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SATHYABAMA UNIVERSITY
(Established under section 3 of UGC Act,1956)

Course & Branch :B.Tech - BIN/BME/BTE
Title of the Paper :Basic Statistics Max. Marks:80
Sub. Code :5ET102B-6C0013 (2005-2006-2007-2008-2009)
Time : 3 Hours
Date :02/06/2012 Session :FN
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PART - A (10 x 2 = 20)
Answer ALL the Questions
1. If the arithmetic mean of the following data is 19.
x 10 15 20 25 30
y 5 4 4 ? 3
then find the missing data.

2. Write down the formula to compute the Quartile deviations Q
1

and Q
3
.

3. State the properties of the coefficient of correlation.

4. Write down the normal equations to fit a straight line y = ax + b
in least square method.

5. What is the probability of getting an odd or an even number when
a fair die is thrown?

6. State Bayes theorem.

7. Given the p.d.f of a continuous random variable x as follows

=
< <
=
. , 0
1 0 ), 1 (
) (
otherwise
x for x kx
x f find k.

8. A random variable x has probability function as follows.

x: -1 0 1
p(x): 0.2 0.3 0.5
Find E(3x + 1).

9. Check whether the following data is consistent For a binomial
distribution mean is 7 and variance is 11.

10. If a random variable x follows a poisson distribution such that
P(x = 2) = P(x = 1). Find P(x = 0).

PART B (5 x 12 = 60)
Answer ALL the Questions

11. Find mean, median and mode for the following data.

Class
0.5-10.5 10.5-20.5 20.5-30.5 30.5-40.5 40.5-50.5 50.5-60.5
Frequency
3 7 13 17 12 10

(or)
12. The runs scored by two cricketers A and B in 12 matches are
given below. Determine which of them is better player and which
of them is more consistent player.

A 74 75 78 72 78 77 79 81 79 76 72 71
B 87 84 80 88 89 85 86 82 82 79 86 80

60.5 70.5 70.5 80.5 80.5 - 90.5 90.5 - 100.5
8 8 6 6
13. Ten competitors in a beauty contest are ranked by three judges in
the following datas.

Judge1 10 6 4 1 3 8 7 2 9 5
Judge2 4 5 2 3 7 9 6 10 1 8
Judge3 8 4 3 6 1 7 5 2 10 9
Use rank correlation coefficient to determine which pair of
Judges has the nearest approach to common taste in beauty.
(or)
14. Given two regression lines
8x 10y = -66
40x 18y = 214
Find (a) mean of x and y (b) Correlation coefficient between two
variables (c) Standard deviation of y, if variance of x is 9.

15. The first of three urns contains 7 white and 10 black balls, the
second contains 5 white and 12 black balls and the third contains
17 white balls and no black balls. A person chooses an urn at
random and draws a ball from it. The ball is white. Find the
probabilities that the ball comes from (a) the first (b) the second
(c) the third urn.
(or)
16. A bag contains 4 white and 6 black balls. Two balls are drawn at
random. What is the probability that (a) both are white (b) both
are black (c) one white and one black.

17. A random variable X has the following probability function.

x 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
p(x) 0 K 2k 2k 3k K
2
2k
2
7k
2
+k
(a) Find k (b) Find p(x < 6) (c) Find p(x > 6)
(d) Find p(0 < x < 5)
(or)
18. A continuous random variable x has p.d.f.

=
< s

=
. , 0
3 1 ,
4
) 1 (
) (
3
otherwise
x
x
x f find the value of E(x).

19. Ten coins are tossed simultaneously, find the probability of
getting (a) atleast seven heads (b) exactly seven heads (c) at the