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Hypothesis Testing

Provide 3 examples of each type of hypothesis you will run into

Item 1: One- tail (upper): Explain the problem you would test for (make up numbers) and state the hypotheses in both numeric and narrative form. Explain why this would be a upper tailed test. Do no calculations or list any formulas. Item 2: One-tail (lower) Explain the problem you would test for (make up numbers) and state th

Hypothesis Testing

For many years, TV executives used the guideline that 30 percent of the audiences were watching each of the prime-time networks and the 10 percent were watching cable stations on a weekday night. A random sample of 500 viewers in the Tampa - St. Petersburg, Florida area last Monday night showed that 165 homes were turned in to t

SAT Scores and M&M Statistics Questions

1. As reported by the College Entrance Examination Board in National College-Bound Senior, the mean verbal score on the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) in 1998 was 505 points out of a possible 800. A random sample of 25 verbal scores for last year yielded the following data. 421 571 427 453 390 566 435 460 575 633 4

Hypothesis testing questions - statistics

1. Ten years ago, the mean age of all juveniles held in public custody was 16.0 years, as reported by the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in Children in Custody. The ages of a random sample of juveniles currently being held in public custody are to be used to decide whether this year's mean age of all

Hypothesis Testing - Hotel Room Service

Solve using Goal Seek: The Palace Hotel believes it's customers may be waiting too long for room service. The hotel operations manager knows that the time for room service orders is normally distributed and he sampled 10 room service orders during a 3-day period and timed each ( in minutes) as follows: 23 23 15 1

Swanson Co. Amount of Sales

2. Over the past five years, the average amount of sales invoices for Swanson Co. is $120. A random sample of 12 sales invoices from this month averaged $112.85 with a standard deviation of $20.80. Conduct test to find out if average sales invoice this month differs from the historical data. Level of significance a = .05

Population parameters and calculates sample data

Statistics Research and Evaluations Questions. 1. A test of hypothesis is always about: a. population parameter b. sample statistic c. a test statistic 2. A critical value is the value a. calculated from sample data b. determined from a table (e.g., normal distribution table or other such table

Multiple choice: interpreting data, 2-proportion z-test, chi-squared test

1. A few years ago, a cola manufacturer invited consumers to take a blind taste test. Consumers were asked to determine which of two sodas (brand 1-the manufacturer's own soda, or brand 2 -the competitor's soda) they preferred. The manufacturer was interested in determining what factors played a role in people's taste preferen

P-Value & Test

Question 1: The Survey of Study Habits and Attitudes (SSHA) is a psychological test that measures the motivation, attitude, and study habits of college students. Scores range from 0 to 200 and follow (approximately) a normal distribution with mean 115 and standard deviation 25. You suspect that incoming freshmen have a mean u

Two tailed Hypothesis test using z-statistics

Question: To test whether or not there is a difference between the mean grade point average of male math majors and female math majors at a certain university, 2 random samples were gathered. For the 35 males, we find that x1= 3.1 with s1=0.2. For the females, x2=3.2 with s2=0.15. Test at a level of significance of 1%.

Statistics - One Tailed Test for Small Samples Right Tailed Test

Question : The mean score on a standardized psychology test is supposed to be 50. Believing that a group of psychologists will score higher, we test a random sample of 11 psychologists. Their mean score is 45 with s=3. Test at a level of significance of 1%.


Using the accompanying probability distribution, find the following values X P(x) 1 .25 2 .27 3 .05 4 .43 a) Mean b) Standard Deviation Assume that the cure rate for a certain drug is 20% and that 15 patients are tested with this drug. Find the following: a) Mean b) Standard Deviation c) P (exactl

Ecology Club Membership

The advisors of an ecology club at a large college believes that the group consists of 10% freshman 20% sophomores 40% juniors and 30% seniors. The membership for the club this year consisted of 14 freshmen 19 sophomores 51 juniors and 16 seniors. At alpha= 0.1 test the advisors conjecture.

