Using Excel to Construct Confidence Intervals


 David Stephens
 2 years ago
 Views:
Transcription
1 OPIM 303 Statistics Ja Stallaert Usig Excel to Costruct Cofidece Itervals This hadout explais how to costruct cofidece itervals i Excel for the followig cases: 1. Cofidece Itervals for the mea of a populatio whe the data is umerical ad the stadard deviatio is kow; 2. Cofidece Itervals for the mea of a populatio whe the data is umerical ad the stadard deviatio is ukow; 3. Cofidece Itervals for the proportio i a populatio whe the data is categorical. The terms used i this hadout are as follows. A 99% Cofidece iterval for a parameter of the populatio (say, the mea) meas that i 99% of the cases (99% of the samples, if you were to repeat the samplig process may times) the true parameter (i our case, the mea) will fall iside this iterval. Remember, it s wrog to say that there s a 99% probability that the iterval cotais the true parameter ;). A cofidece iterval always has a cofidece level, for example 99%, 95%, etc. We will also eed a umber for α, which ca be iterpreted as the ucofidece level, i.e., α= 100cofidece level. So, for a 95% cofidece level, we have α=5% or I the remaider, stads for the sample size. I geeral, a cofidece iterval always takes o the followig form: Poit estimate ± margi of error 1. Cofidece Iterval for the Mea of a Populatio I this case the poit estimate (i.e., the best guess for the mea of the populatio) is the sample mea, writte as X ( X bar ). The cofidece iterval is the: X ± Z σ Tutorial: Costructig Cofidece Itervals Usig Excel
2 OPIM 303 Statistics Ja Stallaert So, the margi of error is Z σ, ad the Z stads for the value of the stadard ormal distributio (the oe with mea 0 ad stadard deviatio 1) that has a probability of α o the right (this is called a tail probability of α, drawig a little picture of the 2 2 ormal distributio will make this omeclature clear). Sice we assumed that the populatio stadard deviatio σ is kow, ad we should kow what the size was of the sample we took (otherwise, we re i big trouble), the cofidece iterval ca readily be computed. The easiest way to accomplish this i Excel is to use the followig formula to compute the margi of error: =NORMINV(α/2,0,σ/SQRT()) which will the give you a egative umber 1. Example Suppose that our sample of size 25 yields X =7.3, ad we kow that σ=2 i the populatio. The, a 90% cofidece iterval has α=0.10, ad α/2=0.05. The Excel formula becomes: =NORMINV(0.05,0,2/SQRT(25)) ad Excel returs the value: , so our cofidece iterval becomes: 7.3 ± which is the iterval [6.642,7.958]. So, this iterval is iterpreted as the iterval such that i 90% of the samples (if we were to take a lot of samples), the true mea (writte as µ) lies withi i this iterval, ad remember it s *wrog* to thik of this as there s a 90% probability that the true mea is betwee ad ;). 1 You ca safely igore the sig. Tutorial: Costructig Cofidece Itervals Usig Excel
3 OPIM 303 Statistics Ja Stallaert 2. Cofidece Iterval for the Mea of a Populatio whe σ is ukow Above we assumed that we did t kow the true mea of the populatio, but we did kow its stadard deviatio. This assumptio is oly valid i *very rare* istaces (read ever ). However, we could get a estimate for σ by usig the stadard deviatio computed from the sample, deoted by s (use the EXCEL STDEV() formula). Sice there s more ucertaity i this case (s will probably ot be exactly equal to the true populatio stadard deviatio σ), the result will be that our cofidece iterval will become wider tha i the first case. This is doe by usig values from the tdistributio rather tha the (stadard) ormal distributio whe computig the margi of error. It should be ituitive that the ucertaity about σ is reduced whe we take a larger sample, i.e., a larger sample will probably give us a better estimate for σ tha a smaller sample. So, the value for t will deped o how big a sample we took. For the same cofidece, we will get smaller values for t whe usig a big sample as compared to a smaller sample. This where the degrees of freedom (writte as d.f.) come i. At this poit, we do ot have to worry too much about the precise meaig of the degrees of freedom other tha that for cofidece itervals, the degrees of freedom is always oe less tha the sample size, or: d.f. = 1 The mathematical formula for the cofidece iterval ow becomes: X t ( 1) ± s The term 1) t ( is called the tvalue with a tail probability of α/2 ad (1) degrees of freedom. Its value ca be computed usig Excel with the followig formula (Note that Excel gives a twotailed value for t, i.e., we do ot divide α i half): =TINV(α,(1)) Tutorial: Costructig Cofidece Itervals Usig Excel
