# Worksheet#1 Mat 117 by murplelake77

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Please show your work clearly and neatly. NO work – NO credit! Your group size may have AT MOST 3
people.

1. The birds fed at a bird feeder were 14 ﬁnches, 10 cardinals, and 6 blue jays. Use this information to
determine the empirical probability that the next bird to feed from the feeder is
(a) a ﬁnch                                  (b) a cardinal                                    (c) a blue jay

2. In the U.S., more male babies are born than female. In 2004, 2,104,661 males were born and 2,007,391
females were born. Determine the empirical probability of an individual being born
(a) male                                          (b) a female

3. One card is selected at random from a deck of cards. Determine the probability that the card selected is
(a) a 5 or a 7

(b) not a diamond

(c) a card greater than 4 and less than 9

(d) the king of heart
4. One million tickets are sold fro a lottery in which a single prize will be awarded.
(a) If you purchase a ticket, determine your odds against winning

(b) If you purchase 10 ticket, determine your odds against winning

5. The odds against someone getting promoted are 4:11. Determine the probability this person gets pro-
moted.

6. Problem #12 on page 756                                               7. Problem #15 on page 756

8. Problem #23 on page 757                                               9. Problem #26 on page 757

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