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Richard has just been given a 6-question multiple-choice quiz in his history class. Each question has five answers, of which only one is correct. Since Richard has not attended class recently, he doesn't know any of the answers. Assuming that Richard guesses on all six questions, find the indicated probabilities. (Round your answers to three decimal places.)

(a) What is the probability that he will answer all questions
correctly?

(b) What is the probability that he will answer all questions
incorrectly?

(c) What is the probability that he will answer at least one of the
questions correctly? Compute this probability two ways. First, use
the rule for mutually exclusive events and the probabilities shown
in the binomial probability distribution table.

Then use the fact that *P*(*r* ≥ 1) = 1 −
*P*(*r* = 0).

Compare the two results. Should they be equal? Are they equal? If
not, how do you account for the difference?

a)They should not be equal, but are equal.

b)They should be equal, but may not be due to table error.

c)They should be equal, but may differ slightly due to rounding error.

d)They should be equal, but differ substantially.

(d) What is the probability that Richard will answer at least half
the questions correctly?

Answer #1

Richard has just been given a 6-question multiple-choice quiz in
his history class. Each question has four answers, of which only
one is correct. Since Richard has not attended class recently, he
doesn't know any of the answers. Assuming that Richard guesses on
all six questions, find the indicated probabilities. (Round your
answers to three decimal places.)
(a) What is the probability that he will answer all questions
correctly?
(b) What is the probability that he will answer all questions...

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his history class. Each question has four answers, of which only
one is correct. Since Richard has not attended class recently, he
doesn't know any of the answers. Assuming that Richard guesses on
all four questions, find the indicated probabilities. (Round your
answers to three decimal places.)
(a) What is the probability that he will answer all questions
correctly?
(b) What is the probability that he will answer all questions...

Richard has just been given a 4-question multiple-choice quiz in
his history class. Each question has four answers, of which only
one is correct. Since Richard has not attended class recently, he
doesn't know any of the answers. Assuming that Richard guesses on
all four questions, find the indicated probabilities. (Round your
answers to three decimal places.) (a) What is the probability that
he will answer all questions correctly? (b) What is the probability
that he will answer all questions...

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his history class. Each question has five answers, of which only
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doesn't know any of the answers. Assuming that Richard guesses on
all four questions, find the indicated probabilities. (Round your
answers to three decimal places.)
(a) What is the probability that he will answer all questions
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(a) What is the probability that he will answer all questions
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answers to three decimal places.)
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