Statistics Problems

Part 1 Intelligence quotients (i.e. IQ's) as measured by one intelligence test are known to be normally distributed with a standard deviation of 16. Suppose a random sample of X denote the mean IQ score achieved on the test by 20 people take this intelligence test. Let this sample of 20 people. Suppose that, instead

Variation of adult heights and weights

A student conducted a study on the height and weight of adult males. She collected data from 40 adult males and found that average height is 68.34 inches with a standard deviation of 14.02 inches, and the average weight is 172.55 lbs. with a standard deviation of 26.33lbs. Based on the above values of the standard deviations,

Hypothesis, Population Mean and Proportions

Discuss examples where you would use test of hypothesis at your personal or professional life, in your education or society for the following situations: (a) For two population means and discuss if the example would use large samples or small samples. (b) For two population proportions.

Interpretation of statistical tests: The statement that the probability of a Type I error is 0.05 means? Which of the following interpretations of the 95% confidence interval is correct?

1. The statement that the probability of a Type I error is 0.05 means 1) alpha = 0.05 2) The probability that we are wrong in our decision of rejecting the null hypothesis is 5%. 3) All of the above 4) We decide to reject the null hypothesis at the 0.05 level of significance. 2. A gambler has developed two strateg

Which experimental design was employed? What hypothesis should the newspaper test in order to show that its claim is true? What criterion is used to assess whether the Central Limit Theorem can be applied to this problem?

1. Do motivation levels between Japanese and American managers differ? A randomly selected group of each were administered the Sarnoff Survey of Attitudes Toward Life (SSATL), which measures motivation for upward mobility. The SSATL scores are summarized below: Judging from the way the data were collected, which experimental

Testing the Hypothesis given a Standard Deviation

Test the hypothesis that the standard deviation is 10 (use the data below). Provide a 95% confidence interval for the variance. Compute the p value for the test. 101.633 91.169 108.907 102.19 99.485 96.078 112.841 109.448 106.771 90.432 110.971 105.659 100.346 94.768 77.861 86.412 96.465 89.31 90.101 123.1

Linear Regression, Hypothesis Testing and Probability

1. The basic assumption in linear regression is that the relationship between variables can be approximated by linear relation. Can you think of examples of such relations that you expect to be linear relations? 2. Pick one of the feature hypothesis tests and explain it in everyday language. 3. Consider rolling a pair of d

Hypothesis Testing: Investment Downturns

The Asian economy faltered during the last few months of 1997. Investors anticipated that the downturn in the Asian economy would have a negative effect on the earnings of companies in the United States during the fourth quarter of 1997. The following sample data show the earnings per share for the fourth quarter of 1996 and the


See attached file for full problem description. In a study designed to compare the efficacy of two drugs in lowering blood pressure, patients were paired according to their gender, age and disease severity. Patients within each pair were randomly allocated to one of the two drugs. Summary statistics for the decrease in blood

Logistic Regression Equation

You conduct a study on the effect of type of defense counsel on the outcome of a criminal trial. You have the information from a random sample of 20 criminal trials on the outcome of the trial (0 = acquitted, 1 = convicted) and type of defense counsel (0 = private, 1 = public defender). With these data, you run a logistic regres

Statistics for Business and Economics - SPSS software

Please try to include the following three elements for each of the question: ? Hypotheses (both null and alternative hypotheses) ? Analysis (Relevant SPSS printouts or Excel) ? Conclusion (interpretation of data) ? Do not need to outline and examine the assumptions that the chosen statistical technique makes (e.g., the distr

SPSS computation and Interpretation: Hypothesis testing

SPSS computation and Interpretation: The Asian economy faltered during the last few months of 1997. Investors anticipated that the downturn in the Asian economy would have a negative effect on the earnings of companies in the United States during the fourth quarter of 1997. The following sample data show the earnings per share f

Hypothesis test

Ms. Lisa Monnin is the budget director for Nexus Media, Inc. She would like to compare the daily travel expenses for the sales staff and the audit staff. She collected the following sample information. Sales ($) 131 135 146 165 136 142 Audit ($) 130 102 129 143 149 120 139 At the .10 significance level, can she conclude t