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Statistics discussion question - Explain the difference between a left tail, two-tailed, and right tailed text. When would we choose ...

Explain the difference between a left tail, two-tailed, and right tailed text. When would we choose a two tailed test? How can we tell the direction 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 question)?

Statistical Symbols and Definitions Matching Assignment

Please see attached file. Statistical Symbols and Definitions Matching Assignment Match the letter of the definition on the right to the appropriate symbol on the left. Symbols Definitions 1. &#61523; (Uppercase Sigma) ____ a. Null hypothesis 2. &#61549; (Mu) ____ b. Summation 3. &#61555; (Lo

Hypothesis Testing - See attached doc that helps solve the problem.

Perform hypothesis testing on one variable's data. (Choose either the intrinsic or extrinsic column.) Perform a t-test by formulating a null and an alternative statement, choosing an acceptable significance value, determining the appropriate critical value, selecting the test statistic and determining its value from the sample d

Two sample hypothesis question

10.38 A ski company in Vail owns two ski shops, one on the east side and one on the west side. Sales data showed that at the eastern location there were 56 pairs of large gloves sold out of 304 total pairs sold. At the western location there were 145 pairs of large gloves sold out of 562 total pairs sold. (a) Calculate the s

Hypothesis Testing

You will be testing the effects of physical activity on happiness ratings for two groups: one group who participates in physical activity and one group who does not participate in physical activity. You will be drawing two samples: one from the population of people who participate in a structured physical activity program and

Quantitave Research Methods - 1. NBC TV news, in segment on the price of gasoline, reported last evening that the mean price nationwide is \$2.50 per gallon for self-serve regular unleaded. A random sample of 35 stations in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, area revealed that the mean price was \$2.52 per gallon and that the standard deviation was \$0.05 per gallon. At the .05 significance level, can we conclude that the price of gasoline is higher in the Milwaukee area? Determine the p-value. 2. eGolf.com receives an average of 6.5 returns per day from online shoppers. For a sample of 12 days, it received the following number of returns. 0 4 3 4 9 4 5 9 1 6 7 10 At the .01 significance level, can we conclude the mean number of returns is less than 6.5? 3. Traditionally, two percent of the citizens of the United States live in a foreign country because they are disenchanted with U.S. politics or social attitudes. In order to test if this proportion has increased since the September 11, 2001, terror attack, U.S. consulates contacted a random sample of 400 of these expatriates. The sample yields 12 people who report they are living overseas because of political or social attitudes. Can you conclude this data shows the proportion of political motivated expatriates has increased? Use the 0.05 significance level.

1. NBC TV news, in segment on the price of gasoline, reported last evening that the mean price nationwide is \$2.50 per gallon for self-serve regular unleaded. A random sample of 35 stations in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, area revealed that the mean price was \$2.52 per gallon and that the standard deviation was \$0.05 per gallon. At the

Hypothesis Testing - Test the hypothesis that the average age of the students in the following group is 35. ... [See the attached question file.]

Test the hypothesis that the average age of the students in the following group is 35. ? Develop a problem statement ? Create the hypothesis, null and alternate based on the problem statement ? Decide on one- or two-tailed test ? Develop the decision criteria, significance level, and critical

Quantitative Research Methods: Estimating Population Mean

A state meat inspector in Iowa has been given the assignment of estimating the mean net weight of packages of ground chuck labeled "3 pounds." Of course, he realizes that the weights cannot be precisely 3 pounds. A sample of 36 packages reveals the mean weight to be 3.01 pounds, with a standard deviation of 0.03 pounds. a.

Statistics - Hypothesis Testing Problem of Mortgages

9.58 A sample of 100 mortgages approved during the current year showed that 31 were issued to a single-earner family or individual. The historical average is 25 percent. (a) At the .05 level of significance in a right-tailed test, has the percentage of single-earner or individual mortgages risen? Include a sketch of your decisio

Perform hypothesis tests on the bottling process and on the hourly wage of secretaries

1. In a bottling process, a manufacturer will lose money if the bottles contain either more or, less than is claimed on the label. The quality manager of a plant is interested in testing whether the mean ounces of catsup per family size bottle differ from the label by amount of 20 ounces. A sample of 9 bottles yields a mean fil

Hypothesis Test for pi = 0.40.

The following hypotheses are given. H0: pi = .40 H1: pi =/ .40 A sample of 120 observations revealed that p = .30. At the .05 significance level, can the null hypothesis be rejected? a. State the decision rule. b. Compute the value of the test statistic. c. What is your decision regarding the null hypothesis?

What is the Null Hypothesis?

Discuss: How is the null hypothesis chosen (why is it null)? What is the importance of rejecting the null hypothesis in relation of the sample to the population? With a failure to reject the null hypothesis, can we make a general statement about the population based on the sample findings?

Hypothesis Testing - 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 question)?

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 question)?

Hypothesis Test for Measuring Male Egyptian Skulls

The values in the table are measured maximum breaths of male Egyptian skulls from time periods. Changing in head shape over time suggest that interbreading occurred with immigrant populations. Use a 0.05 level significance to test the claim that the different time periods do not all have the same mean. 4000BC 1850BC

User error

Although this critique was later discarded, how does user error affect the marketplace. When I buy my morning coffee at Starbucks, the cup warns me: "Careful, the beverage you are about to enjoy is extremely hot." The tag attached to a windshield cover I purchased last winter cautioned me not to use it while driving. Where sh

Quantifiable Statistics

The thing about selling all of those drugs, devices, and solutions is that a lot can go wrong. Nearly every product that Baxter delivers is a matter of life and death. But when the outcome is death, it can be incredibly difficult to determine a treatment's effectiveness. Was the death normal and predictable? Or did the treatment

Proportion testing using Z test

Workers Bosses N1=436 N2=121 X1=192 X2=40 Assume that you plan to use a significance level of a=.05 to test the claim that P1 = P2. Use the given sample sizes in numbers of success to find p -value.

