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Chapter 7.1, Problem 7E
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An urn contains three red balls numbered 1, 2, 3, four white balls numbered 4, 5, 6, 7, and three black balls numbered 8, 9, 10. A ball is drawn from the urn. What is the probability that

(a) it is red?

(b) it is odd-numbered?

(c) it is red and odd-numbered?

(d) it is red or odd-numbered?

(e) it is not black?

(a)

To determine

To calculate: The probability of drawing a red ball if a ball is drawn at random from the urn. An urn contains three red balls numbered 1, 2, and 3, three black balls numbered 8, 9, and 10 and four white balls numbered 4, 5, 6, 7.

Explanation of Solution

Given Information:

A ball is drawn at random from the urn. An urn contains three red balls numbered 1, 2, and 3, three black balls numbered 8, 9, and 10 and four white balls numbered 4, 5, 6, 7.

Formula used:

The probability of an event occurring k times out of n equally likely ways, then,

Pr(E)=kn

Calculation:

Consider the event of drawing a red ball to be R.

There are 10 balls in the urn, thus, n=10. There are three red balls, thus, k=3

(b)

To determine

To calculate: The probability of drawing an odd-numbered ball if a ball is drawn at random from the urn. An urn contains three red balls numbered 1, 2, and 3, three black balls numbered 8, 9, and 10 and four white balls numbered 4, 5, 6, 7.

(c)

To determine

To calculate: The probability of drawing a ball that is red and odd-numbered ball if a ball is drawn at random from the urn. An urn contains three red balls numbered 1, 2, and 3, three black balls numbered 8, 9, and 10 and four white balls numbered 4, 5, 6, 7.

(d)

To determine

To calculate: The probability of drawing a ball that is red or odd-numbered ball if a ball is drawn at random from the urn. An urn contains three red balls numbered 1, 2, and 3, three black balls numbered 8, 9, and 10 and four white balls numbered 4, 5, 6, 7.

(e)

To determine

To calculate: The probability of drawing a ball that is not black ball if a ball is drawn at random from the urn. An urn contains three red balls numbered 1, 2, and 3, three black balls numbered 8, 9, and 10 and four white balls numbered 4, 5, 6, 7.

