MSci609_winter2011_Assignment_1

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Unformatted text preview: Department of Management Sciences Faculty of Engineering University of Waterloo MSci 609 Quantitative data Analysis for Management Sciences Winter 2011 Assignment 1 (Due January 25, 2011) Points to consider: • Include a title page as a separate sheet, and write on it your name, student number, and email address. Work on the assignment independently. • Please state all your assumptions and show all your work. Generous partial credit will be given if the reasoning is correct, even if the solution is not. However, none will be given for unsubstantiated claims, even if you provide perfectly correct answer. • Please do not ask for informal assessment of your work, i.e. do not ask for an assessment of whether you were on the right track on any particular problem. • Assignments should be dropped in the drop‐box in CPH (2nd floor) by 1:00 pm on the day it is due. Question 1: (5 marks) Solve Exercise 2.184 on page 106 of James T. McClave and Terry Sincich, Statistics, 11th Edition. Question 2: (5 marks) Solve Exercise 3.26 on page 126 of James T. McClave and Terry Sincich, Statistics, 11th Edition. Question 3: (5 marks) Solve Exercise 3.90 on page 152 of James T. McClave and Terry Sincich, Statistics, 11th Edition. Question 4: (5 marks) Solve Exercise 3.166 on page 174 of James T. McClave and Terry Sincich, Statistics, 11th Edition. Question 5: (10 marks) Solve Exercise 3.164 on page 174 of James T. McClave and Terry Sincich, Statistics, 11th Edition. Question 6: (5 marks) Bev can either take a course in Operations Research or in Database Systems, if Bev takes the Operations Research course, then she will receive an A grade with probability 1/2. If she takes the Database course she will receive an A grade with probability 1/3. Bev decides to base her decision on the flip of a fair coin. What is the probability that Bev will get an A in Operations Research? ...
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