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Unformatted text preview: ENGRD2700 Basic Engineering Probability and Statistics Spring 2009 Homework 11: Regression. Hand in by 1:30 pm on Friday, May 1 in the ENGRD2700 dropbox. Be sure to write your name and section number (1–6) on your homework. Make sure that your homework pages are stapled together. This homework has 6 parts. NOTE: Your answers will be graded on the clarity of your writing as well as the correctness of the answer. You must show your work to receive full credit. Any work that you submit must be your own. 1. Devore (7e) Text: 12.9 (p. 454) 2. Devore (7e) Text: 12.16 (p. 466) 3. Devore (7e) Text: 12.32 (p. 476) 4. Crocodile Dundee and Regression Model Building. It is fairly easy to obtain the lengths of alligators in the wild by aerial reconnaissance, but not so easy to judge their weights, which is a more important variable. In an experiment, twenty-six Florida alligators were captured, their lengths (in inches) and their weights (in lbs.) measured. Here are the data: Length (x) 86 88 72 74 61 90 89 68 76 114 90 78 94 Weight (Y) 83 70 61 54 44 106 84 39 42 197 102 57 130 Length (x)...
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2009 for the course ENGRD 2700 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '05 term at Cornell.
- Spring '05