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Week 2 Preparation Guide


Required: Textbook Chapters 3, 4, and 5

Highly recommended: Pitman Section 3.1

Recommended: Theory Meets Data Chapter 5, Sections 6.1-6.3.

Practice Problems

Pitman x.y.z means Exercise z of Section x.y and x.rev.z means Exercise z of the Review Exercises at the end of Chapter x.

  • Pitman 3.1.6, 3.1.8, 3.1.13, 3.1.15
  • Pitman 2.5.7, 2.5.12b, 2.5.12g, 3.6.2a-c
  • A population has three classes of individuals, in proportions 0.6, 0.3, and 0.1. If you sample $n$ individuals at random with replacement, what is the chance that all three classes appear in the sample?

Discussion Section

Warm-up, the last problem on the list above, and Pitman 3.1.6a-b, 3.6.2a-c, 2.5.12b, 2.5.12g.