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Question : When a single card is drawn from a well shuffled 52 card deck : 2151596

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

Find the probability.

1) When a single card is drawn from a well-shuffled 52-card deck, find the probability of getting a red card.

A) (1/52)

B) 2

C) (1/2)

D) (1/4)

2) When a single card is drawn from a well-shuffled 52-card deck, find the probability of getting a queen.

A) (1/13)

B) (1/26)

C) (1/4)

D) (1/52)

3) When a single card is drawn from a well-shuffled 52-card deck, find the probability of getting a red 7.

A) (1/13)

B) (1/26)

C) (3/52)

D) (1/52)

4) When a single card is drawn from a well-shuffled 52-card deck, find the probability of getting a club.

A) (1/4)

B) (1/26)

C) (1/52)

D) (1/13)

5) When a single card is drawn from a well-shuffled 52-card deck, find the probability of getting the 9 of diamonds.

A) (1/13)

B) (1/26)

C) (1/52)

D) (1/4)

6) When a single card is drawn from a well-shuffled 52-card deck, find the probability of getting a black 5 or a black 7.

A) (1/4)

B) (1/13)

C) (1/26)

D) (1/52)

7) A card is drawn from a well-shuffled deck of 52 cards. What is the probability of drawing an ace or a 7?

A) (2/13)

B) 8

C) (4/13)

D) (13/2)

8) A card is drawn from a well-shuffled deck of 52 cards. What is the probability of drawing a face card or a 5?

A) 16

B) (2/13)

C) (4/13)

D) (48/52)

9) A card is drawn from a well-shuffled deck of 52 cards. What is the probability of drawing a heart, club, or diamond?

A) (3/4)

B) 3

C) (12/13)

D) (48/52)

10) A card is drawn from a well-shuffled deck of 52 cards. What is the probability of drawing a black card that is not a face card?

A) (9/26)

B) (5/13)

C) (1/4)

D) (11/26)

11) A bag contains 5 red marbles, 9 blue marbles, and 4 green marbles. What is the probability that a randomly selected marble is blue?

A) (9/14)

B) (2/9)

C) (1/2)

D) (5/18)

12) A bag contains 8 red marbles, 2 blue marbles, and 1 green marble. What is the probability that a randomly selected marble is not blue?

A) (2/11)

B) 9

C) (9/11)

D) (11/9)

13) A bag contains 19 balls numbered 1 through 19. What is the probability that a randomly selected ball has an even number?

A) (19/9)

B) (9/19)

C) 9

D) (1/2)

14) A lottery game has balls numbered 1 through 21. What is the probability that a randomly selected ball is an even numbered ball or a 6?

A) (7/2)

B) 10

C) (2/7)

D) (10/21)

15) A spinner has equal regions numbered 1 through 15. What is the probability that the spinner will stop on an even number or a multiple of 3?

A) 12

B) (7/9)

C) (1/3)

D) (2/3)

16) Each of ten tickets is marked with a different number from 1 to 10 and put in a box. If you draw a ticket at random from the box, what is the probability that you will draw 5, 9, or 2?

A) (1/9)

B) (1/10)

C) (1/5)

D) (3/10)

17) Each digit from the number 8,454,334 is written on a different card. If one of these cards is selected at random, what is the probability of drawing a card that shows 3?

A) (2/7)

B) (1/7)

C) (3/7)

D) 1

18) Each digit from the number 5,434,774 is written on a different card. If one of these cards is selected at random, what is the probability of drawing a card that shows 5 or 7?

A) (3/7)

B) (4/7)

C) (2/7)

D) (5/7)

19) Each digit from the number 4,868,118 is written on a different card. If one of these cards is selected at random, what is the probability of drawing a card that shows 4, 8, or 6?

A) (4/7)

B) (5/7)

C) (3/7)

D) (6/7)

Identify the probability statement as empirical or not.

20) The probability of rolling an even number on a fair die is 0.50.

A) Not empirical

B) Empirical

21) The probability of a forest fire in Yellowstone National Park this year is 0.30.

A) Empirical

B) Not empirical

22) The probability of curing a certain type of cancer if detected early is 0.70.

A) Not empirical

B) Empirical

23) The probability of the NFC football team winning the Super Bowl in a randomly chosen year is 0.55.

A) Not empirical

B) Empirical

24) The probability of federal taxes being raised in a randomly chosen year is 0.30.

A) Empirical

B) Not empirical

25) The probability that a brand-name computer hard drive will crash during its first year of use is 0.10.

