Posted by **Anonymous** on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 3:25pm.

A school psychologist reports that the mean number of hours the students at this school sleep each night is 8 hours. The students believe the mean is not 8 hours. To find an estimate of the true mean, they select a random sample of 15 students from their school and ask how many hours each slept last night. A stemplot and boxplot of the numbers of hours are shown here. t he sample mean is 6.67 hours with a sample standard deviation of 1.88 hours.

a. Verify that the conditions for computing a confidence interval are met in this case.

b. Compute and interpret a 95% confidence interval for the mean number of hours the students at this school sleep each night.

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**gbaby**, Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 11:43am
A school psychologist reports that the mean number of hours the students at this school sleep each night is 8 hours. The students believe the mean is not 8 hours. To find an estimate of the true mean, they select a random sample of 15 students from their school and ask how many hours each slept last night. A stemplot and boxplot of the numbers of hours are shown here. T he sample mean is 6.67 hours with a sample standard deviation of 1.88 hours.

a. Verify that the conditions for computing a confidence interval are met in this case.

b. Compute and interpret a 95% confidence interval for the mean number of hours the students at this school sleep each night.

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