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Question number: 67

» Statistical Methods » Tests of Significance » Z-Test

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Let X follow a binomial distribution B (n, P). Explain the test procedure for

H 0: P = P 0 against H 1: P > P 0

when the sample size is (i) small, and (ii) large. It is desired to use sample proportion p as an estimator of the population proportion P, with probability 0·95 or higher, that p is within 0·05 of P. How large should sample size (n) be?

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Question number: 68

» Numerical Analysis » Inverse Interpolation

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Compute the value of by Simpson’s 1/3 rd rule. Given that ln4.0 = 1.39, ln4.2 = 1.43, ln4.4 = 1.48, ln4.6 = 1.53, ln4.8 = 1.57, ln5.0 = 1.61, ln5.2 = 1.65

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Question number: 69

» Numerical Analysis » Inverse Interpolation

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Given the following values of the function y = f (x); evaluate f (4) and also find x for which f (x) = 25.

f (1) = 10, f (2) = 15, f (3) = 42.

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Question number: 70

» Probability » Distribution Function » Standard Probability Distributions

Appeared in Year: 2010

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Let (X, Y) be jointly distributed with p. d. f.

Find marginal probability density function of X and Y.

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Question number: 71

» Numerical Analysis » Interpolation Formulae » Lagrange

Appeared in Year: 2010

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The observed-values of a function are respectively 168, 120, 72 and 63 at the four positions 3, 7, 9 and 10 of the independent variable. What is the best estimate you can give for the value of the function at the position 6 of the independent variable?

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