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Ch. 7.1 - 8. An urn contains three red balls numbered 1, 2,...Ch. 7.1 - 9. From a deck of 52 ordinary playing cards, one...Ch. 7.1 - 10. From a deck of 52 ordinary playing cards, one...Ch. 7.1 - 11. Suppose a fair coin is tossed two times....Ch. 7.1 - 12. Suppose a fair coin is tossed four times....Ch. 7.1 - 13. Use Table 7.1 to determine the following...Ch. 7.1 - 14. (a) When a pair of distinguishable dice is...Ch. 7.1 - 15. If a pair of dice, one green and one red, is...Ch. 7.1 - 16. If a green die and a red die are rolled,...Ch. 7.1 - 17. Suppose a die is tossed 1200 times and a 6...Ch. 7.1 - 18. Suppose that a coin is tossed 3000 times and...Ch. 7.1 - 19. If the probability that an event will occur is...Ch. 7.1 - 20. If the probability that an event E will not...Ch. 7.1 - 21. If the odds that a particular horse will win a...Ch. 7.1 - 22. If the odds that an event E will not occur are...Ch. 7.1 - 23. Drug use Forty-six percent of marijuana use...Ch. 7.1 - 24. Breast cancer According to the American Cancer...Ch. 7.1 - 25. Car maintenance A car rental firm has 425...Ch. 7.1 - 26. Testing An unprepared student must take a...Ch. 7.1 - 27. Voting The table gives the average number of...Ch. 7.1 - 28. Voting In a survey of 350 registered voters in...Ch. 7.1 - 29. Sales promotion In a sales promotion, a...Ch. 7.1 - 30. Management A dry cleaning firm has 12...Ch. 7.1 - 31. Physical activity The table gives the percents...Ch. 7.1 - 32. Physical activity The table gives the percent...Ch. 7.1 - 33. Blood types Human blood is classified by blood...Ch. 7.1 - 34. Genetics Construct an equiprobable sample...Ch. 7.1 - 35. Blood types Four percent of the population of...Ch. 7.1 - 36. Blood types Sixteen percent of the population...Ch. 7.1 - 37. Minorities Among the residents of Los Angeles,...Ch. 7.1 - 38. Minorities Among the population of Houston, ...Ch. 7.1 - 39. Fraud A company selling substandard drugs to...Ch. 7.1 - 40. Inventory Forty percent of a company’s total...Ch. 7.1 - 41. Lactose intolerance Lactose intolerance...Ch. 7.1 - 42. Lactose intolerance Lactose intolerance...Ch. 7.1 - 43. Management Because of a firm’s growth, it is...Ch. 7.1 - 44. Quality control A supply of 500 plasma...Ch. 7.1 - 45. Education A professor assigns 6 homework...Ch. 7.1 - 46. Marketing Meow Chow offers a free coin in each...Ch. 7.1 - 47. Minorities The NAACP claimed that in Volusia...Ch. 7.1 - 48. Quality control A computer store offers used...Ch. 7.1 - 49. Genetics A newly married couple plan to have...Ch. 7.1 - 50. Management A frustrated store manager is asked...Ch. 7.1 - 51. Genetics A couple plan to have two children...Ch. 7.1 - 52. Genetics What is the probability that a...Ch. 7.1 - 53. Testing A quiz consists of 8 matching...Ch. 7.1 - 54. Testing In taking a quiz with 6...Ch. 7.1 - 55. Quality control On average, 6 articles out of...Ch. 7.1 - 56. Baseball If a baseball player has 1150 at bats...Ch. 7.1 - 57. 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Ch. 7.5 - 3. Compute . Ch. 7.5 - 4. Compute . Ch. 7.5 - 5. Compute . Ch. 7.5 - 6. Compute . Ch. 7.5 - 7. How many four-digit numbers can be formed from...Ch. 7.5 - 8. How many four-digit numbers can be formed from...Ch. 7.5 - 9. Compute . Ch. 7.5 - 10. Compute . Ch. 7.5 - 11. Find Ch. 7.5 - 12. Find . Ch. 7.5 - 13. If , find n. Ch. 7.5 - 14. If , find n. Ch. 7.5 - 15. Compute . Ch. 7.5 - 16. Compute . Ch. 7.5 - 17. Compute . Ch. 7.5 - 18. Compute . Ch. 7.5 - 19. Compute . Ch. 7.5 - 20. Compute . Ch. 7.5 - 21. If . Ch. 7.5 - 22. If , find n. Ch. 7.5 - 23. Binz, not Benz Mercedes Benz E-Class sedans...Ch. 7.5 - 24. Ice cream cones Baskin-Robbins’logo includes...Ch. 7.5 - License plates If a state wants each of its...Ch. 7.5 - License plates If a state wants each of its...Ch. 7.5 - 28. Racing Eight horses are entered in a race. In...Ch. 7.5 - 29. Management Four candidates for manager of a...Ch. 7.5 - 30. Testing An examination consists of 12...Ch. 7.5 - 31. Molecules Biologists have identified 4 kinds...Ch. 7.5 - 32. Families A member of a family of four is asked...Ch. 7.5 - 33. Management A department store manager wants to...Ch. 7.5 - 