1. Compute the sample standard deviation of the data set 6,4,2,1,4,1
2. A test has 6 multiple choice questions, each with 4 alternatives. What is the probability of guessing 5 or more questions correctly?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 7:02 pm ad1c9bdddf
1.The mean of the series is m = 3
variance = 1/n * ∑ (x-m)^2 = 3
then standard deviation = SQRT(variance) = SQRT(3) = 1.73
2. In this case, the probability of guessing one correct is 1/4 = 0.25
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