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Use the following information to answer the next three exercises: A community college offers classes 6 days a week: Monday through Saturday. Maria conducted a study of the students in her classes to determine how many days per week the students who are in her classes come to campus for classes. In each of her 5 classes she randomly selected 10 students and asked them how many days they come to campus for classes. Each of her classes are the same size.The results of her survey are summarized in [link] .

Number of Days on Campus Frequency Relative Frequency Cumulative Relative Frequency
1 2
2 12 .24
3 10 .20
4 .98
5 0
6 1 .02 1.00

20 . Combined with convenience sampling, what other sampling technique did Maria use?

  1. simple random
  2. systematic
  3. cluster
  4. stratified

21 . How many students come to campus for classes four days a week?

  1. 49
  2. 25
  3. 30
  4. 13

22 . What is the 60 th percentile for the this data?

  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5

Use the following information to answer the next two exercises: The following data are the results of a random survey of 110 Reservists called to active duty to increase security at California airports.

Number of Dependents Frequency
0 11
1 27
2 33
3 20
4 19

23 . Construct a 95% confidence interval for the true population mean number of dependents of Reservists called to active duty to increase security at California airports.

  1. (1.85, 2.32)
  2. (1.80, 2.36)
  3. (1.97, 2.46)
  4. (1.92, 2.50)

24 . The 95% confidence interval above means:

  1. Five percent of confidence intervals constructed this way will not contain the true population aveage number of dependents.
  2. We are 95% confident the true population mean number of dependents falls in the interval.
  3. Both of the above answer choices are correct.
  4. None of the above.

25 . X ~ U (4, 10). Find the 30 th percentile.

  1. 0.3000
  2. 3
  3. 5.8
  4. 6.1

26 . If X ~ Ex p(0.8), then P ( x < μ ) = __________

  1. 0.3679
  2. 0.4727
  3. 0.6321
  4. cannot be determined

27 . The lifetime of a computer circuit board is normally distributed with a mean of 2,500 hours and a standard deviation of 60 hours. What is the probability that a randomly chosen board will last at most 2,560 hours?

  1. 0.8413
  2. 0.1587
  3. 0.3461
  4. 0.6539

28 . A survey of 123 reservists called to active duty as a result of the September 11, 2001, attacks was conducted to determine the proportion that were married. Eighty-six reported being married. Construct a 98% confidence interval for the true population proportion of reservists called to active duty that are married.

  1. (0.6030, 0.7954)
  2. (0.6181, 0.7802)
  3. (0.5927, 0.8057)
  4. (0.6312, 0.7672)

29 . Winning times in 26 mile marathons run by world class runners average 145 minutes with a standard deviation of 14 minutes. A sample of the last ten marathon winning times is collected. Let x = mean winning times for ten marathons. The distribution for x is:

  1. N ( 145 , 14 10 )
  2. N ( 145 , 14 )
  3. t 9
  4. t 10

30 . Suppose that Phi Beta Kappa honors the top one percent of college and university seniors. Assume that grade point means (GPA) at a certain college are normally distributed with a 2.5 mean and a standard deviation of 0.5. What would be the minimum GPA needed to become a member of Phi Beta Kappa at that college?

  1. 3.99
  2. 1.34
  3. 3.00
  4. 3.66

Questions & Answers

What is the variances of 568
Helen Reply
what u asking...
what variance would have a single value..?
variance happened only in a group of values..
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...
What is the variances of 258
Helen Reply
what is the sample size if the degree of freedom is 25?
Arthur Reply
degrees of freedom may differ with respect to distribution...so tell which distribution you have selected...?
my distribution is 27
how to understand statistics
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.
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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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simply probability means possibility.. definition:Probability is a measure of the likelihood of an event to occur.
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
classification of data by attributes is called
Yamin Reply
qualitative classification
tell me details about measure of Dispersion
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
Total=30+40=70 P(red balls) =30/70 Therefore the answer is 3/7
define transport statistical unit
Dennis Reply
describe each transport statistical unit
explain uses of each transport statistical unit
identify various transport statistical units with their example
I didn't understand about Chi- square.
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explain the concept of data analysis and data processing
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
43+37+35+30+41+23+33+31+16 divided by 10 =310/10 =31
=310/10 =31

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