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Q1

The data obtained in the study of age and blood pressure are as below :
Subject A B C D E F Age, x 43 48 56 61 67 70 Pressure, y 128 120 135 143 141 152

a) b) c) d) e) Q2

Find Σ xi, Σ yi, Σ xi2, Σ xi yi, and Σ yi2 . Find Sxy, Sxx and Syy. Calculate the sample correlation coefficient and interpret the result. By using the least square method, estimate the regression line. Estimate the pressure for age x = 65. (20 marks)

A researcher wishes to determine if a person’s age is related to the number of hours he or she exercises per week. The data for the sample are shown as below :
Age, x Hours, y 18 10 26 5 32 2 38 3 52 1.5 59 1

a) b) c) d) e)

Find Σ xi, Σ yi, Σ xi2, Σ xi yi, and Σ yi2 . Find Sxy, Sxx and Syy. Calculate the sample correlation coefficient and interpret the result. By using the least square method, estimate the regression line. Predict the hour when x = 35 years. (20 marks)

Q3 A summary on a class of 9 students on their midterm report grades (x) and on the final examination grades (y) are as follows:
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a) b) c) d)

Find Sxy, Sxx and Syy. Calculate the sample correlation coefficient and interpret the result. Estimate the regression line. Estimate the final examination grade of a student who received a grade of 85 on the midterm report. (15 marks)

Q4

A paint manufacturing company claims that the mean drying time for its paints is not longer than 45 minutes. A random sample of 20 gallons of paints selected from the production line of this company showed that the mean drying time for this sample is 49.50 minutes with a standard deviation of 3 minutes. Assume that the drying times for these paints have a normal distribution. Using the 1% significance level, would you conclude that the company’s claim is true? (10 marks) A researcher estimates that the average height of the buildings of 30 or more stories in a large city is at least 700 feet. A random sample of 10 buildings is selected, and the heights in feet are shown. At α = 0.025, is there enough evidence to reject the claim?

Q5

(10 marks) The following information is obtained from two independent samples selected from two populations.2 bushels per acre with a standard deviation of 3 bushels. which is surpassed in most single servings of ready-to-eat cereals. a high sodium intake may be related to ulcers. The human requirement for salt is only 220 milligrams per day. If a random sample of 20 similar servings of certain cereal has a mean sodium content of 244 milligrams and a standard deviation of 24. (10 marks) A random sample of 12 shearing pins is taken in a study of the Rockwell hardness of the head on the pin. (10 marks) Q7 Q8 Q9 Q10 Q11 Q12 .3 minutes. construct a 90% confidence interval for the mean Rockwell hardness.25 cm. yielding an average value of 48. Type 1 has an average of 30560 km and standard deviation of 4360 km. Thirty tires are tested under similar conditions. stomach cancer.485 520 511 535 841 635 725 616 615 582 (10 marks) Q6 According to a dietary study. Measurements on the Rockwell hardness were made for each of the 12. Construct a 95% confidence interval for the difference of the population means. are tested for their durability. while type 2 has an average of 32800 km and standard deviation of 5200 km.75 cm with a standard deviation of 7 cm. (10 marks) A sample of 14 commuters in Chicago showed the average of the commuting times was 33.05 σ1 = 5.50 with a sample standard deviation of 1. type 1 and type 2. a) What is the point estimate of μ? b) Assuming the measurements to be normally distributed. while 30 male students who showed no interest in such participation had a mean height of 168. n1 = 650 ̅ = 1.02 level of significance that the average sodium content for a single serving of such cereal is greater than 220 milligrams? Assume the distribution of sodium contents to be normal. does this suggest at the 0. a) What is the point estimate of μ? b) Find the 98% confidence interval of the true mean. a) What is the point estimate of μ? b) Construct a 95% confidence interval for the population mean.5. (10 marks) A random sample of 20 acres gave a mean yield of wheat equal to 41. (10 marks) Two types of tires. Assume that the yield of wheat per acre is normally distributed. Construct a 96% confidence interval for the difference of the population means. and migraine headaches. (10 marks) The mean height of 30 male students who participated in the basketball team was 170.54 σ2 = 6.2 minutes and the standard deviation was 8.5 milligrams.80 Construct a 95% confidence interval for μ1 – μ2.5 cm with a standard deviation of 6.22 n2 = 675 ̅ = 1.