# Spring 2010(Jan-June

)

MBA SEMESTER 1 MB0040 – STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT- 4 Credits
(Book ID: xxxxxxx)

Assignment Set- 1 (60 Marks)

Note: Each question carries 10 Marks. Answer all the questions. Q1. Elucidate the functions of statistics. Q2. What are the methods of statistical survey? Explain briefly. Q3.Tabulate the following data: Age: 20-40; 40-60;60-above Departments: English, Hindi, Political science, History, sociology Degree level: Graduates, Post graduates; PhD, Total students in age group and in degree level. Q4. The data given below is the distribution of employees of a business according to their efficiency. Find the mean deviation and coefficient of mean deviation from Mean and Median: Efficiency Index 22-26 Emloyees 25 26-30 35 30-34 15 34-38 5 38-42 2

Q5. What is conditional probability? Explain with an example. Q6.The probability that a football player will play Eden garden is 0.6 and on Ambedkar Stadiu is 0.4. The probability that he will get knee injury when playing in Eden is 0.07 and that in Ambedkar stadium is 0.04.What is the probability that he would get a knee injury if he played in Eden.

Spring 2010(Jan-June)

MBA SEMESTER 1 MB0040 – STATISTICS FOR MANAGEMENT- 4 Credits
(Book ID: xxxxxxx)

Assignment Set- 2 (60 Marks)

Note: Each question carries 10 Marks. Answer all the questions. Q1. A random sample of 6 sachets of mustard oil was examined and two were found to be leaking. A wholesaler receives seven hundred twenty six packs , each containing 6 sachets. Find the expected number of packets to contain exactly one sachet leaking? Q2. What do you mean by errors in statistics? Mention the measures to do so. Q3. From a population known to have a standard deviation of 1.4, a sample of 70 individuals is taken. The mean of this sample is found to be 6.2. Find the standard error of the mean. Also establish an interval estimate around the sample mean using one standard deviation of the mean. Q4. A machine is designed so as to pack 300ml of a solution with a standard deviation of 5ml. A sample of 150 bottles when measured had a mean content of 201.3ml. Test whether the machine is functioning properly.(use 5% level of significance) Q5. Out of 2000 people surveyed, 1200 belong to urban areas and rest to semi urban areas. Among 1000 who visited other regions, 800 belonged to urban areas. Test at 5% level of significance whether area and visiting other states are dependant. Q6. How is statistics useful for modern managers? Give examples and explain.