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Question 149

Appeared in Year: 2013

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For the following frequency distribution on 229 values:

ClassFrequency
0 - 1012
10 - 2030
20 - 30x
30 - 4065
40 - 50y
50 - 6025
60 - 7018

the median is found to be 46. Find the values of x and y.

Explanation

The cumulative frequency is

ClassFrequencyCumulative frequency
0 - 101212
10 - 203042
20 - 30x42 + x
30 - 4065107 + x
40 - 50y107 + x + y
50 - 6025132 + x + y
60 - 7018150 + x + y

Median is 46 which lies in the class 40 - 50. So, median class is 40 - 50.

Here n = 229, l = lower limit of median class = 40

cf = cumulative frequency of the above median class = 1…

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Question 150

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Appeared in Year: 2009

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Explain “Memoryless property” of a distribution. Show that the exponential distribution has memoryless property.

Explanation

The property of memory less is that these distributions of ″ time from now to the next period ″ are exactly the same. The property is most easily explained in terms of ″ waiting times.

Suppose X is a discrete random variable whose values is a non-negative. In probability theory, a distribution is said to have lack of memory if

The lack of memory prop…

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Question 151

Appeared in Year: 2015

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For random variables X, Y, show that

Explanation

We know that

Question 152

Appeared in Year: 2010

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Evaluate loge 7 by Simpson՚s - rd rule.

Explanation

We get loge 7, when

So, the seven ordinates of the integrand using Simpson՚s rule is

Where

Here,

Using Simpson՚s rule is

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Question 153

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Let X1 , X2 , … , Xn be independent Poisson variates with E (Xi) = µi . Find the conditional distribution of

Explanation

For finding the conditional distribution, first find the distribution of sum of X1 , X2 , … , Xn .

Assume that y-k = n

Similarly, for last two terms,

Given X1 , X2 , … , Xn being independent and Poisson distributed with parameters µi , i = 1,2, … , n

Then,

The conditional distribution of is

In the question that X1 , X2 , … , Xn be independent Poisson va…

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Question 154

Appeared in Year: 2009

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Two set of students were given different teaching methods. Their IQ՚s are given below:

Set I7774827387696680
Set II7268766884686176

Test whether the two teaching methods differ significantly at 5 % level of significance. (Assume critical value of test statistic to be 1·96)

Explanation

Let Xi is random variable of student were given different teaching methods in set I with mean and variance σ1 2 and Yj is random variable of student were given different teaching methods in set II with mean and variance σ2 2 . The hypothesis is

The sample size is n = 8

then test statistic is

The critical value of test statistic to be 1.96

The test cr…

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Question 155

Appeared in Year: 2013

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The memory capacities ·of nine student were tested before and after some training. The data are given below. Test whether the training was effective: (Given t-value at 8 d. f. = 2.36)

Student Number123456789
Before Training10159371216174
After Training12178561118203

Explanation

Let Xi is random variable of nine student were tested for after training with mean and variance σ1 2 and Yj is random variable of nine student were tested for before training with mean and variance σ2 2 . The hypothesis is

The sample size is n = 9

Population variance is known and unknown, then test statistic is

The test criteria are reject H0 if the…

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