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Exam # 1

STA 2122
Name:
Panther ID:

1) For the following data set :

9, 10, 5, 6, 4, 4, 6, 4, 6, 6

Find:
a) Sample size n = ______________________
b) Sample mean
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)

Sample
Sample
Sample
Sample
Sample

= ____________________

median M = ____________________________
mode = ____________________________
Range R = ______________________________
Variance s2 = _____________________________
Standard Deviation s = ______________________________

2) For a given population of high school seniors, the Scholastic Aptitude Test
(SAT) in Mathematics has a mean score = 500 with a standard deviation
= 80.

a) Use Chevishevs Theorem to estimate a lower bound for the percentage of


students who have scores between 340 and 660.
__________________________________

b) If the population is bell shaped, what percentage of the students will have
scores between 420 and 660?

_________________________________

c) If a particular student has a score of 590, what is the measure of relative


standing for his/her score?

Z= ___________________________

d) Find an interval that will cover almost 100 % of the scores

__________________________________

3) For the experiment of drawing a card at random from a well shuffled deck of
52 cards , find the probability of:

a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

Drawing
Drawing
Drawing
Drawing
Drawing

a nine ___________________________
either a five or a six ______________________________
a heart ___________________________
a heart or a queen __________________________
the queen of spades ________________________________

4) At Hopewell Electronics, all 140 employees were asked about their political
affiliation. The employees were grouped by type of work, as executives or
production workers. The results are shown in the following table :

Democrat (D)

Republican (R)

Independent
(I)

Total

Executive (E)
Production (P)
Total

5
63
68

34
21
55

9
8
17

48
92
140

If we randomly select an employee, find the probability that he or she is:


a)
b)
c)
d)

A
A
A
A

republican P(R) = ____________________________


production worker P(W) = _____________________________
republican and production worker P ( RW) = __________________________
republican or a production worker P (R U W ) =

_________________________________
e) A republican given that he or she is a production worker P ( RW) =
_______________________
f) Are being a republican and a production worker independent events? Justify
your answer mathematically.