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Unformatted text preview: Solution : Example Given : A manufacturer claims that a strut can hold 100 kg before failing. We perform 6 tests to failure, and record the load: n = 6 (number of data points in the sample) 98 0 kg x . = (sample mean) S = 24.6 kg (sample standard deviation) To do : Determine if we should accept or reject the manufacturers claim. Solution : The null hypothesis is stated: critical value = 100 kg, and the side is > (the least likely scenario) since our x < . The alternative hypothesis is < ....
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 Spring '08
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