I need assistance with the attached problem. It requires me to show that a given algorithm generates the geometric distribution.
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Show that the following algorithm is valid for generating X -- geom(p)
1. Ler i=0.
2. Generate (please see the atta...
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2.7.11. An apartment building has eight floors. If seven people get on the elevator on the first floor, what is the probability they all want to get off on different floors? On the same floor? What assumption are you making? Does it seem...
A fast-food chain is running a new promotion. For each purchase, a customer is given a game card that may win $10. The company claims that the probability of a person winning at least once in five tries is 0.32. What is the probability that a customer wins $10 on his or her first purchase?
1. Let -- be a random sample from the Poisson distribution with pmf --. Find the MVUE of --- using the following three steps.
a) Find the complete sufficient statistic Y_1 for --.
b) Show that -- is an unbiased estimator of -- where I is the indicator function.
c) Find the MVUE of -- by the cond...
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1. A single observation of a random variable having an exponential distribution with ----
If the null hypothesis is accepted if and only if the observed value of the random variable is less than 3.
a) Find the probabilities of Type...
You are assigned to be part of a team of three analysts of a global management consulting company where of the entire work force of analysts. 55% have had no experience in telecommunications, 32 have had limited experience (less than 5 years) and the rest have had extensive experience ( 5 years or m...
Workers at a large toxic clean up project are concerned that their white blood cell counts may have been reduced. Let x be a random variable that represents white blood cell count per cubic millimeter of whole blood in a healthy adult. Then m= 7500 and o= 1750. A random sample of n=50 workers from t...
Please construct the decision tree for the problem attached, insert the probabilities and values as given in the scenario (make sure to include in the tree the possibility that the one-month forecast is favourable or not), roll back the tree, and determine the course of action that PEPSI should take...
Facebook reports that 70% of their users are from outside the United States and that 50% of their users log onto the Facebook everyday. Suppose that 20% of their users are United States users who log on every day.
1. What percentage of Facebook users are from the United States?
2. What type of p...
3. The Online police department was asked by the mayor's office to estimate the cost of crime to citizens of Online. The police began their study with the crime of identity theft, taking a random sample of files (there is too much crime to calculate the statistics for all the crimes committed). Th...
Data from a National Health Survey show that men's average weight is normally distributed with a mean of 172 pounds and a standard deviation of 29 pounds.
a. If a man is chosen at random, what is the probability that his weight is greater than 180 pounds?
b. If 100 men are randomly selecte...
The average stock price for companies making up the s&p 500 is $30, and the standard deviation is $8.20. assume the stock prices are normally distributed.
a. what is the probability a company will have a stock price of at least $40?
b. what is the probability a company will have a stock price fo...
1. Given that z is a standard normal variable, compute the following probabilities
a. p(z less than or equal to -1.0)
b. p(z is greater than or equal to 1)
c. p( z is greater than or equal to - 1.5)
d. p(-2.5 less than or equal to z)
e. p(-3 < z is less than or equal to 0)
f. p(-1.98 less than...
Each day a manufacturing plant receives a large shipment of drums of Chemical ZX-900. These drums are supposed to have a mean fill of 50 gallons, while the fills have a standard deviation known to be .6 gallon.
Suppose that the mean fill for the shipment is actually 50 gallons. If a random sample...
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Suppose that X and Y are independent each with exponential distribution with parameter = 3. Joint Density Function = 9(e^-3x)x(e^-3y) for x>0 and y>0.
Find (a) P(X + 2Y <,= 2);
(b) P(X + Y <,= 2); and
(c) P(X - Y <,= 2).
<,= represents less than...
The probability distribution for the random variable x is as follows
x is 20 25 30 35
f(x) is .20 .15 .25 .40
a. Is this probability distribution valid? Explain.
b. What is the probability that x=30?
c. What is the probability that x is less than or equal to 25?
d. What is the probability ...
Suppose that the net interest margins for all U.S. banks are normally distrubuted with a mean of 4.15 percent and a standard deviation of .5 percent.
1. What is the probability that a randomly selected U.S.bank will have a net interest margin less than 4.40 percent?
Give an example representing a discrete probability distribution and another example representing a continuous probability distribution. Explain why your choices are discrete and continuous.
Please provide me an insightful analysis of the question is lengthy in response and include specific examp...
Word-process your solutions within this template. Show all steps used in arriving at the final answers. Word-process formulas using Equation Editor and diagrams using Drawing Tool. Please see attachments.
The GMAT scores of MBA students is assumed to be distributed normally with a mean of 530 and a standard deviation of 80. The GMAT scores of ten students are selected randomly. What is the probability that at least 7 of the 10 students have SAT scores in excess of 550?
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Airlines sometimes overbook flights (that is, they sell more tickets than there are seats on the plane). Suppose that for a plane with 50 seats, 55 passengers have tickets. Define the random variable X ...
Fluctuation in the prices of precious metals such as gold have been empirically shown to be well approximated by a normal distribution when observed over short interval of time. In May 1995, the daily price of gold (1 troy ounce) was believed to have a mean of $383 and a standard deviation of $12. A...
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For a t distribution with 16 degrees of freedom, find the area, or probability, in each region.
a.) To the right of 2.120. (Use 3 decimals.) __________
b.) To the left of 1.337. (Use 2 decimals.) __________
c.) To the left of -1.746. (Use 2 ...
If two dice are thrown, what is the probability that the first die shows a 4 or that the total on the two dice is 8?
So far in calculations:
Event A = 4/36
Event B = 5/36
(4/36 + 5/36) - 1/36 = 8/36 or 2/9 which is not the correct answer.
A drug company believes that the annual demand for a drug will follow a normal random variable with a mean of 900 pounds and a standard deviation of 60 pounds. If the company produces 1000 pounds of the drug, what is the chance (rounded to the nearest hundredth) that it will run out of the drug? Ass...
Suppose that 1% of all people have a particular disease. A test for the disease is 99% accurate. This means that a person who test positive for the disease has a 99% chance of actually having the disease, while a person who test negative for the disease has a 99% chance of not having the disease.
A roulette wheel contains the integers 1 through 36, 0, 00. Suppose that you spin the wheel 6 times and that each time you bet on a single number. What is the probability (rounded to nearest 100th) that you win on at least one bet?
Possible answers: 0.09, 0.11, 0.13, 0.15, none of the above.
A batch of 100 Barbie dolls contains four (4) defective dolls. What is the probability that a sample of three (3) dolls from this batch will contain:
a) No defective dolls.
b) All defective dolls.
c) At least one defective dolls.
d) At least one non-defective doll.