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n
16
E(X)
180
SD(X)
28
1. E(T)
2880
2. SD(T)
112
3. P(T 3,200 lbs) 0.00214

The weight of people in a small town is known have


averages 180 pounds with a standard deviation of 28
people's weight: X = weight of person; E(X) = 180
residence daily across a river. Let T represent a rand
total weight of 16 people.
1. Find E(T)
2. Find SD(T)

The raft has a maximum capacity of 3,200 pounds. A


Limit Theorem to work:

3. What's the probability that a random sample of 16

n a small town is known have a distribution that is unimodal and symmetric and
with a standard deviation of 28 pounds. Let X represent a random variable describing the
weight of person; E(X) = 180 lbs; SD(X) = 28 lbs. A raft with 16 seats transports
a river. Let T represent a random variable describing the total weight of 16 people: T =
ple.

m capacity of 3,200 pounds. Assuming that 16 is a large enough sample for the Central
k:

ty that a random sample of 16 passengers will exceed the weight limit? P(T 3,200 lbs).

Answer

68%
95%
99.7%

E(Y)
22
SD(Y)
5
n
10
1. E(Y bar)
22
2. SD( Y bar)
1.58114
3. Empirical Rule
- 1SD
20.4189
+ 1SD
23.5811
- 2SD
18.8377
+ 2SD
25.1623
- 3SD
17.2566
+ 3SD
26.7434
4. P(20 lbs Y bar 24 lbs)0.794097

The weight of turkeys is known to be Normally distri


random variable Y represent the weight of a turkey:
Y = weight of a turkey; E(Y) = 22 lbs; SD(Y) = 5 lbs

Suppose a random sample of 10 turkeys is selected w

1. Find the expected value of the sample mean of 10


2. Find the standard deviation of the sample mean of
3. Use the Empirical Rule to describe the sample mea
standard deviations of the mean.
4. What is the probability that a random sample of 10
Y bar 24 lbs).

is known to be Normally distributed with a mean of 22 pounds and a standard deviation of 5 pounds. Let the
resent the weight of a turkey:
; E(Y) = 22 lbs; SD(Y) = 5 lbs; Y~N(22 lbs, 5 lbs).

mple of 10 turkeys is selected where the sample mean weight is calculated.

alue of the sample mean of 10 turkeys: ().


viation of the sample mean of 10 turkeys: ( ).
ule to describe the sample means that will fall within 1 standard deviation, 2 standard deviations, and 3
the mean.
ity that a random sample of 10 turkeys will have a sample mean between 20 pounds and 24 pounds? P(20 lbs

. Let the

d3
P(20 lbs

Number of Customers
233 Mean
54 Std
177 CI
218 Lower Level
196 Upper Level
153

171.8333
64.37831
105.9741
65.8592
237.6925

Student's t Distribution CI

The manager of The Cheeseca


customers served follows a No
right.

a. Calculate a 99% confidence


b. Interpret the confidence inte

The 99% confidence interval d


know that mean with much m
Answer b.

Student's t Distribution CI

The manager of The Cheesecake Factory in Boston would like to know the mean number of customers served on weekdays. Sh
customers served follows a Normal distribution. She randomly selects the six weekdays and records the number of customers s
right.

a. Calculate a 99% confidence interval of the mean using the PHstat command. Include the output in your homework submissio
b. Interpret the confidence interval in the context of the problem.

The 99% confidence interval defines a range of values(65.8592 to 237.6925) that you can be 99% certain contains the populatio
know that mean with much more precision than you do with a small sample,
Answer b.

ers served on weekdays. She believes that the number of


s the number of customers served. The data are listed to the

n your homework submission.

ertain contains the population mean. With large samples, you