Describe sample space for experiment, Basic Statistics

The elevator in the Math and Computer Building can stop at one of six ?oors. Four riders get on the elevator at the ?rst ?oor and the elevator heads up. Each rider picks a ?oor at random (from ?oor 2 to ?oor 6) and gets off, and it is possible for more than one passenger to get off at any ?oor.

a) Describe, in words (no need to list all possibilities), S, the sample space for this experiment. Be sure to include the total number of points in S.

b) Assuming the points in S to be equally probable, ?nd: i) the probability that nobody gets off at the second ?oor.

ii) the probability that nobody gets off at the odd numbered ?oors

iii) the probability that half of the riders get off at the same ?oor and the other half get off at a different ?oor.

c) Generalize the results in i), ii) and iii) for r riders and n ?oors. Assume both r and n are even.

Posted Date: 3/30/2013 4:12:49 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Describe sample space for experiment, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Describe sample space for experiment, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Describe sample space for experiment Discussions

Write discussion on Describe sample space for experiment
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions

A LARGE SHIPPPING COMPANY RECORDED THE NUMBERS OF TONS SHIPPED WEEKLY ACROSS THE PACIFIC FOR 50 WEEKS. ARRANGE DATA IN A LESS THAN CUMULATIVE DISTRIBUTION USING SEVEN CLASSES OF E


Hugh Snore Bedding, Inc. has assets of $400,000 and turns over its assets 1.5 times per year. Return on assets is 12%. What is its profit margin (return on sales)?

hi i need help for an auditing assignment

What is use of Advantageous Immediate non-financial, work-related advantages accruing to the condition.

Data was gathered on a group of ninth grade students. Some students have been diagnosed with a learning disability.  All students were measured on conduct, attention, hyperactivity

how effect changes in prices to a financial statement?

describe the air wedge experiment to determine the thickness of a wire