STAT 421
Fall 2010
Homework 2, due Fri., Sept. 17
Problems marked by * are required for graduate students, optional for undergraduates.
From DeGroot and Schervish:
Sec. 1.7 (p. 27): #6,8; Sec. 1.8 (p. 34): #8,10,16,20*; Sec. 1.9 (p. 38): #2,10
Additional
STAT 421
Fall 2010
Homework 4, due Fri., Oct. 1
Problems marked by * are required for graduate students, optional for undergraduates.
From DeGroot and Schervish:
Sec. 2.3 (pp. 77-9):#2,5,10,12,13*; Sec. 2.6 (pp. 93-6):#6,10,24,28; Sec. 3.1 (pp.102-3):#10;
STAT 421
Fall 2010
Homework 6, due Fri., Oct. 22
Problems marked by * are required for graduate students, optional for undergraduates.
From DeGroot and Schervish:
Sec. 3.7 (pp. 157-8): #2,4,8*; Sec. 3.8 (p. 164): #2,3,6,8 (Aside for this section: theres a
STAT 421
Fall 2010
Homework 10, due Fri. Dec. 3
Note: there are four parts to this homework: text problems, in-class problems, additional problems,
and a graduate problem for each of the graduate students. Problems marked by * are required for
graduate st
STAT 421
Fall 2010
Homework 8, due Fri., Nov. 5
Problems marked by * are required for graduate students, optional for undergraduates.
From DeGroot and Schervish: Sec. 3.10 (pp. 176-9): #22; Sec. 4.1 (pp. 188-9): #3,6,8,10*; Sec.
4.2 (pp. 196-7): #3,4,6,8;
STAT 421
Fall 2010
Homework 5, due Fri., Oct. 15
Problems marked by * are required for graduate students, optional for undergraduates.
From DeGroot and Schervish:
Sec. 3.4 (p. 127):#4,6,10*; Sec. 3.5 (pp. 135-6):#2,4,6; Sec. 3.6 (pp.145-6):#2,8,10,12*
Pro
STAT 421
Fall 2010
Homework 11, due Fri. Dec. 10
Problems marked by * are required for graduate students, optional for undergraduates. I encourage
you to use R (or your calculator) on problems where you are asked to compute probabilities for
named distrib
STAT 421
Fall 2010
Homework 1, due Mon., Sept. 13
Problems marked by * are required for graduate students, optional for undergraduates.
From DeGroot and Schervish:
Sec. 1.4 (p. 12): #1,4,6; Sec. 1.5 (p. 18): #4,5,6,9,13*; Sec. 1.6 (p. 22): #2,6
Notes: a)
STAT 421
Fall 2010
Homework 7, due Fri., Oct. 29
From DeGroot and Schervish:
Sec. 3.8 (p. 164): #10,11; Sec. 3.9 (pp. 175-6): #4,6,12,14*; Sec. 3.10 (pp. 176-179):#21,24
1. In problem 8 on p. 164, verify the answer (Homework 6 solutions) with a simulation
STAT 421
Fall 2010
Homework 9, due Fri. Nov. 19
Problems marked by * are required for graduate students, optional for undergraduates.
From DeGroot and Schervish: Sec. 4.4 (pp. 208-9): #2,5,8; Sec. 4.5 (pp. 213-4): #2,12; Sec. 4.6
(p.221): #3,8,9,14; Sec.
STAT 421
Fall 2010
Homework 3, due Fri., Sept. 24
Problems marked by * are required for graduate students, optional for undergraduates.
From DeGroot and Schervish:
Sec. 1.10 (p. 44): #1 (explain how the answer in the back was derived), 2,6; Sec. 1.12 (pp.