Monday, May 18, 2009

Developing Expert voices

March 16, 2009

Rupert has either milk or cocoa to drink for breakfast with either oatmeal or pancakes. if he drinks milk, then the probability that he is having pancakes with the milk is 2/3. the probability that he drinks cocoa is 1/5. the probability that he drinks cocoa is 1/5. if he drinks cocoa, then probability of him having pancakes is 6/7.
a) show the sample space of probabilities using a tree diagram or an other method of your choice.

b) find the probability that Rupert will have oatmeal with cocoa tomorrow morning.

May 14, 2009

Lucy Brown wants to buy a condo, but does not know how much money she should spend based on her income. She earns $44 000 per year, and has saved $9000 for a down payment. the propery taxes for the condo she likes are $1500 per year, and the heatig costs average $90 per month. the condo/strata fees are $18 per month, the bank will give her a 250 year mortgage at an interest rate of 7.5%. what is the maximum price she can afford for a condo, based on spending no more than 32% of her gross income on household and accommodation expenses?

Timeline

May 20 - Consult with the group and decide which units were going to do our projects on.
May 22 - Make sure that everyone has slowly progessed on their projects and help eachother out on what their missing.
May 25 - Another group meeting, making sure everyone has got something done.
May 30 - Start putting bits an peices of our project together.
June 3 - Complete Project
June 4 -6 - Put the finishing touches on the project
June 7 - Hand in completed assignment

1 comments:

dkuropatwa said...

Good stuff here Don but you need to be more specific about what you will have done on each date of your timeline.

e.g. All questions written by: ....

All solutions done and verified by ...

All solutions annotated by ....

Presentation of question ## done by ...

etc.

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