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Unformatted text preview: 3/4/2008 1 Hypothesis Testing Hypothesis Testing Part 2 Reading Assignment: Chapter 8 Methods of Testing Hypotheses Methods of Testing Hypotheses c There are 3 methods for testing hypotheses: The confidence interval method C We have discussed this one The traditional method The pvalue method 3/4/2008 2 Example: Example: A sample of 106 body temperatures having a mean of A sample of 106 body temperatures having a mean of 98.20 98.20F. Assume that the sample is a simple random F. Assume that the sample is a simple random sample and that the population standard deviation sample and that the population standard deviation is is known to be 0.62 known to be 0.62F. Use a 0.05 significance level to test F. Use a 0.05 significance level to test the common belief that the mean body temperature of the common belief that the mean body temperature of healthy adults is equal to 98.6 healthy adults is equal to 98.6F. Use the Traditional F. Use the Traditional method. method....
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course BER 345 taught by Professor Moore during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.
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