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# Final Exam JUNE 2011 Answer

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Final Exam JUNE 2011 AnswerDear Students,Choose ANY five (5) questions out of eight (8). Some of the answers below are not included withworking calculations. I need you to identify how to get the final answer as part of your learningprocess. Good Luck for Your Final Exam
Question 1 (20 Marks)
a)

I)

Mean = 23 / 12 =
1.92
II)

Median =
1.5
, Mode =
5
III)

Variance =
11.2431
. Standard deviation =
3.3531
IV)

1.92 ± 2.2 (3.3531) = below the mean = 1.92 - 7.37682 =
-5.45682
b)I)

26II)

7III)

37 and 78IV)

9
Question 2 (20 Marks)
a)i)

P(credit card) = 0.536ii)

P(under \$20 and credit card) = 0.124iii)

P(>\$20 or cash) = 0.876iv)

P(cash|<\$20) = 0.62195 @ 0.622v)

P(>\$20|credit card)= 0.7687b)i)

Probability that x is less than 4 is 0.7ii)

Probability that x more than 3 is 0.3iii)

Mean
=

2.86
and Standard deviation
= 1.4354

Question 3 (20 marks)
a)i)

H
o
: µ
male

µ
female
H
1
: µ
male
> µ
female
ii)

H
o
: µ
public
= µ
private
H
1
: µ
public

µ
private
iii)

H
o
: µ
2000Ltr H
1
: µ < 2000Ltr

b)i)

One tailed test, to the rightii)

Two tailed testiii)

One tailed test, to the leftc)i)

Critical value z = ±1.65ii)

Critical value t = -1.761iii)

Critical value t = 4.032d)i)

P-value = 0.0028ii)

P-value = 0.0465e)i)

Fail to reject H
o
since P-value (0.033) is greater than
α
(0.01)ii)

Reject H
o
since P-value (0.033) is less than
α
(0.05)f) Refer to PPT slide chapter 10
Question 4 (20 Marks)
a)i)

Standard error = 1.1ii)

P(
̅
): =
0.1814
iii)

P(
̅
): =
0.6736
iv)

P(
̅
): 0.3186 + 0.1736 =
0.4922
b)i)
 
 
 
: 0.5 +0.0793 = 0.5793 =
57.93% will pass the exam
ii)

 
= X =
78 Marks
c)i)

̅ 
√
= 31.4 ± 2.58 (
√ 
) = 31.4 ± 1.032 = 30.368 and 32.432ii)

It is not believable to produce a mean of 35kg, since 35kg of steel sheets is above thelimit between 30.368 to 32.432

Question 5 (20 Marks)
a)i)

H
0
: µ
3.0 H
1
: µ > 3.0 (claim)ii)

Critical value Z = 1.65iii)

Test statistics =
̅√

iv)

Reject H
0
v)

The mean GPA for students who have transferred to public university is higher than 3.0b)i)

H
0
: µ
75 H
1
: µ > 75 (claim)ii)

Critical value t = 1.721iii)

Test Statistics =
̅√

iv)

Accept H
0
v)

Insufficient evidence to claim the mean score for all students on the first exam is above75c)i)

H
0
: µ = 8.3kg (claim) H
1
: µ
8.3kgii)

P-value = 0.115iii)

Fail to reject H0 since the P-value (0.115) is greater than
α
(0.05)iv)

The average weight of a machine is 8.3kg
Question 6 (20 Marks)
a)

i)

H
0
: µ
d
= 0 H
1
: µ
d

0ii)

Critical value = ± 2.262iii)

Test statistics =
√

iv)

Reject H
0
v)

There is a significant difference before and after the farmer increase the amount of time the lights in his hen house.b)

i)

H
0
: µ
1
= µ
2
H
1
: µ
1
= µ
2
ii)

Critical value Z = ±1.96iii)

Test statistics
=
0.735
iv)

Fail to reject H
0
v)

There is no difference of scores between the two different countries