 10.1: A ball is randomly selected from a bin that contains balls numbered...
 10.2: A group of 350 students were surveyed, and their eye colors are sho...
 10.3: This table shows the approximate populations of the five most popul...
 10.4: Each year the Spanish Club has a fundraising raffle. First, second...
 10.5: Find the area of each shaded region. Then determine the probability...
 10.6: Standard California license plates have one number (19), followed b...
 10.7: A group of four students must assign among themselves the roles of ...
 10.8: A class of 32 students is randomly divided into groups of four. Jen...
 10.9: The chance that a pregnant woman in the United States will have twi...
 10.10: Nozomi and Chase are playing a dice game. In each round, each perso...
Solutions for Chapter 10: Probability
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Basis for V.
Independent vectors VI, ... , v d whose linear combinations give each vector in V as v = CIVI + ... + CdVd. V has many bases, each basis gives unique c's. A vector space has many bases!

Characteristic equation det(A  AI) = O.
The n roots are the eigenvalues of A.

Cholesky factorization
A = CTC = (L.J]))(L.J]))T for positive definite A.

Covariance matrix:E.
When random variables Xi have mean = average value = 0, their covariances "'£ ij are the averages of XiX j. With means Xi, the matrix :E = mean of (x  x) (x  x) T is positive (semi)definite; :E is diagonal if the Xi are independent.

Cyclic shift
S. Permutation with S21 = 1, S32 = 1, ... , finally SIn = 1. Its eigenvalues are the nth roots e2lrik/n of 1; eigenvectors are columns of the Fourier matrix F.

Determinant IAI = det(A).
Defined by det I = 1, sign reversal for row exchange, and linearity in each row. Then IAI = 0 when A is singular. Also IABI = IAIIBI and

Elimination matrix = Elementary matrix Eij.
The identity matrix with an extra eij in the i, j entry (i # j). Then Eij A subtracts eij times row j of A from row i.

Exponential eAt = I + At + (At)2 12! + ...
has derivative AeAt; eAt u(O) solves u' = Au.

Fourier matrix F.
Entries Fjk = e21Cijk/n give orthogonal columns FT F = nI. Then y = Fe is the (inverse) Discrete Fourier Transform Y j = L cke21Cijk/n.

Full column rank r = n.
Independent columns, N(A) = {O}, no free variables.

GramSchmidt orthogonalization A = QR.
Independent columns in A, orthonormal columns in Q. Each column q j of Q is a combination of the first j columns of A (and conversely, so R is upper triangular). Convention: diag(R) > o.

Hankel matrix H.
Constant along each antidiagonal; hij depends on i + j.

Hessenberg matrix H.
Triangular matrix with one extra nonzero adjacent diagonal.

Hypercube matrix pl.
Row n + 1 counts corners, edges, faces, ... of a cube in Rn.

Incidence matrix of a directed graph.
The m by n edgenode incidence matrix has a row for each edge (node i to node j), with entries 1 and 1 in columns i and j .

Least squares solution X.
The vector x that minimizes the error lie 112 solves AT Ax = ATb. Then e = b  Ax is orthogonal to all columns of A.

Left inverse A+.
If A has full column rank n, then A+ = (AT A)I AT has A+ A = In.

Left nullspace N (AT).
Nullspace of AT = "left nullspace" of A because y T A = OT.

Network.
A directed graph that has constants Cl, ... , Cm associated with the edges.

Rayleigh quotient q (x) = X T Ax I x T x for symmetric A: Amin < q (x) < Amax.
Those extremes are reached at the eigenvectors x for Amin(A) and Amax(A).
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