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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.
 one year ago
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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just list all the possible outcomes ....

sarahjones667
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@amistre64 but I don't understand

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A mother has a child; it is either a boy or a girl; what are all the possible results from this event?

sarahjones667
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0B or G right? @amistre64

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0An A.P. Statistics student receives a grade at the end of the semester; what are all the possible grades a student can get?

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0id say yes, but that depends on the grading rubrik; migh be some  and +s roaming about in there

sarahjones667
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0But for number 2, that's impossible to solve I don't know the information right

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah, 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

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there are discrete counts and continuous counts. im assuming for this one that it needs a continuous count

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://lhs.loswego.k12.or.us/zabbottd/Stats/Homework%20Solution%20Packets/soln%206.pdf

sarahjones667
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay. for D it would be Make, Miss make miss make miss make miss?

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont think the implication of infinity is quite accurate :) but it suggests that its the right track at least

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sets of 4 throws: hit or miss mmmm mmmh mmhm mhmm hmmm etc ...

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, the number fo makes might be better suited as: m, mm, mmm, mmmm

sarahjones667
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay! thank you so much

amistre64
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0youre welcome, and good luck :)
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