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1—12(QNM)Revised Syllabus | |

Time Allowed : 3 Hours | Full Marks : 100 |

SECTION I(Mathematical Techniques — 40 marks) |

Answer Question No. 1 (compulsory — 10 marks) andtwo other questions (15x2 = 30 marks) from this section. |

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(c) | Using matrices solve the following equations: 2x + 4y + z = 5 | 5 | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

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4. | (a) | Find the area bounded by the curve y^{2} = 8x and the line y = x. | 5 | (0) | |||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(b) | Solve the following problem by simplex method: Maximize z = 4x + 2y subject to x +2y | 10 | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

5. | (a) | For a certain establishment the total cost function C and the total revenue function R is given by C = x^{3} – 12x^{2} + 48x + 11 and R = 83x – 4x^{2} – 21 for output x. Obtain the output for which the profit maximum. What is maximum profit? | 5 | (0) | |||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(b) | Using graph maximize f = x + 3y subject to 2x + y < 20, x + 2y < 20, x, y > o. | 5 | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(c) | Two firms are competing for business under the conditions so that one firm’s gain is another firm’s loss. Firm A’s pay–off matrix is given below :
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SECTION II(Statistical Techniques — 30 marks) |

Answer Question No. 6 (compulsory — 10 marks) and twoother questions (10x2 = 20 marks) |

6. | Attempt any five of the following choose the correct alternative, stating proper reason: | 2x5=10 | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(a) | Two dice are thrown simultaneously and the points on the face on the dice are multiplied together. The probability that the product is 4, is
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(b) | A card is drawn from a well–shuffled pack of 52 cards. What is the probability of the card being black or an ace?
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(c) | The mathematical expectation of number of heads, when a balanced coin is tossed twice, is
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(e) | If x is a Poisson variate with mean λhen P(x + 1) is
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(g) | If for two random variables X and Y, V(x) = V(y) = V(x − y) = 2, the; correlation coefficient between x and y is
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(h) | If two regression lines are x + 2y = 4 and 2x + y = 5 for two variables x and y, then mean (x, Y) is
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are drawn from a normal population with mean and variance (unknown) and the sample mean and sample variance are calculated as 6 and 4 respectively, then the value of the test statistic will be
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(j) | A simple random sample of size 100 has mean 15, the population variance being 25. Then the 95% confidence interval for mean is
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7. | (a) | There are 4 clerks and 3 officers in a Bank. A committee of 3 is to be formed at random. Find the probability that at least on clerk and at least one officer are included in the committee. | 5 | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(b) | Urn 1 contains 4 red and 6 black balls and urn 2 contains 6 red and 4 black balls. One Urn is chosen at random and a ball is drawn from it. The colour of the ball drawn is black. What is the probability that it has been drawn from urn I? | 5 | (0) | |||||||||||||||||||||||||||

8. | (a) | Fit a binomial distribution to the following data:
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(b) | An automatic machine makes paper clips from coils of wire and on the average one in 400 clips is defective. If 100 paper clips are packed in each box, what are the probabilities that any given box of clips will contain (i) one defective, (ii) at least one defective? [Given that e^{0.25} = 1.284] | 5 | (0) | |||||||||||||||||||||||||||

9. | (a) | The height of a student in a college follows normal distribution with mean 5.5 ft and standard deviation 2 ft. Find the probability that a student of that college has height (i) below 5 ft, (ii) between 5 ft and 6 ft.
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(b) | For a certain bivariate data, following results are obtained: n = 25, Σ = 125, Σ = 100, Σx Determine the regression coefficients and the correlation coefficient. | 5 | (0) | |||||||||||||||||||||||||||

10. | (a) | A sample of 900 members has a mean 3.4 cm and s.d. 2.16 cm. Can the sample be regarded as drawn from a population with mean 3.25 cm? Find the 95% confidence limits for the population mean. | 5 | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(b) | In order to test p = P (head) = 1/2 against p = 1/4 in a coin it is tossed 6 times. Reject the null hypothesis and only if no head or 6 heads occur, Otherwise accept it. What are then probabilities of type I error and type II error of the test? | 5 | (0) | |||||||||||||||||||||||||||

11. | (a) | A die was thrown 60 times with the following results :
Are the data consistent with the hypothesis that the die is unbiased? [Given x | 5 | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(b) | A magazine distributor assigns probabilities to the demand for a magazine as follows :
A copy of magazine which he sells at Rs. 8 costs Rs. 6. How many should he stock to get the maximum possible expected profit if the distributor can return back unsold copies for Rs. 4 each? | 5 | (0) |

SECTION III(Economic Techniques — 30 marks) |

12. | Attempt any five of the following: | 2x5=10 | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(a) | If 12½% fall in price causes only 12½% rise in demand, then find price elasticity of demand and its nature. | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(b) | The total daily cost (in Rs.) for producing ‘x’ toys is TC = 2.5x + 1200. If each toy sells for Rs. 5, what is the break–even point? | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(c) | Show that the elasticity of demand with respect to price for the demand function x = 2p^{−2} is constant, p and x being the price and quantity in demand respectively. | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(d) | If r_{12} = 0.70, r_{13} = 0.50, r_{23} = −0.20, then show that these are consistent. | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(e) | "I_{1998, 1999} = 92" , what dies it indicate? | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(f) | During a certain period the cost of living index goes up from 200 to 250 and the salary of a worker is also raised from Rs. 800 to Rs. m960. Does he really gain? | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(g) | With which component of a time series would you associate each of the following?
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(h) | In a study of sales, a company obtained by the following least squares trend equation: y = 16 + 2x, origin : 1985, x units = 1 year, y = total number of units sold per year. The company has physical facilities to produce only 32 units a year and it believes that at least for the next decade the trend will continue as before. Find by what year the company’s expected sales have equalled to its present capacity. | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

13. | Answer any four of the following | 5x4=20 | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(a) | The demand function for a particular brand of pocket calculators is p = 75 − 0.3Q − 0.05Q^{2}. Find the consumer’s surplus at the quantity of 15 calculators. | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(b) | In a budget enquiry for working class in towns A and B, it was found that an average working class family’s expenditure on food and other items are as follows:
In 2001 the consumer price index stood at 279 for town A and 265 for town B with base year 1991. It was found that the rise in the prices of all the articles consumed by the working class was same for A and B. What were the price indices of food and other items in 2001? | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

(c) | Find the 5 year weighted moving average with weights 1, 2, 2, 2, 1 respectively for necessary trend of the following time series:
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(d) | Fit a trend line to the following data of sales of a commodity in shop using least square method :
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(e) | In a certain trivariate distribution s_{1} = 2, s_{2} = 4, s_{3} = 2, X_{1} = 50, X_{2} = 60, X_{3} = 40 r_{12} = r_{31} = .5 where x_{1}, s_{1} are mean and s.d. of variable x_{i} i = 1, 2, 3 and r_{ij} = correlation coefficient between x_{i} and x_{j} i is not equal to j, i, j = 1, 2, 3. Find the multiple regression line of x | (0) | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

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