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Y Meaning of statistics?
2 Major characteristics of statistics
3 ortance and scoe of statistics
4 efine robability Exlain its iortance in statistics
5 o different tyes of robability
6 efine rando exerient
7 efine sale sace and its various tyes
8 efine ter null event
9 efine exhaustive events
Y efine equally likely events
YY hat are the roerties of robability?
Y2 hat is the robability that if a card is dran at rando fro an ordinary ack of cards it
is one of court cards?
Y3 card is dran fro an ordinary ack of laying cards and a erson bets that it is a
sade or an ace hat are the odds against his inning this bet?
Y4
tate addition theore theore on total robability?
Y5 dice is rolled hat is the robability that a nuber Y or 6 ay aear on the uer
face?
Y6 efine ultilicative theore theore on coound robability?
Y7 efine coleentary events
Y8 roble in atheatics is given to three students ayanand, Rajesh and Naresh hose
changes of solving it are ½, Y 3, ¼ resectively hat is the robability that the roble
ill be solved?
Y9 ind the robability of the event if the odd against in are Y 4 and if the odd in favor are
3 2?
2 n cadets have to stand in a ro f all ossible erutations are equally likely ind the
robability that to articular cadets stand side by side?
2Y
tate conditional robability?
22 et and B be events ith  Y 3, BY 4,  nBY Y2 ind  B, B 
23 efine indeendent events
24 he robability that a boy ill get scholarshi is  9 and that a girl ill get is  8 hat is
the robability that at least one of the ill get the scholarshi?
25 hat is the robability that a lea year selected at rando ill contain either 53
hursdays or 53 ridays?
26 here are 4 hotels in a certain city f 3 en check into hotels in a day hat is the
robability that they each are into a different hotel?
27 coin tossed six ties hat is the robability of getting at least to heads
28 efine Baye¶s theore
29 efine rando variable
3 efine discrete rando variable and PM ?
3Y efine continuous rando variable and P ?
32
tate ean and variance for robability distribution?
33 ind the robability dist of nuber of sixes in 3 tosses of a dice
34 dice is tossed tice Getting a nuber 4 is considered a success ind the variance of
the rob dist of nuber of success
35
tate binoial distribution
36
tate condition for alication of binoial dist
37 efine exected or theoretical freq of binoial dist
38 efine odes of binoial dist
39
tate characteristics of binoial dist
4 hat is the rob of guessing correctly at least 6 of the Y ansers in a RUE 
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objective test
4Y o any tosses of a coin are needed so that the rob of getting at least one head is
87 5%
42 f e take Y28 sets each of Y tosses of a fair coins, in ho any sets e exect to get 7
43 find the binoial dist the ean and variance are 4 and 3 res Calculate the rob of
getting a non-zero value of this distribution
44 efine Poisson distribution
45
tate 4 exale of oisson dist
46 Condition and characteristics of oisson dist
47
tate ean and variance of oisson dist
48 f X is a oisson variate and XXYk,
ho that kY e
49 efine noral and standard noral distribution
5
tate roerties of noral distribution
5Y efine uses of noral dist
52 hat is joint robability?
53 efine utually exclusive events
54 Give to uses for robability in business
55 istinguish beteen discrete and continuous robability distribution
56 f the occurrence of even B affects the rob of occurrence of even , a o do you
find the rob of occurrence of , given that B has occurred? b
uose hen the
events and B are indeendent ho do you find P B 
57 hat is eant by indeendent events?

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Y husband and ife aear in an intervie for to vacancies in the sae ost he
robability of husband¶s selection is Y 7 and that of ife selection is Y 5 hat is the
robability that
a both of the ill be selected
b only one of the ill be selected
c none of the ill be selected

2 coin is tossed six ties hat is the robability that obtaining four or ore heads

3 he robability X, Y, Z becoing anagers are 4 9,2 9,Y 3 resectively the robability
that the bonus schee ill be introduced if X,Y and Z becoe anagers are 3 Y,Y 2,4 5
resectively f the bonus schee has been introduced hat is the robability that the
anagers aointed as X

5 rando variable X has the folloing robability ass function

X  Y 2 3 4 5 6
PX x k 3k 5k 7k 9k YYk Y3k
Y ind k
2 Evaluate PX <4,PX>5and P3<X<6

