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# ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD (Department of Mathematics and Statistics) WARNING

1. 2. PLAGIARISM OR HIRING OF GHOST WRITER(S) FOR SOLVING THE ASSIGNMENT(S) WILL DEBAR THE STUDENT FROM AWARD OF DEGREE/CERTIFICATE, IF FOUND AT ANY STAGE. SUBMITTING ASSIGNMENTS BORROWED OR STOLEN FROM OTHER(S) AS ONE’S OWN WILL BE PENALIZED AS DEFINED IN “AIOU PLAGIARISM POLICY”.

Course: Statistics & Probability (3447) Level: BS (CS)

Semester: Autumn, 2012 Total Marks: 100 Pass Marks: 40

ASSIGNMENT No. 1
Note: Attempt all questions and each question carries equal marks. Q.1 Diameters of 36 rivet heads in 1/100 of an inch 6.72 6.77 6.82 6.70 6.78 6.70 6.62 6.73 6.80 6.72 6.76 6.76 6.68 6.66 6.76 6.67 6.70 6.72 6.74 6.81 6.79 a) b) c) Q.2 a) b) c) 6.75 6.66 6.62 6.72 6.78 6.66 6.66 6.76 6.76 6.64 6.70 6.76 6.76 6.78 6.72

Compute the sample mean and sample standard deviation. Construct a relative frequency distribution and histogram of the data. Comment on whether there is any clear indication or not that the sample came from a population that depicts a bell shaped distribution. A developer of a new subdivision offers a prospective home buyer a choice of 4 deigns, 3 different heating systems, a garage or car-porch and a patio or screened porch. How many different plans are available to this buyer? A contractor wishes to build 9 car-porch houses, each different in design. In how many ways can he place these houses on a street of 6 lots are on one side of the street and 3 lots are on opposite side? The probability that an American industry will locate in Munich is 0.7, the probability that it will locate Brussels is 0.4, and the probability that it will locate in either Munich or Brussels or both is 0.8. What is the probability that the industry will locate. i) In both cities? ii) In either city? Consider the density function.

Q.3 a)

i)

Evaluate k,

ii)

Find F(x) and use it to evaluate P (0.3<X<0.6)
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5 minutes. representing the number of cherries in a cherry puff. respectively. find a 96% confidence interval for the population mean of all bulbs produced by this firm. Construct a 99% confidence interval for the average number of kilometers an automobile is driven annually in Virginia. ii) More than 3. an automobile is driven on the average 23. If a random sample of 64 customers is observed.500 kilometers per year with a standard deviation of 3900 kilometers.7 minutes.4 6 0.6 minutes. A random sample of 100 automobile owners shows that.1 b) Fine the mean µ and the variance σ2 of X − Fine the mean µx and the variance of the mean X i.b) A privately owned liquor store operates both a drive-in facility and a walk-in facility. find the probability that their mean time at the teller’s counter is: i) At most 2. σ2 for random samples 36 cherry puffs.3 7 0. iii) At least 3. has the following probability distribution: X P(X=x) i) ii) 4 0.2 minutes and a standard deviation σ = 1.2 minutes but less than 3.e.5 a) b) . c) An electrical firm manufactures light bulbs that have a length of life that is approximately normally distributed with a standard deviation of 40 hours. and suppose that the joint density function of these random variables is: i) ii) c) Find the marginal density of X & Y Find the probability that the drive-in facility is busy less than one-half of the time.2 5 0. A manufacturer claims that the average tensile strength of thread A exceeds the average tensile strength of thread B by at least 12 kilograms.4 a) The amount of time that a drive-through bank teller spends on a customer is a random variable with a mean µ = 3. in the state of Virginia. If a sample of 30 bulbs has an average life of 780 hours. One a randomly selected day. be the proportions of the time that the drive-in and walk-in facilities are in use.4 minutes. The random variable X. let X and Y. To test his 2 Q. The probability distribution of the discrete random variable X is: Find then mean of X Q.

