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Stat447—Fall 2008, Homework 6—Due Friday, 10/24/08
Text Book Questions:
Chapter 5
Æ
34
(51),
62b
(60 –b),
67
(65),
68
(66),
74
(72),
78
(76),
79
(77)
Chapter 6
Æ
13
(13),
16
(16),
56
(37),
62b & c
(55 b& c),
(58 c & d),
70
(63),
Out of Text Question:
A. A researcher is interested in studying the probability distribution of number of
surviving eggs laid by a particular type of insect in a certain habitat.
Suppose that
probability that an egg survives is p. Let the random variable X
be the number of
surviving eggs (obviously X can not exceed the number of eggs laid).
Assume
that the random variable Y is the number of eggs laid by a particular mother
insect. Further assume that the rate
λ
at which eggs are laid varies from one
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