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Hypothesis Testing

Background:The Waterhole bar & grill decided to run a special offer of a free fried zucchini appetizer with the purchase of a pitcher of beer & a sandwich for Monday nights only during the height of the baseball season. A loyal customer who loves baseball and grows vegetables agreed to supply the squash free. Management's object

Test Value

A pizza store chain wants to see which pizza toppings customers seem t olike the best. A random sample of people were asked about their pizza preferences. At an alpha value of 0.01, find the test value for the data provided in the following table. Toppings pepperoni sausage mushroom onion No. sold 12

Identification of Parametric and Nonparametic Data

Please help me identify if each of the following situations "P" if it is an example of parametric data or "NP" if it is an example of nonparametric data. 1. In a comparison of two towns, is the average height of its residents the same? _____ 2. A manufacturer produces a batch of memory chips (RAM) and measures the mean-time-

relationship between political affiliation and amount contributed

Refer to the following data. Political Affiliation Amount Contributed to Campaign $1-99 $100-999 $1,000 or more Republican 600 650 555 Democrat 900 880 645 Socialist 56 45 22 All others 29 25 21 a. The above set of data is an example of what? b. What makes this data non-parametric in nature? c. What test s

Hypothesis Testing

Research by the Illinois Banking Company revealed that only 10 percent of their customers wait more than five minutes to do their banking. Management considers this reasonable and will not add more tellers unless the proportion becomes larger than 10 percent. The branch manager at the Litchfield Branch believes that the wait i

Hypotheses Testing Advertising Products

A company that depends heavily on advertising for selling its products wants to know if its various advertising media have different effectiveness relative to the age of the customer. The company uses its warranty return cards to collect the following information: This is a table that lists type of advertisement first then it

Statistic problem: Hypothesis Testing of running shoes

Directions: Test the following hypotheses using the Traditional Method. You must show all the steps involved and the final statement must be phrased appropriately for the problem. A sports-shoe manufacturer claims that joggers who wear its brand of shoe will jog faster than those who don't. A sample of eight joggers is take

Hypothesis Testing

A statistician claims that the average score on a standardized test of students who major in psychology is greater than the average of students who major in mathematics. The results of the test, given to 50 students in each group, are shown below. Is there enough evidence to support the statistician's claim at a 1% level of si

Test of hypotheses: At a level of significance of 2%, is there enough evidence to say the percentage has changed? At a level of significance of 1%, can the claim be rejected? At a level of significance of 5%, is there enough evidence to support the manager's claim?

1. From past records, a hospital found that 37% of all full-term babies born in the hospital weighed more than 7 pounds 2 ounces. This year a sample of 100 babies showed that 23 weighed over 7 pounds 2 ounces. At a level of significance of 2%, is there enough evidence to say the percentage has changed? 2. A recent study s

Probability distribution and hypothesis testing

There are 4 entrances to a building in Philadelphia. The bldg maintenance super would like to know if the entrances are equally utilized. To investigate, 400 people were observed entering the building. The number using each entrance is reported below. At the .01 signficance level, is there a difference in the use of the four ent

Null and Alternative Hypothesis

Multiple Choice: All of the following are possible hypotheses surrounding nominal data except: a. The percentage of people favoring brand A is greater than the percentage favoring brand B. b. The average income of electricians exceeds the average income of carpenters. c. The number of households with term life insurance e

Null and Alternative Hypothesis

Given a two-tail test for the population mean, the null hypothesis contains a(n) __________ sign, and the alternative hypothesis contains a(n) ___________ sign. a. ¹, = b. =, ³ c. £, = d. =, ¹ Use the following information for questions 3 - 5. The Waterhole bar and grill decided to run a special offer of a fr

2 True and False questions on hypothesis testing

1) For any hypothesis test, if the value of a parameter being tested falls outside the confidence interval for the same level of a, the correct decision is to reject the null hypothesis. Is this True or False? 2) Irrespective of whether a two-tail or one-tail test is being conducted in order to compare two population means, t

Null and Alternative Hypothesis

The educational testing service (ETS) designs and administers the SAT exams. Recently the format of the exam changed and the claim has been made that the new exam can be completed in an average time of 120 minutes. A sample of 50 new exam times yielded an average time of 115 min. The standard deviation is assumed to be 2 minu

Statistics help: Null and Alternative Hypotheses

In an attempt to improve quality many manufacturers are developing partnerships with their suppliers. A local fast food burger outfit has partnered with its supplier of potatoes. The burger outfit buys potatoes in bags that weigh 20 lbs. It does not wish to accept underweight bags of potatoes. A sample of 40 bags shows an ave

Null and Alternative Hypothesis

10.21 An automobile company thinks that with new designs, it scars will last longer before having a problem. For this reason the company wishes to extend the warranty that comes with the vehicle in hopes of attracting more customers. Before making this change the idea is tested. Prior to the design changes, the cars lasted on th

Null and Alternative Hypothesis

A vending machine that dispenses coffee into cups must fill the cups with 7.8oz of liquid. Before selling the vending machine to a college or business, the company tests the machine to be sure it is dispensing an average amount of 7.8oz of coffee. A sample of 20 amounts is shown below. The amount of coffee dispensed is assumed

Testing a hypothesis on the age of death for presidents

Test the hypothesis that there is no difference in the age of the death for the United States Presidents and Vice Presidents. (see attachment for full question) Here are the ages of death for Presidents and Vice Presidents A - Presidents: 67, 90, 83, 85, 73, 80, 78, 79, 68, 71, 53, 65, 74, 64, 77, 56, 66,

Hypothesis Testing Impacts

Problems are attached in word format. The questions are posted below to provide quicker review. Thanks, Q1) Does gender impact the use of electronic mail (e-mail)? An insurance company studied the use of e-mail in its organization by counting the number of business-related e-mails generated by 10 men and 10 women matched o

Variable Interest Sample Identified

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) consists of listing of approximately 1,500 companies, which offer shares of company stock to the public. Stockbrokers are interested not only in the individual stocks, but also in general trends established by the market as a whole. They often base inferences upon the daily closing prices of

Hypothesis Testing , Normal Distribution

1) Hypothesis Testing A. For the statement: The mean amount of Pepsi in cans is at least 12 oz. Express the null hypothesis and the alternative hypothesis in symbolic form. B. Find the z value for the following : The claim is u(mu) =12, and the sample statistics include n =36, xbar = 12.19 and s = .11 C. Determine whether

Hypothesis Testing- 508

A. Attitude change is thought to result from the anxiety produced under conditions of cognitive dissonance. The data below represent the anxiety scores of subjects in a dissonance study. Assuming that anxiety is distributed with mean=10 and standard deviation=2 test whether this sample exhibited more anxiety than would be expect

Using proportional relationships.

Assume that male snakes of a particular species are all scaled versions of the same basic shape. (i) (a) Describe in words the sort of relationship that you might expect there to be between the volume and the length of a snake. What relationship would you expect there to be between the mass and the length of a snake ?.

Hypothesis testing

21st Century Insurance Company claims that telephone calls for policy holder information are answered in at most 3 minutes. A random survey of 36 phone calls results in the mean 3.3311 and standard deviation 2.1788. Is there sufficient evidence to disprove their claim? Alpha .05

Average, Standard Deviation, Confidence Interval, Test of Hypothesis

A vendor supplies refreshments at a baseball stadium and must plan for the possibility of a World Series contest. In the accompanying table, x represents the number of games required to complete a World Series contest. P(x) is the probability that x games are required to complete the contest. x P(x) 4