4. The County Executive for Monroe County is concerned about the response time for the three fire companies in the county. Samples of the response times (in minutes) for each company follow. At the 0.05 significance level is there a difference in the mean response time?
Youngsville Northeast Corry
2.2 2.3 0.9
1.2 1.5 0.8
1.9 1.2 1.1
3.1 1.4 1.2
1.8 2.2 0.7
a. State the null and alternate hypotheses.
b. State the decision rule.
c. Compute the value of the test statistic.
d. What is your decision regarding the null hypothesis? Interpret the result.
The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of ANOVA for response time . Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included.