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Question number: 35

» Probability » Elements of Measure Theory

Appeared in Year: 2013

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If the probability for n independent events are p 1, p 2, …, p n, then prove that:

(i) none of the events will occur

(ii) at least one event will occur

(iii) at most one event will occur;

Explanation

Let A 1 , A 2, …, A n, n independent events with probabilities p 1, p 2, …, p n.

(i) Find the probability that none of the events will occur

Since events are independent and the probability that one event does not occur… (47 more words) …

Question number: 36

» Statistical Methods » Non-Parametric Test » Run

Appeared in Year: 2012

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Name two non-parametric tests for comparing locations of two correlated populations.

Explanation

The Wald-Wolfowitz runs test and Mann-Whitney U-test comparing locations of two correlated populations. Let the sample 1 consider the population X and sample 2 consider the population Y. The hypothesis whether two sample comes from same identical population. We test the following null and alternative hypothesis is

Equation

Question number: 37

» Statistical Methods » Non-Parametric Test » Wald-Wolfowitz

Appeared in Year: 2013

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The values of two random samples are arranged below in an increasing order with X denoting the value of sample I and Y denoting the value of sample 2:

XXXYXYYYYXXYXXXYXXYYY

Use Wald-Wolfowitz run test to test whether the two samples may be regarded as coming from a common population.

Explanation

Wald-Wolfowitz run test uses the data of two random samples, sample 1 is X variables of size n = 11 and sample 2 is Y variables of size m = 10 from two population F X (x) and F Y (y) respectively.

The hypothesis under the test is that the… (84 more words) …

Question number: 38

» Probability » Probability Generating Functions

Appeared in Year: 2009

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Given the distribution function

Equation

find its probability density function.

Explanation

The distribution function written in this form

Equation

Equation

The density function is Equation

Equation

where Equation

Question number: 39

» Probability » Convergence » In Distribution

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Show that convergence in probability implies convergence in distribution.

Explanation

The sequence X n converges to X in probability if for any ε > 0

Equation

The sequence X n converges to the distribution of X as n tends to infinity if

Equation

For ε > 0,

Equation

Equation

Hence

Equation ……… (1)

Note that

Equation

Equation …. (2)

From… (21 more words) …

Question number: 40

» Probability » Probability of M Events Out of N

Appeared in Year: 2009

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A die is rolled twice. Let A, B, C denote the events respectively that the sum of scores is 6, the sum of scores is 7, and the first score is 4. Are A and C independent? Are B and C independent?

Explanation

A die is rolled twice, the sample space consists of thirty six outcomes. The sample space is

(1, 1), (1, 2), (1, 3), (1, 4), (1, 5), (1, 6)

(2, 1), (2, 2), (2, 3), (2, 4), (2, 5), (2, 6)

(3, 1), (3, 2), (3, 3), (3, 4), (3,… (153 more words) …

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