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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 manufacturer’s claim. Solution : • The null hypothesis is stated: critical value μ = 100 kg, and the “side” is > (the least likely scenario) since our x < . • The alternative hypothesis is < ....
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This note was uploaded on 07/23/2008 for the course ME 345 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.
- Spring '08