Purchase Solution

# Hypothesis Testing

Not what you're looking for?

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 taken, and they agree to test the claim on a 1-mile track. The rates (in minutes) of the joggers while wearing the manufacturer's shoe and while wearing any other brand of shoe are shown here. Test the claim at a 2.5% level of significance.
Runner 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Mfg brand 8.2 6.3 9.2 8.6 6.8 8.7 8.0 6.9
Other brand 7.1 6.8 9.8 8.0 5.8 8.0 7.4 8.0

##### Solution Summary

This solution looks at a hypothesis test of running shoes with 2.5% significance level.

##### Solution Preview

The improvement is calculated as: Time to run 1-mile track while wearing other brand - Time to run 1-mile track while wearing manufacturers' brand. A positive outcome is desired since we want to show that Time to run 1-mile track while wearing manufacturers' brand < Time to ...

##### Free BrainMass Quizzes

Each question is a choice-summary multiple choice question that presents you with a statistical concept and then 4 numbered statements. You must decide which (if any) of the numbered statements is/are true as they relate to the statistical concept.

##### Measures of Central Tendency

This quiz evaluates the students understanding of the measures of central tendency seen in statistics. This quiz is specifically designed to incorporate the measures of central tendency as they relate to psychological research.

##### Terms and Definitions for Statistics

This quiz covers basic terms and definitions of statistics.

##### Measures of Central Tendency

Tests knowledge of the three main measures of central tendency, including some simple calculation questions.