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Problem 9E

Suppose that the percentage of American drivers who are multitaskers (e.g., talk on cell phones, eat a snack, or text message at the same time they are driving) is approximately 80%. In a random sample of n = 20 drivers, let X equal the number of multitaskers.

(a) How is X distributed?

(b) Give the values of the mean, variance, and standard deviation of X.

(c) Find the following probabilities: (i) P(X = 15),

(ii) P(X > 15), and (iii) P(X ≤ 15).

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The percentage of american drivers who are multitaskers is approximately 80%. If a random sample of n=20 multitaskers are taken, and X denote the number of multitaskers. We have to find

(a) distribution of X

 (b) mean, variance, standard deviation

 (c) The probabilities (i) P(X = 15),

      (ii) P(X > 15), and (iii) P(X ≤ 15).


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Chapter 2.4, Problem 9E is Solved
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Textbook: Probability and Statistical Inference
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Author: Robert V. Hogg, Elliot Tanis, Dale Zimmerman
ISBN: 9780321923271

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