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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.
 Spring '07
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