1. Homework Statement
During a typical Pennsylvania winter, I80 averages 1.6 potholes per 10 miles. A certain county is responsible for repairing potholes in a 30 mile stretch of the interstate. Let X denote the number of potholes the county will have to repair at the end of next winter.
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Homework Statement
During a typical Pennsylvania winter, I80 averages 1.6 potholes per 10 miles. A certain county is responsible for repairing potholes in a 30 mile stretch of the interstate. Let X denote the number of potholes the county will have to repair at the end of next winter.
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Homework Statement
1. A test consists of 10 true-false questions.
(a) In how many ways can it be completed? (HINT: The task of completing the test consists
of 10 stages. Use the Product Rule.)
(b) A student answers the questions by
flipping a coin. Let X denote the number of correctly...
Homework Statement
There is a population of 30 elk. 6 elk are captured, tagged and then released into the wild. Then later 5 elk are captured, what is the probability that k elk are tagged?
Homework Equations
p=6/30 = 1/5
P = \stackrel{n}{k} * pk * (1-p)k
\stackrel{n}{k}...