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Sample Size

Sample sizes and confidence intervals for proportions Chong Chun Wie Ext: 2768 ChongChunWie@imu.edu.my Content • Sampling distribution of sample means (SDSM) • Normality Test • Estimating a population mean: σ known • Estimating a population mean: σ unknown • Standard deviation of proportion • Confidence interval of proportion • Hypothesis testing with proportion Population and Sample Samples Populations Sampling distribution of sample means (SDSM) Sampling distribution • Example – Select...

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Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean

PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS Lab, Seminar, Lecture 4. Behavior of the sample average X-bar  The topic of 4th seminar&lab is the average of the population that has a certain characteristic.  This average is the population parameter of interest, denoted by the greek letter mu.  We estimate this parameter with the statistic x-bar, the average in the sample. Probability and statistics - Karol Flisikowski X-bar Definition 1 x   xi n i 1 Probability and statistics - Karol Flisikowski ...

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Normal Distribution and Random Sample

HW #4 Name: 1. What is the difference between [pic] and[pic]? Between s and[pic]? (10 points) 2. Explain the difference between [pic] and [pic] and between [pic] and[pic]? (10 points) 3. Suppose that a random sample of size 64 is to be selected from a population having [pic] and standard deviation 5. (a) What are the mean and standard deviation of the [pic] sampling distribution? Can we say that the shape of the distribution is approximately normal...

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Multiple Sample Hypothesis

Running head: MULTIPLE SAMPLE HYPOTHESIS TESTING Multiple Sample Hypothesis Testing RES342: Research 11 June 14, 2010 Multiple Sample Hypothesis Testing The purpose of this paper is to create a hypothesis based on two-sample tests. Two-sample tests compare two sample estimates with each other, whereas one-sample tests compare a sample estimate with a non-sample benchmark (Doane & Seward, 2007). The learning team has chosen to create a hypothesis testing using the wages and wage earners...

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Arithmetic Mean and Sample

DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS & REGRESSION 1. In general, a …………… is a number describing some aspect of a population. a. Sample. b. Parameter. c. Inference. d. Correction factor. 2. a. b. c. d. A sample quantity that serves to estimate an unknown parameter from a population is called: An equivalence. An estimator. An inference. An hypothesis test. 3. A sample may be drawn to: a. Save needless waste of time, money, and effort. b. Discover facts about a population. c. Make inferences about a parameter...

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Estimating Population Size Using Mark and Recapture Method

Practical 16: estimating Population Size Using Mark and Recapture Method Raw and Processed Data Table 1: Uncertainties of apparatus used in the experiment. Apparatus | Uncertainties | Stopwatch | ±0.01s | Table 2: Formulae and sample calculations involved in processing data in the experiment. Calculations | Formula | Sample Calculation | Mean ( x ) | x = 1n i=1naiWhere, 1. n refers to the total number of values. 2. ∑ refers to the addition of all values starting with the first value...

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Sample of Demand and Supply Analysis

Results of Survey ( Bakeries and Pastry Shops) Sample size: 12 Question # Answers Number of Respondents 1 . How often do you order sacks of flour? Daily 5 Weekly 7 Monthly 0 2. How many sacks of flour do you order per delivery? 2 sacks 2 3 sacks 2 4 sacks 7 5 to 10 sacks 1 3. How many sacks do you consume per delivery? 2 sacks 2 3 sacks 2 4 sacks 7 5 to 10 sacks 1 4. Are there instances that you ran out of sacks of flour? Yes 10 No 2 5. How often does...

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Hypothesis Testing: Two-Sample Case for the Mean

Hypothesis Testing: Two-Sample Case for the Mean Many cases in the social sciences involve a hypothesis about the difference between two groups (i.e. men and women, control and experiment). We analyze statistics from two samples, and the hypothesis and confidence interval would deal with the difference between two population means. The following factors are important in hypothesis testing: 1. probability theory 2. the sampling distribution of the statistic 3. the errors inherent...

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One Sample Hypothesis Testing

One Sample Hypothesis Testing I am working on a problem in Excel but I am having trouble with my T- Distribution. I am using the TDIST function but have been unsucessful in my calculations. Here is the case scenario: One hundred customers at the Mall of Elbonia (MoE) were given a brief interview as they concluded their shopping trips. Examine the resulting data in the Mall of Elbonia Interview Results file. For each customer (by row), the spreadsheet contains data on: The customer's...

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Calculating Sample Size

Calculating Sample Size Types of Samples   Subjective or Convenience Sample  - Has some possibility of bias - Cannot usually say it is representative - Selection made by ease of collection Simple Random Sample  - No subjective bias - Equal chance of selection; e.g., select the fifth chart seen on every third day - Can usually be backed to say it is representative Systematic Sample  - Is a random sample - Equal chance of selection due to methodology; e.g., computer-generated list of ...

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