Simulation Quiz

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  1. Which type of simulation would be appropriate to find the average Yahtzee score?
    Expected Value
    Probability
  2. Which of the following describes a proper simulation?
    Generating random numbers between 2 and 12 to simulate the sum when two dice are rolled
    Generating random numbers between 70 and 130 to simulate normally distributed IQ scores
    Flipping a coin to simulate rolling a prime number on a die
  3. You wish to simulate a roulette wheel (slots numbered 0, 00, and 1-36). There are three colors on the board (green, black, red). You should generate random numbers between 1 and ...
    1
    3
    38
  4. Which simulation would NOT be appropriate for a computer?
    Craps
    Yahtzee
    Duplicate birthdays

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