I have two questions on my AP stats homework assignment:
Six republicans and four democrats have applied for two open positions on a planning committee. Since all the applicants are qualified to serve, the city council decides to pick the two members randomly. What is the probablity that both come from the same party?
A. 66/90 B. 52/90 C. 52/100 D. 42/90 E. 42/100
A national study found that the average family spent $422 a month on groceries, with a standard deviation of $84. The average amount spent on housing (rent or mortgage) was $1120 a month, with a standard deviation of $212. The expected total of a family spends on food and housing is 422+1120=$1542. What is the standard deviation of the total?
A. $128 B. $148 C. $228 D. $295 E. Cannot be determined