4 OPIM 303 Statistics Ja Stallaert To compute the margi of error, we will eed to multiply the above quatity for the t value by s ad divide by the square root of (the sample size). Or, the complete Excel formula to compute the margi of error becomes: =TINV(α,(1))*s/sqrt() with: α: the ucofidece level : the sample size s: the sample stadard deviatio Example Let s cotiue our example from above, so X =7.3, =25, ad we computed a sample stadard deviatio s=1.98 from our sample 2. The cofidece level was set at 90%, so α=0.10 ad α/2=0.05. I the first step, we compute the t value: =TINV(0.1,24) ad Excel returs the value Multiplyig by s (1.98) ad dividig by the square root of gives us the margi of error of Compare this value with the margi of error of computed uder the assumptio that σ was kow. Also ote that the sample stadard deviatio was smaller tha the true stadard deviatio, but we still eded up with a bigger margi of error (ad hece wider cofidece iterval), because the t value corrected for this approximatio used. Our 90% cofidece iterval ow becomes [6.62, 7.98]. 2 Remember, the Excel fuctio STDEV computes this value for you. Tutorial: Costructig Cofidece Itervals Usig Excel
5 OPIM 303 Statistics Ja Stallaert 3. Cofidece Iterval for the Proportio Sice we kow that the sample proportio (writte as p s ) is ormally distributed aroud p ( 1 p) the true populatio proportio p with a stadard deviatio of ( beig the sample size), the mathematical formula for a 100(1α) cofidece iterval becomes: p Z s ± ps(1 ps) So, the margi of error is ps (1 ps ) Z with Z the value of the stadard ormal distributio that has a probability of α (a tail probability. See 1.) o the right. The 2 followig Excel formula computes this margi of error: = NORMINV(α/2,0,SQRT(Ps*(1Ps)/)) where Ps stads for the sample proportio, i.e., the oe computed from sample data. Example Suppose that a sample of 200 registered voters was take. 85 of those respoded that they would vote to reelect the preset presidet. We wat to costruct a 95% cofidece iterval for the true proportio of registered voters who will vote for the curret presidet. For a 95% cofidece iterval, α=0.05, ad α/2= The value for Ps is 85 =0.425, so the margi of error is give by: 200 = NORMINV(0.025,0,SQRT(0.425*( )/200)) which yields or about 6.85%. So, this poll would be reported i the ewspapers as i a recet [ ] poll, oly 42.5% of the voters would reelect the curret presidet. The poll had a margi of error of ±6.85%. The actual cofidece iterval the becomes [35.65%, 49.35%], so we ca be fairly cofidet (95% cofidet) that less Tutorial: Costructig Cofidece Itervals Usig Excel
6 OPIM 303 Statistics Ja Stallaert tha half the voters will vote for the preset presidet. As usual, it would be *wrog* to say that there s a 95% probability that the umber of voters who will vote for the presidet is less tha half. ;) Tutorial: Costructig Cofidece Itervals Usig Excel
Confidence Intervals
Cofidece Itervals Cofidece Itervals are a extesio of the cocept of Margi of Error which we met earlier i this course. Remember we saw: The sample proportio will differ from the populatio proportio by more
More informationPractice Problems for Test 3
Practice Problems for Test 3 Note: these problems oly cover CIs ad hypothesis testig You are also resposible for kowig the samplig distributio of the sample meas, ad the Cetral Limit Theorem Review all
More informationZTEST / ZSTATISTIC: used to test hypotheses about. µ when the population standard deviation is unknown
ZTEST / ZSTATISTIC: used to test hypotheses about µ whe the populatio stadard deviatio is kow ad populatio distributio is ormal or sample size is large TTEST / TSTATISTIC: used to test hypotheses about
More information1. C. The formula for the confidence interval for a population mean is: x t, which was
s 1. C. The formula for the cofidece iterval for a populatio mea is: x t, which was based o the sample Mea. So, x is guarateed to be i the iterval you form.. D. Use the rule : pvalue
More informationConfidence Intervals. CI for a population mean (σ is known and n > 30 or the variable is normally distributed in the.
Cofidece Itervals A cofidece iterval is a iterval whose purpose is to estimate a parameter (a umber that could, i theory, be calculated from the populatio, if measuremets were available for the whole populatio).
