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tgDurahSeremban TRIAL STPM MATHEMATICS M Term 2

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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

Y

= 2

X

+ 3, calculate the standard deviation of

Y

[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

Y

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

Y

. 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

Y

. (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

Y

. 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