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

Answer the following questions about simulations.

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a) What is an example of selecting something at random to perform a simulation?  a)
b) When would it be appropriate to do a simulation ?  b)
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.
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d) How can the simulation be performed to increase the chance at more accurately estimating the result in part c? d)