More informationDetermining the sample size
Determiig the sample size Oe of the most commo questios ay statisticia gets asked is How large a sample size do I eed? Researchers are ofte surprised to fid out that the aswer depeds o a umber of factors
More informationOverview. Learning Objectives. Point Estimate. Estimation. Estimating the Value of a Parameter Using Confidence Intervals
Overview Estimatig the Value of a Parameter Usig Cofidece Itervals We apply the results about the sample mea the problem of estimatio Estimatio is the process of usig sample data estimate the value of
More informationConfidence Intervals for One Mean
Chapter 420 Cofidece Itervals for Oe Mea Itroductio This routie calculates the sample size ecessary to achieve a specified distace from the mea to the cofidece limit(s) at a stated cofidece level for a
More informationI. Chisquared Distributions
1 M 358K Supplemet to Chapter 23: CHISQUARED DISTRIBUTIONS, TDISTRIBUTIONS, AND DEGREES OF FREEDOM To uderstad tdistributios, we first eed to look at aother family of distributios, the chisquared distributios.
More informationMath C067 Sampling Distributions
Math C067 Samplig Distributios Sample Mea ad Sample Proportio Richard Beigel Some time betwee April 16, 2007 ad April 16, 2007 Examples of Samplig A pollster may try to estimate the proportio of voters
More informationOnesample test of proportions
Oesample test of proportios The Settig: Idividuals i some populatio ca be classified ito oe of two categories. You wat to make iferece about the proportio i each category, so you draw a sample. Examples:
More information1 Computing the Standard Deviation of Sample Means
Computig the Stadard Deviatio of Sample Meas Quality cotrol charts are based o sample meas ot o idividual values withi a sample. A sample is a group of items, which are cosidered all together for our aalysis.
More informationThe following example will help us understand The Sampling Distribution of the Mean. C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 50 miles 84 miles 38 miles 120 miles 48 miles
The followig eample will help us uderstad The Samplig Distributio of the Mea Review: The populatio is the etire collectio of all idividuals or objects of iterest The sample is the portio of the populatio
More informationChapter 14 Nonparametric Statistics
Chapter 14 Noparametric Statistics A.K.A. distributiofree statistics! Does ot deped o the populatio fittig ay particular type of distributio (e.g, ormal). Sice these methods make fewer assumptios, they
More information5: Introduction to Estimation
5: Itroductio to Estimatio Cotets Acroyms ad symbols... 1 Statistical iferece... Estimatig µ with cofidece... 3 Samplig distributio of the mea... 3 Cofidece Iterval for μ whe σ is kow before had... 4 Sample
More informationStatistical inference: example 1. Inferential Statistics
Statistical iferece: example 1 Iferetial Statistics POPULATION SAMPLE A clothig store chai regularly buys from a supplier large quatities of a certai piece of clothig. Each item ca be classified either
More informationIn nite Sequences. Dr. Philippe B. Laval Kennesaw State University. October 9, 2008
I ite Sequeces Dr. Philippe B. Laval Keesaw State Uiversity October 9, 2008 Abstract This had out is a itroductio to i ite sequeces. mai de itios ad presets some elemetary results. It gives the I ite Sequeces
More informationHypothesis testing. Null and alternative hypotheses
Hypothesis testig Aother importat use of samplig distributios is to test hypotheses about populatio parameters, e.g. mea, proportio, regressio coefficiets, etc. For example, it is possible to stipulate
More informationChapter 7: Confidence Interval and Sample Size
Chapter 7: Cofidece Iterval ad Sample Size Learig Objectives Upo successful completio of Chapter 7, you will be able to: Fid the cofidece iterval for the mea, proportio, ad variace. Determie the miimum
More informationProperties of MLE: consistency, asymptotic normality. Fisher information.
Lecture 3 Properties of MLE: cosistecy, asymptotic ormality. Fisher iformatio. I this sectio we will try to uderstad why MLEs are good. Let us recall two facts from probability that we be used ofte throughout
More informationSampling Distribution And Central Limit Theorem
() Samplig Distributio & Cetral Limit Samplig Distributio Ad Cetral Limit Samplig distributio of the sample mea If we sample a umber of samples (say k samples where k is very large umber) each of size,
More informationRepeating Decimals are decimal numbers that have number(s) after the decimal point that repeat in a pattern.
5.5 Fractios ad Decimals Steps for Chagig a Fractio to a Decimal. Simplify the fractio, if possible. 2. Divide the umerator by the deomiator. d d Repeatig Decimals Repeatig Decimals are decimal umbers
More informationNormal Distribution.
