Afternoon Session of FE Exam -
Industrial Discipline

Probability and Statistics Topic Area



The following subtopics are covered in the Probability and Statistics portion of the afternoon, Industrial Discipline examination:

A. Combinatorics (e.g., combinations, permutations)
B. Probability distributions (e.g., normal, binomial, empirical)
C. Conditional probabilities
D. Sampling distributions, sample sizes, and statistics (e.g., central tendency, dispersion)
E. Estimation (point estimates, confidence intervals)
F. Hypothesis testing
G. Regression (linear, multiple)
H. System reliability (single components, parallel and series systems)
I. Design of experiments (e.g., ANOVA, factorial designs)

The Probability and Statistics portion covers approximately 15% of the afternoon session test content.