Prob. 3.1
Four independent (4) measurements are performed on a physical quantity and the average is obtained as
X1 X 2 X 3 X 4
4
where X is the Average random variable, and X i are (uniform) random variables representing each
X
measurement with the same
MAE 301 Applied Experimental Statistics
Midterm #1
October 7, 2014
NAME:
One hour and fifteen minutes; closed-book, closed-notes; a cheat sheet (118 inches, both sides) allowed;
calculators allowed; no computers; work in pencil only; show all work; presen
Prob. 1.1
Let A denote the event that a structural component fails during a test and B denoted the event that the
component shows strain but does not fail. Given P(A) = 0.15 and P(B) = 0.30:
(a) What is the probability that a structural component does not
MAE 301 Applied Experimental Statistics
Homework #5
Due: Oct. 23, Thursday in class
Prob. 5.1
In a chemical process the amount of a certain type of impurity in the output is difficult to control is thus a
random variable. Speculation is that the populatio
MAE 301 Applied Experimental Statistics
Homework #4
Due: Oct. 6, Monday by 2 PM in ERC 363
Prob. 4.1
This problem introduces to Statistics Toolbox and functions in Matlab and perform statistical analysis on
provided data to: 1) fit distribution to "experi
1. One card is drawn from a standard 52 card deck. In describing the occurrence of two
possible events, an Ace and a King, these two events are said to be:
A.
B.
C.
D.
independent
mutually exclusive
random variables
randomly independent
2. A dormitory on
Prob. 2.1
Let us play a game of tossing coins. A total of three fair coins are tossed each time. You receive one point
for each head, and two points for each tail. For example, you would receive four (4) points if a toss yields
two heads and one tail. Def
Practiceproblems:set#2
Probabilities
Problem1
The events A, B and C have
the probability
relationships as shown
a) Are the events A and B independent?
b) Is the following relationship satisfied?
P A B | C P A | C P B | C
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Probabilities
Prob
MAE 301 Midterm #1 Study Guide
Fall 2014
Midterm #1 information
October 7, Tuesday, noon-1:15 PM, PSH152
Closed-book, closed-notes; ONE (1) cheat sheets (118 inches, both sides) allowed; calculators
allowed; no computers
Topics and key concepts
1. Introdu