Solutions for Chapter 2: First Course in Probability 8th Edition

First Course in Probability | 8th Edition | ISBN: 9780136033134 | Authors: Norman S. Nise

Full solutions for First Course in Probability | 8th Edition

ISBN: 9780136033134

First Course in Probability | 8th Edition | ISBN: 9780136033134 | Authors: Norman S. Nise

Solutions for Chapter 2

Solutions for Chapter 2
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Textbook: First Course in Probability
Edition: 8
Author: Norman S. Nise
ISBN: 9780136033134

First Course in Probability was written by Sieva Kozinsky and is associated to the ISBN: 9780136033134. Since 56 problems in chapter 2 have been answered, more than 3283 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: First Course in Probability, edition: 8. Chapter 2 includes 56 full step-by-step solutions.

Key Statistics Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • `-error (or `-risk)

    In hypothesis testing, an error incurred by rejecting a null hypothesis when it is actually true (also called a type I error).

  • Arithmetic mean

    The arithmetic mean of a set of numbers x1 , x2 ,…, xn is their sum divided by the number of observations, or ( / )1 1 n xi t n ? = . The arithmetic mean is usually denoted by x , and is often called the average

  • Attribute control chart

    Any control chart for a discrete random variable. See Variables control chart.

  • Bias

    An effect that systematically distorts a statistical result or estimate, preventing it from representing the true quantity of interest.

  • Biased estimator

    Unbiased estimator.

  • Causal variable

    When y fx = ( ) and y is considered to be caused by x, x is sometimes called a causal variable

  • Conditional probability density function

    The probability density function of the conditional probability distribution of a continuous random variable.

  • Conditional probability mass function

    The probability mass function of the conditional probability distribution of a discrete random variable.

  • Conidence coeficient

    The probability 1?a associated with a conidence interval expressing the probability that the stated interval will contain the true parameter value.

  • Contingency table.

    A tabular arrangement expressing the assignment of members of a data set according to two or more categories or classiication criteria

  • Crossed factors

    Another name for factors that are arranged in a factorial experiment.

  • Cumulative sum control chart (CUSUM)

    A control chart in which the point plotted at time t is the sum of the measured deviations from target for all statistics up to time t

  • Density function

    Another name for a probability density function

  • Design matrix

    A matrix that provides the tests that are to be conducted in an experiment.

  • Exhaustive

    A property of a collection of events that indicates that their union equals the sample space.

  • Factorial experiment

    A type of experimental design in which every level of one factor is tested in combination with every level of another factor. In general, in a factorial experiment, all possible combinations of factor levels are tested.

  • False alarm

    A signal from a control chart when no assignable causes are present

  • Finite population correction factor

    A term in the formula for the variance of a hypergeometric random variable.

  • Generating function

    A function that is used to determine properties of the probability distribution of a random variable. See Moment-generating function

  • Geometric mean.

    The geometric mean of a set of n positive data values is the nth root of the product of the data values; that is, g x i n i n = ( ) = / w 1 1 .

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