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sarahjones667
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For each of the following, describe the sample space, S.
a) A mother has a child; it is either a boy or a girl.
b) A cancer patient is treated with a new type of treatment; the response variable is the length of time the patient lives after the treatment.
c) An A.P. Statistics student receives a grade at the end of the semester.
d) A basketball player shoots four free throws. The number of makes is recorded.
e) A basketball player shoots four free throws. The sequence of makes and misses is recorded.
f) Toss a coin 4 times and record the results.
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sarahjones667 Group Title
For each of the following, describe the sample space, S. a) A mother has a child; it is either a boy or a girl. b) A cancer patient is treated with a new type of treatment; the response variable is the length of time the patient lives after the treatment. c) An A.P. Statistics student receives a grade at the end of the semester. d) A basketball player shoots four free throws. The number of makes is recorded. e) A basketball player shoots four free throws. The sequence of makes and misses is recorded. f) Toss a coin 4 times and record the results.
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
just list all the possible outcomes ....
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sarahjones667 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@amistre64 but I don't understand
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
A mother has a child; it is either a boy or a girl; what are all the possible results from this event?
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sarahjones667 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
B or G right? @amistre64
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes. {boy,girl}
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
An A.P. Statistics student receives a grade at the end of the semester; what are all the possible grades a student can get?
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sarahjones667 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
A B C D F
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
id say yes, but that depends on the grading rubrik; migh be some  and +s roaming about in there
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sarahjones667 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
But for number 2, that's impossible to solve I don't know the information right
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah, i was trying to decipher that one .... A cancer patient is treated with a new type of treatment; the response variable is the length of time the patient lives after the treatment. might be 0 to k years
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
there are discrete counts and continuous counts. im assuming for this one that it needs a continuous count
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://lhs.loswego.k12.or.us/zabbottd/Stats/Homework%20Solution%20Packets/soln%206.pdf
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sarahjones667 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay. for D it would be Make, Miss make miss make miss make miss?
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i dont think the implication of infinity is quite accurate :) but it suggests that its the right track at least
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sets of 4 throws: hit or miss mmmm mmmh mmhm mhmm hmmm etc ...
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well, the number fo makes might be better suited as: m, mm, mmm, mmmm
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sarahjones667 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay! thank you so much
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
youre welcome, and good luck :)
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