Example Quiz #2 Statistics
This quiz has been retired.
It is not being used for the internet version of Math 340 anymore.
This is test has multiple choice,
True/False, and fill in the blank answers. Select the option that
BEST represents the correct
RECOMMENDATION: Put your
answers in a Word Document and INCLUDE AN
EXPLANATION OF ALL YOUR CALCULATIONS.
I will give partial credit if you were
doing a math problem the right way
but made a silly error (we all do this - myself
The bare minimum
requirement is to send me an email with your answers by September 15,
If there are any
questions, contact me immediately!
1. A salesperson
can travel from Los Angeles to Chicago by bus, plane, or car, and from Chicago
by train or plane. Using a tree diagram, there would be 6 possible ways
to travel from Los Angeles to Cleveland.
2. A teenager has 8 shirts, 2 belts,
4 pairs of jeans, and 3 pairs of sneakers. How many different outfits
can he wear, assuming he wears one of each type of clothing for each outfit?
3. If a coin is tossed five times,
how many possible outcomes can there be? (HINT! BE CAREFUL!!!!! USE THE
RULE WE LEARNED IN CHAPTER 4! Apply the easy equation!)
This could be a tricky one!
4. A nurse has 6 patients to
visit. How many different ways can she make her rounds if she visits
each patient only once?
5. How many different ways can a
researcher select 3 mice from his available 18 mice to assign to today’s
tests? The researcher is trying to keep track of the proper order in which we
selects the mice (HINT, HINT!!!)
6. How many different permutations of the
letters in the word “repelled” are there? (In other works, if you took one
letter “r”,three letter “e”s,
one letter “p”, two letter “l”s, and ne “d”, how many different ways could you rearrange
7. How many combinations of 7 objects
are there, taken 4 at a time? (REMEMBER – I want the number of COMBINATIONS – HINT, HINT!!!)
8. A committee of 6 people must be
selected from 9 men and 8 women. If there are to be 3 men and 3 women
on the committee, how many ways can this be done?