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A problem is given to three students whose chances of solving it are 1/2, 1/3 and 1/4 respectively. What is the probability that the problem will be solved?

A) 1/4 B) 1/2
C) 3/4 D) 7/12

Answer:   C) 3/4



Explanation:

Let A, B, C be the respective events of solving the problem and A , B, C be the respective events of not solving the problem. Then A, B, C are independent event

A, B, C are independent events

Now,  P(A) = 1/2 , P(B) = 1/3 and P(C)=1/4

 PA=12, PB=23, PC= 34

 P( none  solves the problem) = P(not A) and (not B) and (not C)  

                  = PABC 

                  = PAPBPC          A, B, C are Independent                       

                  =  12×23×34  

                  = 14  

Hence, P(the problem will be solved) = 1 - P(none solves the problem) 

                = 1-14= 3/4

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X attempts 100 questions and gets 340 marks. If for every correct answer is 4 marks and wrong answer is negative one mark, then the number of questions wrongly answered by Mr. X is:

 

A) 14 B) 15
C) 12 D) 13
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 12

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If the standard deviation of 0, 1, 2, 3 ......... 9 is K, then the standard deviation of 10, 11, 12, 13 ........... 19 will be:

 

A) K+1 B) K
C) K+4 D) K+8
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) K

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7 2247
Q:

The standard deviation of the set {10, 11, 12, 9, 8} is

A) 1 B) √2
C) 2 D) 2√2
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) √2

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11 2034
Q:

Find the range of the data 2, 1, 2, 3, 5, 4, 7, 3, 5, 2, 4.

A) 5 B) 4
C) 3 D) 6
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 6

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4 2119
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Find the median, mode and mean of 9, 5, 8, 9, 9, 7, 8, 9, 8.

A) 9, 9, 9 B) 9, 8, 9
C) 8, 9, 8 D) 8, 9, 9
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 8, 9, 8

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10 1844
Q:

In the usual set notation, A  (B  C) =

 

 

A) A∪B∪A∪C B) A∩B∪A∩C
C) A∪B∩A∪C D) A∪B∩A∩C
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) A∪B∩A∪C

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5 5432
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Find the range and mode of the data 17, 18, 28, 19, 16, 18, 17, 29, 18

A) 12 and 18 B) 13 and 18
C) 12 and 17 D) 11 and 17
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 13 and 18

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5 1919
Q:

Find the standard deviation of {11, 7, 10,13, 9}

A) 1 B) 2
C) 4 D) 5
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 2

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