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:: 2 :: (a) Explain the concepts of ‘null hypothesis’ and ‘type I and type II’ errors. (b) Find the regression coefficient of Bombay prices over Calcutta prices form the following data and also calculate its standard error: Bombay Calcutta Rs Rs Average price per quintal of wheat 120 130 Standard deviation 4 5 Coefficient of correlation = 0.6 n = 100 (a) Describe the uses of X2- test. 5

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THIRD SEMESTER [BBA/BBA(B&I)] - DECEMBER 2004
Paper Code: BBA 205 Time : 3 Hours Subject: Business Statistics & Research Methods Maximum Marks : 75

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Note: Attempt six questions in all including Q.1 which is compulsory. Q.1 Write a short note on any five : (a) Degree of freedom (b) Factorial experiment (c) Preparing a questionnaire (d) Self administrated survey (e) Semi experiments (f) Different types of sampling design (g) Use of student t-distribution (a) Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to read and write. Comment. 15

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(b) Two types of drugs were used on 5 and 7 patients for reducing their weight. Drug A was imported and drug B indigenous. The decrease in the weight after using the drug for six months was as follows: Drug A 10 12 13 11 14 Drug B 8 9 12 14 15 10 9 Is there a significant difference in the efficacy of the two drugs. (For ν = 10, t 0.05 = 2.223). If not which drug you prefer to buy and why? Q.3 (a) What are the main steps involved in a sample survey? Discuss the different sources of errors in such surveys.

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(b) The following grades were given to a class of 100 students: Grade: A B C D E Frequency: 14 18 32 20 16 Test the hypothesis at the 0.05 level, that the distribution of grades is uniform. (a) Can the following two samples be regarded as coming from the same normal population? Sample Size Sample mean Sum of squares of deviation from the mean 1 10 12 120 2 12 15 314 (b) Discuss the F-test for testing the equality of two sample variances. State clearly assumption involved.

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(b) A random sample of 225 families in a city indicates that, they average 150 minutes of television viewing per day with a standard deviation of 30 minutes. What are the 99% confidence limits for the average viewing time of all families in the city? Q.4 (a) Distinguish between General Purpose and Special Purpose table.

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(a) You are asked to determine a suitable standard level of minimum wages for industrial labour in India. Indicate fully how you would design a sample survey for the purpose. (b) What do you mean by sampling and non sampling errors? Explain them giving suitable examples.

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(b) In a sample of 50, there are found to be 27 males and 23 females. Ascertain if the observed proportions are inconsistent. With the hypothesis that the male and female should be in equal proportion.

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