STUDY GUIDE FOR BAYES RULE
Do the following questions at the end of Chapter 7 in the Hacking book:
1, 2, 3, 6, and 7 (especially 2 and 3).
Know why base rates are important. (See pp. 72-73 in Hacking and the Chapter 7
lecture notes.) Review the Sideswip
Probability Rule Sheet
The following rules are all fair game for the second midterm and final. Note that many
of these rules are interderivable and there will often be more than one way to apply
them to solve a given problem.
Subtraction Rule for Negation
Philosophy 153
Spring 2012
Kate McFarland
Name (1 pt): _
MIDTERM 2 (100 pts total)
1. Multiple Choice (3 pts each).
1.1
Andrea is conducting a test of the null hypothesis that there is no difference in yield
between two plots of land, Plot A and Plot B, t
Name (1 pt): _Key_
Phil 153 SP 12 McFarland
MIDTERM 1 (100 pts total)
1. Multiple Choice (3 pts each / 27 pts total).
1.1
A survey of 500 randomly selected OSU students found that, on average, the students
surveyed had 1.4 years of full-time work experien
Sample Questions Relevant to Chs 16-19
Question 1
John Culvenor, et al, won an Ig Nobel prize for their study An Analysis of the Forces
Required to Drag Sheep Over Various Surfaces. Among the surfaces tested were wood
and plastic.
Assume that five trials