# Week 6 Homework 3.pdf - A researcher is testing reaction...

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A researcher is testing reaction times between the dominant and non-dominant hand. They randomly start with each hand for 20 subjects and their reaction times in milliseconds are recorded. Test to see if the reaction time is faster for the dominant hand using a 5% level of significance. The hypotheses are: H 0 : μ D = 0 H 1 : μ D > 0 Non-Dominant Dominant
What is the correct decision?
A physician wants to see if there was a difference in the average smokers' daily cigarette consumption after wearing a nicotine patch. The physician set up a study to track daily smoking consumption. In the study, the patients were given a placebo patch that did not contain nicotine for 4 weeks, then a nicotine patch for the following 4 weeks. Test to see if there was a difference in the average smoker’s daily cigarette consumption using α = 0.01. The hypotheses are: H 0 : μ D = 0 H 1 : μ D ≠ 0
Placebo Nicotine What is the correct decision? Reject H 0 Accept H 1 Reject H 1 Accept H 0
A researcher took a random sample of 200 new mothers in the United States (Group 1) and found that 16% of them experienced some form of postpartum depression. Another random sample of 200 new mothers in France (Group 2), where mothers receive 16 weeks of paid maternity leave, found that 11% experienced some form of postpartum depression. Can it be concluded that the percent of women in the United States experience more postpartum depression than the percent of women in France? Use α=0.05