Math 203 assignment 1

Math 203 assignment 1 - MATH 203 Assignment 1 Student no....

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MATH 203 Assignment 1 Student no. 260320838 Name: Nastaran Mobasherzadegan 1) p46, 2.29 Earthquake aftershock a) The approx percentages from 1.5 to 2.5 in magnitude are 6%, 14%, 20%, 15%, 11%, 8%. Together the percentage of earthquakes in between 1.5 and 2.5 is 74% b) Approximately 9.3% are greater than 3 (4%+ 2.5%+ 1%+ .5% +.5% +.5%+ .3%) 2) p48, 2.37 Postmortem intervals a) Are the data roughly symmetrically distributed about any value? The data mostly ranges at 3 to 7.5 and it can be said it is symmetrically about 5. However the histogram itself is not symmetrical and shows an empty area in between 7.5 and 10. b) Are there any unusually small or large observations? The smallest observation is 3.3 and largest 14.5. The largest observation is repeated and so proves that it is less likely to be a
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mistake. The smallest however is much smaller than the rest of the observations and is most likely to be a mistake. 3)
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This note was uploaded on 06/23/2010 for the course MATH 203 taught by Professor Dr.josecorrea during the Spring '08 term at McGill.

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