ENME 392 - Homework 9 - Fa11

ENME 392 - Homework 9 - Fa11 - ENME392 Fall 2011 Homework 9...

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ENME392 Fall 2011 Homework 9 Due Tuesday November 1 st at the beginning of the class Notes: 1. You may not look at solutions from previous years, since many of the problems assigned here have been used before. The honor code applies and you must include the honor code pledge (please see syllabus) on your homework. 2. Please show all your steps in the solution of the problems. 3. You may use Microsoft Excel, but keep in mind that you will need to be prepared to work problems like these by hand on an exam. Total number of points: 100 Assignment: 1. The following data were collected for the number of M&Ms of each color in 17 small bags of candies. (20 pts) a) What is the probability that the red data could have come from a population with a mean value of 13% red? (3 pts) b) Construct a 95% confidence interval for the red population mean, based on the sample data. (3 pts) c) What is the probability, based on these samples, that red and blue M&Ms could have this difference in means if they came from parent populations of 13% red and 24% blue? (3 pts)
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course ENME enme392 taught by Professor Cukier during the Fall '10 term at Maryland.

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ENME 392 - Homework 9 - Fa11 - ENME392 Fall 2011 Homework 9...

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