test Ho: β = 0.28 kilograms while type B thread has an average tensile strength of 77.3 9 255 1555 10 225 1260 11 225 1146 12 225 1276 13 225 1225 14 340 1321 Observation x1 (drive in time.7 9.0 6.9 8. 50 pieces of each type of thread are tested under similar condition.0 11. An experiment was designed for the Department of materials Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University to study hydrogen 3 . Fit and interpret a linear regression models using gain as the response and emitter drive-in time as the regressor variables.7 kilograms with a standard deviation of 6. min) Gain / hFE (y) b) In a linear relationship. ASSIGNMENT No.2 9.1 6. and the resulting data shown in the table below. where β is the slope of the regressor variables is.claims. that is.1 10. Should variances be pooled here? Q.5 9.8 9. In a study conducted by the Department of Mechanical Engineering and analyzed by the Statistics Consulting Center at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.6 Pass Marks: 40 b) Can you conclude that there is virtually no difference in means between the steel rods supplied by the two companies? Use a P-value to reach your conclusion. Q. Test the manufacturer’s claim using a 0.8 11. 2 Total Marks: 100 Note: Attempt all questions and each question carries equal marks.0 9. The sample springs were made out of the steel rods supplied by each company and the “bounciness” was studied. The data are as follows: Company A: Company B: 9.0 11.8 kilograms with a standard deviation of 5. the steel rods supplied by two different companies were compared.2 10. Would you agree with this claim if a random survey of new homes in this city shows that 8 out of 15 had heat pumps installed? Use 0.2 a) Transistor gain in an integrated circuit device between emitter and collector (hFE) is related to two variables that can be controlled at the deposition process.8 6.3 8.61 kilograms.5 10. fourteen samples were observed following deposition.05 level of significance.1 a) A builder claims that heat pumps are installed in 70% of all homes being constructed today in the city of Richmond.7 8. Type A thread had an average tensile strength of 86. emitter drive-in time (x1 in minutes).10 level of significance. 1 195 1004 2 255 1636 3 195 852 4 255 1506 5 225 1272 6 225 1270 7 225 1269 8 195 9.7 8.2 7.

7 17.5 20.5 6 18.1 64.5 231.5 2. The effective hydrogen pressure was observed as the response.9 15.1 Perform the analysis of variance at the 0.7 223.5 1.3 16. 4 .8 18.6 16. A random sample of 4 seals from each machine is used to determine whether the mean tensile strength varies from machine to machine.9 4 14.5 1.5 19.4 a) Sample of size 50 are taken every hour from a process producing a certain type of item that is either considered defective or not defective.6 2 16.5 0.9 5 17.5 2. The data follow.4 3 20.5 0.5 0. y (atm) 86. x (mA/cm2) 0.1 92. The solution used was 0.7 74. Q.embrittlement properties based on electrolytic hydrogen pressure measurements. Twenty samples are taken.3 15.7 15.2 17. Charging current Density.1 132. The catholic charging current density was controlled and varied at four levels.5 1.5 20.5 466. Q. The following are the tensile-strength measurements in kilograms per square centimeter x10 -1 1 17.05 level of significance and indicate whether or not the mean tensile strength differ significantly for the 6 machines. the material being a certain type of stainless steel.7 Run 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 i) Calculate and interpret the simple linear regression parameters of y against x.6 202.1 N NaOH.8 18. The machines are being compared with respect to tensile strength of the product.8 18.7 20.5 2.2 17.3 Six different machines are being considered for use in manufacturing rubber seals.5 Effective Hydrogen Pressure.5 16.9 413.4 19.2 16.

Sample 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 i) ii) b) Number of Defective items 4 3 5 3 2 2 2 1 4 3 Sample 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Number of Defective items 2 4 1 2 3 1 1 2 3 1 Construct a control chart for control of proportion defective Does the process appear to be in control? Explain.05 will be detected? The resulting p-chart will involve 3σ limits. or night shift worked. 5 .025 level of significance to determine if the proportion of defectives is the same for all three shifts.01for the in-control probability of a defective. a set of data was collected to determine whether or not the proportion of defective produced by workers was the same for the day.01 level of significance and test the hypothesis that the time spent watching television is independent of whether the viewer is male or female. Suppose that an attribute quality control chart is being designed with a value of p= 0.5 that a process shift to p= p1 =0. evening. The following data were collected: Shift: Defectives Non defectives Day 45 905 Evening 55 890 Night 70 870 Q.5 a) Use a 0. b) A random sample of 90 adults is classified according to gender and the number of hours they watch television during a week: Over 25 hours Under 25 hours Male 15 27 Female 29 19 Use a 0. What is the sample size per subgroup producing a probability of 0. In a shop study.

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