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# IENG 455 Fall 2015 Name_______________________

## The grading policy for homework:

Homework turned in when due: grading starts at 100%
Homework turned in 1 day late: grading starts at 90%
Homework turned in 2 days late: grading starts at 80%

## Homework 1 (40 points)

Review Appendix C of the textbook (or the basic probability and statistics in a
textbook you used before).
designated worksheets of <Homework1.xlsx>. Email the completed Excel file
<Homework1.xls> to the course email account.

## 2. (10pts) Complete the exercise on customers interarrival times in <Homework1.xlsx:

Question 2(a) & 2(b)>

3. (8pts) In the file ProcessTime.txt, you will see 100 data items. Each one represents
the processing time (in units of hours) of a wafer lot in semiconductor manufacturing.
Copy the data into an Excel spreadsheet, and compute the following with Excel functions
Sample average of the processing time
Sample standard deviation of the processing time
95th percentile of the processing time
What does the 95th percentile tell you about the processing time of these wafer lots? (Put

4. (6pts) What is called a discrete random variable? Give two examples of discrete random
variables (e.g., the outcome of tossing a die). What is called a continuous random
variable? Give two examples of continuous random variables. (Put your answer on the

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5. (6pts) Write down the probability mass function (pmf) of the Poisson distribution. Is the
Poisson distribution discrete or continuous? Write down the probability density function
(pdf) of the exponential distribution. Is the exponential distribution discrete or