R. Bencivenga Economic Statistics Economics 329 PROBABILITY—INDEX CARD QUESTION DISASTER RELIEF a. A relief organization wants to provide help at thirteen refugee camps in the initial days following a natural disaster. There are only enough supplies and personnel to provide help at eight camps. How many distinct sets of camps must the organization choose among? b. Eight of the camps are accessible by truck and five are accessible by helicopter. The relief organization has enough trucks for five camps and enough helicopters for three camps. How many distinct sets of camps must the organizers choose among? c. Of the five camps that are accessible by helicopter, two have very high rates of injury and illness. And of the eight camps accessible by truck, one has very high rates of rates of
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Unformatted text preview: injury and illness. If the organization includes these camps for sure, how many distinct sets of camps are there? d. If the organization chooses eight camps randomly from among the sets in part b, what is the probability that all of the camps with very high rates of injury and illness will be included? e. Once the eight camps have been selected, the order in which they will be visited by medical personnel must be established (assume there are only enough medical personnel to visit one camp at a time). How many distinct possibilities are there? f. Now suppose there are two medical teams. One will go with the trucks and the other with the helicopters. The order in which the camps will be visited by a medical team must be established. How many distinct possibilities are there?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course ECONOMICS 329 taught by Professor Bencivenga during the Spring '12 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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04 STAT probability - injury and illness If the organization includes these camps for sure how many distinct sets of camps are there d If the

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