304_Hw2_Probability_Bayes

304_Hw2_Probability_Bayes - CEE 304 Uncertainty Analysis in...

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CEE 304  -  Uncertainty Analysis in Engineering Homework #2 Due:   Monday, Sept. 3, 2007,  at CEE_304 lecture . Read:   Sections of Devore 2.1-2.5 for this week.  Please start thinking about problem # 106 <D6 104> after Wednesday’s lecture . Goal:   Devore Chapter 2 introduces the mathematical formulation of probability.  This  homework addresses that material.  The last problem is harder.  It is an opportunity to  test your understanding more deeply; you must recast a “real” problem into a form  that you can solve. The  ActivStats  assignment from chapter 15 looks ahead to introduce the idea of a  random  variable  which will be developed in lectures 5-8 and in Chapter 3 of Devore.   ActivStats  assignment in chapter 14 is mostly fun. ASSIGNMENT Page numbers are for Edition 7 of Devore. ADD 10% for Edition 7 page numbers. Problem numbers are for both editions except where differences are noted <D6>.
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