PSTAT 5A
Worksheet 3
Spring 2015
Exercise 1. Suppose that U is a continuous random variable that is uniformly distributed
between 0 and 6. For all problems below, practice good notation!
(a) Sketch th
PSTAT 5A
Worksheet 2
Spring 2015
Exercise 1. Suppose that Y is a random variable with pdf
y
1
Pr (Y = y)
3
7
9
0.25 0.03 0.08 p
(a) Calculate the value of p.
1 (0.25 + 0.03 + 0.08) = 0.64.
(b) What is
PSTAT 5A
Worksheet 1
Spring 2015
Exercise 1. A die is loaded so that it only lands on a 1 or a 6 with equal probability.
Consider the random experiment in which we roll the die 3 times.
(a) Describe t
PSTAT 5A
Worksheet 4
Spring 2015
Exercise 1. For the following problems, use the data: cfw_64, 58, 33, 82, 79, 63, 46, 66, 77, 110.
(a) Compute the mean.
x = 67.8.
(b) Compute the standard deviation.
PSTAT 5A
Quiz 5 Practice Problems
Spring 2015
Exercise 1: In this problem we will investigate the relationship between movie critic rating
and box oce revenue. In particular, we will try to use critic
PSTAT 5A
Quiz 2 Practice Problems
Spring 2015
Exercise 1. Some people claim that pets look like their owners. To study this you show
somebody a picture of the owner next to 3 pictures of cats, only on
PSTAT 5A
Quiz 1 Practice Problems
Spring 2015
Exercise 1. Consider the random experiment where we ip a coin 4 times.
(a) Write out the sample space.
(b) Suppose we observe the rst three ips and they a
PSTAT 5A
Quiz 4 Practice Problems
Spring 2015
Exercise 1: A label on a certain cereal package states that the true mean weight of the
packages is 16 ounces. A consumer group insists that the true mean
PSTAT 5A
Quiz 3 Practice Problems
Spring 2015
Exercise 1. For the following data, create a ve number summary, nd the mean, variance
and standard deviation, and the IQR and sketch a box plot of the dat
PSTAT 5A
Instructor
Syllabus
Spring 2015
Wade Herndon
[email protected]
Oce: South Hall 5514
Office Hours MW 1:00-2:30 (or by appointment)
Your TA will also hold oce hours. You should direct ques
PSTAT 5A
Worksheet 7
Spring 2015
Exercise 1. Plants A and B both manufacture equivalent parts. A company wants to
compare the quality of parts made by the two manufacturers, so they order 200 of a cer
PSTAT 5A
Worksheet 6
Spring 2015
Exercise 1. Body temperatures of 30 healthy men and women were measured and the
mean and standard deviation of the sample was 98.25 and 0.721, respectively. We want to
PSTAT 5A
Worksheet 5
Spring 2015
Exercise 1. A sample of reading scores of 35 fth-graders has a mean of 82. The reading
standard deviation of the sample is 15.
(a) Can we reasonably use the normal dis
Statistics
22/09/2016
An ideal world given by probability;
A real world with data;
The Statisticians Objectives
1. Ask the right questions
2. Collect useful data
3. Summarize the data
4. Make decision
PSTAT 5A:
Week 2
Class Worksheet
Conditional Probability
A social science researcher went to a elementary school and asked every fourth and fth grader
what they thought was their most important goal: