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 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
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 #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 #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 #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
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 #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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
Renaissance
Review-Michelangelo
Dr. Patti Rose
Born in 1475 in a small town near Florence, is
considered to be one of the most inspired men
who ever lived; he was a sculptor, painter,
engineer, architect, and poet.
David
Michelangelo
created his
masterpie
STA 301 - Homework 3
Fall 2016
Due Friday, September 23
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 de
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
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 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
1
Brunton
STA 301
4 December 2015
Application Project 2
1.
Daily Rainfall (0.01 cm)
Particulate Removed (g/m3)
4.3
126
4.5
121
5.9
116
5.6
118
6.1
114
5.2
118
3.8
132
2.1
141
7.5
108
This study was looking at the amount of rainfall vs. the quantity of a p
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l 6 “3/
STA 301 — Homework 6 (26 pts) ,
Due: In class, Wednesday, December 2'“j
1. (11.9, pg. 399 — modified)
A study was made by a retail merchantto determine the relation between weekly advertising
expenditures and sales. The data are given below.
Adv
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 possib
STA 301 - Homework 5 Key
Fall 2016
Question 1
A random variable X has the following density function:
f (x) = 6x(1 x),
x (0, 1).
The mean and variance of X are:
=
1
2
2 =
1
20
a) Find the mean of g(X) = 5(1 X).
b) Find the variance of g(X) = 5(1 X).
c)
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
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 1
Fall 2016
Due Friday, September 9
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 appl