Normal Distributio www.icrf.l Normal distributio I probability theory, the ormal or Gaussia distributio, is a cotiuous probability distributio that is ofte used as a first approimatio to describe realvalued
More informationCenter, Spread, and Shape in Inference: Claims, Caveats, and Insights
Ceter, Spread, ad Shape i Iferece: Claims, Caveats, ad Isights Dr. Nacy Pfeig (Uiversity of Pittsburgh) AMATYC November 2008 Prelimiary Activities 1. I would like to produce a iterval estimate for the
More informationChapter 6: Variance, the law of large numbers and the MonteCarlo method
Chapter 6: Variace, the law of large umbers ad the MoteCarlo method Expected value, variace, ad Chebyshev iequality. If X is a radom variable recall that the expected value of X, E[X] is the average value
More informationNow here is the important step
LINEST i Excel The Excel spreadsheet fuctio "liest" is a complete liear least squares curve fittig routie that produces ucertaity estimates for the fit values. There are two ways to access the "liest"
More information1 Correlation and Regression Analysis
1 Correlatio ad Regressio Aalysis I this sectio we will be ivestigatig the relatioship betwee two cotiuous variable, such as height ad weight, the cocetratio of a ijected drug ad heart rate, or the cosumptio
More informationThis document contains a collection of formulas and constants useful for SPC chart construction. It assumes you are already familiar with SPC.
SPC Formulas ad Tables 1 This documet cotais a collectio of formulas ad costats useful for SPC chart costructio. It assumes you are already familiar with SPC. Termiology Geerally, a bar draw over a symbol
More informationSTA 2023 Practice Questions Exam 2 Chapter 7 sec 9.2. Case parameter estimator standard error Estimate of standard error
STA 2023 Practice Questios Exam 2 Chapter 7 sec 9.2 Formulas Give o the test: Case parameter estimator stadard error Estimate of stadard error Samplig Distributio oe mea x s t (1) oe p ( 1 p) CI: prop.
More information0.7 0.6 0.2 0 0 96 96.5 97 97.5 98 98.5 99 99.5 100 100.5 96.5 97 97.5 98 98.5 99 99.5 100 100.5
Sectio 13 KolmogorovSmirov test. Suppose that we have a i.i.d. sample X 1,..., X with some ukow distributio P ad we would like to test the hypothesis that P is equal to a particular distributio P 0, i.e.
More informationCase Study. Normal and t Distributions. Density Plot. Normal Distributions
Case Study Normal ad t Distributios Bret Halo ad Bret Larget Departmet of Statistics Uiversity of Wiscosi Madiso October 11 13, 2011 Case Study Body temperature varies withi idividuals over time (it ca
More informationUniversity of California, Los Angeles Department of Statistics. Distributions related to the normal distribution
Uiversity of Califoria, Los Ageles Departmet of Statistics Statistics 100B Istructor: Nicolas Christou Three importat distributios: Distributios related to the ormal distributio Chisquare (χ ) distributio.
More informationMultiserver Optimal Bandwidth Monitoring for QoS based Multimedia Delivery Anup Basu, Irene Cheng and Yinzhe Yu
Multiserver Optimal Badwidth Moitorig for QoS based Multimedia Delivery Aup Basu, Iree Cheg ad Yizhe Yu Departmet of Computig Sciece U. of Alberta Architecture Applicatio Layer Request receptio coectio
More informationPSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS
UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT SCHOOL OF DISTANCE EDUCATION B Sc. Cousellig Psychology (0 Adm.) IV SEMESTER COMPLEMENTARY COURSE PSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS QUESTION BANK. Iferetial statistics is the brach of statistics
More information15.075 Exam 3. Instructor: Cynthia Rudin TA: Dimitrios Bisias. November 22, 2011
15.075 Exam 3 Istructor: Cythia Rudi TA: Dimitrios Bisias November 22, 2011 Gradig is based o demostratio of coceptual uderstadig, so you eed to show all of your work. Problem 1 A compay makes highdefiitio
More informationCHAPTER 7: Central Limit Theorem: CLT for Averages (Means)
CHAPTER 7: Cetral Limit Theorem: CLT for Averages (Meas) X = the umber obtaied whe rollig oe six sided die oce. If we roll a six sided die oce, the mea of the probability distributio is X P(X = x) Simulatio:
More informationSTATISTICAL METHODS FOR BUSINESS
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR BUSINESS UNIT 7: INFERENTIAL TOOLS. DISTRIBUTIONS ASSOCIATED WITH SAMPLING 7.1. Distributios associated with the samplig process. 7.2. Iferetial processes ad relevat distributios.
More informationTopic 5: Confidence Intervals (Chapter 9)
Topic 5: Cofidece Iterval (Chapter 9) 1. Itroductio The two geeral area of tatitical iferece are: 1) etimatio of parameter(), ch. 9 ) hypothei tetig of parameter(), ch. 10 Let X be ome radom variable with
More informationChapter 7 Methods of Finding Estimators
Chapter 7 for BST 695: Special Topics i Statistical Theory. Kui Zhag, 011 Chapter 7 Methods of Fidig Estimators Sectio 7.1 Itroductio Defiitio 7.1.1 A poit estimator is ay fuctio W( X) W( X1, X,, X ) of
More informationMaximum Likelihood Estimators.
