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Probability and Statistics

Probability and Statistics

Probability and Statistics: No Probability, Bobability Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Probability and Statistics? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the sample space for the experiment of flipping two coins?


{H, T}
{(H, H), (H, T), (T, H),(T, T)}
{HH, HT, TT}
{HH, TH, TT}
{HH}
Q. The probability of rolling 7 on a die is


1

0

Q. Which of the following numbers cannot be a probability?


0
1

Q. What is the probability of drawing a face card (J, Q, or K) at random from a deck with no jokers?


Q. A jar of candy contains 12 chocolate, 4 vanilla, and 7 strawberry candies. What are the odds against drawing a strawberry candy at random from the jar?


7:23
23:7
16:7
7:16
16:23
Q. Santa's reindeer are having a race. They still aren't letting Rudolph play in any of their reindeer games, so he has to sit this one out. The odds in favor of Prancer are 5:13. What is the probability that Prancer will win the reindeer race?


Vegas has this one set at . They must have insider information.

Q. The probability event A occurs is . The probability event B occurs is . If events A and B are independent, what is the probability that events A and B both occur?



Since A and B are independent, there is insufficient information to answer the question.
We watched the East Coast feed, so we already know what happens.
Q. The probability event A occurs is . The probability event B occurs is . If events A and B are mutually exclusive, what is the probability that either event A or B occurs?



Since A and B are mutually exclusive, there is insufficient information to answer the question.
Since A and B are mutually exclusive, there is too much information to answer the question. We are overwhelmed.
Q. A standard deck of playing cards, without jokers, is shuffled. Four cards are drawn at random from the deck. What is the probability that all 4 cards are aces?


0
1
Q. There are 7 books, but the shelf only has room for 5. In how many different ways can we fill the shelf with books?


2520
120
42
21
7