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					                                       STA 3032
                        Probability and Statistics for Engineers
                                     Section 80126
                                       Fall, 2012
                               Building 50, Room 3124
                                    TTh 3:05 - 4:20

                                       Assignments

Note 1: If you find that Excel does not have Data Analysis loaded, click on the Microsoft
Office button, choose Excel Options, then Add-Ins, and check Analysis ToolPak and
Analysis ToolPak - VBA.

Note 2: When an exercise calls for discussion, be sure to write in complete sentences,
and to be grammatically correct.

                                                                                       Due
Assignment                                                                             Date
HW #1: pp. 10-11: 1.1, 1.2 (Ignore the phrase “in terms of preferences.” Be sure
to be complete in your discussion, which should be in the form of a short              8/28
paragraph or two.), 1.3, 1.4, 1.5
Quiz #1: Chapter 1                                                                     8/28
HW #2: pp. 22-24: 2.1, 2.12 (Use Excel, and the procedure discussed in class.
It is simpler to construct the histogram first, followed by the table. Cut and paste
the result); pp. 36-38: 2.30 (Your answer should be in the form of a short
paragraph.), 2.31, 2.36, 2.39 (For boxplot, use Excel to find the quartiles; cut and   9/4
paste from your worksheet to your homework.), 2.40 (For the first part, use the
Excel procedure that was demonstrated in class; cut and paste from the
worksheet to your homework.)
Quiz #2: Chapter 2                                                                     9/4
HW #3: pp. 53-55: 3.5, 3.8bcd; pp. 63-66: 3.28a (You should write a short
paragraph.), 3.40, 3.45, 3.48; pp. 75-77: 3.56ab (You should write a short
                                                                                       9/11
paragraph for each part.), 3.60, 3.63 (Use the definition of conditional
probability.)
Quiz #3: Chapter 3                                                                     9/11
HW #4: (Be sure to show all or your work on your paper. Be complete and
specific, with reasons given where necessary.) pp. 91-93: 4.2, 4.4, (In each of the
following two exercises, you should check to see that the given situation satisfies
                                                                                       9/18
the five conditions for being a binomial experiment. Assume random sampling.
State the condition, and give the reason that the condition is satisfied.) 4.15,
4.18; pp. 102-103: 4.34, 4.36, 4.41
Quiz #4: Chapter 4, Sections 1, 2, and 4                                               9/18
HW #5: pp. 102-103: 4.44, 4.45, 4.46, ; pp. 110-111: (For exercise 4.54, you           9/25
must make a statement about the comparison of the binomial probability and the
Poisson approximation.) 4.54, 4.56, 4.58
Quiz #5: Chapter 4: Chebyshev’s Theorem and Poisson processes                    9/25

Exam 1: Chapters 1 through 4.                                                    10/2

HW #6: pp. 124-125: 5.2, 5.10; pp. 133-135: 5.27, 5.30, 5.34, 5.36; pp. 144-
                                                                                 10/9
145: 5.54, 5.58, 5.68
Quiz #6: Chapter 5                                                               10/9

				
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