Epidemiology/Health Services/Psychosocial Research
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Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality
Associated With the Metabolic Syndrome
BO ISOMAA, MD1
PETER ALMGREN, MSC2
TIINAMAIJA TUOMI, MD3
BJORN FORSE N, MD4
KAJ LAHTI, MD5
STAT 462: Probability (Sections 2.6-2.10)
When we are uncertain about an outcomes occurrence (e.g., whether a coin will come up
heads or tails, the number of dots observed on the roll of a die, whether or not the bus will be
late), we typically
due Tuesday, 11 October 2016
1. A large number of insects are expected to be attracted to a certain variety of rose plant. A commercial
insecticide is advertised as being 99% effective. Suppose 2000 insects infest a rose gar
Fill in yellow cells using data in "S&P 500 Raw Data"
Fill in blue cells using returns in B6:D86
due Tuesday, 15 November 2016
1. Assume that Y denotes the number of accidents in a month at an intersection on Vine Street, and that past
city records show that Y has a Poisson distribution with parameter . Further assume t
Practice Problems 3
Not to be turned in, but may be helpful before the final
1. Let X have the pdf fX (x) =
1 ex /2 ,
< x < .
(a) Find E(X 2 ) directly.
(b) Find the pdf of Y = X 2 .
(c) Use (b) to find E(Y ).
2. Let X and Y have
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MRKT 341 Fall 2016 Schedule
Ch. 6, In class group work on Simulation
Ch. 5 (Cont.) Ch. 6 STP
Ch. 6 Segmentation, Targeting,
Ch. 6, In class work on Simulation
Ch. 7 Products, Services and
JMP Software Download and License Update
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n your computer:
If sample data is given:
If X is a random variable:
2 E X x 2 p x 2
p x q n x where x 0,1, 2,
x ! n x !
-The 1 100% Confidence Interval for p is:
p 1 p
p z .
p 1 p
p + z .
KEY TO HW 5
1. The US Army requires womens heights to be between 58 inches and 80 inches.
Assume womens heights are normally distributed with mean 63.6 inches and standard
deviation 2.5 inches. Find the percentage of women meeting that height requirement.