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Solutions for Chapter 10: Correlation and Regression

Full solutions for Elementary Statistics | 12th Edition

ISBN: 9780321836960

Solutions for Chapter 10: Correlation and Regression

Solutions for Chapter 10
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Key Statistics Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• a-error (or a-risk)

In hypothesis testing, an error incurred by failing to reject a null hypothesis when it is actually false (also called a type II error).

• All possible (subsets) regressions

A method of variable selection in regression that examines all possible subsets of the candidate regressor variables. Eficient computer algorithms have been developed for implementing all possible regressions

• Alternative hypothesis

In statistical hypothesis testing, this is a hypothesis other than the one that is being tested. The alternative hypothesis contains feasible conditions, whereas the null hypothesis speciies conditions that are under test

• Analysis of variance (ANOVA)

A method of decomposing the total variability in a set of observations, as measured by the sum of the squares of these observations from their average, into component sums of squares that are associated with speciic deined sources of variation

• Attribute control chart

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

• Average

See Arithmetic mean.

• Cause-and-effect diagram

A chart used to organize the various potential causes of a problem. Also called a ishbone diagram.

• Conditional probability mass function

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

• Contingency table.

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

• Covariance

A measure of association between two random variables obtained as the expected value of the product of the two random variables around their means; that is, Cov(X Y, ) [( )( )] =? ? E X Y ? ? X Y .

• Critical value(s)

The value of a statistic corresponding to a stated signiicance level as determined from the sampling distribution. For example, if PZ z PZ ( )( .) . ? =? = 0 025 . 1 96 0 025, then z0 025 . = 1 9. 6 is the critical value of z at the 0.025 level of signiicance. Crossed factors. Another name for factors that are arranged in a factorial experiment.

• Crossed factors

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

• Discrete distribution

A probability distribution for a discrete random variable

• Discrete random variable

A random variable with a inite (or countably ininite) range.

• Erlang random variable

A continuous random variable that is the sum of a ixed number of independent, exponential random variables.

• Fraction defective

In statistical quality control, that portion of a number of units or the output of a process that is defective.

• Gamma random variable

A random variable that generalizes an Erlang random variable to noninteger values of the parameter r

• Gaussian distribution

Another name for the normal distribution, based on the strong connection of Karl F. Gauss to the normal distribution; often used in physics and electrical engineering applications

• Generator

Effects in a fractional factorial experiment that are used to construct the experimental tests used in the experiment. The generators also deine the aliases.

• Geometric random variable

A discrete random variable that is the number of Bernoulli trials until a success occurs.

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