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    Hypothesis Testing of Mean: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome were tested, and then retested after being treated with fludrocortisone. The changes in fatigue after treatment were measured (based on data from "The Relationship between Neurally Mediated Hypotension and the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome" by Bou-Holaigah, Rowe, Kan, and Calkins, Journal of the

    Test four colors of sticky boards in a field of oats to trap beetles

    The presence of harmful insects in farm fields is detected by erecting boards covered with a sticky substance and then examining the insects trapped on the board. To investigate which colors are most attractive to cereal leaf beetles, researchers placed six boards of each of four colors in a field of oats. The data is listed bel


    The Computer Anxiety Rating Scale (CARS) measures an individual's level of computer anxiety, on a scale from 20 ( no anxiety) to 100 (highest level of anxiety). Researchers at Miami University administered CARS to 172 business students. One of the objectives of the study was to determine whether there is a difference between th

    Critical Value, Calculated Value, and P-Value

    See the attached file. A national sales manager of an automobile supply chain claims that monthly sales of auto parts at on of the district office are an average of $5,285. The district manager believes the amount is too high. They authorize you to settle the dispute. You take a simple random sample (n=25) of the sales receip

    Hypothesis testing : T test.

    32. What probability value would be needed to complete the following probability distribution? x -5 -1 0 1 4 P(x) 0.13 0.25 0.12 0.30 25. An apartment building has the following apartments: 1 bedroom 2 bedroom 3 bedroom 1st floor 3 1 1 2nd floor 2 2 2 3rd floor 1 4 1 If an apartment is selected at random, what is

    Levels of Measurement in Statistics

    How do you classify statistical findings in order of power: nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio? Give example by making up values. Use example of Rancidity values in Rice Bran. Thanks


    31. A new weight-watching company, Weight Reducers International, advertises that those who join will lose, on the average, 10 pounds the first two weeks with a standard deviation of 2.8 pounds. A random sample of 50 people who joined the new weight reduction program revealed the mean loss to be 9 pounds. At the .05 level of

    Test length of Major League Baseball games

    MegaStat > Hypothesis Tests During recent seasons, Major League Baseball has been criticized for the length of the games. A report indicated that the average game lasts 3 hours and 30 minutes. A sample of 17 games revealed the following times to completion. (Note that the minutes have been changed to fractions of hours, so th

    Null and alternative hypothesis for St. Luke's Hospital post anaesthesia care area

    The post anaesthesia care area (recovery room) at St. Luke's Hospital in Pflugerville, Ontario, was recently enlarged. The hope was that with the enlargement the mean number of patients per day would be more than 25. A random sample of 15 days from an approximately normal population revealed the following numbers of patients:

    Statistics Problems: T-value, Z-value and Null Hypothesis

    1. A random sample of size 81 is taken from a large population, measuring the time it takes to complete a driver's license examination. The sample mean was found to be 43 minutes, and the sample standard deviation 5.71 minutes. Construct a 95% confidence interval around the sample mean. Be sure to show whether you use the t- or

    In a particular market there are three commercial television stations, each with its own evening news program from 6:00 to 6:30 P.M. According to a report in this morning's local newspaper, a random sample of 150 viewers last night revealed 53 watched the news on WNAE (channel 5), 64 watched on WRRN (channel 11), and 33 on WSPD (channel 13). At the .05 significance level, is there a difference in the proportion of viewers watching the three channels? Show step-by-step solution.

    In a particular market there are three commercial television stations, each with its own evening news program from 6:00 to 6:30 P.M. According to a report in this morning's local newspaper, a random sample of 150 viewers last night revealed 53 watched the news on WNAE (channel 5), 64 watched on WRRN (channel 11), and 33 on WSPD

    Statistics and probability of the crew on the Titanic

    The table below summarizes the fate of the passengers and crew. A common rule of the sea is that when a ship is threatened with sinking, women and children are the first to be saved. Fate of passengers and crew on the Titanic: ____________________________________________________________ Men

    Mean Driving Distance

    Callaway Golf is one of the leading golf equipment manufacturers in the United States. The company's R&D department has created three new golf ball designs (GB1, GB2 and GB3) that result in reduced air drag and thereby increase driving distance. The company currently has three distinct brands of driver clubs: FX1, FX2 and FX3.

    Golf Cental: Do golf club brands differ in mean distance

    See data file attached. You are the research director at the golf magazine 'Golf Central'. Your magazine decides to test three different brands of 3-iron golf clubs and rate the three brands with regards to the distance. You randomly recruit 5 golfers to test each of the three brands of 3-iron clubs. Each golfer uses all thr

    Data analysis for a financial services company: Mean revenue under marketed plan

    The financial data file is attached but you need spss to open the file. Data analysis for a financial services company. There are three different Investment Plans that the company could offer to its customers . You are asked to find out if the expected revenue from marketing any one of these plans is different from the other

    Statistics: Multiple regression model; difference between two means

    Please choose the correct answers and write briefly why: For a given multiple regression model with three independent variables, the value of the adjusted multiple coefficient of determination is _________ less than R2. a. Always b. Sometimes c. Never d. Can be greater or less depending on the standard error

    test Statistic from Hypothesis testing

    Please determine the correct answer and write briefly why: A manufacturing operation consists of a unique system that produces an average of 15.5 jet engine propulsion parts every hour. After undergoing a complete overhaul, the system was monitored by observing the number of parts produced in each of sixteen randomly selected

    Evaluate hypothesis statements: Are they sufficient?

    Evaluate and discuss the following hypothesis based on what you have learned about hypothesis statements. Should they be written differently, or are the sufficient the way they are stated? a- Investigating the use of video feedback in changing specific teacher behavior. b- The effect of modified teacher behavior on

    Hypothesis Testing of Proportions..

    See attached file for proper format. Please solve the exercise below in Excel and show your work (and formulas) 1. At α =..05 and .10, test the hypothesis that the proportion of Consumer (CON) industry companies winter quarter profit growth is more than 2% greater than the proportion of Banking (BKG) companies winter

    Hypothesis test comparing means: Does one town dine out more than another town?

    Restaurateur Danny Valentine is evaluating two, sites, Raymondville and Rosenber, for his next restaurant. Denny suspects that Raymondville residents (population 1) dine out more often (number of times per month) than Rosenberg residents (population 2). Denny commissions a market survey to test his hypothesis. The market