34. Call letters The call letters for radio...Ch. 7.5 - 35. Testing How many ways can a 10-question...Ch. 7.5 - 36. Testing How many ways can a 10-question...Ch. 7.5 - 37. Poker A flush (5 cards from the same suit) is...Ch. 7.5 - 38. Committees In how many ways can a committee of...Ch. 7.5 - 39. License plates South Carolina previously had...Ch. 7.5 - 40. Astronauts If 8 people are qualified for the...Ch. 7.5 - 41. Sales A traveling salesperson has 30 products...Ch. 7.5 - 42. Gambling A poker hand consists of 5 cards...Ch. 7.5 - 43. Psychology A psychological study of...Ch. 7.5 - 44. Banking A company wants to use the services of...Ch. 7.5 - 45. Politics To determine voters’ feelings...Ch. 7.5 - 46. Sociology A sociologist wants to pick 3...Ch. 7.5 - 47. Committees In how many ways can a committee...Ch. 7.5 - 48. Bridge In how many ways can a hand consisting...Ch. 7.6 - CHECKPOINT 1. If three wires (red, black, and...Ch. 7.6 - CHECKPOINT 2. If 5 people are chosen from a group...Ch. 7.6 - 1. Education If a child is given cards with A, C,...Ch. 7.6 - 2. Racing Eight horses in a race wear numbers 1,...Ch. 7.6 - Politics A poll asks voters to rank Social...Ch. 7.6 - 4. Photography Two men and a woman are lined up to...Ch. 7.6 - 5. License plates Suppose that all license plates...Ch. 7.6 - 6. Spelling (a) In how many different orders can...Ch. 7.6 - 7. ATMs (a) An automatic teller machine requires...Ch. 7.6 - 8. Keys Keys for antique General Motors cars had...Ch. 7.6 - 9. Phone numbers If the first digit of a...Ch. 7.6 - 10. License plates If a license plate has seven...Ch. 7.6 - 11. Rewards As a reward for a record year, the Ace...Ch. 7.6 - 12. Mutual funds The retirement plan for a company...Ch. 7.6 - 13. Testing In a 10-question matching test with 10...Ch. 7.6 - 14. Testing In a 10-question matching test with 15...Ch. 7.6 - Quality control A box of 12 transistors has 3...Ch. 7.6 - Quality control Suppose that 6 transistors are...Ch. 7.6 - 17. Quality control A retailer purchases 100 of a...Ch. 7.6 - 18. Quality control A box containing 500 smart...Ch. 7.6 - 19. Banking To see whether a bank has enough...Ch. 7.6 - 20. Diversity A high school principal must select...Ch. 7.6 - 21. Diversity Suppose that an employer plans to...Ch. 7.6 - 22. Lottery Four men and three women are...Ch. 7.6 - 23. Management Suppose that a children’s...Ch. 7.6 - 24. Sales A car dealer has 12 different cars that...Ch. 7.6 - 25. Diversity Suppose that two openings on an...Ch. 7.6 - 26. Politics Suppose that four of the eight...Ch. 7.6 - 27. Management Suppose that an indecisive company...Ch. 7.6 - 28. Quality control Suppose that 10 computer chips...Ch. 7.6 - 29. 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Use the transition matrix and the...Ch. 7.7 - Can the vectors in Problems 1-4 be probability...Ch. 7.7 - Can the vectors in Problems 1-4 be probability...Ch. 7.7 - Can the vectors in Problems 1-4 be probability...Ch. 7.7 - Can the vectors in Problems 1-4 be probability...Ch. 7.7 - Can the matrices in Problems 5-8 be transition...Ch. 7.7 - Can the matrices in Problems 5-8 be transition...Ch. 7.7 - Can the matrices in Problems 5-8 be transition...Ch. 7.7 - Can the matrices in Problems 5-8 be transition...Ch. 7.7 - In Problems 9-12, use the given transition matrix...Ch. 7.7 - In Problems 9-12, use the given transition matrix...Ch. 7.7 - In Problems 9-12, use the given transition matrix...Ch. 7.7 - In Problems 9-12, use the given transition matrix...Ch. 7.7 - 13. Use the matrix and initial probability vector...Ch. 7.7 - 14. Use the matrix and initial probability vector...Ch. 7.7 - 15. Use the matrix and initial probability vector...Ch. 7.7 - 16. Use the matrix and initial probability vector...Ch. 7.7 - In Problems 17-20, find the steady-state vector...Ch. 7.7 - In Problems 17-20, find the steady-state vector...Ch. 7.7 - In Problems 17-20, find the steady-state vector...Ch. 7.7 - In Problems 17-20, find the steady-state vector...Ch. 7.7 - Politics Use the following information for...Ch. 7.7 - Politics Use the following information for...Ch. 7.7 - Church attendance Use the following information...Ch. 7.7 - Church attendance Use the following information...Ch. 7.7 - Church attendance Use the following information...Ch. 7.7 - Church attendance Use the following information...Ch. 7.7 - Car selection Use the following information for...Ch. 7.7 - Car selection Use the following information for...Ch. 7.7 - Car selection Use the following information for...Ch. 7.7 - Car selection Use the following information for...Ch. 7.7 - Car selection Use the following information for...Ch. 7.7 - Car selection Use the following information for...Ch. 7.7 - 33. 