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- 1.
- Suppose we flip a fair coin 4 times. What's the probability of 4 heads?
- 2.
- A basketball player free throw percentage is .70. If he shoots 6 free throws, find the probability that he makes all 6. What are we assuming here that may
not be true?
- 3.
- Suppose in the Jet airplane example, that one engine is broken before takeoff, but the plane takes off anyway. Determine the probability that the plane
arrives safely.
- 4.
- Suppose
*A* and *B* cannot occur at the same time. Are they independent?
- 5.
- In a call in poll, are the calls independent of one another?
- 6.
- Suppose the subjects in a poll are selected by random phone calling. Are the calls independent of one another?
- 7.
- A newspaper reporter goes out to the mall and asks people a question of local interest. Are these respondees independent of one another?

*2000-08-26*