exam2-review - properties of covariance(just the de±nition...

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AMS 311 Joe Mitchell Review for Exam 2 Reading Material: 1. Practice exams (3 of them) 2. HW 4, HW5, HW6 (reading assignments and problems and solutions) Chapter 4, Sections 4.5–4.9. You can skip pages 152-154 (170-172 in 7th Ed, 154-156 in 6th Ed) (on Possion process) and the Hypergeometric and Zeta distributions (Sections 4.8.3 and 4.8.4) Chapter 5, Sections 5.1–5.5, 5.7. You can skip Section 5.4.1 on the normal approximation of binomial (we will do it later), and Section 5.5.1 on hazard rate functions. Chapter 6, Sections 6.1, 6.2. 3. Handouts (on web): “Notes and Examples on Discrete Distributions” “Notes on Continuous Distributions” “More Examples: Joint Densities” “Notes on Expectation, Moment Generating Functions, Variance, Covariance” (You can ignore the moment generating function portions of it; we will cover this later. We also have not gone into any detail about
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Unformatted text preview: properties of covariance (just the de±nition).) Some additional recommended examples and problems: (All examples and problem numbers are common to 6th Edition, 7th Edition, 8th Edition, except where noted.) 1. Chapter 4: Examples: 5a, 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d, 6e, 7a, 7b, 7c, 8d, 8g Problems: # 1, 13, 14, 18, 19, 27, 35, 40, 41, 48, 51, 52, 53 Self-Test: # 3, 5, 14 (13 in 6th Ed) 2. Chapter 5: Examples: 1a, 1b, 1c, 2a, 2b, 2e, 3a, 3b, 3c, 4b, 4c, 4d, 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 7a, 7b, 7c Problems: # 1-8, 15-22 Self-Test: # 1-4, 9-11 3. Chapter 6: Examples: # 1a, 1b, 1c, 1e, 2a, 2b, 2c, 2f Problems: # 1, 2(a), 8-11, 20-23 Self-Test: # 1, 3, 6 (5 in 6th, 7th Ed), 7 (6 in 6th, 7th Ed)...
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