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Unformatted text preview: CEE 304  Uncertainty Analysis in Engineering Homework #2 Due: Monday, Sept. 3, 2007, at CEE_304 lecture . Read: Sections of Devore 2.12.5 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 58 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>. ActivStats Lessons (a) Look at the three activities on page 151 describing discrete and continuous random variables. What are the answers from the three sets of word match challenges under the 3rd variables....
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2008 for the course CEE 3040 taught by Professor Stedinger during the Fall '08 term at Cornell.
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