Home work
Statistics 401
Experimental Methods I
Spring 2000
Homework #1
Do problems 1.13, 1.25, 1.33, 1.51, 1.65, 2.6, and 2.22 from the 5th edition of Devore.
Homework #2
Do problems 2.29, 2.47, 2.62, 2.76, 2.102, 3.9, 3.12, and 3.22 from the 5th edition of Devore.
Homework #3
Assigned: Friday, January 28
Due: Friday, February 4
Do problems 3.31, 3.34, 3.46, 3.48, 3.66, 3.69, 3.74, 4.6, and 4.12 from the 5th edition of
Devore.
For this assignment, you may find Tables A.1 and A.2 helpful, though they are not necessary.
Homework #4
Assigned: Friday, February 4
Due: Friday, February 11
Do problems 4.17, 4.18, 4.30, 4.35, 4.48, 4.59, and 4.81 from the 5th edition of Devore.
For the last problem, you may this helpful if you would like to use Minitab:
How to produce a probability plot in Minitab
There are a couple ways to do this. One is more automatic but less informative; the other gives
you more of a chance to figure out how the plot is produced.
In either case, you'll need to start Minitab and then enter your univariate quantitative sample into
one column. The columns are labeled in Minitab as C1, C2, C3, etc.
I'll use Exercise 4.80, p. 195, as an example. This example asks for a normal probability plot for
the following dataset: