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Stat 4714 Sample Questions for Exam 3 - Solutions 1) What would be the correct conclusion if we failed to reject the null hypothesis for H 0 : = 5 and H 1 : > 5 with x-bar= 6.2? a. There is not enough evidence to show that the true population mean equals 5. b. There is not enough evidence to show that the true population mean is greater than 5. c. There is enough evidence to show that the true population mean is 6.2. d. No conclusion can be drawn. 2) A two-tailed p-value for a test on a population mean given sigma is .03. What would the one-tailed p-value be? a. .03 b. .015 c. .06 d. None of the above 3) The diameter of a spindle in a small motor is supposed to be 5 mm. If the spindle is either too small or too large, the motor will not work properly. The manufacturer measures the diameter in a sample of motors to determine whether the mean diameter has moved away from the target. What are the null and alternative hypotheses? a.H
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2011 for the course STAT 4714 at Virginia Tech.