# HWK 15 - Homework#15 Problems: Exercise21(p471)....

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Problems: Exercise 21 (p 471). BFDA and F-Test  Use FDIST to calculate the p-va #21 Business Issue  The risk of large cap growth and small cap growth mutual funds Business Question Is the Small Cap Growth Fund Riskier than the Large Cap Growth Fund.  Data Fidelity Small Cap = Sample 1 Fidelity Magellan = Sample 2 n1= 26 n1= 26 s1 = 13.03% s1 = 8.89% S1^2 =  0.02 S1^2 =  0.01 Analysis: Hypotheses Ho: Ha: Var1 > Var 2 Test Stat Test Statistic:  F = s1^2/s2^2.   If Ho is true, this will be F distributed with df1and2 = 25 Sig Level Alpha = .05 Reject Rule  Reject Ho If F > (FINV: .95, 25, 25) F > 0.51 Calculations S1^2 = 0.02 S2 ^2 = 0.01 F =  2.15 P-value = 0.03 Conclusion: Reject Ho Business Answer According to the samples of 26 taken of the two mutual funds there is  sufficent evidence to conclude that the small cap mutal funds are  riskier than the large cap.

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## This note was uploaded on 03/31/2011 for the course STATS 211 taught by Professor Dunne during the Spring '07 term at University of Dayton.

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