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Hypothesis test for a population mean

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Monitoring the ecological health of the Everglades-the bottom temperatures are recorded at the Garfield Bight station and the mean of 19.7 degrees C is obtained for 62 temperatures on 62 different days. Assuming sigma=1.6 degrees C, test claim that the pop mean is less than 20.0 degrees C. Use a 0.05 significance level to calculate test statistic.

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Monitoring the ecological health of the Everglades-the bottom temperatures are recorded @ the Garfield Bight station and the mean of 19.7 degrees C is obtained for 62 temperatures on 62 different days. Assuming o=1.6 degrees C, test claim that the pop mean is less than 20.0 degrees C. Use a 0.05 significance level to calculate test statistic.

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