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Question;STUDY GUIDE1. The following data represents the lengths of long distance phone calls (in minutes).16 15 968 10 241714a) Find the range, sample mean, mode and median.b) Find the sample variance and standard deviation.2. Suppose it is known that verbal SAT scores have a bell-shaped distribution with a mean of 500 and a standard deviation of 100.a) What percentage of verbal SAT scores are between 400 and 700?b) What percentage of verbal SAT scores are less than 300 and more than 800? 3. Lengths of long distance phone calls (in minutes):0.842.0220.62.836.718.623.311.53.714.99.41.514.931.123.59.5nda) Which time represents the 82 percentile? c) What is the percentile of a time of 11.5 minutes?4. Chloe puts a coin into a gumball machine that contains 12 blue, 15 pink, 9 orange, 16 yellow, and 14 white gumballs. What is the probability that Chloe gets a yellow gumball? 5. Roll a pair of dice, what is the probability of rolling an even total or a total greater than 9?6. In a class of 35 students,a) How many ways can a teacher place 8 students on the front row? b) How many ways can a teacher choose a class president and vice president?7. In how many ways can the letters in the word statistics be arranged?8. A family is planning their vacation. Each of the five family members is allowed to nominate three places they would like to visit. If they want to visit 4 different places during the trip, in how many ways can they plan their road trip assuming no family members choose the same place?9. Ashley loves to play the floating duck game at the carnival. For $2.00 per try, you get to choose one duck out of the 50 swimming in the water. If he is lucky, he will pick one of the 8 winning ducks and go home with a pink teddy bear.a) What is the expected value of the game, if the value of the prize is $5.00?b) If Ashley plays the game 10 times, how much can she expect to win or lose? 10. At one university, freshmen account for 30% of the student body. If a group of 10 students is randomly chosen by the school newspaper to comment on textbook prices, what is the probability that more than 3 of the students are freshmen?11. On average, Patrick sees a spider in his home once a month. What is the probability that Patrick sees no more than one spider in a month and a half?12. Jay has 10 pieces of mail to open, 4 of which are junk mails. What is the probability that he randomly opens 2 pieces of mail and they are both junk mail?13. One southern city experiences an ice storm on average once every eight years. Calculate the probability that there is an ice storm in the city twice in the next three years. Dont know how to get answer but in math book it is 0.048314. You forgot to study for history exam, and you dont know the answers to any of the 10 questions on the page. If each question has 4 multiple choice options (one of which is correct), what is the probability that you will guess the right answer on at least one question?15. Every time Brietta goes to the mall, she has a 0.6 chance of forgetting where she parked her car. If she goes to the mall 5 times this month, what is the probability that she will forget where she has parked lessthan 2 times?16. Find each specified probability.a) P(z -0.81) c) P(-1.86

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