Lecture 2 Maximum Likelihood Estimators. Matlab example. As a motivatio, let us look at oe Matlab example. Let us geerate a radom sample of size 00 from beta distributio Beta(5, 2). We will lear the defiitio
More informationChapter 7  Sampling Distributions. 1 Introduction. What is statistics? It consist of three major areas:
Chapter 7  Samplig Distributios 1 Itroductio What is statistics? It cosist of three major areas: Data Collectio: samplig plas ad experimetal desigs Descriptive Statistics: umerical ad graphical summaries
More informationLesson 17 Pearson s Correlation Coefficient
Outlie Measures of Relatioships Pearso s Correlatio Coefficiet (r) types of data scatter plots measure of directio measure of stregth Computatio covariatio of X ad Y uique variatio i X ad Y measurig
More informationhp calculators HP 12C Statistics  average and standard deviation Average and standard deviation concepts HP12C average and standard deviation
HP 1C Statistics  average ad stadard deviatio Average ad stadard deviatio cocepts HP1C average ad stadard deviatio Practice calculatig averages ad stadard deviatios with oe or two variables HP 1C Statistics
More information.04. This means $1000 is multiplied by 1.02 five times, once for each of the remaining sixmonth
Questio 1: What is a ordiary auity? Let s look at a ordiary auity that is certai ad simple. By this, we mea a auity over a fixed term whose paymet period matches the iterest coversio period. Additioally,
More informationSection 11.3: The Integral Test
Sectio.3: The Itegral Test Most of the series we have looked at have either diverged or have coverged ad we have bee able to fid what they coverge to. I geeral however, the problem is much more difficult
More informationLesson 15 ANOVA (analysis of variance)
Outlie Variability betwee group variability withi group variability total variability Fratio Computatio sums of squares (betwee/withi/total degrees of freedom (betwee/withi/total mea square (betwee/withi
More information3. Greatest Common Divisor  Least Common Multiple
3 Greatest Commo Divisor  Least Commo Multiple Defiitio 31: The greatest commo divisor of two atural umbers a ad b is the largest atural umber c which divides both a ad b We deote the greatest commo gcd
More informationGCSE STATISTICS. 4) How to calculate the range: The difference between the biggest number and the smallest number.
GCSE STATISTICS You should kow: 1) How to draw a frequecy diagram: e.g. NUMBER TALLY FREQUENCY 1 3 5 ) How to draw a bar chart, a pictogram, ad a pie chart. 3) How to use averages: a) Mea  add up all
More informationInference on Proportion. Chapter 8 Tests of Statistical Hypotheses. Sampling Distribution of Sample Proportion. Confidence Interval
Chapter 8 Tests of Statistical Hypotheses 8. Tests about Proportios HT  Iferece o Proportio Parameter: Populatio Proportio p (or π) (Percetage of people has o health isurace) x Statistic: Sample Proportio
More informationExample 2 Find the square root of 0. The only square root of 0 is 0 (since 0 is not positive or negative, so those choices don t exist here).
BEGINNING ALGEBRA Roots ad Radicals (revised summer, 00 Olso) Packet to Supplemet the Curret Textbook  Part Review of Square Roots & Irratioals (This portio ca be ay time before Part ad should mostly
More informationMeasures of Spread and Boxplots Discrete Math, Section 9.4
Measures of Spread ad Boxplots Discrete Math, Sectio 9.4 We start with a example: Example 1: Comparig Mea ad Media Compute the mea ad media of each data set: S 1 = {4, 6, 8, 10, 1, 14, 16} S = {4, 7, 9,
More information, a Wishart distribution with n 1 degrees of freedom and scale matrix.
