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# SULTAN QABOOS UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS FINAL EXAMINATIONS SPRING 2010 STAT1001: INTRODUCTION

## SHOW ALL YOUR WORK CLEARLY

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Question 1-10 +'&.: The following table shows the relative frequency of age of a sample of people admitted in a hospital: Age "elative #requency (lass )oundaries *id point 0-4 54\$5% 5-9 9\$&% 0- 4 0% 5- 9 '\$&% !0 - !4

a\$ (omplete the above frequency table\$ b\$ +hat is the class width, c\$ +hat interval contains the median, d\$ +hat percentage of these people is at most 9 years old, e\$ +hat fraction is at least 0 years, Question 2(8 pts): The scores obtained in a test are: 4 ' & 9 ' !4 !4 !4 !'\$

The teacher computed all measures of central tendency and measures of variation. and then discovered that an error was made. and one of the !4/s is actually 0\$ State if the va ue of any of fo o!in" !i #han"e or not\$ a. *edian \$\$ *ode #\$ *ean d. "ange e. 1tandard deviation f. #irst 2uartile ". Third 2uartile h\$ (oefficient of 3ariation Question 3-/ +'&.: The "oyal 4man 5olice wish to install 4 speed radars made by 4 different companies on 1ultan 2aboos 1treet\$ a\$ 6n how many ways can they install the 4 radars, b\$ 6f one of them can only be installed at the beginning of the street near the airport. in how many ways can all the radars be installed,

%&'())D T' Q*)ST+',S 4 to Question 4-10 +'&.: 6n a population % of the people have a serious disease\$ A screening test is designed to screen for the disease\$ 4f those people that have the disease. -% will test negative\$ 4f the people who don7t have the disease !% will test positive\$ #ind the probability that a randomly selected person will: a\$ b\$ c\$ d\$ e\$ f\$ not have the disease test positive and does not have the disease\$ test positive and have the disease test negative and have the disease test positive not have the disease given that his test was positive\$

Question .-11 +'&.: A football coach is recruiting students into his team\$ #rom past e8perience a student that the coach tal9s to have a 00% chance of getting into the team\$ a\$ +hat is the minimum number of students that the coach should tal9 to so that the probability that he selects at least ' students is 90% or higher, b\$ 6f he tal9ed to -0 students. how many would he e8pect to select, +hat is the standard deviation, c\$ 6f he tal9ed to !5 students. what is the probability that between 5 and !0 :inclusive; will be selected, Question /-12 +'&.: The time that it ta9es to coo9 a pi<<a in Ahmed 5i<<a 5alace is distributed as a normal with mean !0 minutes and standard deviation 5 minutes: a\$ +hat is the probability that a pi<<a ta9es between 5 and !5 minutes to ma9e\$ b\$ +hat is the probability that it ta9es less than a total of 05 minutes to ma9e 0 pi<<as. one after the other, c\$ Ahmed will give away a 5i<<a for free if it too9 more than !0 minutes to ma9e\$ +hat proportion of pi<<as will he have to give away, d\$ 6f Ahmed does not want to give away for free more than 5% of his pi<<as. what time limit should he set,

## %&'())D T' Q*)ST+',S 7 to -

Question 7(13 pts): The heights of a random sample of a particular species of horse were measured :in cms; as: 45\$- 40\$ 44\$! 4'\$& 4'\$5 45\$5 40\$' Assuming that heights are normally distributed: a\$ b\$ c\$ d\$ #ind a point estimate for the mean height. and its standard error\$ #ind the ma8imal margin of error of with 95% confidence level\$ (ompute a 95% confidence interval for the mean and interpret your results\$ 6s there evidence that the mean height is higher than 45 cms, :=se > ? 0\$05;

Question 0-11 +'&.: 1uppose you want to estimate the proportion of students who participated in the end of semester survey\$ A random sample of 00 students was ta9en and 05 of them were found as participants\$ a\$ #ind a point estimate for the proportion of participants\$ b\$ (ompute 9-% confidence interval for the proportion and interpret your results\$ c\$ +hat should be the required sample si<e if you want to be 95% certain that the ma8imum error will not e8ceed 0\$0!, Question --11 +'&.: 6n an e8periment on a new drug for allergy. a sample of ten patients was selected and each given a dose :in milligrams; of the drug and the number of days of relief from allergy observed\$ The data obtained is given below: @ose :8; @ays of relief :y; 9 A 8 ? 59 Ay? 5 4 5 ! ! A 8 ? -&9 5 9 ' ' 0 4 ' !! A y! ? !'5 & & & 9 !4 !! A 8y ? 00-

a\$ #ind the equation of the least squares line\$ b\$ B8plain the meaning of the value of the slope you obtained in this problem, c\$ (alculate and interpret the coefficient of determination\$ d\$ 5redict the number of days of relief for a patient who were given & milligrams of the drug\$ e\$ @oes the data indicate that the number of days of relief and the dose are positively correlated, :=se > ? 0\$0 ;