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Question number: 20
» Probability » Probability Distributions » Poisson
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If water supply failures occur according to a Poisson distribution with an average of 5 failures every ten weeks, calculate the probability that there will not be more than one failure during a particular week
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Question number: 21
» Probability » Probability Distributions » Uniform
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The amount of time, in minutes, that a person must wait for a bus is uniformly distribute between 5 and 20 minutes, inclusive. On the average, how long must person wait?
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a.  7.5 minutes 

b.  12.5 minutes 

c.  10 minutes 

d.  None of the above 

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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d.  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.  A Student t distribution with 2 degree of freedom. 

b.  A Chisquare distribution. 

c.  A Laplace distribution. 

d.  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?
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a.  D have smallest value of λ. 

b.  All can follow Poisson distribution. 

c.  A have smallest value of λ. 

d.  All of the above 
