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Posted by Maria E. S. on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 8:18pm.

The Acme Company has developed a new battery. The engineer in charge claims that the new battery will operate continuously for at leas 7 minutes longer than the old battery. To test the claim, the company selects a simple random sample of 100 new batteries and 100 old batteries. The old batteries run continuously for 190 minutes with a standard deviation of 20 minutes; the new batteries, 200 minutes with a standard deviation of 40 minutes. Test the engineer's claim that the new batteries run at least 7 minutes longer than the old. Use a 0.05 level of significance. (assume that therre are no outliers in either sample.)

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