UMEÅ UNIVERSITET Matematiskstatistiska istitutioe Multivariat dataaalys D MSTD79 PA TENTAMEN 00409 LÖSNINGSFÖRSLAG TILL TENTAMEN I MATEMATISK STATISTIK Multivariat dataaalys D, 5 poäg.. Assume that
More informationTHE REGRESSION MODEL IN MATRIX FORM. For simple linear regression, meaning one predictor, the model is. for i = 1, 2, 3,, n
We will cosider the liear regressio model i matrix form. For simple liear regressio, meaig oe predictor, the model is i = + x i + ε i for i =,,,, This model icludes the assumptio that the ε i s are a sample
More informationConvexity, Inequalities, and Norms
Covexity, Iequalities, ad Norms Covex Fuctios You are probably familiar with the otio of cocavity of fuctios. Give a twicedifferetiable fuctio ϕ: R R, We say that ϕ is covex (or cocave up) if ϕ (x) 0 for
More informationConfidence intervals and hypothesis tests
Chapter 2 Cofidece itervals ad hypothesis tests This chapter focuses o how to draw coclusios about populatios from sample data. We ll start by lookig at biary data (e.g., pollig), ad lear how to estimate
More informationTHE ARITHMETIC OF INTEGERS.  multiplication, exponentiation, division, addition, and subtraction
THE ARITHMETIC OF INTEGERS  multiplicatio, expoetiatio, divisio, additio, ad subtractio What to do ad what ot to do. THE INTEGERS Recall that a iteger is oe of the whole umbers, which may be either positive,
More informationOMG! Excessive Texting Tied to Risky Teen Behaviors
BUSIESS WEEK: EXECUTIVE EALT ovember 09, 2010 OMG! Excessive Textig Tied to Risky Tee Behaviors Kids who sed more tha 120 a day more likely to try drugs, alcohol ad sex, researchers fid TUESDAY, ov. 9
More informationSoving Recurrence Relations
Sovig Recurrece Relatios Part 1. Homogeeous liear 2d degree relatios with costat coefficiets. Cosider the recurrece relatio ( ) T () + at ( 1) + bt ( 2) = 0 This is called a homogeeous liear 2d degree
More informationApproximating Area under a curve with rectangles. To find the area under a curve we approximate the area using rectangles and then use limits to find
1.8 Approximatig Area uder a curve with rectagles 1.6 To fid the area uder a curve we approximate the area usig rectagles ad the use limits to fid 1.4 the area. Example 1 Suppose we wat to estimate 1.
More informationResearch Method (I) Knowledge on Sampling (Simple Random Sampling)
Research Method (I) Kowledge o Samplig (Simple Radom Samplig) 1. Itroductio to samplig 1.1 Defiitio of samplig Samplig ca be defied as selectig part of the elemets i a populatio. It results i the fact
More informationDefinition. A variable X that takes on values X 1, X 2, X 3,...X k with respective frequencies f 1, f 2, f 3,...f k has mean
1 Social Studies 201 October 13, 2004 Note: The examples i these otes may be differet tha used i class. However, the examples are similar ad the methods used are idetical to what was preseted i class.
More informationTI83, TI83 Plus or TI84 for NonBusiness Statistics
TI83, TI83 Plu or TI84 for NoBuie Statitic Chapter 3 Eterig Data Pre [STAT] the firt optio i already highlighted (:Edit) o you ca either pre [ENTER] or. Make ure the curor i i the lit, ot o the lit
More informationMEI Structured Mathematics. Module Summary Sheets. Statistics 2 (Version B: reference to new book)
MEI Mathematics i Educatio ad Idustry MEI Structured Mathematics Module Summary Sheets Statistics (Versio B: referece to ew book) Topic : The Poisso Distributio Topic : The Normal Distributio Topic 3:
More information0.674 0.841 1.036 1.282 1.645 1.960 2.054 2.326 2.576 2.807 3.091 3.291 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 95% 96% 98% 99% 99.5% 99.8% 99.9%
Sectio 10 Aswer Key: 0.674 0.841 1.036 1.282 1.645 1.960 2.054 2.326 2.576 2.807 3.091 3.291 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 95% 96% 98% 99% 99.5% 99.8% 99.9% 1) A simple radom sample of New Yorkers fids that 87 are
More informationOutput Analysis (2, Chapters 10 &11 Law)
B. Maddah ENMG 6 Simulatio 05/0/07 Output Aalysis (, Chapters 10 &11 Law) Comparig alterative system cofiguratio Sice the output of a simulatio is radom, the comparig differet systems via simulatio should
More informationWeek 3 Conditional probabilities, Bayes formula, WEEK 3 page 1 Expected value of a random variable
Week 3 Coditioal probabilities, Bayes formula, WEEK 3 page 1 Expected value of a radom variable We recall our discussio of 5 card poker hads. Example 13 : a) What is the probability of evet A that a 5
More informationIncremental calculation of weighted mean and variance
Icremetal calculatio of weighted mea ad variace Toy Fich faf@cam.ac.uk dot@dotat.at Uiversity of Cambridge Computig Service February 009 Abstract I these otes I eplai how to derive formulae for umerically
More informationInfinite Sequences and Series
CHAPTER 4 Ifiite Sequeces ad Series 4.1. Sequeces A sequece is a ifiite ordered list of umbers, for example the sequece of odd positive itegers: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29...
