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Simulation:  An experiment that models a real-life situation.

 Answer the following questions about simulations. Choose each answer from the menu Graded Response a) What is an example of selecting something at random to perform a simulation? a) Choose one placing runners on a sprint relay wearing your favorite pair of shorts drafting a player for a professional athletic team drawing a 5 of clubs in a deck of cards buying a birthday gift for a friend b) When would it be appropriate to do a simulation ? b) Choose one to predict the outcome of a single trial to determine the exact probability to estimate a probability all of the above c) A random prize is offered in a cereal box. A simulation is performed to predict the number of boxes that would be need to be purchased in order to collect 6 different prizes. The simulation is run five times until all six prizes were obtained. The results are: {8, 10, 13, 14, 15} Predict the expected number of boxes needed to obtain all six prizes. c) Choose one 8 10 12 13 14 d) How can the simulation be performed to increase the chance at more accurately estimating the result in part c? d) Choose one simulate more carefully use a different simulation tool run the simulation longer run the simulation shorter