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Hypothesis Testing Problems and Sample Questions

Please view the attached files. 1. Data File ERWAITING contains the waiting times in minutes for 15 randomly selected patients at a hospital main emergency room facility and at three satellite facilities. a. At the .05 level of significance, is there evidence that the mean waiting time at the main facility is more than o

Difference Amount Types of Gasoline

Martin Motors has in stock three cars of the same make and model. The president would like to compare the gas consumption of the three cars (labeled car A, car B, and car C using four different types of gasoline. For each trial, a gallon of gasoline was added to an empty tank, and the car was driven until it ran out of gas.

Statistics: Frequency, Chi-Square, Mean Square, and Error

Use the following information to answer questions: A manufacturer of automobile transmissions uses three different processes. The management ordered a study of the production costs to see if there is a difference among the three processes. A summary of the findings is shown below. Process 1 Process 2 Process 3 Total Proce

Critical value, level of risk

1. (10) The CEO for the Red White and Blue T-Shirt Company expects quality garments produced with a minimum of defective garments. Further, he expects the same quality work from his employees regardless of whether they work in the day or in the evening. To test productivity quickly, he has his shift foremen record the number

A Knowledge about Hypothesis Test

A consumer watchdog organization wants to see whether Bank N in the northern part of a state has a higher default rate than Bank S in the southern part of that same state. Researchers for the group sample the proportion of defaults on loans at both banks. Out of 100 loans for Bank N, they find 30 have defaulted; out of 100 lo

Difference Between Testing a Single Mean or Two Means

Explain the difference between testing a single mean and testing the difference between two means. What two assumptions must be met when one is using z test to test differences between two means? When can the sample standard deviations s1 and s2 be used in place of the population standard deviations σ1 and σ2 ?

Hypothesis Testing, Significance Levels, Critical Values and Decision Rule

Please see the attached file for the fully formatted problems. Faced with rising fax costs, a firm issued a guideline that transmissions of 10 pages or more should be sent by 2-day mail instead. Exceptions are allowed, but they want the average to be 10 or below. The firm examined 35 randomly chosen fax transmissions during t

1 Tailed vs 2 Tailed Test and Null vs Alternative Hypothesis

1. Explain the difference between a left-tailed, two-tailed, and right-tailed test. When would we choose a two-tailed test? How can we tell the direction of the test by looking at a pair of hypothesis? How can we tell which direction (or no direction) to make the hypothesis by looking at the problem statement (research questio

Hypothesis Development and Five Step Hypothesis Testing

The hypothesis should be developed to include an assessment of women with similar education and work experiences earn less money than men with similar qualifications. The data set and legend are included as an attachment. Please provide a five-step hypothesis test with the data relevant to the selection (data set and legend

The Significance Level and Estimate P-Value

"A recent article in The Wall Street Journal reported that the 30-year mortgage rate is now less than 6 percent. A sample of eight small banks in the Midwest revealed the following 30-year rates (in percent): " 4.8 5.3 6.5 4.8 6.1 5.8 6.2 5.6 At the .01 significance level, can we concl

Hypothesis Testing on Multiple Scenarios

Problem 1 Consider the Mission Valley Power Company (MVP), which has over 6000 customers. In response to a request from the Michigan Public Utilities Commission, MVP needs to estimate the average kilowatts of electricity used by customers on April 1. The only way to get this number is to select a random sample of customers and

Descriptive Statistics (Comparing Variation in Two Samples)

Tobacco and Alcohol Use in Animated Children's Movies: Lists times (in seconds) that animated children's movies show tobacco use and alcohol use. The 50 times of tobacco use have a mean of 57.4 sec and a standard deviation of 104.0 sec. the 50 times of alcohol use have a mean of 32.46 sec and a standard deviation of 66.3 sec.

