BUS 210 BUS210 Module 5 Homework Solution (AAU Online)

BUS 210 BUS210 Module 5 Homework Solution (AAU Online)


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Business Statistics I


1.A study of 200 computer service firms revealed the following incomes after taxes.  What is the probability that a particular firm selected has $1 million or more in income after taxes?

2.A firm offers routine physical examinations as part of a health service program for its employees.  The exams showed that 8% of the employees needed corrective shoes, 15% needed major dental work and 3% needed both corrective shoes and major dental work.  What is the probability that an employee selected at random will need either corrective shoes or major dental work? 

3.A sales representative calls on four hospitals in Westchester County. It is immaterial what order he calls on them. How many ways can he organize his calls? 

4.There are 10 rolls of film in a box and 3 are defective.  Two rolls are selected without replacement.  What is the probability of selecting a defective roll followed by another defective roll? 

5.A board of directors consists of eight men and four women.  A four-member search committee is randomly chosen to recommend a new company president.  What is the probability that all four members of the search committee will be women? 

6.A gumball machine has just been filled with 50 black, 150 white, 100 red, and 100 yellow gum balls that have been thoroughly mixed.  Sue and Jim, each, purchased one gumball.  What is the likelihood both Sue and Jim get red gumballs? 

7.In a management trainee program, 80 percent of the trainees are female, 20 percent male.  Ninety percent of the females attended college, 78 percent of the males attended college.  A management trainee is selected at random.  What is the probability that the person selected is a male who did NOT attend college? 

8.The numbers 0 through 9 are used in code groups of four to identify an item of clothing.  Code 1083 might identify a blue blouse, size medium.  The code group 2031 might identify a pair of pants, size 18, and so on.  Repetitions of numbers are not permitted, i.e., the same number cannot be used more than once in a total sequence.  As examples, 2256, 2562, or 5559 would not be permitted.  How many different code groups can be designed?

9.Which approach to probability assumes that the events are equally likely?

10.Each salesperson in a large department store chain is rated on their sales ability and their potential for advancement.  The data for the 500 sampled salespeople are summarized in the following table.


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