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Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac )

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College of Engineering ENGR 361 – Statistical Analysis of Engineering Systems Fall 2005 Problem Set 9 Due: Monday November 28, 2005 by 5:00 pm Homework is due on the date and by the time indicated and should be submitted to the TA 1 . The purposes of the problem sets and homework are to give you practice in some of the computational aspects of probability and statistics, to cover some new material that will not be covered in lecture, and to familiarize you with the vast amount of information resources available on the Internet. IT IS COURSE POLICY THAT NO LATE HOMEWORK WILL BE ACCEPTED. PLAN YOUR TIME ACCORDINGLY. Because of the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no recitations this week. We would like you to enjoy the holiday, but not to forget about statistics.
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Unformatted text preview: So the assignment will be light and as much fun as you would like to make it. Begin reading Chapter 6 (Whoops, there goes the fun!!). Assigned Problems: 1. Make up a problem involving the gathering of data. The experiment could be technical or not. (How many grams of turkey people consume, how long do your friends sleep during the holidays, etc.) Gather the data and do as much of a statistical model on the data as you can. Present the data in the form of graphs, charts, statistics, etc. 2. Discuss the difficulties involved in using a poll to predict the results of an election. 1 TA: Kannan Shah Bossone 324 Ext: 1740 kannan.s.shah@drexel.edu Prathaban Mookiah Bossone 318 Ext: 1881 prathaban.mookiah@drexel.edu...
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