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    Finding Initial Velocity from Rate, Distance, and Time

    Hi guys! We started integral word problems today. I am very confused and could use some help with the following; A particle is moving along a straight line accelerating at a constant rate of 5 m/s^2. Find the initial velocity if the particle moves 60m in the first 4 seconds. Now, I...
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    95% Confidence Intervals

    Ok. . . Now to expand from CI's to hypothesis testing. . . I understand that for small n, and data approx. Normal, you use the formula T= (x-bar - mu initial)/(s/ sqr n) Now, what If i have no mu initial given. . . Example- Sample mean= 0.8 St. D= 0.1789 n=6
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    95% Confidence Intervals

    Oh that is so easy! I way over thought that. . . Thanks guys
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    95% Confidence Intervals

    I was under the impression that 95% C.I requires that the critical value in the error term comes from a t-distribution with 25 degrees of freedom. I was taught in class today that a 25% CI requires that the critical value in the error term comes from a t-distribution with 23 degrees of...
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    What is the probability

    I have ran thru a couple of other problems that are a lot easier to see if I have improved at all. . . Thought maybe you would enjoy checking over them :-)? 1. A game of Yahtzee, you get 3 rolls of the dice per turn, and you get to choose which ones you re-roll each time. My brother calls me...
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    What is the probability

    ^ and the n would still be 125 since there are 125 students. . .
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    What is the probability

    Here I was, thinking I was on a roll. . . Ugh. Well, would this involve using the same formula? The: (n/x)p^x(1-p)^n-x the p would still equal 0.05 since its 5%?
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    What is the probability

    Yes, I see how that works. I can NOT believe I was so easily confused by some basic algebra! AH! I feel quite ridiculous having stumbled through that the way I had. Thank you so much for your support!
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    What is the probability

    For the question about the friends coming down to attend a football game, I do believe I have to use the equation. . . (n/x)p^x(1-p)^n-x Here, I think, you would use 125 for n (since there are 125 students asked), 4 for x (since there is a total of four tickets needed), and the p would be...
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    What is the probability

    AH! :-)! (drum roll. . . ) 0 = (-5)(12) + (W)(1) … 60= 1W W= 60 EVEN :-) ! (right*crosses fingers*- third time is a charm???)
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    What is the probability

    0 = E(x)= (-5)(12/13)+(W)(1/13), so, W = 13W? Meaning -4.6153 should be divided by 13W? And no! I am really trying to learn this. . . I greatly appreciate your help! I am a psychology major with an emphasis with behavior analysis- I never work with stats on my day to day life! But I...
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    What is the probability

    So for a fair game, E(x)=0 E(x)= (amount lossed)(prob. of loss)+(amount gained)(prob. of a win) where x= expected value of the profited Alright. . . ~amount lost= $5, SO -5 ~prob. of loss= (number of cards that are not aces/full deck)= (48/52) OR (12/13) ~amount gained (Win)= x(win)...
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    What is the probability

    E(x)= (amount lossed)(prob. of loss)+(amount gained)(prob. of a win) where x= expected value of the profited Alright. . . ~amount lost= $5 ~prob. of loss= (number of cards that are not aces/full deck)= 48/52 ~amount gained is what we are trying to figure out so we can determine the...
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    What is the probability

    I do believe that I have an idea as to how to do number 5. E(x)= (amount lossed)(prob. of loss)+(amount gained)(prob. of a win) where x= expected value of the profited?
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    What is the probability

    ooooh! thank you for your help!
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