More informationMannWhitney U 2 Sample Test (a.k.a. Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test)
NoParametric ivariate Statistics: WilcoxoMaWhitey 2 Sample Test 1 MaWhitey 2 Sample Test (a.k.a. Wilcoxo Rak Sum Test) The (Wilcoxo) MaWhitey (WMW) test is the oparametric equivalet of a pooled
More informationPage 1. Real Options for Engineering Systems. What are we up to? Today s agenda. J1: Real Options for Engineering Systems. Richard de Neufville
Real Optios for Egieerig Systems J: Real Optios for Egieerig Systems By (MIT) Stefa Scholtes (CU) Course website: http://msl.mit.edu/cmi/ardet_2002 Stefa Scholtes Judge Istitute of Maagemet, CU Slide What
More informationUnit 8: Inference for Proportions. Chapters 8 & 9 in IPS
Uit 8: Iferece for Proortios Chaters 8 & 9 i IPS Lecture Outlie Iferece for a Proortio (oe samle) Iferece for Two Proortios (two samles) Cotigecy Tables ad the χ test Iferece for Proortios IPS, Chater
More informationA Test of Normality. 1 n S 2 3. n 1. Now introduce two new statistics. The sample skewness is defined as:
A Test of Normality Textbook Referece: Chapter. (eighth editio, pages 59 ; seveth editio, pages 6 6). The calculatio of p values for hypothesis testig typically is based o the assumptio that the populatio
More informationBasic Elements of Arithmetic Sequences and Series
MA40S PRECALCULUS UNIT G GEOMETRIC SEQUENCES CLASS NOTES (COMPLETED NO NEED TO COPY NOTES FROM OVERHEAD) Basic Elemets of Arithmetic Sequeces ad Series Objective: To establish basic elemets of arithmetic
More informationBiology 171L Environment and Ecology Lab Lab 2: Descriptive Statistics, Presenting Data and Graphing Relationships
Biology 171L Eviromet ad Ecology Lab Lab : Descriptive Statistics, Presetig Data ad Graphig Relatioships Itroductio Log lists of data are ofte ot very useful for idetifyig geeral treds i the data or the
More informationSequences and Series
CHAPTER 9 Sequeces ad Series 9.. Covergece: Defiitio ad Examples Sequeces The purpose of this chapter is to itroduce a particular way of geeratig algorithms for fidig the values of fuctios defied by their
More informationQuadrat Sampling in Population Ecology
Quadrat Samplig i Populatio Ecology Backgroud Estimatig the abudace of orgaisms. Ecology is ofte referred to as the "study of distributio ad abudace". This beig true, we would ofte like to kow how may
More informationOverview of some probability distributions.
Lecture Overview of some probability distributios. I this lecture we will review several commo distributios that will be used ofte throughtout the class. Each distributio is usually described by its probability
More informationThe analysis of the Cournot oligopoly model considering the subjective motive in the strategy selection
The aalysis of the Courot oligopoly model cosiderig the subjective motive i the strategy selectio Shigehito Furuyama Teruhisa Nakai Departmet of Systems Maagemet Egieerig Faculty of Egieerig Kasai Uiversity
More informationTrigonometric Form of a Complex Number. The Complex Plane. axis. ( 2, 1) or 2 i FIGURE 6.44. The absolute value of the complex number z a bi is
0_0605.qxd /5/05 0:45 AM Page 470 470 Chapter 6 Additioal Topics i Trigoometry 6.5 Trigoometric Form of a Complex Number What you should lear Plot complex umbers i the complex plae ad fid absolute values
More informationTI89, TI92 Plus or Voyage 200 for NonBusiness Statistics
Chapter 3 TI89, TI9 Plu or Voyage 00 for NoBuie Statitic Eterig Data Pre [APPS], elect FlahApp the pre [ENTER]. Highlight Stat/Lit Editor the pre [ENTER]. Pre [ENTER] agai to elect the mai folder. (Note:
More informationChapter 5 Unit 1. IET 350 Engineering Economics. Learning Objectives Chapter 5. Learning Objectives Unit 1. Annual Amount and Gradient Functions
Chapter 5 Uit Aual Amout ad Gradiet Fuctios IET 350 Egieerig Ecoomics Learig Objectives Chapter 5 Upo completio of this chapter you should uderstad: Calculatig future values from aual amouts. Calculatig
More informationAsymptotic Growth of Functions
CMPS Itroductio to Aalysis of Algorithms Fall 3 Asymptotic Growth of Fuctios We itroduce several types of asymptotic otatio which are used to compare the performace ad efficiecy of algorithms As we ll
More informationLecture 4: Cauchy sequences, BolzanoWeierstrass, and the Squeeze theorem
Lecture 4: Cauchy sequeces, BolzaoWeierstrass, ad the Squeeze theorem The purpose of this lecture is more modest tha the previous oes. It is to state certai coditios uder which we are guarateed that limits
