Refer to the probability distribution given in the previous exercise. Put the following probabilities in order, from smallest to largest: P (2 < x < 3), P (2 ≤ x ≤ 3), P ( x < 2), P ( x > 7) Explain your reasoning. 7.24 A particular professor never dismisses class early. Let x denote the amount of time past the class end time (in minutes) that passes before the professor dismisses class. Suppose that x has a uniform distribution on the interval from 0 to 10 minutes. The density curve is shown in the following figure: a. What is the probability that at most 5 minutes pass before dismissal? (Hint: See Example 7.8.) b. What is the probability that between 3 and 5 minutes pass before dismissal?

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Chapter 7.3, Problem 25E
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Refer to the probability distribution given in the previous exercise. Put the following probabilities in order, from smallest to largest:

P(2 < x < 3), P(2 ≤ x ≤ 3), P(x < 2), P(x > 7)

Explain your reasoning.

7.24 A particular professor never dismisses class early. Let x denote the amount of time past the class end time (in minutes) that passes before the professor dismisses class. Suppose that x has a uniform distribution on the interval from 0 to 10 minutes. The density curve is shown in the following figure:

Chapter 7.3, Problem 25E, Refer to the probability distribution given in the previous exercise. Put the following

  1. a. What is the probability that at most 5 minutes pass before dismissal? (Hint: See Example 7.8.)
  2. b. What is the probability that between 3 and 5 minutes pass before dismissal?

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