DATA: 3 1 3 2 5 1 2 1 4 2 1 3 1 1
The formula for
The sample mean and standard deviation can be obtained using Excel:
Enter the data into Excel file.
The degrees of freedom corresponding to t distribution is
From the table of student "t" distribution, the critical value corresponding to 13 degrees of freedom is 3.01.
In a science fair project, Emily conducted an experiment in which she tested professional touch therapists to see if they could sense her energy field. She flipped a coin to select either her right hand or her left hand, and then she asked the therapists to identify the selected hand by placing their hand just under Emily's hand without seeing it and without touching it. Among 358 trials, the touch therapists were correct 172 times. Complete parts (a) through (d).
a) Given that Emily used a coin toss to select either her right hand or her left hand, what proportion of correct responses would be expected if the touch therapists made random guesses? (Type an integer or a decimal. Do not round.)
b) Using Emily's sample results, what is the best point estimate of the therapists' success rate? (Round to three decimal places as needed.)
c) Using Emily's sample results, construct a
Round to three decimal places as needed - ?
A clinical trial was conducted to test the effectiveness of a drug for treating insomnia in older subjects. Before treatment, 13 subjects had a mean wake time of 101.0 min. After treatment, the 13 subjects had a mean wake time of 94.6 min and a standard deviation of 24.9 min. Assume that the 13 sample values appear to be from a normally distributed population and construct a
What does the result suggest about the mean wake time of 101.0 min before the treatment? Does the drug appear to be effective?
The confidence interval ▼ does not include| includes the mean wake time of 101.0 min before the treatment, so the means before and after the treatment ▼ could be the same |are different. This result suggests that the drug treatment ▼ does not have | has a significant effect.
In a study of the accuracy of fast food drive-through orders, Restaurant A had 298 accurate orders and 51 that were not accurate. a. Construct a 90% confidence interval estimate of the percentage of orders that are not accurate. b. Compare the results from part (a) to this 90% confidence interval for the percentage of orders that are not accurate at Restaurant B: