IOE265HW8 - IOE 265 W2007 HW#8 Solutions Due Mon April 9 at...

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IOE 265 W2007 HW #8 Solutions Due: Mon April 9 at 9:00 AM (beginning of lecture) Please include your name, UM ID and lab section time in your written homework assignment. You may work with other students to discuss problem approaches and check answers, but you may not copy another’s work or refer to solutions from the Instructor’s manual or solutions from previous semesters. Please be sure to staple your assignment if it includes multiple pages. All problems are from the Devore text, 6 th edition. 1. (2 points) p. 290, problem #6. a. (1 point) The CI half-width is z .05 " / n = (1.645)100/5 = 32.9 . This gives a 90% CI for the true average yield point of 8439 ± 32.9 = (8406.1, 8471.9). b. (1 point) Instead of using z .05 = 1.645, we should use z .04 = 1.75. 2. (2 points) p. 298, problem #14. a. (1 point) Since n=169, the CLT applies and we can construct a CI using our usual procedures. A 95% CI for true average fracture strength, based upon the observed sample mean and standard deviation, is x ± z .025 s / n = 89.10 ± (1.96)(3.73)/ 169 = (88.54,89.66).
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