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# Improvement test-1 Quantitative methods-1, Date; 23/11/2013 Answer any five questions given below.

Each question carries five marks. 1. For the following distribution of 100 families the median is 50. Find the unknown frequencies f1 and f2. Expenditure 0-20 20-40 40-60 60-80 80-100 No of families 14 F1 26 F2 18 (July 2013) 2. From the following data calculate the rank correlation coefficient and comment Age 56 42 36 47 49 42 60 72 36 42 BP 147 125 118 128 145 140 155 160 125 128 (July 2013) 3. The mean and standard deviation of a set of 100 observations were worked out as 40 and 5 respectively by a computer which by mistake took the value 50 in place of 40 for one observation. find the correct mean and standard deviation.( July 2013) 4. The following information is obtained concerning an investigation of 50 ordinary shops of small size Shops in town Shops in village total Run by men 17 18 35 Run by women 3 12 15 Total 20 30 50 can it be inferred that the shops run by women are relatively more in villages than in towns? use chi square test table value= 3.84. ( July 2013) 5. find the class intervals if the arithmetic mean of the following distribution is 33 and the assumed mean is 35 Step deviation -3 -2 -1 0 +1 +2 (d) frequency 5 10 25 30 20 10 ( June 2012) 6. Calculate the Karl Pearson coefficient of correlation between trunk height and tree diameter from the data given below Trunk 35 49 27 33 60 21 45 51 height Diameter 8 9 7 6 13 7 11 12 ( December 2010) 7. A detergent maker has decided to change the appearance of the box. It has come up with four potential replacements which are called A,B,C and D. It shows the four designs to randomly selected consumers, and ask them which design they like the best. Here are the results Design A B C D Consumers 107 105 122 At the 0.05 level of significance, test the claim that all consumers like the four designs equally( June 2010) 8. Calculate the mean, mode and median from the data given below weight 93-97 98-102 103-107 108-112 113-117 118-122 123128127 132 f 3 5 12 17 14 6 3 1 (Jan2010) 9. The following distribution gives the pattern of overtime work per week done by 100 employees of a company calculate: 1) median, 2) upper quartile 3) Lower quartile 4) 6 th decile 5) 70th percentile OT 0-10 10-20 20-30 30-40 40-50 50-60 60-70 70-80 f 5 8 7 12 28 20 10 10 (July 2013) 10. The nicotine content in milligrams of two samples of tobacco were as follows Sample A 24 27 26 21 25 Sample B 27 30 28 31 22 36 Can it be said that two samples are taken from same population ( test for mean). Test this at 5% level (June 2013)