 3.4.2E: Suppose that the length W of a man’s life does follow the Gompertz ...
 3.4.3E: Let Y1 be the smallest observation of three independent random vari...
 3.4.4E: A frequent force of mortality used in actuarial science is ?(w) = a...
 3.4.5E: From the graph of the first cdf of X in Figure 3.44, determine the...
 3.4.6E: Determine the indicated probabilities from the graph of the second ...
 3.4.7E: Let X be a random variable of the mixed type having the cdf (a) Car...
 3.4.8E: Find the mean and variance of X if the cdf of X is
 3.4.10E: The weekly gravel demand X (in tons) follows the pdf However, the o...
 3.4.11E: The lifetime X of a certain device has an exponential distribution ...
 3.4.12E: Let X have an exponential distribution with ? = 1; that is, the pdf...
 3.4.13E: A loss X on a car has a mixed distribution with p = 0.95 on zero an...
 3.4.14E: A customer buys a $1000 deductible policy on her $31,000 car. The p...
 3.4.15E: A certain machine has a life X that has an exponential distribution...
 3.4.16E: A certain machine has a life X that has an exponential distribution...
 3.4.17E: Some banks now compound daily, but report only on a quarterly basis...
 3.4.18E: The time X to failure of a machine has pdf f (x) = (x/4)3e ?(x/4)4,...
 3.4.19E: Suppose the birth weight (X) in grams of U.S. infants has an approx...
 3.4.20E: Let X be the failure time (in months) of a certain insulating mater...
 3.4.3.41: Let the life W (in years) of the usual family car have a Weibull di...
 3.4.3.42: Suppose that the length W of a mans life does follow the Gompertz d...
 3.4.3.43: Let Y1 be the smallest observation of three independent random vari...
 3.4.3.44: A frequent force of mortality used in actuarial science is (w) = ae...
 3.4.3.45: From the graph of the first cdf of X in Figure 3.44, determine the...
 3.4.3.46: Determine the indicated probabilities from the graph of the second ...
 3.4.3.47: Let X be a random variable of the mixed type having the cdf F(x) = ...
 3.4.3.48: Find the mean and variance of X if the cdf of X is F(x) = 0, x < 0,...
 3.4.3.49: Consider the following game: A fair die is rolled. If the outcome i...
 3.4.3.410: The weekly gravel demand X (in tons) follows the pdf f(x) = 1 5 ex/...
 3.4.3.411: The lifetime X of a certain device has an exponential distribution ...
 3.4.3.412: Let X have an exponential distribution with = 1; that is, the pdf o...
 3.4.3.413: A loss X on a car has a mixed distribution with p = 0.95 on zero an...
 3.4.3.414: A customer buys a $1000 deductible policy on her $31,000 car. The p...
 3.4.3.415: A certain machine has a life X that has an exponential distribution...
 3.4.3.416: A certain machine has a life X that has an exponential distribution...
 3.4.3.417: Some banks now compound daily, but report only on a quarterly basis...
 3.4.3.418: The time X to failure of a machine has pdf f(x) = (x/4)3e(x/4)4 , 0...
 3.4.3.419: Suppose the birth weight (X) in grams of U.S. infants has an approx...
 3.4.3.420: Let X be the failure time (in months) of a certain insulating mater...
 3.4.3.421: In a medical experiment, a rat has been exposed to some radiation. ...
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Assignable cause
The portion of the variability in a set of observations that can be traced to speciic causes, such as operators, materials, or equipment. Also called a special cause.

Attribute
A qualitative characteristic of an item or unit, usually arising in quality control. For example, classifying production units as defective or nondefective results in attributes data.

Average
See Arithmetic mean.

Central tendency
The tendency of data to cluster around some value. Central tendency is usually expressed by a measure of location such as the mean, median, or mode.

Chance cause
The portion of the variability in a set of observations that is due to only random forces and which cannot be traced to speciic sources, such as operators, materials, or equipment. Also called a common cause.

Completely randomized design (or experiment)
A type of experimental design in which the treatments or design factors are assigned to the experimental units in a random manner. In designed experiments, a completely randomized design results from running all of the treatment combinations in random order.

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

Conidence interval
If it is possible to write a probability statement of the form PL U ( ) ? ? ? ? = ?1 where L and U are functions of only the sample data and ? is a parameter, then the interval between L and U is called a conidence interval (or a 100 1( )% ? ? conidence interval). The interpretation is that a statement that the parameter ? lies in this interval will be true 100 1( )% ? ? of the times that such a statement is made

Continuous distribution
A probability distribution for a continuous random variable.

Contour plot
A twodimensional graphic used for a bivariate probability density function that displays curves for which the probability density function is constant.

Cook’s distance
In regression, Cook’s distance is a measure of the inluence of each individual observation on the estimates of the regression model parameters. It expresses the distance that the vector of model parameter estimates with the ith observation removed lies from the vector of model parameter estimates based on all observations. Large values of Cook’s distance indicate that the observation is inluential.

Defectsperunit control chart
See U chart

Deming
W. Edwards Deming (1900–1993) was a leader in the use of statistical quality control.

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

Distribution free method(s)
Any method of inference (hypothesis testing or conidence interval construction) that does not depend on the form of the underlying distribution of the observations. Sometimes called nonparametric method(s).

Estimator (or point estimator)
A procedure for producing an estimate of a parameter of interest. An estimator is usually a function of only sample data values, and when these data values are available, it results in an estimate of the parameter of interest.

Extra sum of squares method
A method used in regression analysis to conduct a hypothesis test for the additional contribution of one or more variables to a model.

Ftest
Any test of signiicance involving the F distribution. The most common Ftests are (1) testing hypotheses about the variances or standard deviations of two independent normal distributions, (2) testing hypotheses about treatment means or variance components in the analysis of variance, and (3) testing signiicance of regression or tests on subsets of parameters in a regression model.

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.

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