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Unformatted text preview: going on was that everyone was trying to get to class so there were big groups of students, one person out of the big group would push the pedestrian countdown signal, and most of them would wait. There were some times that there were only a couple people on the crosswalk, and most of the time people didn’t wait when there were not a large group of people waiting. The significance level I used was the one in the book for a two sided significance test for a population mean = 2.42. That being said, my p-value was too high to accept the null hypothesis, therefore the alternative hypothesis is accepted as true. In conclusion, I found that most people did not push the crosswalk button, but waited for the pedestrian countdown signal. A question that could be perused in further study is: would the same results come from different countries? (My friend who is Brazilian said that in Rio de Janeiro everyone waits for the countdown, or else they would get run over! )...
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course MATH 254 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Boise State.
- Spring '08