Introduction to Probability and Statistics with
Calculus (UN1201)
Fall 2016
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John P. Cunningham
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Course Syllabus
Description
This course provides a comprehensive introducti
Chapter 3: Discrete Random Variables and Probability Distributions
e.
49.
With n = 50, P(X = 0) =
50
0
(.05)0 (.95)50
(.95)50 = .077.
Let X be the number of seconds, so X ~ Bin(6, .10).
n x
6
p (1 p ) n x =
(.1)1 (.9) 5 .3543 .
a. P(X = 1) =
x
1
b.
P(X
6
UN1201 HW2 Solution
3.10. The number of pumps in use at both a six-pump station and a four-pump
station will be determined. Give the possible values for each of the following
random variables:
a. T = the total number of pumps in use
b. X = the differ
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Probability
In 1654, writer Antoine Gombaud Chevalier de Mr wants to know if the following
bets are
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3.4 The Binomial Probability Distribution
1. n trials
2. each trial has only 2 outcomes (S or F)
3. trials are independent
4. probability of success P(S) is constant, called p
Independence and
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f(x) =
probability
density
function
f(x)
graph of f(x) =
density curve
a
b
,
= (
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(area under the curve between a and b)
2
4.2 Cumulative Distribution Function
Homework 1 Solution
Shuaiwen Wang
Problem 12
Solution: As we can see in Figure 1 the values concentrates around 0.4.
Figure 1: The stem-and-leaf plot of the data.
Problem 25
Solution: As we can see in Figure 2, the logarithm transformation decreases the l
Displaying and Describing Quantitative
Data
1.2 Histograms in Descriptive Statistics, 1.3 Measures of
Location, 1.4 Measures of Variability
Thought Question
1. If you were to read the results of a study showing
that daily use of a certain exercise machine
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Professor Anthony Donoghue
Survey Project, Part I
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1. Purpose of the Survey
As an undergraduat
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PART II
1.
LINEAR REGRESSION ANALYSIS
Question: Is there a relationship between the number of classes taken and the number of
extracurricular clubs involved in during the semester?
PART A: LINEAR REGRESSIO
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Review: Point Estimation (6.1)
If an estimator, ", is unbiased, E(") =
$) = long run average, sometimes above,
ex. E(X
sometimes below the actual parameter
ex. E(S2) = 2
,
*
('
)'
)
(
.
S2 =
/
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(parts of 7.3, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3)
1
7.3 CI for Means, small n, unknown
(
%/'
)
only for large n (> 40)
for smaller n, this underestimates the true confidence
interval, therefore, we substitu
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Distribution of the Sample Mean (5.4)
# = &# =
# =
)
&#
)
=
&# =
(standard error
of the mean)
mean of sample means =
mean of population
2
Distribution of the Sample Total
- = . + ) + +
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Negative Binomial
A coin is flipped until you get 3 tails
X = number of heads
What is P(X = 5)?
(total flips 3)
Negative Binomial
A weighted coin is flipped until you get 3 tails
X = number