Hw06 - STAT 410 Homework #6 (due Friday, February 29, by...

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STAT 410 Spring 2008 Homework #6 (due Friday, February 29, by 3:00 p.m.) 1. One piece of PVC pipe is to be inserted inside another piece. The length of the first piece is normally distributed with mean value 20 in. and standard deviation 0.7 in. The length of the second piece is a normal random variable with mean and standard deviation 15 in. and 0.6 in., respectively. The amount of overlap is normally distributed with mean value 1 in. and standard deviation 0.2 in. Assuming that the lengths and amount of overlap are independent of one another, what is the probability that the total length after insertion is between 32.65 in. and 35.35 in.? 2. a) At Anytown College, the heights of female students are normally distributed with mean 66 inches and standard deviation 1.5 inches. The heights of male students are also normally distributed with mean 69 inches and standard deviation 2 inches. For Homecoming, a male student and a female student are selected independently
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Hw06 - STAT 410 Homework #6 (due Friday, February 29, by...

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