## Find the mean and standard deviation of the length of time that four bulbs will last.

1.  If X and Y are independent random variables with means μX = 9.5 and μY = 6.8, and standard deviations σX = 0.4and σY = 0.1, find the means and standard deviations of the following:

a.  3X

b.  Y − X

c.   X + 4Y

2.   The bottom of a cylindrical container has an area of 10 cm2 . The container is filled to a height whose mean is 5cm, and whose standard deviation is 0.1 cm. Let V denote the volume of fluid in the container.

a.  Find μV .

b.  Find σV .

3.   The lifetime of a certain transistor in a certain application has mean 900 hours and standard deviation 30 hours. Find the mean and standard deviation of the length of time that four bulbs will last.

### What is the probability that the parcel was shipped express and arrived the next day?

1.  In a lot of n components, 30% are defective. Two components are drawn at random and tested. Let A be the event that the first component drawn is defective,….

### Given that the test is positive, what is the probability that the person has the disease?

1.  Refer to Exercise 28. Assume that both inspectors inspect every item and that if an item has no flaw, then neither inspector will detect a flaw. a.  Assume that….

### If a man tests negative, what is the probability that he actually has the disease?

1.  Refer to Example 2.26. a.  If a man tests negative, what is the probability that he actually has the disease? b.  For many medical tests, it is standard procedure….