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Unformatted text preview: Stat 225 Problem Set 09 Hints Spring 2009 1. (a) The quantity of interest is a count . (b) Use the distribution from (a). Ans. 14. (c) Use the distribution from (a). Ans. 0.183. (d) The number of requests in non-overlapping time intervals are independent. (e) The quantity of interest is a waiting time . (f) Use the distribution in (e). Ans. 0.143. (g) Use the distribution in (e). Ans. 0.03. 2. (a) The quantity of interest is a count . (b) Use the distribution in (a) and the independence of non-overlapping time in- tervals. Ans. 0.00085 (c) Need a different distribution from that in (a). Ans. 0.0378. (d) 12 customers per hour in each of the first three hours is only one of many ways that 36 customers could arrive in the first three hours. 3. (a) W is a waiting time . (b) Ans. 0.1 hours. (c) It takes longer than 1 6 hours for the first customer to arrive. (d) Note that the number of customers between 9:00 and 9:15 is known ....
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course STAT 225 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Spring '08