Homework 1 - STATISTICS 342 - Homework Assignment #1 Due...

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Unformatted text preview: STATISTICS 342 - Homework Assignment #1 Due Friday, January 22, 2010 1. Let Y be a uniform random variable with 1 = 0 and 2 = 1. (a) Using R, generate 10,000 observations of Y . Find the following statistics for your 10,000 obser- vations: minimum, maximum, mean and variance. For each statistic, give the theoretical value that the statistic should be approximately equal to. Then produce a probability histogram of the 10,000 observations. Turn this histogram in with your assignment. Describe the histogram in words. (b) Take the 10,000 observations of Y from part (a) and calculate the following variable: u = 3 + 2 y . Find the following statistics for your 10,000 observations of this new variable: minimum, maximum, mean and variance. Then produce a probability histogram of the 10,000 observation of this new variable. Turn in this histogram with your assignment. Describe the histogram in words....
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2010 for the course STAT 342 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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