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    One Sample Students T test for Weight

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    An investigator wants to assess whether the mean m = the average weight of passengers flying on small planes exceeds the FAA guideline of average total weight of 185 pounds (passenger weight including shoes, clothes, and carry-on). Suppose that a random sample of 51 passengers showed an average total weight of 200 pounds with a sample standard deviation of 59.5 pounds. Assume that passenger total weights are normally distributed.

    What is the p-value?

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    Rejection criteria: Reject the null hypothesis, if the calculated value of t is grater than the critical ...

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    One sample Students t test for weight of passengers flying on small planes. Interpretation of the results are also provided.