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sarahjones667

  • 2 years 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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  1. amistre64
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    just list all the possible outcomes ....

  2. sarahjones667
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    @amistre64 but I don't understand

  3. amistre64
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    A mother has a child; it is either a boy or a girl; what are all the possible results from this event?

  4. sarahjones667
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    B or G right? @amistre64

  5. amistre64
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    yes. {boy,girl}

  6. amistre64
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    An A.P. Statistics student receives a grade at the end of the semester; what are all the possible grades a student can get?

  7. sarahjones667
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    A B C D F

  8. amistre64
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    id say yes, but that depends on the grading rubrik; migh be some - and +s roaming about in there

  9. sarahjones667
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    But for number 2, that's impossible to solve I don't know the information right

  10. amistre64
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    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

  11. amistre64
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    there are discrete counts and continuous counts. im assuming for this one that it needs a continuous count

  12. amistre64
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    http://lhs.loswego.k12.or.us/z-abbottd/Stats/Homework%20Solution%20Packets/soln%206.pdf

  13. sarahjones667
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    okay. for D it would be Make, Miss make miss make miss make miss?

  14. amistre64
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    i dont think the implication of infinity is quite accurate :) but it suggests that its the right track at least

  15. amistre64
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    sets of 4 throws: hit or miss mmmm mmmh mmhm mhmm hmmm etc ...

  16. amistre64
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    well, the number fo makes might be better suited as: m, mm, mmm, mmmm

  17. sarahjones667
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    okay! thank you so much

  18. amistre64
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    youre welcome, and good luck :)

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