November 28, 2015

Homework Help: Statistics

Posted by Mary on Monday, December 11, 2006 at 5:12pm.

Assume that the cure rate for a certain drug is 20% and that 15 patients are tested with this drug. Find the following:
a) Mean
b) Standard Deviation
c) P (exactly 4 cures)
d) P (exactly 4 cures)

A snack company distributes chips in bags labeled 6 ounces. The local Bureau of Weights and Measures randomly selects 50 bags of chips and obtains a sample mean of 5.9 ounces. Assuming that the standard deviation is known to be 0.8, test the claim at the .05 significance level that the bags contain less than 6 ounces. Identify the following:
a) The Null Hypothesis
b) Critical Value
c) Test Statistics
d) Your Conclusion regarding the Null Hypothesis
e) Your Statement regarding the claim.

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