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Test of Hypothesis using a Sample

Marconi Shipping Company packages their shipments in 50 ton containers. History has shown that the shipping department reports that the distribution of container weights follows the normal distribution, and the standard deviation of this process is 3 tons per container. At the end of each day, the shipping coordinator weighs 10

Solution to four hypothesis testing problems

Problem #5 Reis, Inc. Reis, Inc., a New York real estate research firm, tracks the cost of apartment rentals in the United States. In mid-2002, the nationwide mean apartment rental rate was $895 per month (The Wall Street Journal, July 8, 2002). Assume that, based on the historical quarterly surveys, a population standard de

Hypothesis Testing

Please provide Detail (No excel). A metropolitan bus system sampler's rider counts on one of its express commuter routes for a week. Use the following data to establish whether rider ship is evenly balanced by day of the week. Let alpha = 0.05. Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Rider Count 10 34 21 57

Hypothesis Testing

The 65 students in a class at the University of Soda were given blinded evaluations of pairs of cola drinks. For the 65 comparisons of Coke and Pepsi making up the sample results, Pepsi was preferred 29 times. a. Is the above information sufficient for you to be completely certain that more than 50% of all students at that u

Hypothesis Testing

Please see the attached file. A hypothesis test is used to test a claim. You get 1.75 as your test statistic and 1.59 as your critical value for a right-tailed test. Which of the following is the correct decision statement for the test? A. Reject the null hypothesis B. Claim the null hypothesis i

Hypothesis Statement Formation: Case Study

Based on the attached data set information, it is required to form a hypothesis statement as outlined below. Thank you in advance for your help! 1. What data are you going to use? What sections of the data set are you going to use? Make sure it is ratio or interval numerical data you are going to use. 2. What is your r

Statistics Materials Covering Chi-Square Goodness

Please read the questions carefully and use Excel to solve the problems. Thank you. One hundred people were asked which of four brands of Cola they preferred... (The material covers Chi-Square Goodness of Fit Tests, Contingency Tables, One-Factor Analysis of Variance, and Two-Factor Analysis.) (Please use Excel to solve

Conducting Baseline Analysis

Data was collected from a random sample of eight men and 10 women currently undergoing treatment for hypertension. Each person reported the number of cigarettes smoked each day and each was assigned a numerical value representing their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The risk assessment was a number from 0 - 100 and was ba

Statistics of Students in Different Majors

15.18 Sixty-four students in an introductory college economics class were asked how many credits they had earned in college, and how certain they were about their choice of major. Research question: At alpha = .01, is the degree of certainty independent of credits earned? 15.22 A student team examined parked cars in four diff

Mean vs. Hypothesized Value

Hypothesis Test: Mean vs. Hypothesized Value 250,000.0000 hypothesized value 214.4538 mean Data 34.7157 std. dev. 6.8083 std. error 26 n 25 df -36688.37 t 1.0000 p-value (one-tailed, upper) Team: Above are the calculations for our project which I performed in Megastat and then manually as well. I am

One Sample Hypothesis Testing - Real Estate

Formulate both a numerical and verbal hypothesis statement regarding your research issue. - 250 words (includes introduction) Verbal: The average (mean) cost of a three bedroom home is less than or equal to $250,000. Null Hypothesis: Ho: u < $200,000 Alternate Hypothesis: Ha u > $200,000 We all know the average cost

Hypothesis Testing: Echinacea Test

In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of children, echinacea was tested as a treatment for upper respiratory infections in children. "Days of fever" was one criterion used to measure effects. Among 337 children treated with echinacea, the mean number of days with fever was 0.8, with a standard deviation of 1.50

Test of hypothesis

1) It has been claimed that the mean age of all FHSU Virtual College statistics students is at most 30 years old. Using the age data collected from this class, test this hypothesis--that is does the data set of our class statistically support this claim or is the mean age value likely higher? Justify your answer through a form

Hypothesis Testing: Double Counting

A company has been accused of double counting such that if race and gender are related there is double counting. Caucasian African American All other Male 72 48 28 Female 24 24

Hypothesis Testing: Executive Average Salary

The executive committee has learned that the average salary for executives in the industry is $140,000, and the committee is concerned that they are not being paid enough. Using the random sample, test the committee's idea that the mean of executive salaries is at least equal to that of the industry standard. You may assume a=.0

