317 exam Spring 2008 Form A

317 exam Spring 2008 Form A - Econ 317 Form A Exam 1 Name_...

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Econ 317 Form A Exam 1 Name___________________ 1. A study based on 116 stage 3 colon cancer patients in the U.S. shows that 71 of them responded favorably to a new treatment that requires 2 sessions of radiation therapy per month. a. Describe the population, sample, and the variable of interest. b. Give an example of a descriptive statement and an inferential statement that could be made based on this information. 2. The probabilities that an American adult male has high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol is shown in the following table. (You need to show your work) Blood Pressure H i g h O K High .13 .27 Cholesterol O K . 1 8 . 4 2 a. What is the probability that a man has both conditions? b. What is the probability that he has high blood pressure? c. What is the probability that a man with high blood pressure has high cholesterol? d. What is the probability that he has neither high cholesterol nor high blood pressure? 3.
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2008 for the course ECON 317 taught by Professor Safarzadeh during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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317 exam Spring 2008 Form A - Econ 317 Form A Exam 1 Name_...

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