6 discrete rando variable X has the folloing robability distributions

X  Y 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Px a 3a 5a 7a 9a YYa Y3a Y5a Y7a
Y ind the value of a
2 ind P x<3
3 ind P 3<x<7

7 et x be a binoially distributed variable ith ean 2 and standard deviation 2  find the
corresonding robability function
8 airs of dice is thron Y ties if getting a doublet is considered a success find the
robability of
a 4 success b no success
9 he ean of a binoial distribution is 6 and its standard deviation is 3 is this stateent true
or false? Coent

Y die is thron Y2 ties and getting Y or 5 is considered a success find the ean and
variance of the nuber of successes

YY f on an average Y shi out of Y do not arrive safely to orts find the ean and variance of
the shi returning safely out of a total of 5 shis

Y2 our coins are tossed siultaneously hat is the robability of getting a exactly 2 heads

Y3 he overall ercentage of asses in a certain exaination is 8 if 6 candidates aear in the

exaination hat is the robability that at least 5 ass in the exaination

Y4 n a hurdle race a layer has to cross Y hurdles the [robability that he ill clear each
hurdle is 5 6 hat is the robability that he ill knock don less than 2 hurdles

Y5 f a ublisher of non ±technical books takes a great ain to ensure that his books are free of
tyological errors so that the robability of any given age containing at least one such
error is  5 and errors are indeendent fro age to age ahat is the robability that
one of its 4 age novels ill contain exactly one age ith error b at ost 3 ages ith
errors U   Y353; U   8Y9

Y6
uose that the robability of suffering a side effect fro a certain vaccine is  5 if
Y ersons are inoculated, find aroxiately the robability that aat ost Y erson
suffer b4,5 or 6 ersons suffer

Y7 f the nuber of incoing buses er inute at a bus terinus is a rando variable having
a Poisson distribution ith labda   9,find the robability that there ill be Y exactly 9
incoing buses during a eriod of 5 inutes 2 eer than Y incoing buses during a
eriod of 8 inutes c t least Y4 incoing buses during a eriod of YY inutes

Y8 f the robability of a defective fuse fro a anufacturing unit is 2ercent in a box of 2
fuses find the robability that a exactly 4 fuses are defective bore than 3 fuses are
defective
Y9 2% of the bolts roduced in a factory are found to be defective find the robability that in
a sale of Y bolts chosen at rando exactly 2 ill be defective using abinoial
distribution b Poisson distribution

2 lha articles are eitted by a radioactive source at an average rate of 5 in a 2 inutes

interval using Poisson distribution find the robability that there ill be a 2 eission b at
least 2 eission in a articular 2 inutes interval

2Y he nuber of accidents in a year involving taxi drivers in a city follos a Poisson
distribution ith ean equal to 3 out of Y taxi drivers find aroxiately the nuber of
drivers ith ano accidents in a year bore than 3 accidents in year

22 he ean score of Y students for an exaination is 34 and

 is Y6 aho any
candidates can be exected to obtain arks beteen 3 and 6assuing the norality of
the distribution and bdeterine the liit of the arks of the central 7%of the candidates

23 he air ressure in a randoly selected tyre ut on a certain odel ne car is norally
distributed ith ean value 3Y si and
 2 si
a hat is the robability that the ressure for a randoly selected tyre
Y, beteen 3 5 and 3Y 5 si 2, beteen 3 and 32 si
b hat is the robability that the ressure for a randoly selected tyre exceed 3 5 si ?

24
uose that the aount of cosic radiation to hich a erson is exosed hen flying by
jet across the united states is a rando variable having a noral distribution ith a ean
of 4 35  re and a
 of 59 re hat is the robability that a erson ill be exosed
to ore than 5 2  re of cosic radiation of such a flight

25 he life of ary shoes is norally distributed ith ean 8 onths and
 2 onths if
5 airs are issued, ho any airs ould be exected to need relaceent ithin Y2
onths

26 he ean eight of 5 ale students in a certain college in Y5Y ounds and the standard
deviation is Y5 ounds ssuing the eights are norally distributed ind ho any
students eigh a beteen Y2 and Y55 ounds bore than Y85 ounds

27 f the height of 3 students is norally distributed ith ean 64 5 inches and
 3 3
inches, find the height belo hich 99%of the student
28 Marks in an atitude test given to 8 students of a school as found to be norally
distributed Y% of the student scored belo 4 arks and Y%of the student scored above
9 arks ind the no of students scored beteen 4 and 9
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