Standard Deviation for Nielsen Media Research

PROBLEM SET II ALTERNATE 1 9-11. The owner of Britten's Egg Farm wants to estimate the mean number of eggs laid per chicken. A sample of 20 chickens shows they laid an average of 20 eggs per month with a standard deviation of 2 eggs per month. a. What is the value of the population mean? What is the best estimate of this v

Hypothesis testing for population proportion problems

A study by the Investment Company Institution (ICI) in 2004, which randomly surveyed 3,500 households and drew upon information from the IRS. If found that 72% of households have conducted at least one IRA rollover from a an employer sponsored retirement plan. Suppose a recent random sample of 90 households in the greater Detr

Hypothesis Testing of Genetically Modified Foods

Design (but not do) a test to see if genetically modified foods are different from non-genetically modified (NGM) foods. Assume you are designing a study that will analyze GM and NGM foods, and answer the following questions. 1. What will your null and alternative hypotheses be? (Hint: Ensure your null and alternative hypo

Nonparametric Hypothesis Test

Using the research question and data below conduct a equivalent nonparametric test of hypothesis below. The hypothesis for the ANOVA test is: H0: μ1=μ2=μ3=μ4=μ5=μ6=μ7=μ8=μ9 (all means are equal) H1: Not all means are equal (at least one is different) Telecommunication Servi

Hypothesis Testing by the Wall Street Journal

The wall street journal reported 28% of people who bank online have cut back on their internet use. A credit union's manager is certain that while internet use may be down, it is much less than 28% of its customers. They are convinced that at most 10% of their customers have reduced their internet banking transactions. the cr

Hypothesis Testing Business Applications

Please help with the following problem. A major issue facing many states is whether to legalize casino gambling. Suppose the govenor of one state believes that more than 55% of the state's registered voters would favor some form of legal casino gambling. However before backing a proposal to allow such gambling, the govenor

Hypothesis Testing

The director of a state agency believes that the average starting salary for clerical employees in the state is less than $30,000 per year. To test her hypothesis, she collected a simple random sample of 100 starting clerical salaries from across the state and found that the sample mean is $29,750. 1: State the appropriate n

Hypothesis Testing for Relevant Critical Values

Provide the relevant critical value for each of the following circumstances: 1: HA: μ > 13, n = 15, σ = 10.3, Level of Significance = 0.05 2: HA: μ =/ 21, n = 23, s = 35.40, Level of Significance = 0.02

Mean salary of accountants

Is the mean salary of accountants who have reached partnership status higher than that for accountants who are not partners? A sample of 15 accountants who have the partnership status showed a mean salary of $82,000 with a standard deviation of $5,500. A sample of 12 accountants who were not partners showed a mean of $78,000 wi

Two Sample Hypothesis Test: Pay and Age

Develop one business research question from which you will formulate a research hypothesis that will test two populations. Prepare a 1,050-1,750-word paper describing the results of a hypothesis test of two populations. Be sure to include the following in your paper: a. Formulate both a numerical and verbal hypothesis stat

Numerical and Verbal Hypothesis Statements

Identify a research issue, problem, or opportunity that uses data that has absolute zero measurements and ratio level data. Create a paper that describes the results of a hypothesis test on your selected research issue, problem, or opportunity. Begin by describing your selection. Then, formulate both a numerical and verbal h

Statistics

A local bottling company has determined the number of machine breakdowns per month and their respective probabilities as shown below: Number of Breakdowns Probability 0 0.12 1 0.38 2 0.25 3 0.18 4 0.07 ____ 1. Refer to Exhibit 1-1. The expected number of machine breakdowns per month is a. 2 b. 1.70 c. one, since i

One sample hypothesis testing for M&M experiments

Using the data derived from the M&M experiment in class develop one research question from which you will formulate a research hypothesis. prepare a 350-700words paper describing the results of a hypothesis test of one population mean or population proportion. be sure to include the following in your paper a. formulate bo

A Hypothesis Test for a Single Population Mean

Please conduct a hypothesis test for a single population mean of a quantitative variable equal to a given number. For example, test the hypothesis that the population mean of the intrinsic is equal to 5 or not. Use all 25 data rows. Since n<30, use a t statistic. For this and any hypothesis test, number the five steps

Five step hypothesis testing

1) What are the five steps involved in classic hypothesis testing? 2) In general, what is a "Critical Value" or "Cut-Off Score" of a test statistic? What are the critical values of z for a two-tailed test (.05)? What are the critical values of z for a one-tailed test (.05)? What are the critical values of z for a two-