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A card is drawn at random from a deck of...Ch. 7 - 11. A bag contains 4 red balls numbered 1, 2, 3, 4...Ch. 7 - A bag contains 4 red balls and 3 black balls. Two...Ch. 7 - A box contains 2 red balls and 3 black balls. Two...Ch. 7 - A bag contains 8 white balls, 5 red balls, and 7...Ch. 7 - A bag contains 8 white balls, 5 red balls, and 7...Ch. 7 - 16. A bag contains 3 red, 5 black, and 8 white...Ch. 7 - 17. An urn contains 4 red and 6 white balls. One...Ch. 7 - 18. Urn I contains 3 red and 4 white balls, and...Ch. 7 - 19. Bag A contains 3 red, 6 black, and 5 white...Ch. 7 - 20. Compute . Ch. 7 - 21. Compute . Ch. 7 - 22. How many 3-letter sets of initials are...Ch. 7 - 23. How many combinations of 8 things taken 5 at a...Ch. 7 - 24. Explain why each given matrix is not a...Ch. 7 - 25. For the initial probability vector and the...Ch. 7 - 26. Find the steady-state vector associated with...Ch. 7 - 27. Senior citizens In a certain city, 30,000...Ch. 7 - 28. Newspapers According to funny2.com, the odds...Ch. 7 - 29. United Nations Of 100 job applicants to the...Ch. 7 - Productivity Suppose that in a study of leadership...Ch. 7 - Productivity Suppose that in a study of leadership...Ch. 7 - Productivity Suppose that in a study of leadership...Ch. 7 - 33. Quality control A product must pass an initial...Ch. 7 - 35. Color blindness Sixty men out of 1000 and 3...Ch. 7 - 36. Purchasing A regional survey found that of...Ch. 7 - 38. Management A personnel director ranks 4...Ch. 7 - 39. Management An organization wants to select a...Ch. 7 - 40. Utilities A utility company sends teams of 4...Ch. 7 - 41. Committees An organization wants to select a...Ch. 7 - Juries A jury can be deadlocked if one person...Ch. 7 - 43. License plates The RBC Heritage Classic...Ch. 7 - 44. Blood types In a book describing the mass...Ch. 7 - 45. Scheduling A college registrar adds 4 new...Ch. 7 - 46. Lottery Pennsylvania’s Daily Number pays 500...Ch. 7 - Lottery If a person boxes (see Problem 44) a...Ch. 7 - 48. Quality control A supplier has 200 compact...Ch. 7 - 49. Stocks Mr. Way must sell stocks from 3 of the...Ch. 7 - 50. Quality control A sample of 6 fuses is drawn...Ch. 7 - Income levels Use the following information for...Ch. 7 - Income levels Use the following information for...Ch. 7 - A bag contains three white balls numbered 1, 2, 3...Ch. 7 - A bag contains three white balls numbered 1, 2, 3...Ch. 7 - A bag contains three white balls numbered 1, 2, 3...Ch. 7 - A bag contains three white balls numbered 1, 2, 3...Ch. 7 - A bag contains three white balls numbered 1, 2, 3...Ch. 7 - A bag contains three white balls numbered 1, 2, 3...Ch. 7 - A bag contains three white balls numbered 1, 2, 3...Ch. 7 - A bag contains three white balls numbered 1, 2, 3...Ch. 7 - A bag contains three white balls numbered 1, 2, 3...Ch. 7 - 10. A cat hits the letters on a computer keyboard...Ch. 7 - 11. In a certain region of the country with a...Ch. 7 - 12. In a group of 20 people, 15 are right-handed,...Ch. 7 - 13. In a group of 20 people, 15 are right-handed,...Ch. 7 - 14. The state of Arizona has a “6 of 42” game in...Ch. 7 - 15. The multistate “5 of 50” game draws 5 balls...Ch. 7 - 16. Computer chips come from two suppliers, with ...Ch. 7 - 17. A placement test is given by a university to...Ch. 7 - 18. Lactose intolerance affects about of...Ch. 7 - 19. A car rental firm has 350 cars. Seventy of the...Ch. 7 - 20. NACO Body Shops has found that 14% of the cars...Ch. 7 - 21. Garage door openers have 10 on-off switches on...Ch. 7 - 22. A publishing company has determined that a new...

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