Prob-value approach / the traditional approach

Statistics-prob-value approach and then the traditional approach 1. In a recent year, some professional baseball players complained that umpires were calling more strikes than the average rate of 61.0% called the previous year. At one point in the season, umpire Dan Morrison called strikes in 2231 of 3581 pitches (bas

A survey of n = 703 randomly selected workers showed that 61% of those respondents found their jobs through networking. (1) Please state the corresponding null and alternative hypotheses to determine if most (more than 50%) workers get their jobs though networking; (2) Please find the value of the test statistic for the claim that most (more than 50%) workers get their jobs though networking.

A survey of n = 703 randomly selected workers showed that 61% of those respondents found their jobs through networking. (1) Please state the corresponding null and alternative hypotheses to determine if most (more than 50%) workers get their jobs though networking; (2) Please find the value of the test statistic for the c

Value approach and the traditional approach

Please help with these questions. I need to be able to understand how to do them. Please write out all steps from beginning to end , formulas etc. (need answers too so I can double check myself) please do not use excel, I need to see what I am trying to learn. Please see attached. Chapter 6 questions 1. A medical s

Hypothesis Testing: Feasibility of Outsourcing

I have to perform the five-step hypothesis test on the data attached pertaining to the feasibility of outsourcing a department such as customer service within the company, AT & T. I do not know how to perform a five-step hypothesis.

Writing a null hypothesis from a business problem proposal.

I need help writing a Business Problem Proposal using a null hypothesis. Here are sample business problems: * Talk about the effect of no smoking laws on the tobacco industry. Will the trend in no smoking laws affect cigarette sales? You can develop a null from that. * Dunkin' Donuts is trying to infiltrate Starbucks' mark

A newly installed automatic gate system was being tested to see if the number of failures in 1,000 entry attempts was the same as the number of failures in 1,000 exit attempts.

Please see the attached file; Do a complete hypothesis, include the hypothesis, decision rule, calculation of test statistic, decision, interpretation and t value. A newly installed automatic gate system was being tested to see if the number of failures in 1,000 entry attempts was the same as the number of failures in 1,000 e

Hypothesis testing for working hours

You are the Vice President for Human Resources at XYZ Investment Management, Inc. Your employees have recently complained about their long working hours. You collected a sample of 25 weekly time sheets and calculated an average of 41.5 hours with a standard deviation of 2.5 hours. Over lunch, you discuss this problem with you

Maumee Ford-Mercury: Relationship Between Care Age And Selling Price

The owner of Maumee Ford-Mercury wants to study the relationship between the age of a car and its selling price. Listed below is a random sample of 12 used cars sold at the dealership during the last year. Car Age (years) Selling Price ($000) Car Age (years) Selling Price ($000) 1 9 8.1 7 8 7.6 2 7 6.0 8 1

Hypothesis Testing: Agreement of Assessments

Do a complete hypothesis test on the attached problem, including hypothesis, decision rule, calculations of the statistic, decision, interpretation, and p- value. Assume Equal Variances at (alpha) = .025 (using excel) A certain company will purchase the house of any employee who is transferred out of state and will handl

10 Multiple choice questions on Hypothesis testing, distributions.

Please see the attached file for full problem description. 1. If standard deviation (sigma) is unknown when completing a hypothesis test about the population mean, then the best estimate for the unknown standard deviation is s. _____ T/F 2. The chi-square distribution is used for inferences about the population mea

Hypothesis testing for mean.

I am looking at this problem that suggests that people will follow a 24 hour cycle of sleeping and waking even if they are not exposed to the usual pattern of sunlight. Their cycles at the end of the study were 25, 27, 25, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 25. If we use the 5% level of significance what would we conclude about the theor

Test of Hypothesis

Ho:u1-u2 = 0 Ha:u1-u2 does not equal 0 The following results are for two independent samples taken from the two populations. Sample 1 N1 = 80 x1 = 104 o1 = 8.4 Sample 2 N2 = 70 x2 = 106 o2 = 7.6 1. What is the value of the test statistic? 2. What is the p-value 3. With a=.05, what is your co