A supply container dropped from an aircraft by parachute hits a target with a probability of 0.37. (a) What is the expected number of container drops needed to hit a target? (b) If hits from three containers are required to provide sufcient supplies, what is the expected number of containers dropped before sufcient supplies have been provided? (c) What is the probability that sufcient supplies are provided by ten container drops? (d) What is the probability that it is the tenth container dropped that completes the provision of supplies?
Important Vocabulary Chapter 1 Data interpretations engaged from a group of people on one or more variables. Types of Variables Categorical values are CATEGORIES Scale of calculation o Nominal values that are categorical that CANNOT be systematic. Example gender cannot be ordered o Ordinal values that are categorical that CAN be systematic such as small too big. Quantitative values are meaningful NUMBERS Scale of calculation o Interval meaningful numbers. We know the difference