October 6, 2015

Homework Help: statistics

Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 9:32pm.

The owner of a bottling company is considering buying a new bottling machine. He has been testing two different machines that are being considered. After collecting 300 samples from each machine over several weeks, he was able to conduct a two sample z test.<p>He decided to utilize a 0.05 significant level for the test. The test was to address the claim that the mean weight of the bottles filled by the Orno machine was greater than the mean weight of the bottles filled by the Edne machine. The test statistics was 2.21. What is the decision regarding the hypothesis?

A. Reject the null hypothesis; there is a significant difference.
B. This is a two tail test and the critical value for the test is 1.96.
C. There is not enough data available to answer the question.
D. Accept the null hypothesis; there is not a significant difference

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