STAT 210: INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
Winter 2015
MWF 11:00 11:50 PM, Fisk Hall 217
Dr. Jeffrey T. Lewis (ECON)
347 Arthur Andersen Hall, 847-491-8238
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Blackboard Problem Set #10a
1.
Test Z is a standardized test that all high school seniors take. The mean test score for a rand
sample of 30 students who take the test is 75.7. The population standa
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Blackboard Problem Set #10b
1.
Students are randomly assigned into a treatment group and a control group. Members of the
treatment group use method B to learn how to read. Members of the control
Blackboard Problem Set #9b
Test Z is a standardized test that all high school seniors take. The mean test score foi
random sample of 30 students who take the test is 75. The sample standard deviatior
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Blackboard Problem Set #8a
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1.
An SRS of 1000 adults asks if they agree with the statement "I support President
Obama." Suppose that 60% of all US adults would agree if asked this question so th
Blackboard Problem Set #9a
1.
The mean monthly rent for a random sample of 30 apartments advertised in the local
newspaper is $1200. The population standard deviation is $200. Using this data, aj?
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Blackboard Problem Set #8b
1.
An SRS of 200 adults asks if they agree with the statement "I support President
Obama." Suppose that 50% of all US adults would agree if asked this question so the
popula
Blackboard Problem Set #7a
Remember that the notation we are using is: N(mean, standard deviation).
1.
A repair team is responsible for a stretch of oil pipeline 10 miles long. The distance (in miles)
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Blackboard Problem Set #6a
Consider the joint probability distribution of X and 7:
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.4
O.Y
What is E(X\y =1) (rounded to four decimal places)?
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Blackboard Problem Set #7b
Remember that the notation we are using is: 7V(mean, standard deviation).
1.
A repair team is responsible for a stretch of oil pipeline 40 miles long. The distance (in miles
Blackboard Problem Set #6b
1.
Melissa has invested 40% of her funds in T-bills and 60% of her funds in stocks. If Xis
the annual return on T-bills and Y the annual return on stocks, the portfolio rate
Blackboard Problem Set #5b
1.
The probability distribution of random variable X is given below:
X
1
P(x)
0.8
2
0.2
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A second random variable is defined as follows: Z = 2X2 - 1 . What is
Blackboard Problem Set #4b
q-b
1.
2.
Complete Problem #3.83 on page 119. (Round your final answer to four decimal
places. Remember to express your answer as a proportion.)
3.
Complete Problem #3.84 on
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Blackboard Problem Set #5a
1.
The probability distribution of random variable X is given below:
X
P(x)
0.9
0.1
*x
What is o ^ (rounded to four decimal places)?
2.
The probability distribution of
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Blackboard Problem Set #431
1. The voters in a large city are 50% white, 30% black, and 20% Hispanic. Candidate .
Smith wins 60% of the white vote, 20% of the biack vote, and 80%. of the
Northwestern University
Department of Economics - STAT 210 Introduction to Statistics
Professor: Steen Habermalz - First Midterm Examination - January 29th 2009
INSTRUCTIONS: Please read the whole exa