Solved

Sampling

Posted on 2016-07-18
3
59 Views
Last Modified: 2016-07-19
Can you please tell me if this is correct?  Thanks

A selection of​ soft-drink users is asked to taste the two disguised soft drinks and indicate which they prefer. The accompanying data contains the results of a simulated challenge on a college campus.      
                                                                  
Age      Preference      Age      Preference      Age      Preference      Age      Preference      Age      Preference      Age      Preference
17      Brand B      21      Brand A      21      Brand B      19      Brand A      21      Brand A      18      Brand B
19      Brand A      16      Brand A      18      Brand B      23      Brand B      19      Brand B      22      Brand B
21      Brand A      20      Brand A      21      Brand A      24      Brand A      19      Brand A      22      Brand B
19      Brand B      19      Brand A      16      Brand A      19      Brand A      20      Brand B      21      Brand A
18      Brand A      19      Brand A      19      Brand B      21      Brand B      18      Brand A            
24      Brand B      21      Brand B      23      Brand A      20      Brand A      20      Brand B            
22      Brand A      18      Brand A      17      Brand B      22      Brand B      20      Brand A            
20      Brand A      20      Brand A      19      Brand B      21      Brand B      17      Brand B            
22      Brand B      22      Brand A      24      Brand A      22      Brand B      21      Brand B            
19      Brand B      19      Brand A      20      Brand A      21      Brand B      20      Brand A            
16      Brand A      24      Brand A      24      Brand A      22      Brand B      17      Brand B            
16      Brand A      21      Brand B      16      Brand B      18      Brand B      21      Brand A            
21      Brand B      22      Brand A      18      Brand B      22      Brand B      16      Brand A            
22      Brand B      21      Brand B      22      Brand B      20      Brand B      16      Brand A            
22      Brand B      20      Brand A      19      Brand B      19      Brand B      23      Brand B            
19      Brand B      19      Brand A      22      Brand A      19      Brand B      20      Brand B            
24      Brand B      22      Brand A      23      Brand B      23      Brand B      21      Brand A            
17      Brand A      21      Brand A      16      Brand B      22      Brand A      23      Brand A            
20      Brand B      24      Brand B      24      Brand A      21      Brand B      18      Brand B            
                                                                  
a. Determine the probability that a randomly chosen student prefers Brand A.                                                                  
                                                                  
​P(Brand ​A) = 47/114                                                                  
                                                                  
b. Determine the probability that one of the students prefers Brand A and is less than 18 years old.

P(Brand A and Age <18​) = 7/114

c. Of those students who are less than 18 years​ old, calculate the probability that a randomly chosen student      
prefers​ (1) B and A and​ (2) Brand B.                                                                  
P(Brand A if Age <18​) = 6/114
​P(Brand B if Age <18​) = 6/114

P(Brand A if Age≥18​) =  34/114
​P(Brand B if Age≥18​) =  38/114

d. Of those students who are at least 18 years​ old, calculate the probability that a randomly chosen student                        
prefers​ (1) Brand A and​ (2) Brand B.                                                                  
P(Brand A  if Age ≥18​) = 38/114
​P(Brand B if Age≥18​) = 42/114
0
Comment
Question by:mustish1
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:sdstuber
ID: 41718104
there are only 99 students in your sample data,  where are you getting 114?
0
 
LVL 74

Accepted Solution

by:
sdstuber earned 500 total points
ID: 41718108
also, questions c and  aren't looking at the entire population, they are only looking at students less than 18.

I guess that could be a misreading of the question's intent though.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:mustish1
ID: 41719246
Thanks.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Phishing is at the top of most security top 10 efforts you should be pursuing in 2016 and beyond. If you don't have phishing incorporated into your Security Awareness Program yet, now is the time. Phishers, and the scams they use, are only going to …
EE introduced a new rating method known as Level, which displays in your avatar as LVL. The new Level is a numeric ranking that is based on your Points. This article discusses the rationale behind the new method and provides the mathematical formula…
Notifications on Experts Exchange help you keep track of your activity and updates in one place. Watch this video to learn how to use them on the site to quickly access the content that matters to you.
Saved searches can save you time by quickly referencing commonly searched terms on any topic. Whether you are looking for questions you can answer or hoping to learn about a specific issue, a saved search can help you get the most out of your time o…

790 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question