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Unformatted text preview: These corrections for Probability and Statistical Inference , seventh edition by Robert V. Hogg and Elliot A. Tanis, ISBN 0-13-146413-2, have been submitted by users of this book. We thank all of them. If you find additional errors, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Actually, some of these corrections are given for clarity. Page 13, line 16, add the sentence: Such figures are called Venn diagrams. Page 54, the last line, = 672 672 + 1899848 = 0 . 0000354 . should be changed to = 672 672 + 1 , 899 , 848 = 0 . 000354 . Page 111, in Exercise 2.5-12 the display should be P ( X > k + j | X > k ) = P ( X > j ) , Page 112, line 3 from the bottom in Exercise 2.5-24(a) , replace having the first miss after 12 attempts? with having the first miss on the 13th attempt or later? Page 124, in Exercise 2.6-21 (b) , replace what is the expected penalty that the airline will pay? with what is the expected payout (penalty plus ticket refund) that the airline will pay? Page 146, in Figure 3.2-3(b) (on the right), g ( y ) should be G ( y ) Page 154, line 6 from the bottom, the word is should be is Page 170, Exercise 3.4-8(b) , w = 16 . should be w = 8 . Page 174, line 9, Example 3.5-1 with = e X , should be Example 3.5-1 with Y = e X , Page 217, in Figure 4.3-1(b), the lower g ( x | 2) should be g ( x | 1) Page 237, Exercise 4.4-8 (b) Show that the beta p.d.f. has a mode at x = ( - 1) / ( + - 2)....
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