Statistical Methods (ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper I (Old Subjective Pattern)): Questions 29 - 33 of 72

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Question number: 29

» Statistical Methods » Tests of Significance » Chi-Square

Appeared in Year: 2010

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For 2X2 table

A

b

C

d

prove that Chi-square test of independence gives

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Question number: 30

» Statistical Methods » Bivariate Distributions » Bivariate Normal Distribution

Appeared in Year: 2014

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The marginal distributions of X and Y are given in the following table:

X

1

2

Total

Y

3

4

?

?

?

?

1/4

3/4

Total

1/2

1/2

1

If the co-variance between X and Y is zero, find the cell probabilities and see whether X and Y are independent.

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Question number: 31

» Statistical Methods » Association and Contingency

Appeared in Year: 2014

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A medicine supposed to have effect in preventing TB was treated on 500 individuals and their records were compared with the records of 500 untreated individuals as follows. Study the effectiveness of medicine by calculating (i) Yule’s coefficient of association (ii) Yule’s coefficient of colligation.

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No-TB

TB

Treated

252

248

Untreated

224

276

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Question number: 32

» Statistical Methods » Data » Multivariate

Appeared in Year: 2011

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The following are the frequencies in the given intervals:

(0 - 2)

(2 - 5)

(5 - 10)

(10 - 15)

(15 - 18)

(18 - 20)

43

85

151

112

72

34

Draw the histogram of this data. Calculate the mean of the data from the frequency table.

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Question number: 33

» 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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