This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.
View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Quiz 7 Solutions Course: Stat 231 Term: Spring 2010 Instructor: Dr. Jock MacKay Prepared by: Murshid Kuttihassan 1. The value = 0 . 30 is outside the 10% likelihood interval. Answer: False To obtain the 10% likelihood interval pick the point y = 0 . 1 on the Y axis and draw a line parallel to the X axis through this point. This line will intersect the likelihood graph at two points. From each of these points draw a vertical line to the X axis. The interval on the X axis between the points where these vertical lines meet the X axis is the 10% likelihood interval. Observe that the point on the X axis with x = 0 . 3 is inside this interval. Hence the statement that the value = 0 . 30 is outside the 10% likelihood interval. is False. 2. The probability that is in the 15% likelihood interval is approximately 0.95. Answer: False We do not know anything about the distribution of . Hence we can not talk about the probability of being in any interval. In general, we cannot make a probability statement about a parameter unless we are in a bayesianin any interval....
View Full
Document
 Spring '08
 CANTREMEMBER

Click to edit the document details