Inferential Statistics

(k) Carry out a test of significance to decide whether Cal Poly males and females differ with respect to how likely they are to report back problems.

1. Define the parameter(s) of interest.

2. State the hypotheses both in symbols and in words.

3. Identify an appropriate test procedure and state and if a theory-based approach comment on the validity conditions.

4. Use technology to carry out the test of significance and 95% confidence interval and copy the output into your report.

Press one of the links below to view the appropriate technology instructions.

JMP Minitab R Applets

5. State your decision and summarize your conclusions in context, including interpreting the confidence interval in context.

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