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STUDENT HANDOUT STATWAY INSTRUCTOR NOTES  2 Lesson 8.2.1 Testing a Hypothesis C Identify the parameter(s). D Is this claim about a population proportion, a population mean, a comparison of two population proportions, or a comparison of two population means? 2 Claim: “More than half of all students at our college plan to vote in 2012.” A Identify the population(s). B What is the variable being examined for individuals in the population(s)? Is it categorical or quantitative? C Identify the parameter(s). D Is this claim about a population proportion, a population mean, a comparison of two population proportions, or a comparison of two population means? 3 Claim: “Americans who are overweight and physically active have a lower risk of heart attack than those who are normal weight but inactive.” A Identify the population(s). B What is the variable being examined for individuals in the population(s)? Is it categorical or quantitative? C Identify the parameter(s). D Is this claim about a population proportion, a population mean, a comparison of two population proportions, or a comparison of two population means? © 2011 THE CARNEGIE FOUNDATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF TEACHING A PATHWAY THROUGH STATISTICS, VERSION 1.6, STATWAY™
STUDENT HANDOUT STATWAY INSTRUCTOR NOTES  3 Lesson 8.2.1 Testing a Hypothesis 4 Research Question: “Is the average body mass index (BMI) different for American teenagers and Australian teenagers?” Body mass index is a numerical measure that is based on the ratio of a person’s weight to their height....
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