Probability and Statistics in the Life
Sciences (Winter 2011) AMS 110.01
Lecture Note 3
Donghyung Lee
Chapter 7 (supplements)
Hypothesis Testing
Hypothesis Testing
In chapter 6, we discussed methods of interval estimation for parameter
of various distribu

Probability and Statistics in the Life
Sciences (Winter 2011) AMS 110.01
Lecture Note 2
Donghyung Lee
Chapter 5
Sampling Distributions
Read Section 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6
Section 5.3
Quantitative Observations
Statistic
: A numerical value calculated

Probability and Statistics in the Life
Sciences (Winter 2011) AMS 110.01
Lecture Note 1
Donghyung Lee
What is Statistics?
The study of methods and procedure for
collecting, classifying, summarizing, and
analyzing data and for making scientific
inferences

HW5
Problem set 1
1. A study was conducted of 90 adult male patients following a new treatment for
congestive heart failure. One of the variables measured on the patients was the increase
in exercise capacity (in minutes) over a 4-week treatment period. T

HW5
Problem set 1
1. A study was conducted of 90 adult male patients following a new treatment for
congestive heart failure. One of the variables measured on the patients was the increase
in exercise capacity (in minutes) over a 4-week treatment period. T

HW4 Solution
(b)
= mean blood serum concentration of
6.10
Gentamicin (1.5 hours after injection of 10mg/kg
is not known and
body weight) in healthy three-year-old female
n<30 => Definition 3
Suffolk sheep.
(a)
(c)
y = 31.720mg ; s = 8.729; n = 5
No. The

HW4
Exercises in our text book
6.10, 6.12, 6.13, 6.14, 6.20, 6.22
And the following problems.
6.30 A researcher is planning to compare the effects of two different types of lights on
the growth of bean plants. She expects that the means of the two groups

Probability and Statistics in the Life
Sciences (Winter 2011) AMS 110.01
Lecture Note 1
Donghyung Lee
What is Statistics?
The study of methods and procedure for
collecting, classifying, summarizing, and
analyzing data and for making scientific
inferences

[SAMPLE TEST]
AMS110.01 Midterm (Winter 2011)
Possible Points:100; Time: 80 Minutes
Last Name: _ First Name: _
Student ID Number: _
1.
Fifteen sheep were fed pingue (a toxin-producing weed of the southwestern United
States) as a part of experiment and die

AMS110.01 Midterm (Winter 2011)
Possible Points:100; Time: 120 Minutes
Last Name: _ First Name: _
Student ID Number: _
1. The sex ratio of newborn human infants is about 105 males : 100 females. Suppose
five infants are chosen at random.
a. (5 points) Wha

[SAMPLE TEST]
AMS110.01 Final Exam (Winter 2011)
Possible Points:100; Time: 120 Minutes
Last Name: _ First Name: _
Student ID Number: _
1. A consumer watchdog group suspects that a yogurt that is advertised to be 98% fat
free has in fact a higher mean fat

Quiz 3 Solution
We are 99% confident that the average Bayley
Mental Development Index score of prematurely
born infants who were given a special aluminum-
1.
depleted intravenous-feeding solution is between
(96.37, 97.63).
99% confidence interval
Two meth

1. In a study of the effect of aluminum intake on the mental
development of infants, a group of 92 infants who had been born
prematurely were given a special aluminum-depleted intravenousfeeding solution. At age 18 months the neurologic development of
the

Quiz 2 (01/13/2011)
1. A fair coin is to be tossed 10 times. Find the
probability that between 30% and 50%
(inclusive) of the tosses will fall heads
(a) using the binomial distribution formula.
(b) using the normal approximation without
continuity correct

Quiz 1 (6/10/2010)
1. Sample Data : cfw_ 30, 10, 4, 37, 24, 60, 49
1) Find the mean of the sample.
2) Find the median of the sample.
3) Find the standard deviation of the sample.
4) Find 80th percentile of the sample data set.
2.
Suppose that P(A)=1/5 an

[Lecture Note 4]
(Example 7-10a) In a study of the nutritional requirements of cattle, researchers measured the weight
gains of cows during a 78-day period. For two breeds of cows, Hereford (HH) and Brown Swiss/Hereford
(SH), the results are summarized in