More informationConfidence Intervals for Linear Regression Slope
Chapter 856 Cofidece Iterval for Liear Regreio Slope Itroductio Thi routie calculate the ample ize eceary to achieve a pecified ditace from the lope to the cofidece limit at a tated cofidece level for
More informationA Mathematical Perspective on Gambling
A Mathematical Perspective o Gamblig Molly Maxwell Abstract. This paper presets some basic topics i probability ad statistics, icludig sample spaces, probabilistic evets, expectatios, the biomial ad ormal
More informationSystems Design Project: Indoor Location of Wireless Devices
Systems Desig Project: Idoor Locatio of Wireless Devices Prepared By: Bria Murphy Seior Systems Sciece ad Egieerig Washigto Uiversity i St. Louis Phoe: (805) 6985295 Email: bcm1@cec.wustl.edu Supervised
More informationCHAPTER 11 Financial mathematics
CHAPTER 11 Fiacial mathematics I this chapter you will: Calculate iterest usig the simple iterest formula ( ) Use the simple iterest formula to calculate the pricipal (P) Use the simple iterest formula
More informationCS103X: Discrete Structures Homework 4 Solutions
CS103X: Discrete Structures Homewor 4 Solutios Due February 22, 2008 Exercise 1 10 poits. Silico Valley questios: a How may possible sixfigure salaries i whole dollar amouts are there that cotai at least
More informationPROCEEDINGS OF THE YEREVAN STATE UNIVERSITY AN ALTERNATIVE MODEL FOR BONUSMALUS SYSTEM
PROCEEDINGS OF THE YEREVAN STATE UNIVERSITY Physical ad Mathematical Scieces 2015, 1, p. 15 19 M a t h e m a t i c s AN ALTERNATIVE MODEL FOR BONUSMALUS SYSTEM A. G. GULYAN Chair of Actuarial Mathematics
More informationOur aim is to show that under reasonable assumptions a given 2πperiodic function f can be represented as convergent series
8 Fourier Series Our aim is to show that uder reasoable assumptios a give periodic fuctio f ca be represeted as coverget series f(x) = a + (a cos x + b si x). (8.) By defiitio, the covergece of the series
More informationThe Stable Marriage Problem
The Stable Marriage Problem William Hut Lae Departmet of Computer Sciece ad Electrical Egieerig, West Virgiia Uiversity, Morgatow, WV William.Hut@mail.wvu.edu 1 Itroductio Imagie you are a matchmaker,
More informationSimple Annuities Present Value.
Simple Auities Preset Value. OBJECTIVES (i) To uderstad the uderlyig priciple of a preset value auity. (ii) To use a CASIO CFX9850GB PLUS to efficietly compute values associated with preset value auities.
More informationChapter 5: Inner Product Spaces
Chapter 5: Ier Product Spaces Chapter 5: Ier Product Spaces SECION A Itroductio to Ier Product Spaces By the ed of this sectio you will be able to uderstad what is meat by a ier product space give examples
More informationHypergeometric Distributions
7.4 Hypergeometric Distributios Whe choosig the startig lieup for a game, a coach obviously has to choose a differet player for each positio. Similarly, whe a uio elects delegates for a covetio or you
More information5 Boolean Decision Trees (February 11)
5 Boolea Decisio Trees (February 11) 5.1 Graph Coectivity Suppose we are give a udirected graph G, represeted as a boolea adjacecy matrix = (a ij ), where a ij = 1 if ad oly if vertices i ad j are coected
More informationSAMPLE QUESTIONS FOR FINAL EXAM. (1) (2) (3) (4) Find the following using the definition of the Riemann integral: (2x + 1)dx
SAMPLE QUESTIONS FOR FINAL EXAM REAL ANALYSIS I FALL 006 3 4 Fid the followig usig the defiitio of the Riema itegral: a 0 x + dx 3 Cosider the partitio P x 0 3, x 3 +, x 3 +,......, x 3 3 + 3 of the iterval
More informationBetting on Football Pools
Bettig o Football Pools by Edward A. Beder I a pool, oe tries to guess the wiers i a set of games. For example, oe may have te matches this weeked ad oe bets o who the wiers will be. We ve put wiers i
More informationA probabilistic proof of a binomial identity
A probabilistic proof of a biomial idetity Joatho Peterso Abstract We give a elemetary probabilistic proof of a biomial idetity. The proof is obtaied by computig the probability of a certai evet i two
More informationHere are a couple of warnings to my students who may be here to get a copy of what happened on a day that you missed.
This documet was writte ad copyrighted by Paul Dawkis. Use of this documet ad its olie versio is govered by the Terms ad Coditios of Use located at http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/terms.asp. The olie versio
More information