EC_Poisson_and_exp(Extra Credit)

EC_Poisson_and_exp(E - (which is 23.12 a p(3 occurrences in 4 minutes b p(3 or less occurrences in 4 minutes c p(at least 3 occurrences in 4

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Extra Credit Questions (#1) Due Dec. 17.   Please put a printed copy in my Redcay mailbox.   Work with up to one other  person, in which case hand in one copy with two names.  If it is determined that  more than one submitted the same copy, no one receives credit.  There is no  partial credit for individual answers.  This can add up to three points on the final  grade.  No extended times. 1.   Assuming the rate of occurrence is  once every 4 minutes,   find each of the following  probabilities using either the POISSON or the EXPONDIST functions in Excel.  Assume that  time is measured continuously in fractions of minutes so that p(X < X0) = p(X ≤ X0). Note : Probabilities should all be stated in decimal equivalents to 4 decimal places, such as .2312 
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Unformatted text preview: (which is 23.12%). a) p(3 occurrences in 4 minutes) b) p(3 or less occurrences in 4 minutes) c) p(at least 3 occurrences in 4 minutes) d) p(between 2 and 5 occurrences – inclusive – in 4 minutes) e) p(less than 3 occurrences in 10 minutes) f) p(either 2 or 6 occurrences in 15 minutes) g) p(next occurrence is in 6 minutes or less) h) p(next occurrence is in 4 minutes or more) i) p(next occurrence is from 2 to 10 minutes) j) find X0 = the # of minutes until the next occurrence such that p(X < X0) = .25 (to the nearest .5 minute) k) find X0 = the # of minutes until the next occurrence such that p(X > X0) = .25 (to the nearest .5 minute)...
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This note was uploaded on 06/19/2011 for the course STAT 260 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Sam Houston State University.

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EC_Poisson_and_exp(E - (which is 23.12 a p(3 occurrences in 4 minutes b p(3 or less occurrences in 4 minutes c p(at least 3 occurrences in 4

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