 15.1: If you select a threedigit number at random, what is the probabili...
 15.2: Three coins are tossed; what is the probability that two are heads ...
 15.3: In a box there are 2 white, 3 black, and 4 red balls. If a ball is ...
 15.4: A single card is drawn at random from a shuffled deck. What is the ...
 15.5: Given a family of two children (assume boys and girls equally likel...
 15.6: A trick deck of cards is printed with the hearts and diamonds black...
 15.7: A letter is selected at random from the alphabet. What is the proba...
 15.8: An integer N is chosen at random with 1 N 100. What is the probabil...
 15.9: You are trying to find instrument A in a laboratory. Unfortunately,...
 15.10: A shopping mall has four entrances, one on the North, one on the So...
 15.11: Set up several nonuniform sample spaces for the problem of three to...
 15.12: Use the sample space of Example 1 above, or one or more of your sam...
 15.13: A student claims in 1.5 that if one child is a girl, the probabilit...
 15.14: Two dice are thrown. Use the sample space (2.4) to answer the follo...
 15.15: Use both the sample space (2.4) and the sample space (2.5) to answe...
 15.16: Given an nonuniform sample space and the probabilities associated w...
 15.17: Two dice are thrown. Given the information that the number on the f...
 15.18: Are the following correct nonuniform sample spaces for a throw of t...
 15.19: Consider the set of all permutations of the numbers 1, 2, 3. If you...
 15.20: Some transistors of two different kinds (call them N and P) are sto...
 15.21: Two people are taking turns tossing a pair of coins; the first pers...
 15.22: Repeat if the players toss a pair of dice trying to get a double (t...
 15.23: A thick coin has probability 3 7 of falling heads, 3 7 of falling t...
 15.24: Write out a proof of Chebyshevs inequality (see end of Section 7) f...
 15.25: An instructor who grades on the curve computes the mean and standar...
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