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Q:

Ajay and his wife Reshmi appear in an interview for two vaccancies in the same post. The Probability of Ajay's selection is 1/7 and that of his wife Reshmi's selection is 1/5. What is the probability that only one of them will be selected?

 A) 5/7 B) 1/5 C) 2/7 D) 2/35

Explanation:

P( only one of them will be selected) = p[(E and not F) or (F and not E)]

= $PE∩F∪F∩E$

$PEPF+PFPE$

=$17×45+15×67=27$

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Q:

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

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

 A) 1 B) 2 C) 4 D) 5

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Q:

A table tennis player, lost 12 games out of 18 games played. Calculate the games won in terms of decimal.

 A) 0.667 B) 0.067 C) 0.50 D) 0.333

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Q:

A sequence , has odd number of terms. Then the median is

 A) axn2+1 B) axn2-1 C) axn-1 D) axn2

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Q:

The mean of a distribution is 15 and the standard deviation is 5. What is the value of the coefficient variation?

 A) 16.66% B) 66.66% C) 33.33% D) 100%

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If the standard deviation of a population is 3, what would be the population variance?

 A) 9 B) 6 C) 8 D) 15

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The variance of a set of data is 169. Then the standard deviation of the data is

 A) +-13 B) 13 C) 69 D) 84.5

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If the standard deviation of a population is 10, what would be the population variance?

 A) 100 B) 30 C) 5 D) 20