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At a university, the average cost of books per student has been $550 per student per semester.

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At a university, the average cost of books per student has been $550 per student per semester. The Dean of Students believes that the costs are increasing and that the average is now greater than $550. He surveys a sample of 40 students and finds that for the most recent semester their average cost was $630 with a standard deviation of $120. What is the test value for this hypothesis test?

Test value: Round your answer to two decimal places as necessary.


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A survey determines that mint chocolate chip is the favorite ice cream flavor of 6% of consumers. An ice cream shop determines that of 190 customers, 15 customers stated their preference for mint chocolate chip.

Find the P-value that would be used to determine if the percentage of customers who prefer mint chocolate chip ice has increased at a 5% level of significance.

P-value: Round your answer to four decimal places as necessary.

A lab technician is tested for her consistency by taking multiple measurements of cholesterol levels from the same blood sample. The target accuracy is a variance in measurements of 1.2 or less. If the lab technician takes 16 measurements and the variance of the measurements in the sample is 2.2, is there sufficient evidence at the α = 0.01 level of significance to conclude that the lab technician’s accuracy is greater than the target accuracy?

What is the critical value for this hypothesis test?

Critical value: Round your answer to three decimal places as necessary.
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