STA1010 Statistical Methods for Science
Semester 1, 2017
ASSIGNMENT 2
DUE DATE: NOON, MONDAY, 15 May 2017.
The completed assignment should be placed in the submission box with your tutors
name on grou
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STA1010 Statistical
Methods for Science
Exam Tips
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Plan
a for
o lecture
ec u e
Structured around the exam
Exam wont cover everything
But nothing can be ruled out either!
For each of the 12 exam q
This list of readings is NOT essential you can use it as an alternative to lectures
if you find that you learn better by reading, or use it to supplement lectures and
get a different perspective.
DVB3
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Student example 6
L2 p.15
L2,
p 15
State
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TAFE 5 private
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Satisfaction Survey of 700 business students in State
how to best representatively sample thi
+ Means of Random variables (L16,P106)
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Mean also know as EXPECTED VALUE, E(X)
Know probability distribution mean can be determined:
The mean of a discrete random variable X is:
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x = E ( X ) = xi .
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STA1010
Statistical Methods for Science
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What
a causes lung
u g ca
cancer?
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Number of known cases rose dramatically in second
h lf off 19th century, even more dramatically
half
d
i ll 1900
1900-1
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Testing
g for disease
Example 3. Digitalis intoxication (L6, page 37)
Contingency Table between:
Disease presence:
D+ (have disease) and D- (do NOT have disease)
and
Diagnostic
g
Test result: T+ (
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The
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I can tell if the
milk went in first!
Really?
Muriel Bristol
Ronald Fisher
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What
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correctly
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guessing which cups had milk
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(L5, p 31-32)
Consider the values: 5, 11, 3, 15, 8.
Five number summary is (3,5,8,11,15)
IQR is 6
Mean is 8.4
SD is 4.77
Add 10 to every data point. What happens to:
Five nu
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STA1010 Statistical
Methods for Science
Lecture 18
Calculations with Normal Random Variables
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Summary
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of Lecture
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The Normal Distributions
Continuous random variables
Density curv
QUESTION 1
a) Histogram
(i)
The types of variables involved in a histogram are discrete and continuous quantitative. Quantitative variables are
those that have a numeric value related to the size of t
STA1010 Statistical Methods for Science
Semester 2, 2016
ASSIGNMENT 2
DUE DATE: NOON, MONDAY, 10 October, 2016.
The completed assignment should be placed in the submission box with your tutors
name on
EAE1011 Lab 7 The Spheres of Earth Diagram and Description
The earths environment operates through different spheres of progresses and reactions.
Scientists separate main spheres into cycles that repr
EAE1011 Earth Atmosphere & Environment 1
EAE1011 Self-Run Group Field Trip
Assessment:
This assignment is to be done in groups of 3-5 students (unless you have specific permission from
the EAE1011 coo
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Frequency
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Mildura, a town located around the north west corner of Victoria, would be theoretically the best
place to build large solar plants as the place receives the most solar energy due to its high sola
Assignment 1: Oral Report & Written Summary (20%)
Starting References: To take the first steps towards completing this exercise, choose one of the four topics listed with starting references.
1) Can s