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THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS AND ACTUARIAL SCIENCE STAT 1302 PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS II (2010-11) EXAMPLE CLASS 11 1. The following are the numbers of sales which a random sample of nine salesmen of industrial chemicals in California and a random sample of six salesmen of industrial chemicals in Oregon made over a fixed period of time: California, X : 40, 46, 61, 38, 55, 63, 36, 60, 51 Oregon, Y : 33, 62, 44, 54, 23, 42 Assume that the sales data are obtained as independent random samples from two normal populations with equal variance. Using 5% level of significance, test whether or not Californian salesmen are more efficient in general. Write down the null and alternative hypothesis first. 2. A butter-packing machine in a dairy packs butter in 250g packages though the actual weights packed vary. In a trial run, the following deviations from the nominal 250g were recorded: 5, 8, 0, 3, - 1, 1, 6, 5, 8, 4, 9, 0, 4. It is proposed to replace the machine with a new model which, it is claimed, has high
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