Population - A population consists of the following five values: 2, 2, 4, 4, and 8.

A population consists of the following five values: 2, 2, 4, 4, and 8. a. List all samples of size 2, and compute the mean of each sample. b. Compute the mean of the distribution of sample means and the population mean. Compare the two values. c. Compare the dispersion in the population with that of the sample means.

Statistics - Population Variances Questions

1. When testing for the difference between 2 population variances with sample sizes of N1 = 8 and N2 = 10, the number of degrees of freedom are a. 8 and 10 b. 7 and 9 c. 18 d. 16 [See the attached questions file.]

Determine if there is a Significant Linear Relationship

Assume that a sample of n pairs of data results in the given value of r. For alpha equal .05, determine if there is a significant linear relationship between x and y. Let n = 22, r = -0.087.(Yes or No).

Stating Case Study Null and Alternative Hypothesis

1. A decade-old study found that the proportion of high school seniors who felt that "getting rich" was an important personal goal was 73% . Suppose that we have reason to believe that this proportion has changed, and we wish to carry out a hypothesis test to see if our belief can be supported. State the null hypothesis Ho and t

Hypothesis Testing - A presidential candidate's aide estimates that, among all collge students, the proportion p who intend to vote in the upcoming election is at most 65%. If 190 out of a random sample of 260 collge students expressed an intent to vote, can the aide's estimate be rejected at the 0.05 level of significance? ...

A presidential candidate's aide estimates that, among all collge students, the proportion p who intend to vote in the upcoming election is at most 65%. If 190 out of a random sample of 260 collge students expressed an intent to vote, can the aide's estimate be rejected at the 0.05 level of significance? Perform a one-tailed

Null Hypothesis - A coin-operated drink machine was designed to discharge a mean of 8 ounces of coffee per cup. Suppose that we want to carry out a hypothesis test to see if the true mean discharge differs from 8. State the null hypothesis H0 and the alternative hypothesis H1 that we would use for this test.

A coin-operated drink machine was designed to discharge a mean of 8 ounces of coffee per cup. Suppose that we want to carry out a hypothesis test to see if the true mean discharge differs from 8. State the null hypothesis H0 and the alternative hypothesis H1 that we would use for this test.

Hypothesis Testing - A coin-operated drink machine was designed to discharge a mean of 8 ounces of coffee per cup. Suppose that we want to carry out a hypothesis test to see if the true mean discharge differs from 8. State the null hypothesis and the alternative hypothesis that we would use for this test. ...

A coin-operated drink machine was designed to discharge a mean of 8 ounces of coffee per cup. Suppose that we want to carry out a hypothesis test to see if the true mean discharge differs from 8. State the null hypothesis and the alternative hypothesis that we would use for this test. Ho: ________________________ H1: ___

SSE's, SST's, F-ratio, ANOVA, and null hypothesis

Problem 1 An aircraft manufacturer is attempting to determine if the average leg length of the adult male has changed from 44". A sample of 81 men was selected randomly and the average length was found to be 45.5", with a standard deviation of 5.5". Test the null hypothesis that the average leg length of the adult male is 44"

Hypothesis Testing - With regard to hypothesis testing about two means, what is the distinction between two independent populations and two related populations? Be specific but brief in about 4 or 5 paragraphs, if possible.

With regard to hypothesis testing about two means, what is the distinction between two independent populations and two related populations? Be specific but brief in about 4 or 5 paragraphs, if possible.

Hypothesis Testing - 1. How can we tell the direction (left tail, two-tailed, and right tailed test) of a hypothesis test? 2. When would we choose a two tailed test by looking at a pair of hypothesis? ... [See the attached questions file.]

1. How can we tell the direction (left tail, two-tailed, and right tailed test) of a hypothesis test? 2. When would we choose a two tailed test by looking at a pair of hypothesis? 3. How can we tell which direction (or no direction) to make the hypothesis by looking at the problem statement (research question)? 4. How

Hypothesis test with F- value

A sample of 25 concession stand purchases at the October 22 matinee of Bride of Chucky showed a mean purchase of \$5.29 with a standard deviation of \$3.02. For the October 26 evening showing of the same movie, for a sample of 25 purchases the mean was \$5.12 with a standard deviation of \$2.14. The means appear to be very close, bu

Statistics and Hypothesis Testing: Professor Hardtack's Students

To test the hypothesis that students who finish an exam first get better grades, Professor Hardtack kept track of the order in which papers were handed in. The first 25 papers showed a mean score of 77.1 with a standard deviation of 19.6, while the last 24 papers handed in showed a mean score of 69.3 with a standard deviation of

In Dallas, some fire trucks were painted yellow (instead of red) to heighten their visibility.

In Dallas, some fire trucks were painted yellow (instead of red) to heighten their visibility. During a test period, the fleet of red fire trucks made 153,348 runs and had 20 accidents, while the fleet of yellow fire trucks made 135,035 runs and had 4 accidents. At &#945; = .01, did the yellow fire trucks have a significantly lo