STAT 409
Fall 2011
Homework #11
(due Friday, December 2, by 4:00 p.m.)
From the textbook:
8.7-1 (
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8.4-2 (
8th edition (
8.7-3 (
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8.4-4 (
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8.7-4 (
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8.7-6 (
8.4-10 (
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8.
In Neverland, annual income (in $) is distributed according to Gamma dist
MATH/STAT 409
Homework # 3
due 09/20/2013
1. Let > 0 and let X1 , X2 , . . . , Xn be a random sample of size n from a distribution
with pdf
f (x; ) =
43
x , 0 < x < .
4
(a) Find the MLE .
(b) Is a consistent estimator? Justify your answer.
(c) Is an unbia
STAT 409
Fall 2012
Homework #2
( due Friday, September 14, by 4:00 p.m. )
1.
Let X 1 , X 2 , , X n be a random sample from the distribution with probability
density function
(
)
f X ( x ) = f X ( x ; ) = 2 + x 1 (1 x ) ,
a)
0 < x < 1,
> 0.
~
Obtain the m
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MATH/STAT 409
Homework # 11
Due 12/06/2013
1.
7.2-8
2.
Metaltech Industries manufactures carbide drill tips used in drilling oil wells.
The life of a carbide drill tip is measured by how many feet can be drilled before
the tip wears out. Metaltech claims
MATH/STAT 409
Homework # 1
due 09/06/2013
1. Suppose = cfw_1, 2, 3 and the pdf f (x; ) is
= 1 : f (1; 1) = 0.6, f (2; 1) = 0.1, f (3; 1) = 0.1, f (4, 1) = 0.2
= 2 : f (1; 2) = 0.2, f (2; 2) = 0.3, f (3; 2) = 0.3, f (4, 2) = 0.2
= 3 : f (1; 3) = 0.3, f
MATH/STAT 409
Homework # 2
due 09/13/2013
1. 6.1-10
2. 6.1-18 (Hint: Use MoM)
3. Let X1 , X2 , . . . , Xn be a random sample from a distribution with pdf
fX (x; ) = ( + 1)(1 x) , 0 < x < 1, > 1.
Obtain the method of moment estimator of , .
4. Let X1 , X2
STAT 409
Fall 2012
Homework #4
( due Friday, September 28, by 4:00 p.m. )
1.
6.2-8 (
)
2.
6.2-12 (
)
3.
6.2-18 (
)
4.
6.4-4
The data in Exercise 6.2-12 that give results of a leakage test are repeated here:
3.1
3.3
4.5
2.8
3.5
3.5
3.7
4.2
3.9
3.3
Use thes
STAT 409
Fall 2012
Homework #11
(due Friday, December 7, by 4:00 p.m.)
1.
Alex has a special coin he uses to make decisions in class. We do not know whether
the coin is fair or not, so we assign the following prior probability distribution on the
probabil
STAT 409
Fall 2012
Homework #4
( due Friday, September 28, by 4:00 p.m. )
1.
6.2-8 (
a)
x = 46.42;
b)
s 2 = 41.682,
)
s 6.456,
t 0.05 ( 4 ) = 2.132,
46.42 2.132 6.456
5
46.42 6.156
or
( 40.264, 52.576 ).
2.
6.2-12 (
)
a)
x = 3.580;
b)
s2 =
c)
t 0.05 ( 9 )
STAT 409
Fall 2012
Homework #1
( due Friday, September 7, by 4:00 p.m. )
1.
6.1-10 (
)
+
(d)
~1
p=
(a)
E( X ) = 1 p .
(b)
~
p equals the number of successes, n, divided by the number of Bernoulli
/
trials,
X = 1~
p
so
X
=n
n
i =1 X i
;
n
i =1 X i ;
(c)
STAT 409
Fall 2012
Homework #9
(due Friday, November 16, by 4:00 p.m.)
1.
Let X 1 , X 2 , , X 5 be a random sample of size
n=5
from a Poisson distribution
with mean > 0. We wish to test H 0 : = 2 vs. H 1 : 2.
n=5
Recall that Y =
Xi
has Poisson ( 5 ) dist
STAT 409
Fall 2011
Homework #6
( due Friday, October 14, by 4:00 p.m. )
1.
In the past, only 30% of the people in a large city felt that its mass transit system is
adequate. After some changes to the mass transit system were made, we wish to test
if the p
STAT 409
Fall 2012
Homework #3
( due Friday, September 21, by 4:00 p.m. )
1.
Let > 0 and let X 1 , X 2 , , X n be a random sample from the distribution with
the probability density function
f X (x) = f X ( x ; ) =
a)
x
2
e x ,
x > 0.
Find the sufficient s
MATH/STAT 409
Homework # 6
Due 10/18/2013
1.
6.4-4
The data in Exercise 6.2-12 that give results of a leakage test are repeated here:
3.1
3.3
4.5
2.8
3.5
3.5
3.7
4.2
3.9
3.3
Use these data to find a 95% confidence interval for
(a)
2.
2.
(b
MATH/STAT 409
Homework # 5
Due 10/18/2013
1.
6.4-4
The data in Exercise 6.2-12 that give results of a leakage test are repeated here:
3.1
3.3
4.5
2.8
3.5
3.5
3.7
4.2
3.9
3.3
Use these data to find a 95% confidence interval for
2.
(a)
(b)
.
(
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1.
Use mathematical induction to prove that
13 + 23 + 33 + n3 =
n 2 (n + 1) 2
4
for all positive integers n.
Base.
Step.
13 =
n = 1.
Suppose
3
1 2 (1 + 1 )
STAT 409
Fall 2011
Homework #5
( due Friday, October 7, by 4:00 p.m. )
1.
Consider Gamma ( , = usual ) distribution. That is,
f ( x; , ) =
1
( )
x 1 e x
,
0 < x < .
Suppose is known.
a)
Determine the Fisher information I ( ).
x
ln f ( x; ) = ln ( ) ln +
STAT 409
Fall 2012
Homework #10
(due Friday, November 30, by 4:00 p.m.)
1 2.
Let > 0 and let X 1 , X 2 , , X n be independent random variables, each with
the probability density function
f (x; ) =
n
Recall
Y=
ln X i =
i =1
1.
n
i =1
x 1.
,
W i has Gamma
STAT 409
Fall 2012
Homework #7
(due Friday, October 26, by 4:00 p.m.)
1.
A researcher wishes to determine whether the starting salaries of high-school math
teachers in private schools are higher than those of high-school math teachers in
public schools. S
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Consider a random sample:
2.4,
0.9,
2.7,
2.4,
2.1.
Sketch the empiric
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A random sample of 150 Anytown State University students were cross-c
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Province Ranch is an insurance company that provides homeowners polic
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1. (5) During the 2012 season, a baseball player had n = 400 at bats ( a