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Transportation Statistics Emily Salers

  1. 1. Transportation Statistics<br />Events involving and, not, or<br />Emily Salers<br />
  2. 2. What is the probability of NOT dying on a motorcycle?<br />Solution<br />P(not E)= 1 - 1<br /> 62,328<br />Answer<br />P(not E)= 62,327<br /> 62,328<br /> or<br />P(not E)= 0.9999839558<br />
  3. 3. What is the probability of NOT dying on a bicycle?<br />Solution<br />P(not E)= 1 - 1<br /> 322,206<br />Answer<br />P(not E)= 322,205<br /> 322,206<br /> or<br />P(not E)= 0.9999968964<br />
  4. 4. What is the probability of dying on a motorcycle OR a bicycle?<br />Solution<br />P(A or B)= 62,327 + 322,205<br /> 62,328 322,206<br />Answer<br />P(A or B)= 1.999980852<br />
  5. 5. What is the probability of NOT dying in a train?<br />Solution<br />P(not E)= 1 - 1<br /> 17,550,763<br />Answer<br />P(not E)= 17,550,762<br /> 17,550,763<br /> or<br />P(not E)= 0.999999943<br />
  6. 6. What is the probability of NOT dying on a bus?<br />Solution<br />P(not E)= 1 - 1<br /> 8,287,860<br />Answer<br />P(not E)= 8,287,859<br /> 8,287,860<br /> or<br />P(not E)= 0.9999998793<br />
  7. 7. What is the probability of dying on a train AND a bus?<br />Solution<br />P(A and B)= 17,550,762 * 8,287,859<br /> 17,550,763 8,287,860<br />Answer<br />P(A and B)= 0.9999998224<br />
  8. 8. What is the probability of NOT dying on a plane?<br />Solution<br />P(not E)= 1 - 1<br /> 455,516<br />Answer<br />P(not E)= 455,515<br /> 455,516<br /> or<br />P(not E)= 0.9999978047<br />
  9. 9. What is the probability of NOT dying in a car?<br />Solution<br />P(not E)= 1 - 1<br /> 21,132<br />Answer<br />P(not E)= 21,131<br /> 21,132<br /> or<br />P(not E)= 0.9999526784<br />
  10. 10. What is the probability of dying on a plane OR a car?<br />Solution<br />P(A or B)= 455,515 + 21,131 <br /> 455,516 21,132<br />Answer<br />P(A or B)= 1.999950483<br />
  11. 11. Works Cited<br />“The Odds of Dying From...”. National Safety Council. 1995-2009. 7 December 2009. &lt;http://www.nsc.org/news_resources/injury_and_death_statistics/Pages/TheOddsofDyingFrom.aspx&gt;.<br />

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