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Question:
1. a) Find the probability that a card chosen at random from the set of cards is
• a Purple card.
• a Blue card
• a Orange or Green card
• a Purple or Blue card
• not a Blue card
• a Red card

(b) Two cards are chosen at random one after another with replacement from the set of
cards, find the probability that

• both are Orange
• both are Blue
• the first card is Purple and the second a Green
• the first card is Orange and the second Blue
• one is Blue and the other Green
• one is Orange and the other Purple

(c) Two cards are chosen at random one after another without replacement from the set
of cards, find the probability that

• both are Orange
• both are Blue
• the first card is Purple and the second a Green
• the first card is Orange and the second Blue
• one is Blue and the other Green
• one is Orange and the other Purple

(d) Three cards are drawn at random one after another without replacement from the
set of cards, find the probability that

• all are Blue
• one Green, one Purple and one Orange

Question 2 (30 marks)

• 300 students were asked if they go to school by bus or bicycle. Their responses are recorded in the table.

Would marry in the next 3 years

 Bus Bicycle Boy (B) 28 102 Girl (G) 152 18
If one student is selected at random from these 300 students, find the probability that
• the student goes to school by bus; [2 marks]
• the student is a boy;                                                 [2 marks]
• the student is a girl who cycled to school; [2 marks]
• the student is a boy and he goes to school by bus. [2 marks]
• the student goes to school by bus given that the student is a girl.
[2 marks]
• the student is a boy given that the student goes to school by bicycle.

[2 marks]

Given that a selected student is a boy, what is the probability that he goes to school by bus?                                                                                                        [2 marks]

Are the events selecting a 'Boy' and go to school by 'Bicycle' independent? Explain.                                                                                                                     [2 marks]

Are the events selecting a 'Girl' and go to school by 'Bus' mutually exclusive? Explain.
[2 marks]

• The probability that a student selected at random is a male is 0.48, and a student likes statistics is 0.35. The probability of a student selected at random is a female who likes statistics is 0.25.
• Construct a contingency table based on the information given above.
[4 marks]
• What is the probability that a student selected at random is a male and likes statistics;             [2 marks]
• What is the probability that a student selected at random is a female and dislikes statistics. [2 marks]
• What is the probability that a student selected at random is a male or dislike statistics. [2 marks]
• What is the probability that a student selected at random is a female or dislike statistics. [2 marks]

Question 3 (30 marks)

• The bank manager expects a decline of 20% on customer fixed deposit in the current year. He introduced a scheme to monitor the decline. If the fixed deposit is heading for a decline, there is a 70% chance that the scheme will be negative. If the fixed deposit is not headed for a decline, there is 15% chance that the scheme will be negative. The manager randomly select a customer and the scheme shows negative. What is the probability that the bank will show a decline in fixed deposit?                                                                                                                              [10 marks]
• Given that 15% of the sale receipts at a departmental store is for electrical goods. If 5 receipts were selected, what is the probability that
(i)     none is for electrical goods?                                                   [3 marks]

(ii)    3 are for electrical goods?                                                       [3 marks]

(iii)   at least 2 are for electrical goods?                                         [4 marks]

• A washing machine breaks down on an average of 3 times per year. Using the
Poisson probability distribution formula, find the probability that during the next year        this washing machine will have
(i)       exactly 2 breakdowns;                                                   [5 marks]
(ii)     at most one breakdown.                                                [5 marks]
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