lve an equation, find the derivative of a function at a point, or calculate the value of a definite integral. However, you must clearly indicate the setup of your question, namely the equation, function, or integral you are using. If you use other built-in features or programs, you must show the mathematical steps necessary to produce your results. Your work must be expressed in standard mathematical notation rather than calculator syntax.
Show all of your work, even though the question may not explicitly remind you to do so. Clearly label any functions, graphs, tables, or other objects that you use. Justifications require that you give mathematical reasons, and that you verify the needed conditions under which relevant theorems, properties, definitions, or tests are applied. Your work will be scored on the correctness and completeness of your methods as well as your answers. Answers without supporting work will usually not receive credit.
Unless otherwise specified, answers (numeric or algebraic) need not be simplified. If your answer is given as a decimal approximation, it should be correct to three places after the decimal point.
Unless otherwise specified, the domain of a function f is assumed to be the set of all real numbers x for which f(x) is a real number.
Let f be a twice-differentiable function such that f′(2)=0 . The second derivative of f is given by f′′(x)=x2e2−x−1 for 0≤x≤6 .
(a) On what open intervals contained in 0
The standard deviation alone does not measure relative variation. For example, a standard deviation of $1 would be considered
, a standard deviation of $1 would be considered large if it is describing the variability from store to store in the price of an ice cube tray. On the other hand, a standard deviation of $1 would be considered small if it is describing store-to-store variability in the price of a particular brand of freezer. A quantity designed to give a relative measure of variability is the coefficient of variation. Denoted by CV, the coefficient of variation expresses the standard deviation as a percentage of the mean. It is defined by the formula CV = 100(s/ x ). Consider two samples. Sample 1 gives the actual weight (in ounces) of the contents of cans of pet food labeled as having a net weight of 8 oz. Sample 2 gives the actual weight (in pounds) of the contents of bags of dry pet food labeled as having a net weight of 50 lb. There are weights for the two samples.
Sample 1 7.7 6.8 6.5 7.2 6.5
7.7 7.3 6.6 6.6 6.1
Sample 2 50.7 50.9 50.5 50.3 51.5
47 50.4 50.3 48.7 48.2
(a) For each of the given samples, calculate the mean and the standard deviation. (Round all intermediate calculations and answers to five decimal places.)
For sample 1
For sample 2
(b) Compute the coefficient of variation for each sample. (Round all answers to two decimal places.)