Last update: 25-Oct-2014

**Homework
Assignments**

Due Sep
3: Ch 2: 9, 13, 14, 17

Due Sep
8: Ch 2:

29 Two
additional jurors ..

37 A
businesswoman in Philadelphia …

41 How many
different seven-digit …

55 A study
is to be conducted in a hospital …

59 Five
cards are dealt from …

a.
3 aces and 2 kings

b.
“full house”

76 A survey
of consumers …10% were

Due Sep
15: Ch 2:

71 If two
events A and B are such that P(A)=.5..

73 Gregor Mendel was a monk…

75 Cards
are dealt, one at a time, …

85 If A and B are independent events. Show the A and B(bar) …

90 Suppose
that there is a 1 in 50 chance…

93 In a
game, a participant is given three attempt …

Due Sep 22:
Ch 2:

125 A
diagnostic test for a disease…

133 A
student answers a multiple-choice examination…

137 Five
identical bowls…

Ch 3:

3 A group
of four components…

5 A problem
in a test…

9 In order
to verify…

Due Sep
29: Ch 3:

37 In 2003,
the average combined SAT

39 A
complex electronic system

41 A
multiple-choice examination

53 Tay-Sachs disease

59 Ten
motors are packaged

Due Oct
6: Ch3:

127 The
number of typing errors…

131 The
number of knots…

187
Consider the following game…

193 Two
assembly lines I and II have the same

OK I got
a copy of the 7^{th} edition.
Here’s the assigned homework as I wrote it on the board in class:

Oct 20:
Ch 3:

103 A warehouse
contains ten printing machines

105 In
southern California, a growing number

109 Seed
are often treated with fungicides

115 Suppose
that a radio contains six transitors

119 Cards
are dealt … all 4 aces if it is known … at least 3 aces?

Ch 4:

11 Suppose
that Y .. density function
f(y)=cy, 0<=y<=2

15 As a
measure of intelligence

21 If, as
in Ex…, Y has density function f(y)=(3/2)y^2+y,
0<=y<=1, find mean and variance of Y

Oct 27
Ch 4:

21 Same as
above

31 Daily
total solar radiation…

39 If a parachutist
lands at a random point…

51 The
cycle time for trucks hauling..

58 Use
Table 4, Appendix 3, to find …. a. P(0<=Z<=1.2),
b. …

I DON’T
HAVE THE 7^{TH} EDITION OF THE TEXTBOOK HOME SO THE FOLLOWING

IS A
LIST OF HOMEWORK PROBLEMS FROM THE 6^{TH} ED AS BEST I CAN REMEMBER

WHICH
WERE ASSIGNED.

Ch4: As a measure of intelligence, mice … f(y)=b/y^2 …

Suppose
that Y has density function f(y)=ky(1-y),
0 <=y<=1.

A
parachutist lands

A telephone
call arrived at a switchboard…

The cycle
time for trucks hauling concrete…

Use Table
4, Appendix III to find the following…for a standard normal r.v.

a. P(0<=Z<=1.2)

b. …

Find the value of z0 such that P(Z>z0)=.5

…

A company that manufacture and bottles apple juice..

The grade point averages of a large population of college
students … with mean 2.4 and standard deviation 0.8. What fraction … grade point average in excess of 3.0?

Exam 2
on Oct 29 will cover 3.5 (geometric), 3.7 (hypergeometric),
3.8 (Poisson), 4.1-4.5. I will supply formulas for the probability and density
functions for these random variables and the Z-table.