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TRIAL STPM Mathematics M 2 (JOHOR)SMK TunHussienOnn

TRIAL STPM Mathematics M 2 (JOHOR)SMK TunHussienOnn

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TRIAL STPM MATHEMATICS M (JOHOR) –SMK TunHO Section A
[ 45 marks]
 Answer
all
questions in this section
1. Tan and Lim, solicitors, monitored the time spent on consultations with a random sample of 120 of their clients. The times, to the nearest minute, are summarised in the following table : Time ( minutes) Number of clients 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-44 45-59 60-89 90-119 2 5 17 33 27 25 7 3 1 Total 120 a) calculate the median and quartiles of this distribution. [ 5 marks] b) comment on the skewness of the distribution. [ 1 mark ] c) calculate the mean of the above data [ 2 marks] d) the solicitors are undecided whether to use median or mean to summarise the data. State, giving a reason, which you would recommend them to use. [ 2 marks] 2. The events A and B are such that P(A
 B
) = 0.4,
0.12B)P(A ,25.0)(
 ==
 A B P 
 a) calculate the value of P(B). [ 2 marks] b) Give a reason why A and B are not independent. [ 1 mark ] c) calculate the value of
)(
'
 B A P 
 
 [ 3 marks] 3. The probability that New Year’s Day is on Sunday in a randomly chosen year is
81
. a) 12 years are chosen randomly. Find the probability that at least 3 of these years have New Year’s day on a Sunday. [ 4 marks] b) 60 years are chosen randomly. Use a suitable approximation to find the probability that more than 6 of these years have New Year’s Day on a Sunday. [ 5 marks] 4. The data of 10 paired observations are summarised as follows:
 =====
120726.xy ,59920y ,300831x600,y ,1480
22
 x
 Find the equation of the least square line in the form of y = a + bx, where a and b are constants. [ 3 marks]
 
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5. 2010 2011 Sauce Price (RM per unit) Quantity / unit Price (RM per unit) Quantity / unit Premium Standard Budget 23.60 15.80 10.50 35 45 50 25.20 17.10 11.30 22 38 60 The above table shows the price and quantity of 3 types of sauce sold by a supermarket for the years 2010 and 2011. By using 2010 as the base year, find the a) simple aggregate price index and interpret. [ 3 marks] b) Laspeyres price index and Paasche quantity index. [ 4 marks] 6. The following table shows the fixed deposits is in a finance company in the years 2009 to 2012.
Fixed deposits ( RM’ 000 )
Quarter Year 1 2 3
4
2009 13 20 35
22
2010 16 28 45
24
2011 20 32 48
32 2012 25 36 55 38
a) Plot a time series, and comment on the trend of the time series. [ 4 marks] b) State whether it is appropriate to use the linear regression method to forecast the amount of fixed deposits. Give a reason. [ 2 marks] c) calculate the centred four-quarter moving averages for this time series. [ 4 marks]
 
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Section B
[ 15 marks]
 Answer
ONLY
 
one
question in this section
7. The continuous random variable,
 hours, the time taken to perform a particular task, has the probability density function
otherwise 0 1.0t 0.6 t)-9c(1 0.6t0 10 )(
2
<<=
ct  f  
 Where
 is a constant. a) find the value of
 and sketch the graph of this distribution. [ 7 marks] b) Find the expected time ( in minutes). [ 4 marks] c) determine the probability that the time will be more than 48 minutes. [ 4 marks] 8. A study comparing the amount if advertising time on TV per week for a product and the number of sales per week for the same product was conducted. The result over 8 weeks are given below:  Advertising time ( minutes), x 10 12 14 15 16 17 22 20 Sales (thousands), y 2.3 2.8 3.1
k
2.9 3.2 5.0 4.0 a) find the coordinates of the point though which the regression line y on x and that of
 x 
 on
 both pass. Give your answer in terms of
. [ 3 marks] b) given that the regression line of
 on
 x 
 is
 = 0.197
 x 
 + 0.184, find
 to the nearest integer. Hence, find the Pearson correlation coefficient
 between advertising time and sales per week. [ 7 marks] c) plot a scatter diagram of y against x.. [ 2 marks] d) state whether it is appropriate to estimate the sales per week if the advertising time on TV is increased to 30 minutes per week. Give a reason. [ 2 marks] e) What is the effect on
 if the advertising time was in hours instead of minutes. [ 1 mark]

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