Question

Asked Sep 8, 2019

An academic department with five faculty members narrowed its choice for department head to either candidate A or candidate B. Each member then voted on a slip of paper for one of the candidates. Suppose there are actually three votes for A and two for B. If the slips are selected for totally in random order, what is the probability that A remains ahead of B through out the vote count ( e.g. , this event occurs if the selected ordering is AABAB, but not for ABBAA)?

Step 1

**Number of ways to select the votes for B:**

There are 2 votes for B out of 5 votes. Thus, there a...

Tagged in

Q: Need help on this concept

A: Hello. The information about the nine sheets of paper is missing in the question and hence we are no...

Q: In 2015, there were approximately 3998000 million births in the US. Find the birth rate in units of ...

A: Given information:Number of births=3,998,000 and population size=321,000,000=321,000 thousandNow, fi...

Q: refer to the table attached. What is the probability of the random occurrence of a value between 56...

A: The normal distribution:A continuous random variable X is said to follow normal distribution if the ...

Q: Department Sex Packaging shipping total Female 32 48 80 male 48 72 120 Total 80 120 2...

A: Given data of 200 male and female employees in packaging and shipping departments shown below.The ev...

Q: The home run percentage is the number of home runs per 100 times at bat. A random sample of 43 profe...

A: Hello there! there are more than three sub-parts in the given question. According to our policies ca...

Q: a bag of marbles has 8 green, 10 red, and 5 blue marbles. One marble is drawn from the bag. What is ...

A: For any event A, the probability of A for the sample space S, can be found as,

Q: The pointer shown to the right can land on every number, and the respective probability that the poi...

A: Conditions to construct a probability distribution table:Discrete random variable:If the variable X ...

Q: If a single die is rolled seven times, what is the probability it lands on 3 on the second, third, f...

A: A single die is rolled seven times.Probability that a die rolled will land on three = 1/6Probability...

Q: A rare form of malignant tumor occurs in 11 children in a million, so its probability is 0.000011. F...

A: The probability of occurrence of malignant tumour in a child (p) = 0.000011.Total number of children...