Chapter 4. Hypothesis testing The main aim of the module is to familiarize students with the theoretical knowledge of hypothesis testing and then train them in applying theory to economic practice. After completing this module‚ students will be familiar with: the procedure of hypothesis testing; the possible outcomes in hypothesis testing; the difference between significant and nonsignificant statistical findings. After completing this module‚ students will be able to:
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1. (12 points) In this recession‚ yours truly would like to make extra money to support his frequent filet-mignon-et-double-lobster-tail dinner habit. A promising enterprise is to mass-produce garnet wedding rings for brides. Based on my diligent research‚ I have found out that women’s ring size normally distributed with a mean of 6.0‚ and a standard deviation of 1.0. I am going to order 5000 garnet wedding rings from my reliable Siberian source. They will manufacture ring size from 4.0‚ 4
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five steps of hypothesis testing and the 5% significance level (i.e. alpha = .05)‚ does showing the film change students’ attitudes towards the chronically mentally ill? What does it mean to set alpha at .05? Alpha means making a Type I error same as significance level. When the alpha is at .05 it means that the researcher doesn’t want to take a big risk therefore sets the alpha to .05. By doing this it will make it hard for hypothesis testing process to reject the null hypothesis unless it is
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steps of hypothesis testing and the 5% significance level (i.e. alpha = .05)‚ does showing the film change students’ attitudes towards the chronically mentally ill? • What does it mean to set alpha at .05? Alpha at .05 means there is a .05 probability or 5% chance of committing a Type I error‚ which means that we have rejected our null hypothesis and found support for our alternate hypothesis when‚ in fact‚ the null hypothesis was true. • What is your null hypothesis? Alternate hypothesis? Ho :
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Random samples of size n are selected from each of k populations. It will be assumed that the k populations are independent and normally distributed with means [pic][pic] and common variance [pic]. We wish to derive appropriate methods for testing the hypothesis: [pic] [pic] [pic] at least two of the means are not equal. Table 1 K random samples | |Population | | |
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CHAPTER 4 – THE BASIS OF STATISTICAL TESTING * samples and populations * population – everyone in a specified target group rather than a specific region * sample – a selection of individuals from the population * sampling * simple random sampling – identify all the people in the target population and then randomly select the number that you need for your research * extremely difficult‚ time-consuming‚ expensive * cluster sampling – identify
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two sections outlining the statistical analysis of data and hypothesis testing to observe if CCResort have met their 2 major key performance indicators (KPIs) 1 More than 40% of their customers stay for a full week (i.e. seven nights); 2 The average customer spends more than $255 per day in excess of accommodation costs. Figures at a glance This section of the report aims to give users a better understanding of the data through statistical data analysis of investigation
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ARELLANO UNIVERSITY Jose Abad Santos Campus Pasay City PRACTICES ON ACCOMMODATION AND HOUSEKEEPING IN SELECTED STANDARD HOTELS LOCATED WITHIN MANILA: AN ASSESSMENT A Thesis Proposal Presented to The FACULTY OF ARELLANO UNIVERSITY Jose Abad Santos Campus‚ Pasay City In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Hotel‚ Restaurant‚ and Institution Management By: Monica Trisha Amistad Katherine Kay Ann Blancaflor Cathy Magsanay
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Business Statistics‚ 9e (Groebner/Shannon/Fry) Chapter 10 Estimation and Hypothesis Testing for Two Population Parameters 1) The Cranston Hardware Company is interested in estimating the difference in the mean purchase for men customers versus women customers. It wishes to estimate this difference using a 95 percent confidence level. If the sample size is n = 10 from each population‚ the samples are independent‚ and sample standard deviations are used‚ and the variances are assumed equal‚ then
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CHAPTER 8 Introduction to Hypothesis Testing 8.1 Inferential Statistics and Hypothesis Testing LEARNING OBJECTIVES 8.2 Four Steps to Hypothesis Testing After reading this chapter‚ you should be able to: 8.3 Hypothesis Testing and Sampling Distributions 8.4 Making a Decision: Types of Error 8.5 Testing a Research Hypothesis: Examples Using the z Test 8.6 Research in Focus: Directional Versus Nondirectional Tests 8.7 Measuring the Size
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