A) Empirical

B) Not empirical

26) The probability that it will snow on December 25 in New York City is 0.20.

A) Empirical

B) Not empirical

27) The probability of an adult male's height being at least 6 feet is 0.25.

A) Empirical

B) Not empirical

28) The probability of getting heads on two consecutive tosses of a coin is 0.25.

A) Empirical

B) Not empirical

Find the indicated probability.

29) The age distribution of students at a community college is given below.

__Age (years) Number of students (f)__

1109

A student from the community college is selected at random. Find the probability that the student is at least 31. Round your answer to three decimal places.

A) 82

B) 0.052

C) 0.074

D) 0.926

30) The distribution of B.A. degrees conferred by a local college is listed below, by major.

__Major__ __Frequency__

English 2073

Mathematics 2164

Chemistry 318

Physics 856

Liberal Arts 1358

Business 1676

Engineering __868__

9313

What is the probability that a randomly selected degree is in Engineering?

A) 0.0012

B) 0.1028

C) 868

D) 0.0932

31) The distribution of B.A. degrees conferred by a local college is listed below, by major.

__Major__ __Frequency__

English 2073

Mathematics 2164

Chemistry 318

Physics 856

Liberal Arts 1358

Business 1676

Engineering __868__

9313

What is the probability that a randomly selected degree is in Chemistry or Physics?

A) 0.126

B) 0.0919

C) 0.0031

D) 1174

32) The distribution of B.A. degrees conferred by a local college is listed below, by major.

__Major__ __Frequency__

English 2073

Mathematics 2164

Chemistry 318

Physics 856

Liberal Arts 1358

Business 1676

Engineering __868__

9313

What is the probability that a randomly selected degree is not in English?

A) 7240

B) 0.223

C) 0.857

D) 0.777

33) The distribution of B.A. degrees conferred by a local college is listed below, by major.

__Major__ __Frequency__

English 2073

Mathematics 2164

Chemistry 318

Physics 856

Liberal Arts 1358

Business 1676

Engineering __868__

9313

What is the probability that a randomly selected degree is not in Business and is not in Engineering?

A) 0.820

B) 0.273

C) 0.727

D) 6769

34) A survey resulted in the sample data in the given table. If one of the survey respondents is selected at random, find the probability that the person lives in a flat.

A) 0.311

B) 0.399

C) 0.002

D) 581

35) College students were given three choices of pizza toppings and asked to choose one favorite. The following table shows the results.

Find the probability that a randomly selected student prefers cheese toppings.

A) 0.341

B) 0.331

C) 0.113

D) 0.335

36) The table shows the number of college students who prefer a given pizza topping.

Find the probability that a randomly selected junior prefers meat toppings.

A) 0.197

B) 0.171

C) 0.057

D) 0.322

37) The following table shows the grades of college students in an advanced mathematics course, broken down by year. Use the table below to find the probability that a randomly selected sophomore gets a B.

A) (5/23)

B) (5/24)

C) (1/6)

D) (6/23)

38) The following contingency table shows the popular votes cast in the 1984 presidential election by region and political party. Round your answer to three decimal places.

Political Party

A person who voted Republican in the 1984 presidential election is selected at random. Find the probability that the person was from the Midwest.

A) 0.393

B) 0.160

C) 0.271

D) 0.163

39) The following contingency table shows the popular votes cast in the 1984 presidential election by region and political party. Round your answer to three decimal places.

Political Party

A person who voted Democratic in the 1984 presidential election is selected at random. Find the probability that the person was from the West.

A) 0.345

B) 0.076

C) 0.187

D) 0.196

40) The table below shows the soft drink preferences of people in three age groups.

If one of the 255 subjects is randomly selected, find the probability that the person is over 40 years of age.

A) (3/5)

B) (2/5)

C) (1/2)

D) (1/3)

41) The table below shows the soft drink preferences of people in three age groups.

If one of the 255 subjects is randomly selected, find the probability that the person is over 40 and drinks cola.

A) (4/17)

B) (4/51)

C) (4/19)

D) (1/3)

42) The following contingency table shows age at retirement (broken down by career) for a group of retired people.

Retirement Age

Suppose one of these people is selected at random from the 50-55 age group. Find the probability that the person selected was a store clerk

A) 0.026

B) 0.265

C) 0.099

D) 0.321

43) The following contingency table shows age at retirement (broken down by career) for a group of retired people.

Retirement Age

Suppose one of these people is selected at random from the 61-65 age group. Find the probability that the person selected was an attorney.

A) 0.415

B) 0.113

C) 0.250

D) 0.272