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TRIAL STPM Mathematics M 2 (NSEMBILAN) SMK TgDurahSeremban

TRIAL STPM Mathematics M 2 (NSEMBILAN) SMK TgDurahSeremban

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TRIAL STPM Mathematics M TgDurahSEREMBAN
This question paper consists of 5 printed pages.
Section A
[45
marks
]
 Answer
all
questions in this section
. 1. The electricity bills (in RM) of 60 houses in a town for a certain month are summarized in the table below Electricity bill (in RM)  Number of houses 60 < x
 80 3 80 < x
 100 10 100 < x
 120 14 120 < x
 140 20 140 < x
 160 9 160 < x
 200 4 (a) Display the data on a histogram. [3 marks] (b) Calculate the mean and mode of the electricity bills. [4 marks] (c) Hence, comment on the type of distribution displayed by the data. [2 marks] 2. A survey was carried out among the Form 6 students in a school. The percentage of students studying Economics is 25% and the percentage of students studying Mathematics is 50% . Out of those studying Economics, 60% of them are studying Mathematics. A student is selected at random. Find the probability that (a) the student is studying both Mathematics and Economics [4 marks] (b) the students is studying Economics but not Mathematics. [3 marks] 3. A discrete random variable
 X 
 has the following probability distribution function
, 2, 121, 1,2120 ,
m x x x f x xotherwise
 
 (a) Find the value of
m
. [2 marks] (b) Find Var (
 X 
) [4 marks] (d) If
 = 2
 X 
 + 3, calculate the standard deviation of
 [3 marks]
 
2 4. The marks for Paper 1,
 x
, and Paper 2,
 y
 , of a Statistics test obtained by eight students are summarized as follows.
423
 x
 ,
470
 y
 ,
2
24479
 x
 
,
2
29450
 y
 
and
26520
 xy
 
 Calculate
(a) the Pearson’s correlation coefficient and comment on your answer.
[3 marks] (b) the coefficient of determination and explain briefly on the result obtained. [2 marks] 5. The following table shows the price per unit and the total sales of three brands of electrical products sold by an electrical company.
Electrical Item Prices per unit(RM) Total Sale ( RM 10
3
)
2008 2010 2008 2010
 X
80 85 24.8 24.65
Y
150 156 63.0 71.76
 Z
1350 1420 243.0 305.30 (a) By using 2008 as the base year, calculate the Laspeyres quantity index and Paasche  price index for the year 2010 [5 marks] (b) State with reasons whether price index or quantity index gives a clearer picture on the growth of the electrical company. [2 marks] 6. The following data shows the number of tourist in the years 2008, 2009 and 2010 Year 2008 2009 2010 Quarter 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4  Number of tourist (Thousands) 25 46 37 24 30 53 40 29 37 58 45 36 (a) Plot the time series and comment on the appropriateness of a linear trend. [4 marks] (b) Find the seasonal variation for each quarter by using the additive model. [4 marks]
 
3
Section B
[15
marks
]
 Answer any
one
question in this section
. 7. Box
 X 
 contains 4 blue marbles, 2 red marbles and 6 green marbles. Box
 contains 3 blue marbles and 2 green marbles. A game is played that involves rolling a fair die followed by drawing a marble from either  box
 X 
 or box
. If the number shown on the die is greater than 4, then a marble is drawn from box
 X 
, and if otherwise, a marble is drawn from box
. (a)
 
Find the probability that (i) a blue marble is drawn (ii) the number shown on the die is greater than 4 given that a blue marble is drawn. (iii) a blue or a red marble is drawn. [10 marks] (b)
 
The same game is played but with two marbles drawn from either box
 X 
 or box
. Find the probability that both marbles are blue if the first marble is drawn (i) with replacement (ii) without replacement. [5 marks] 8. The table shows the advertising expenses and sales revenues of a company selling computers for the first seven months of 2009. (a)
 
Plot a scatter diagram for the above data. [2 marks] (b)
 
Find the equation of the least square regression line
 y
=
a
 +
bx
, where
a
 and
b
 are constants. Interpret the regression coefficient,
b
, obtained. [7 marks] (c)
 
Estimate the sale revenue when RM 5.6 million is spent advertising [2 marks] (d)
 
Determine the Spearman’s coefficient of rank correlation between the
advertising expenses and sales revenues. Interpret your answer. [4 marks]
 Advertising Expense (RM million), x
3 6 5 4 6 10 9
Sales Revenue (RM million), y
18 20 21 25 26 28 29

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