Lecture Worksheet #4
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Section: ______________
Please complete this assignment and hand in during your discussion section.
1. Sample Space:
Choose a student at random from a large statistics
class. Describe a sample space, S, for each of the following:
a.) Ask whether the student did or did not take a math class in each of the
2 previous years.
b.) Record the student’s grade at the end of the course.
Create a
probability distribution for the grades.
Define the event A as: Student earns
a ‘C’ or higher.
What is P(A)?
c.) Ask how much time the student spent studying during the past 24
hours.
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View Full Document2. Car colors: Choose a new car or light truck at random and note its
color.
Here are the probabilities of the most popular colors for
vehicles made in North America in 2001:
Color
Silver
White
Black
Blue
Red
Green
Probability
.210
.156
.112
.112
.099
.076
a.) What is the probability that the vehicle you choose has any color other
than the 6 listed?
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 Spring '08
 McLaughlin
 Statistics, Normal Distribution, Probability, Probability distribution, Probability theory, Randomness, Cumulative distribution function

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