By measuring the amount of time it takes a component of a product to move from one workstation to the next, an engineer has estimated that the standard deviation is 3.93 seconds.
Answer each of the following (show all work):
(A) How many measurements should be made in order to be 99% certain that the maximum error of estimation will not exceed 0.5 seconds?
(B) What sample size is required for a maximum error of 1.5 seconds?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 20, 2018, 7:39 am ad1c9bdddf
Step by step method for computing sample size is given in the answer.