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41 . As the degrees of freedom increase in an F distribution, the distribution becomes more nearly normal. Histogram F 2 is closer to a normal distribution than histogram F 1, so the sample displayed in histogram F 1 was drawn from the F 3,15 population, and the sample displayed in histogram F 2 was drawn from the F 5,500 population.

42 . Using the calculator function Fcdf, p -value = Fcdf(3.67, 1E, 3,50) = 0.0182. Reject the null hypothesis.

43 . Using the calculator function Fcdf, p -value = Fcdf(4.72, 1E, 4, 100) = 0.0016 Reject the null hypothesis.

13.4: test of two variances

44 . The samples must be drawn from populations that are normally distributed, and must be drawn from independent populations.

45 . Let σ M 2 = variance in math grades, and σ E 2 = variance in English grades.
H 0 : σ M 2 σ E 2
H a : σ M 2 > σ E 2

Practice final exam 1

Use the following information to answer the next two exercises: An experiment consists of tossing two, 12-sided dice (the numbers 1–12 are printed on the sides of each die).

  • Let Event A = both dice show an even number.
  • Let Event B = both dice show a number more than eight

1 . Events A and B are:

  1. mutually exclusive.
  2. independent.
  3. mutually exclusive and independent.
  4. neither mutually exclusive nor independent.

2 . Find P ( A | B ).

  1. 2 4
  2. 16 144
  3. 4 16
  4. 2 144

3 . Which of the following are TRUE when we perform a hypothesis test on matched or paired samples?

  1. Sample sizes are almost never small.
  2. Two measurements are drawn from the same pair of individuals or objects.
  3. Two sample means are compared to each other.
  4. Answer choices b and c are both true.


Use the following information to answer the next two exercises: One hundred eighteen students were asked what type of color their bedrooms were painted: light colors, dark colors, or vibrant colors. The results were tabulated according to gender.

Light colors Dark colors Vibrant colors
Female 20 22 28
Male 10 30 8

4 . Find the probability that a randomly chosen student is male or has a bedroom painted with light colors.

  1. 10 118
  2. 68 118
  3. 48 118
  4. 10 48

5 . Find the probability that a randomly chosen student is male given the student’s bedroom is painted with dark colors.

  1. 30 118
  2. 30 48
  3. 22 118
  4. 30 52


Use the following information to answer the next two exercises: We are interested in the number of times a teenager must be reminded to do his or her chores each week. A survey of 40 mothers was conducted. [link] shows the results of the survey.

x P ( x )
0 2 40
1 5 40
2
3 14 40
4 7 40
5 4 40

6 . Find the probability that a teenager is reminded two times.

  1. 8
  2. 8 40
  3. 6 40
  4. 2

7 . Find the expected number of times a teenager is reminded to do his or her chores.

  1. 15
  2. 2.78
  3. 1.0
  4. 3.13


Use the following information to answer the next two exercises: On any given day, approximately 37.5% of the cars parked in the De Anza parking garage are parked crookedly. We randomly survey 22 cars. We are interested in the number of cars that are parked crookedly.

8 . For every 22 cars, how many would you expect to be parked crookedly, on average?

  1. 8.25
  2. 11
  3. 18
  4. 7.5

9 . What is the probability that at least ten of the 22 cars are parked crookedly.

  1. 0.1263
  2. 0.1607
  3. 0.2870
  4. 0.8393

10 . Using a sample of 15 Stanford-Binet IQ scores, we wish to conduct a hypothesis test. Our claim is that the mean IQ score on the Stanford-Binet IQ test is more than 100. It is known that the standard deviation of all Stanford-Binet IQ scores is 15 points. The correct distribution to use for the hypothesis test is:

  1. Binomial
  2. Student's t
  3. Normal
  4. Uniform

Questions & Answers

What is the variances of 568
Helen Reply
what u asking...
friend
what variance would have a single value..?
friend
variance happened only in a group of values..
friend
if we have a group of values...1st we find its average..ie..'mean'..then we calculate each value's difeerence from the mean..then we will square each 'difference value'.then we devide total of sqared value by n or n-1..that is what variance...
friend
What is the variances of 258
Helen Reply
66,564
Mampy
what is the sample size if the degree of freedom is 25?
Arthur Reply
26..
friend
25
Tariku
27
Tariku
degrees of freedom may differ with respect to distribution...so tell which distribution you have selected...?
friend
my distribution is 27
Tariku
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Edwin Reply
you are working for a bank.The bank manager wants to know the mean waiting time for all customers who visit this bank. she has asked you to estimate this mean by taking a sample . Briefly explain how you will conduct this study. assume the data set on waiting times for 10 customers who visit a bank. Then estimate the population mean. choose your own confidence level.
Halpha Reply
what marriage for 10 years
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fit a least square model of y on x ? what is the regression coefficient ? x : 2 3 6 8 9 10 y : 5 6 7 10 8 11
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how can we find the expectation of any function of X?
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zaheer Reply
simply probability means possibility.. definition:Probability is a measure of the likelihood of an event to occur.
laraib
fit a least square model of y on x ? what is the regression coefficient ? x : 2 3 6 8 9 10 y : 5 6 7 10 8 11
Nayab
classification of data by attributes is called
Yamin Reply
qualitative classification
talal
tell me details about measure of Dispersion
Halim
Following data provided Class Frequency less than 10 10-20 5 15 10-30 25 12 40 and above Which measure of central tendency would you compute and why?
Nija Reply
a box contains a few red and a few blue balls.one ball is drawn randomly find the probability of getting a red ball if we know that there are 30 red and 40 blue balls in the box
harish Reply
3/7
RICH
Total=30+40=70 P(red balls) =30/70 Therefore the answer is 3/7
Anuforo
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Dennis Reply
describe each transport statistical unit
Dennis
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Dennis
identify various transport statistical units with their example
Dennis
I didn't understand about Chi- square.
Esayas Reply
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Kim Reply
the following data represent the number of pop up advertisement received by 10 families during the past month.calculate the mean number of advertisement received by each family during month.43,37,35,30,41,23,33,31,16,21
ejaz Reply
mean=43+37+35+30+41+23+33+31+16/10 =310/10 =31
Anuforo
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