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# An experiment consists of tossing a die and then ipping a ISBN: 9780321629111 32

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Problem 2.5

An experiment consists of tossing a die and then ipping a coin once if the number on the die is even. If the number on the die is odd, the coin is ipped twice. Using the notation 4H, for example, to denote the outcome that the die comes up 4 and then the coin comes up heads, and 3HT to denote the outcome that the diecomes up 3 followed by a head and then a tail on the coin, construct a tree diagram to show the 18 elements of the sample space S.

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Week 2 Being mathematically precise about describing quantitative value distribution Measuring center: MEAN - Mean: the arithmetic average The sample mean, which is a statistic, is denoted by X´ (“ex- bar”): X +X +…+X ∑ X X= 1 2 = i n n where n is the sample size - The population mean, which is a parameter, is denoted by μ (“mu”): x1+x 2…+x N ∑ xi μ= N = N where N is the population size - The mean is sensitive/nonresistant to outliers, it is pulled towards the tail in a skewed distribution MEDIAN - The mean cannot be very useful when you have big outlier(s), so we use the median to measure center - To find the median 1. Reorder data value from smallest to lar

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An experiment consists of tossing a die and then ipping a