MA2212 - HW07

# MA2212 HW07 - Department of Mathematics Name Poly ID Instructor's Name Course No Course Section Homework Section No Willis Thai 3.4-1 MA2212 HW07

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Unformatted text preview: Department of Mathematics Name: ________________________________ Poly ID: _______________________________ Instructor's Name: _______________________ Course No:_____________________________ Course Section: _________________________ Homework Section No: ___________________ Willis Thai 3.4-1 MA2212 HW07 Telephone calls enter a college switchboard at a mean rate of 2/3 call per minute according to a Poisson process. Let X denote the waiting time until the tenth call arrives. (a) What is the pdf of X? { { { { # {{ # , { { (b) What are the moment-generating function, mean, and variance of X? H{ { \$ { . \$ % #" \$ \$ % # % \$ { .% \$ #" 3.4-7 The waiting times in minutes until two calls to 911, as reported by the Holland Sentinel on November 13 between noon and midnight, were Could these times represent a random sample from a gamma distribution with ? (a) Compare the distribution and sample means. % (b) Compare the distribution and sample variances. \$ \$ % J\$ (c) Compare W{ { { { { " \$ and J (# J. (# { . {\$ \$ { with the proportion of times that are less than 35. #\$" % % { { {I { { (d) If possible, make some graphical comparisons. % { \$ " %' #\$" \$ \$ #\$" Willis Thai MA2212 HW07 with Not possible. My brain does not function well when drawing graphs. It reminds me of Physics lab reports. (e) What is your conclusion? Since % , these times could represent a random sample from a gamma distribution { and {, find constants a and b such that { I{ % W{ \$ " '{ #\$" 3.4-10 If X is J I I { { \$ # " "' { , I 3.4-14 Cars arrive at a toll booth at a mean rate of five cars every 10 minutes according to a Poisson process. Find the probability that the toll collector will have to wait longer than 26.30 minutes before collecting the eighth toll. { { # , \$ # { {\$" \$ { # \$ " "' { I{ { { { I{ . { I{ and W{ % I{ . I{ , { { 2 { ,J % 3.5-1 Let X have the pdf X{Y{ { { { { {I 3 { { 3.5-2 Let X have the pdf X{Y{ { { { { {I 3 { { { { \$ 3 { YX Y F Y 3 . Find the pdf of " % . { { \$ 3 { F 3 . Find the pdf of " \$ . 3.5-3 Let X have a gamma distribution with { { { { { {% {I 3 { \$ and \${ . Determine the pdf of . 3 { 3 " { {% \$ Willis Thai { { { { { ' MA2212 { { {% & HW07 { { 3.5-6 Let X have a logistic distribution with pdf X{Y{ Show that -X 3 F H 3 . . FF " X%Y { X%Y { % " \$ {. \$ . { { . ' { . Y . has a { { { { { {I 3 { { { distribution. { . 3.5-10 Let X have the uniform distribution {. { { { { I.I { \$ H - # # . \$ { - {\$ {. Find the pdf of " . Since {. { { { { {I 3 { { {I \$ 3 { {7{ % % 3 { and { {7{ {, then: % ...
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