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11.If each time you pick a sock from the drawer a sock just like it magically replaces it, what is theprobability of picking either a pair of white socks or a pair of black socks?
Probability of picking a white sock and then another white sock = .5*.5 = .25Probability of picking either a pair of white socks or a pair of black socks = .25+.25 = .512.How can you guarantee success of picking a matching pair? In other words, what is the minimumnumber of socks needing to be picked to guarantee a matching pair? (Hint: There is a rightanswer to this question!)
13.Explain dependent and independent trials and then further describe the difference betweenQuestion 10 and Question 11 as it relates to dependent and independent trials.
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Term
Fall
Professor
Deidre Jablonski
Tags
Probability theory, Binomial distribution, Binomial probability, Binomial Probability Review
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