STA 2112F, Fall 2000: Homework #1

Due by Tuesday October 17, 4:00 p.m., in Sid Smith 6024.

Please include your name, student number, program, and year.

Questions from Chapter 1 (pages 47-54) of Mathematical Statistics by Keith Knight:

1.1, 1.2, 1.6, 1.9, 1.10, 1.12, 1.13, 1.15, 1.21, 1.24.
NOTE: In question 1.13 (a), "lambda squared" should be "lambda to the power r". Also, the Gamma distribution is defined on page 35 of the text.

Reminder: There will be a quiz in class at 11:10 a.m. on Thursday October 12.

Background References

The following subjects should be familiar to you. If they are not, then you may wish to review them using the following texts (or any other similar-level texts).

Basic Probability:

Basic Statistical Theory:

Introductory Calculus:

Multivariable Calculus:

Basic Real Analysis: