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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
most seven heads.
(or)
20. Let x be normally distributed with mean 8 and standard deviation
4. Find (a) p (5 s x s 10) (b) p(10 s x s 15) (c) p(x > 15)
(d) p(x s 5).