W. Watkins

 

Last update: 9-Dec-2013

 


 

 

 

 

Fall 2013:

 

Math 340:

 

Information Sheet

 

Homework:  For those using a different edition of the textbook, I’ve added the first few words in each assigned problem.

Different editions often have the same problems but numbered differently.

 

Wed, Sep 4: Chap 2:

9, 13, 14, 17

 

Mon, Sep 9: Chap 2:

29 Two additional juniors are needed..

37 A businesswoman in Philadelphia

55 A study is to be conducted in a hospital

59 Five cards are dealt …a) 3 aces and 2 kings

71 If two events, A and B, … P(A)=.5, P(B)=.3, and P(A and B)=.1

74 One hundred adults were interviewed … Load Burden

 

Mon, Sep 16: Chap 2:

77ach: A study of posttreatment behavior of…

95: Two events A and B are … P(A)=.5 and P(B)=.2 …

129: Males and females are observed to react…

133: A student answers a multiple choice…

137: Five identical bowls labeled…

 

Mon, Sep 23: Chap 3:

1: When the health department tested

3: A group of four components is known

9: In order to verify the accuracy

23: In a gambling game a person draws

27: A potential customer for an $85,000 fire

35: Consider the population of voters described in Example 3.6

41: A multiple-choice examination has 15 questions, each

 

Exam 1, Monday, September 23

Covers Sections: 2.1 thru 2.10

3.1, 3.2

 

Mon, Sep 30: Chap 3:

39: A complex electronic system

41: A multiple-choice examination has 15

61: Of the volunteers donating blood

67: Suppose that 30% of the applicants for a

73: A certified public accountant (CPA) has

 

Mon, Oct 7: Chap 3:

103: A warehouse contains ten

107: A group of six software packages

115: Suppose that a radio contains

119: Cards are dealt at random and without replacement

 

Mon, Oct 14: Chap 3:

127: The number of typing errors

131: the number of knots in a

187: Consider the following game: A player throws

193: Two assembly lines I and II have the same

 

Mon, Oct 21: Chap 4:

11: Suppose that Y posses the density function f(y)=cy, 0<=y<=3

15: As a measure of intelligence, mice

21: If, as in Exercise 4.17, Y has density function f(y)=(3/2)y^2+y

31: Daily total solar radiation for

49: A telephone call arrived

51: The cycle time for trucks hauling concrete

 

Mon, Oct 28: Chap 4:

58: Use Table 4, … a. P(0<=Z<=1.2) …

59: If Z is a standard normal … a. P(Z>z0)=.5 …

63: A company that manufactures and bottles…

73: The width of bolts of fabric

75: A soft-drink machine

 

Exam 2, Monday, October 28

Covers Sections: 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.7, 3.8

4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5

You do not have to memorize the formulas for probability

And density functions for the random variables in Chapters

3 and 4.  I will supply the following list during the test:

Formulas

 

Mon, Nov 4; Chap 4:

93, 97

Chap5: 1,3

 

Wed, Nov 13 (Monday is a holiday)

Chap 5:

19:  In Exercise 5.1, we determined … number of contracts…

25: Let Y1 and Y2 have joint density function first encountered in Exercise 5.7

       f(y1,y2)=e^(-y1+y1), y1>0, y2>0

                      0 else

36: … Employees I and II …  joint density ….

       f(y1,y2)=y1+y2, 0<=y1<=1,  0<=y2<=1

, else

45: In Ex 5.1, we … number of contracts awarded.

 

Mon, Nov 25; Chap 5:

51, 55, 60, 77, 81

 

Exam 3, Monday, November 25

Covers Sections 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5

 

Mon, Dec 9; Chap 6:

1abc Let Y … f(y)=2(1-y), 0<=y<=1

3ab A supplier of keroscene

5 The waiting time Y until delivery

15 Let y have … F(y)=1-e^(-y^2), y>=0

17 A member of the power family

 

 

FINAL EXAM: Wednesday, Dec 11, 5:30 in the usual room.

Comprehensive final with emphasis on material from Chapter 6:

Sections 1, 2, 3, 4.  I will supply the same formula sheet that was used

for Exam 2.

 

Formula Sheets for Final