Stat 135, Fall 2006
A. Adhikari
HOMEWORK 8 (due Friday 11/3)
There’s nothing strange about doing the Ch 13 problems ﬁrst. You’ll see after you’ve done
them.
1.
13.7. It’s easy enough to get
R
to do the test, so that’s not the point. The point is:
where’s the randomization?
In order to justify running a statistical test on these data, you
have to believe in a particular set of assumptions about what is random and in what way it
is random. What are those assumptions, and do you believe them?
In general, watch out. People run statistical tests on all kinds of data. It is important
to understand, very clearly, exactly what is being tested, under what assumptions the test
is valid, and in what way those assumptions reﬂect reality.
2.
13.8.
3.
11.24.
4.
11.26.
5.
11.29. This is a good method, frequently used now that computers can draw samples
so easily.
6.
11.40a. Yes, just part (a). You can do dotplots if you like, or ﬁnd some other way of
displaying the data so that it is easy to compare the two sets of values.
7.
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