Chapter 1: Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS AND DATA ANALYSIS Theme for the course: "The manner in which data are generated and collected determines the conclusions a statistician may draw from them.
Chapter 2: Probability PROBABILITY The Frequentist Notion of Probability Consider a process that can be repeated over and over again (forever), independently and under the same conditions. Probability describes the relative frequencies at which all p
STA 301 Applied Statistics Spring 2008, Section B Homework #9 - Key Due Friday, April 11 Question 1: Upon winning the World Series in 2006, the St. Louis Cardinals players and coaches celebrated by dousing each other in champagne. A staff member wan
Chapter 5: Some Discrete Probability Distributions CHAPTER 5 - SOME DISCRETE PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS
(But we'll only cover one of them)
In this chapter we introduce a discrete probability distribution that is commonly used in practice. BINOMIAL DI
STA 301 Applied Statistics Spring 2008, Section B Homework #4 - Key Due Wednesday, February 13 Question 1: A candy dish contains a mixture of plain and peanut M&Ms of various colors. We have the following facts about the M&Ms in the dish: 80% are
STA 301 Applied Statistics Spring 2008, Section B Homework #4 Due Wednesday, February 13 Question 1: A candy dish contains a mixture of plain and peanut M&Ms of various colors. We have the following facts about the M&Ms in the dish: 80% are plain
STA 301 Applied Statistics Spring 2008, Section B Homework #3 Due Monday, February 11 Question 1 (p. 39, #2.10)
An engineering firm is hired to determine if certain waterways in Virginia are safe for fishing. Samples are taken from three rivers. (a
STA 301 Applied Statistics Spring 2008, Section B Homework #10 - Key Due Wednesday, April 16 Question 1: Prior to a national election, a Democratic campaign staffer conducted an opinion poll to determine the percentage of votes his candidate could e
STA 301 Applied Statistics Spring 2008, Section B Homework #7 - Key Due Wednesday, March 12
Question 1: Suppose Z is a random variable having a standard normal distribution. Calculate the following probabilities: (a)
P(Z 1.65)
(b)
P(0 < Z < 1.6
STA 301 Applied Statistics Spring 2008, Section B Homework #5 - Key Due Friday, February 29 Question 1: (p. 73, #2.109)
A truth serum has the property that 90% of the guilty suspects are properly judged while, of course, 10% of guilty suspects are
STA 301 Applied Statistics Spring 2008, Section B Homework #3 - Key Due Monday, February 11 Question 1 (p. 39, #2.10)
An engineering firm is hired to determine if certain waterways in Virginia are safe for fishing. Samples are taken from three rive
Parnassus
Anton Raphael Mengs, 1761
Mengs was the leading artist of early Neo-Classicism.
The Oath of Brutus
Gavin Hamilton, 1767
The oath was sworn as a promise of individual revenge
against a corrupt monarchy.
The Death of Socrates
Jacques-Louis David,
STA 301 - Homework 6 Solutions
Fall 2016
Question 1
A random sample of size 100 is drawn from a normal distribution with mean 150 and standard deviation 15.
Find the probability that. . .
a) the first member of the sample takes a value between 148 and 152
IMPRESSIONISM
Claude Monet, Wheatstacks (Snow Effect), 1890-91.
IMPRESSIONISM
Claude Monet, Wheatstacks (Morning Snow Effect), 1890-91.
IMPRESSIONISM
Claude Monet
The Japanese
Bridge
1899.
IMPRESSIONISM
Pierre Renoir, Luncheon of the Boating Party, 1881.
Chapter 2: Probability
CHAPTER 2 PROBABILITY
We now begin to build the foundation on which inferential statistics is built. In this chapter, we
examine ways to describe and analyze chance outcomes that arise from processes involving
uncertainty.
We begin
IMPRESSIONISM
Degas' sculpture stands outside the mainstream of nineteenth-century
French sculpture. He was never interested in creating public monuments,
and, with one exception, neither did he display his sculpture publicly. The
exception was The Little
Impressionism
A Museum Visit
drDr. Patti Rose
IMPRESSIONISM
Impressionism
The impressionist style of painting is characterized
chiefly by concentration on the general impression
produced by a scene or object and the use of unmixed
primary colors and small
Dr. Patti Rose
Overview of Neo-Classicism
$ Art produced in Europe and North America
from the mid-18c to the early 19c.
$ More than just an antique revival a reaction
against the surviving Baroque & Rococo styles.
$ Linked to contemporary political events
STA 301 - Homework 4 Solutions
Fall 2016
A discrete random variable X has the following probability mass function:
Question 1
x cfw_0, 1, 2, 3.
f (x) = c(x + 1),
Find the value of c to make f (x) a valid probability mass function.
Solution
X
f (x) = 1 =
x
STA 301 - Homework 6
Fall 2016
Due Wednesday, October 26
Note: you may use R for any probability calculations. Along with your answers, please submit the R code
used to generate them. Otherwise, you should show your work as usual.
Question 1
A random samp
STA 301 - Homework 7
Fall 2016
Due Friday, November 11
Note: you may use R to perform your computations. Along with your answers, please submit the R code
used to generate them. Otherwise, you should show your work as usual.
Question 1
Upon winning the Wo
MINITAB STA 301
Accessing MINITAB
MINITAB (Version 16 or 17) is available in many computing labs on campus. You may also
rent or buy a personal copy of MINITAB at www.minitab.com.
To begin a MINITAB session, proceed as follows:
1. Double Click the MINITAB
Formula Sheet STA 301 Exam 1
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s2 =
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x) 2
n 1
n
xi
n
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x i i 1
n
s 2 = i 1
n 1
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( x i ) 2
N
1
k2
A B =
A B
A B =
A B
P(A) = sum of the probabilities for all simple events whose union is A.
P(B|A) =
P(A B)
P( A)
P(A B) = P(A) + P(B) -
STA 301 - Homework 3 Solutions
Fall 2016
Question 1
(p. 60, #2.56 - modified)
An automobile manufacturer is concerned about a possible recall of its best-selling four-door sedan. If there
were a recall, there is a 0.25 probability that a defect is in the
STA 301 - Homework 1 Solutions
Fall 2016
Question 1
At the end of a semester, an instructor compiles his final grade distribution, resulting in the table below:
Grade
% Students
A
B
C
D
F
25
30
25
15
5
Is this summary of class grades an application of des
STA 301 - Homework 2 Solutions
Fall 2016
Question 1
(p. 43, #2.10)
An engineering firm is hired to determine if certain waterways in Virginia are safe for fishing. Samples are
taken from three rivers.
a) List the elements of the sample space S using the l
STA 301 Homework 1 (22 pts) - UPDATED
Due: In class, Friday, September 4th
1. A consumer magazine article titled How safe is the Air in Airplanes reports the air quality, as
quantied by the degree of staleness, was measured on 175 domestic ights.
(a) What
STA 301 Homework 2 Revised - KEY (20 pts)
Due: In class, Friday, September 11th
1. The table below lists accidental deaths by age and certain specific types for the United States in
2002.
a. A randomly selected person from the U.S. was known to have an ac
Exam 3 review notes
Corresponds to content from Homework 5 and Application Project 1
Corresponds to content from the following classes/notes:
o 10-2-2015 (random samples) through 10-30-2015 (Excel overview, visualization,
assumptions)
Corresponds to the f