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Question number: 22

» Probability » Probability Distributions » Exponential

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Suppose that the lifetime of a bulb is modeled by an exponential distribution with (unknown) parameter λ. We test 5 bulbs and find they have lifetimes of 2,3, 1,3, and 4 years, respectively. What is the MLE for λ?

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None of the above

Question number: 23

» Probability » Probability Distributions » Cauchy

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If has the standard Cauchy distribution, then will follow________.

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A Student t distribution with 2 degree of freedom.

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A Chi-square distribution.

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A Laplace distribution.

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None of the above

Question number: 24

» Probability » Probability Distributions » Poisson

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Which of the following statement is/are false regarding following curve?

Which is a correct statement regarding the given curves

Which Is a Correct Statement Regarding the Given Curves

Find the correct statement as regards to these curves.

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Choice (4) Response

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D have smallest value of λ.

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All can follow Poisson distribution.

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A have smallest value of λ.

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All of the above

Question number: 25

» Probability » Probability Distributions » Normal

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A manufacturer does not know the mean and SD of the diameter of a ball bearing he is producing. However, a machine rejects all bearings larger than 2.5 cm and those under 2 cm in diameter. Out of 5000 ball bearings 9 % are rejected as too small and 6.5 % as too big. What is the mean and standard deviation of the ball bearings produced?

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All of the above

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