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A boy has his allowance determined every Sunday by drawing one paper bill from an urn containing 5 bills in

total: three $1 bills, one $5 bill, and one $10 bill.

$1 $1 $1 $5 $10.

His parents refill the urn every week, so the content of the urn stays the same every week.

(a) (4pts) Let A be the event that the student draws the
ten-dollar bill this Sunday, and B be the event that the student
draws the ten-dollar bill the next Sunday.

(i) Are the events A and B disjoint?

(ii) Are the events A and B independent? Explain.

(b) (2pts) What is the probability that the boy draws a one-dollar bill for 5 consecutive weeks?

(c) (3pts) What is the probability that the boy gets a ten-dollar bill at least once in 5 consecutive weeks?

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(d) (3pts) What is the expected amount of allowance the boy gets in a week?

(e) (3pts) What is the standard deviation of the amount of allowance the boy gets in a week?

(f) (5pts) What is the expected value of the amount of allowance that the boy can get in a year? And with what standard deviation? Assume a year has 52 weeks.

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