MATH 471 / FALL 2012
ASSIGNMENT 5: DUE OCTOBER 1, 2012
Please write your solutions carefully and neatly, preferably in complete and grammatically
correct sentences. Justify all of your arguments.
1. Question 3.4.5, page 138.
2. Question 3.4.11, page 138.
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Probability Mass Function
Rolls Of The Die
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Cumulative Distribution Function
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Probability Mass Function
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Homework Assignment 3:
Pages 34 - 35. Exercises 2, 4, 8, 10, 12.
2. Past experience shows that every new book by a certain publisher captures
randomly between 4 and 12% of the market. What is the probability that the next
book by this publisher cap
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Homework Assignment 2:
Pages 23 - 26 Exercises 8, 20, 24, 26, 28
8. A company has only one position with three highly qualified applicants: John,
Barbara, and Marty. However, because the company has only a few women
employees, Barbara's chance to b
MATH 471 / FALL 2012
ASSIGNMENT 2: DUE SEPTEMBER 7, 2012
Please write your solutions carefully and neatly, preferably in complete and grammatically
correct sentences. Justify all of your arguments.
1. Question 2.4.2, page 39.
2. Question 2.4.7, page 39.
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MATH 471 / FALL 2012
ASSIGNMENT 1: DUE AUGUST 27, 2012
Please write your solutions carefully and neatly, preferably in complete and grammatically
correct sentences. Justify all of your arguments.
1. Question 2.2.10, page 21. (Lets assume for simplicity th
MATH 471 / FALL 2012
ASSIGNMENT 3: DUE SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
Please write your solutions carefully and neatly, preferably in complete and grammatically
correct sentences. Justify all of your arguments.
1. There are 26 letters in the English alphabet.
(a) Ass
MATH 471 / FALL 2012
ASSIGNMENT 4: DUE SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
Please write your solutions carefully and neatly, preferably in complete and grammatically
correct sentences. Justify all of your arguments. [Hint: Rather than computing binomial
probabilities, use
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Homework Assignment 1.
Pages 9 - 11 Exercises 2, 6, 18, 19
2. A box contains three red and five blue balls. Define a sample space for the
experiment of recording the colors of three balls that are drawn from the box, one by
one, with replacement.
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MATH 471 / FALL 2012
ASSIGNMENT 6: DUE OCTOBER 8, 2012
Please write your solutions carefully and neatly, preferably in complete and grammatically
correct sentences. Justify all of your arguments.
1. Question 3.5.14, page 149.
2. Question 3.6.9, page 159.