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# Statsquiz3 - Quiz 3 Probability and Statistics Bernardo Guimaraes September 2009(For questions 1 and 2 The event"my father-in-law called my wife

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Quiz 3 Probability and Statistics Bernardo Guimaraes September 2009 (For questions 1 and 2) The event "my father-in-law called my wife" can be described as a Poisson event with hazard rate F = 1 week 1 . The event "my mother-in-law called my wife" can be described as a Poisson event with hazard rate M = 2 week 1 . 1. The event "my father-in-law called my wife" can be described as a Poisson event because: (a) his behavior is absolutely random: he calls her on average once a week, but the likelihood of him calling at a given time t without calling her. (b) his behavior is absolutely random: he calls her every week, but any time in the week is equally likely to be awarded with his call. (c) he is very methodic and calls her every week exactly at the same weekday and time. (d) the probability that he will call my wife is decreasing as a function of time. (e) the probability that he will call my wife is increasing as a function of time. 2.

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## This note was uploaded on 02/28/2010 for the course ECO 211 taught by Professor Gilo during the Spring '10 term at Young Harris.

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Statsquiz3 - Quiz 3 Probability and Statistics Bernardo Guimaraes September 2009(For questions 1 and 2 The event"my father-in-law called my wife

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