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# P value for Hypothesis testing

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Q1) The mean number of calories per 6-ounce can of tomato paste is supposed to be 150. A weight watchers group thought that was larger than 150. A random sample of 14 cans yielded a sample mean of 151.2 calories and a sample standard deviation of 2.4 calories. Do the sample results support the weight watchers' contention at the 5% significance level? Assume the distribution is approximately normal. Use the p-value approach.

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The mean number of calories per 6-ounce can of tomato paste is supposed to be 150. A weight watchers group thought that was larger than 150. A random sample of 14 cans yielded a sample mean of 151.2 ...

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