Homework Assignment on Course Requirements
The purpose of this assignment is to ensure that you are able to submit assignments and that you have
read the syllabus and first lecture.
#1 According to the syllabus, what is the best way of keeping track of th

Hypothesis Test for ( known): Probvalue approach
For the prob-value approach, we compare the probability in the tail
associated with z* (the prob-value) to instead of comparing Z* to Zcrit (the
classical approach as used in the Cheerios example). There ar

MAT 150 Test 3 :
Hypothesis Testing and Confidence Intervals
Directions: Show all work including steps used during computations suing formulas and diagrams when appropriate. Write a
statement explaining the meaning of your computations (conclusions) for a

This example is inspired by a recent conference presentation by Dr. Hughes-Hallett (Google her!) regarding the mathem
urged us (math profs) to share dat like thhis with students to use math to increase awareness of this vital issue.
This is data on carbon

Is there a difference in the global temperature
based on whether global economic growth is
fast or slow?
Scientists have proven conclusively that the planet is significantly warming since the beginning of the industrial
revolution. This analysis focuses o

http:/www.businessweek.com/interactive_reports/ugtable_3-20.html
The data set to the left shows the annual tuition and the median starting of graduates for a sample of US
colleges.
a) Create a scatterplot using tuition as x and salary as y.
b) Find the co

Measures of Central Tendency
A measure of central tendency is one value or observation that represents the center of the
data set. The commonly used term is average, but statisticians avoid that term because there
are different ways to find the average.
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Statistics
Prof. Miller
Homework on Hypothesis Testing and Confidence Intervals
Hypothesis Tests
1. Suppose the mean pulse rate of college students is 68 beats per minute with a standard
deviation of 12.5. You conduct a special exercise program for