Statement of a problem № m552


In each of the following cases, indicate whether classical, empirical, or subjective probability is used. a. A baseball player gets a hit in 30 out of 100 times at bat. The probability is .3 that he gets a hit in his next at bat. b. A seven-member committee of students is formed to study environmental issues. What is the likelihood that any one of the seven is randomly chosen as the spokesperson? c. You purchase 1 of 5 million tickets sold for Lotto Canada. What is the likelihood you will win the $1 million jackpot? d. The probability of an earthquake in northern California in the next 10 years above 5.0 on the Richter Scale is .80.

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