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Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Probability & Counting Rule 43. What is the probability of at least one tail in the toss of three fair coins?
A. 1/8
B. 4/8
C. 5/8
D. 7/8
E. 6/8 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Probability 1291 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 44. A lot contains 12 items, and 4 are defective. If three items are drawn at random from the
lot, what is the probability they are not defective?
A. 0.3333
B. 0.2545
C. 0.5000
D. 0.2963
E. 0.0370 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Probability 45. A person has dealt 5 cards from a deck of 52 cards. What is the probability they are all
clubs?
A. 0.2500
B. 0.0962
C. 0.0769
D. 0.0010
E. 0.0005 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Probability 1292 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 46. A group has 12 men and 4 women. If 3 people are selected at random from the group,
what is the probability that they are all men?
A. 0.4219
B. 0.5143
C. 0.3929
D. 0.0156
E. 0.0045 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Probability 47. Container 1 has 8 items, 3 of which are defective. Container 2 has 5 items, 2 of which are
defective. If one item is drawn from each container:
What is the probability that both items are not defective?
A. 0.3750
B. 0.3846
C. 0.1500
D. 0.6154
E. 0.2000 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Probability 1293 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 48. Container 1 has 8 items, 3 of which are defective. Container 2 has 5 items, 2 of which are
defective. If one item is drawn from each container:
What is the probability that the item from container one is defective and the item from
container 2 is not defective?
A. 0.3846
B. 0.2250
C. 0.3750
D. 0.6154
E. 0.1500 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Probability & Independence 49. Container 1 has 8 items, 3 of which are defective. Container 2 has 5 items, 2 of which are
defective. If one item is drawn from each container:
What is the probability that one of the items is defective?
A. 0.2250
B. 0.3000
C. 0.0250
D. 0.4500
E. 0.1500 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Probability & Independence 1294 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 50. A coin is tossed 6 times. What is the probability that at least one head occurs?
A. 63/64
B. 1/64
C. 1/36
D. 5/6
E. 1/2 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Probability & Independence 51. Suppose P(A) = .45, P(B) = .20, P(C) = .35, P(EA) = .10, P(EB) = .05, and P(EC) = 0.
What is P(E)?
A. 0.222
B. 0.150
C. 0.855
D. 0.315
E. 0.055
P(E) = (.45)(.10) + (.20)(.05) + (.35)(0) = .055 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Probability & Conditional 1295 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 52. Suppose P(A) = .45, P(B) = .20, P(C) = .35, P(EA) = .10, P(EB) = .05, and P(EC) = 0.
What is P(AE)?
A. 0.045
B. 0.190
C. 0.818
D. 0.100
E. 0.055 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Probability & Conditional 53. Suppose P(A) = .45, P(B) = .20, P(C) = .35, P(EA) = .10, P(EB) = .05, and P(EC) = 0.
What is P(BE)?
A. 0.182
B. 0.010
C. 0.050
D. 0.065
E. 0.055 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Probability & Conditional 1296 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 54. Suppose P(A) = .45, P(B) = .20, P(C) = .35, P(EA) = .10, P(EB) = .05, and P(EC) = 0.
What is P (CE)?
A. 1
B. 0.055
C. 0.032
D. 0
E. 0.005 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Probability & Conditional 55. Given the standard deck of cards, what is the probability of drawing a red card, given that
it is a face card?
A. 0.500
B. 0.115
C. 0.231
D. 0.077
E. 0.308 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Probability & Conditional 1297 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 56. Given a standard deck of cards, what is the probability of drawing a face card, given that it
is a red card?
A. 0.115
B. 0.500
C. 0.231
D. 0.462
E. 0.308 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Medium
Topic: Probability & Conditional 57. A machine is made up of 3 components: an upper part, a mid part, and a lower part. The
machine is then assembled. 5 percent of the upper parts are defective; 4 percent of the mid
parts are defective; 1 percent of the lower parts are defective. What is the probability that a
machine is nondefective?
A. 0.100
B. 0.903
C. 0.900
D. 0.0002
E. 0.912
(.95) (.96) (.99) = .9029 AACSB: Analytical Studies
Bloom's: Application
Difficulty: Hard
Topic: Probability & Independence 1298 Chapter 01  An Introduction to Business Statistics 58. A machine is produced by a sequence of operations. Typically one defective mac...
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