hw3 - CEE3040UncertaintyAnalysisinEngineering

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CEE 3040  –  Uncertainty Analysis in Engineering Note: if you are using Devore 6, please see BB site for correct  version of problems. Homework #3 Due:   Weds, September 15 , 2010  in CLASS as will be the schedule. Read:    Sections of text:  3.1-3.4 and 4.1-4.2 for this week. Goal:   This homework finishes  Counting  in Devore Chapter 2. Devore Chapter 3 develops the key  concepts of random variables, probability distributions, and moments.  Problems from Devore  rehearse those ideas.   See if you and your friends can  crack  the challenge problem. The  ActivStats  lesson looks forward to the discussion of continuous random variables and in  particular the normal distribution that are topics in Devore Chapter 4.  This will be the focus of  lectures next week. Assignment Required ActivStats Lessons (a) Look at the first and third activities on page 5-1.  The third (“Density Curve Review”) asks  you to fill in the blanks.  What are the correct answers?  (Turn them in.) (b) Look at the first two activities on page 5-2 addressing the normal distribution and the 
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hw3 - CEE3040UncertaintyAnalysisinEngineering

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