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Old 10-10-2013, 11:49 AM
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Default Re: Homework1 Q4 and Q5 - Please show workings

Originally Posted by 11lara11 View Post
I have attempted Q4 using the following:
The epsilon here is close to 0.55 becasue v=0 and u=0.55. The N=10.

P[|v-u|>0.55] < 2e^-2(0.55^2)10
................... < 0.00471

but the solution options don't come anywhere close to this. What am I doing wrong? I think I am making a similar mistake in Q5 becasue I get 4.715 for that becasue it is simply the solution above *1000 becasue M=1000.
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