These corrections for
Probability and Statistical Inference
, seventh edition by Robert V. Hogg
and Elliot A. Tanis, ISBN 0131464132, have been submitted by users of this book. We thank
all of them. If you find additional errors, please send them to [email protected] 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
2.512
the display should be
P
(
X > k
+
j

X > k
) =
P
(
X > j
)
,
•
Page 112, line 3 from the bottom in Exercise
2.524(a)
,
replace
having the first miss after 12 attempts?
with
having the first miss on the 13th attempt or later?
•
Page 124, in Exercise
2.621 (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 3.23(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
3.48(b)
,
λw
= 16
.
should be
λw
= 8
.
•
Page 174, line 9, Example 3.51 with =
e
X
,
should be
Example 3.51 with
Y
=
e
X
,
•
Page 217, in Figure 4.31(b), the lower
g
(
x

2)
should be
g
(
x

1)
•
Page 237, Exercise 4.48
(b)
Show that the beta p.d.f. has a mode at
x
= (
α

1)
/
(
α
+
β

2).
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