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23. What kind of data was collected?
24. What is the population under study?
Use the following information to answer the next seven exercises: A recent study of mothers of junior high school children in Santa Clara County reported that 76% of the mothers are employed in paid positions. Of those mothers who are employed, 64% work full-time (over 35 hours per week), and 36% work part-time. However, out of all of the mothers in the population, 49% work full-time. The population under study is made up of mothers of junior high school children in Santa Clara County. Let E = employed and F = full-time employment.
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26. The “type of employment” is considered to be what type of data?
27. Find the probability that a randomly selected mother works part-time given that she is employed.
28. Find the probability that a randomly selected person from the population will be employed or work full-time.
29. Being employed and working part-time:
Use the following additional information to answer the next two exercises: We randomly pick ten mothers from the above population. We are interested in the number of the mothers that are employed. Let X = number of mothers that are employed.
30. State the distribution for X .
31. Find the probability that at least six are employed.
32. We expect the statistics discussion board to have, on average, 14 questions posted to it per week. We are interested in the number of questions posted to it per day.
33. A person invests $1,000 into stock of a company that hopes to go public in one year. The probability that the person will lose all his money after one year (i.e. his stock will be worthless) is 35%. The probability that the person’s stock will still have a value of $1,000 after one year (i.e. no profit and no loss) is 60%. The probability that the person’s stock will increase in value by $10,000 after one year (i.e. will be worth $11,000) is 5%. Find the expected profit after one year.
34. Rachel’s piano cost $3,000. The average cost for a piano is $4,000 with a standard deviation of $2,500. Becca’s guitar cost $550. The average cost for a guitar is $500 with a standard deviation of $200. Matt’s drums cost $600. The average cost for drums is $700 with a standard deviation of $100. Whose cost was lowest when compared to his or her own instrument?
35. Explain why each statement is either true or false given the box plot in [link] .
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