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Unformatted text preview: school students graduate. Suppose 3 high school students are randomly selected from different schools. What is the probability that all graduate? Answer: 0.614 Instructor Explanation: (.85) (.85) (.85) = 0.614 5. Question : A pharmaceutical company has determined that if a new cholesterol-reducing drug is manufactured (introduced to the market), the following probability distribution will describe this drug's contribution to the company's profits during the next six months. The company management has decided to market this product if the expected contribution to profit for the next six months is more than $90,000. Based on the information given above, should the company begin manufacturing the new drug? Answer: No, don't begin manufacturing Instructor Explanation: (79,000 < 90,000) µx= .2(-30,000) + .5(50,000) + .3(200,000) = 79,000...
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- Spring '12
- Pharmacology, Randomness