Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Statistics, Data, and Statistical Thinking
1
Chapter 2: Methods for Describing Sets of Data
5
Chapter 3: Probability
53
Chapter 4: Discrete Random Variables
82
Chapter 5: Inferences Based on a Single Sample Estimation with Con
Exam
Name_
MULTIPLECHOICE.Choosetheonealternativethatbestcompletesthestatementoranswersthequestion.
Solvetheproblem.
1)
Whichof
the
following
isnot
typically
an
element
of
inferential
statistical
problems?
1)
_ _
A
)
census
B) sampl e
measureof
reliabilit
Exam
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MULTIPLECHOICE.Choosetheonealternativethatbestcompletesthestatementoranswersthequestion.
Solvetheproblem.
1)
Whichof
the
following
is
unknown,
in
general?
1)
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)
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Exam
Name_
MULTIPLECHOICE.Choosetheonealternativethatbestcompletesthestatementoranswersthequestion.
Solvetheproblem.
1)
The
amount
spenton
textbooks
forthe
fallterm
was
recorded
fora
sampleof
five
hundred
university
students.
Themean
expenditu
rewas
calcu
Exam
Name_
MULTIPLECHOICE.Choosetheonealternativethatbestcompletesthestatementoranswersthequestion.
Solvetheproblem.
1)
Suppose
twodice,
oneblue
andone
red,are
rolledand
the
outcomes
ofeach
are
recorded.
Wedefine
the
following
two
events:
A:sumof
therolli
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If a hypothesis is tested at the a = [1.05 level of
Example:
Lets suppose that the Goodyear Tire Company has just developed a tire to be sold.
Since the tire is new and Goodyear wants to introduce it into the consumer market,
company executives believe that a mileage guarantee offered with the tire will be
Preface
This solutions manual is designed to accompany the text, A First Course in Statistics, Eleventh Edition,
by James T. McClave and Terry Sincich. It provides solutions to the even-numbered exercises for each
chapter in the text. (For solutions to th