Past Exam for STAT 100 - ELEM STAT & PROB at Maryland (UMD)

Exam Information

Material Type:Exam 3
Subject:Statistics and Probability
University:University of Maryland
Term:Spring 2003
  • Make-to-Order
  • Assumptions
  • Combinations
  • Homogeneity
  • Independence
  • Following Steps
  • Probabilities
  • Expected Values
  • Large Sample
  • Average Number
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Stat 100 Exam 3 B Spring 2003 Calclllators allowed. Allwork must be shown to receive full credit. 1. Birth weights of infants are normally distributed with a mean of7.5 pounds and standard deviation.9 pounds. Based on this data: a) (8 pts) find a 90% error margin for the mean weight of infants b) (8 pts) find a 95% confidence interval for the mean weight. c) (9 pts) If the standard deviation is 1 pound, what sample size is required so that a 98% error margin is .2 pounds? 2. To estimate the proportion of car owners who purchase more than $1,000,000 of liability coverage for their vehicles, a random sample of 400 car owners is taken, of which 56 have this coverage. Does this support the claim that the proportion is less than 15%? Test the claim at the 5% level by the following steps. a) (6 pts) Formulate the null and alternative hypotheses. b) (6 pts) Determine the rejection region. c) (6 pts) Determine the observed value of the test statistic. d) (7 pts) State your conclusion...

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