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Name: Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples
ID: m17005
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module provides examples of Hypothesis Testing of a Single Mean and a Single Proportion as a part of the Collaborative Statistics collection (col10522) by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: elementary, statistics
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu)
Copyright Holders: Maxfield Foundation (cnx@cnx.org)
Maintainers: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu), Connexions (cnx@cnx.org)

Latest version: 1.25 (history)
First publication date: Jun 6, 2008 5:39 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Jun 18, 2012 9:40 am -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.25 Jun 18, 2012 9:40 am -0500 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples: Found a workaround to fix the missing parentheses in the PDF.

Version: 1.24 Jun 12, 2012 4:14 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples: Updated the graphs, updated the Type II error examples, corrected the definition of the p-value, added condition of normality.

Version: 1.23 Jun 10, 2012 4:42 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples: Minor edits.

Version: 1.22 Jun 7, 2012 10:37 am -0500 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples: Updated graphs and changed "average" to "mean."

Version: 1.21 Jun 1, 2012 8:02 am -0500 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples: Updated graphs and changed X to x where needed.  Corrected a calculator instruction.

Version: 1.20 Aug 19, 2011 9:47 am -0500 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples: Updated glossary item "Standard Deviation."

Version: 1.19 Aug 16, 2011 10:13 am -0500 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples:Updated glossary item "Central Limit Theorem."

Version: 1.18 Aug 11, 2011 11:03 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples: Updated glossary item "Standard Deviation."

Version: 1.17 Aug 7, 2011 10:25 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples: Corrected note.

Version: 1.16 Aug 4, 2011 8:05 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples: Corrected alpha = 0.5 to alpha=0.05.

Version: 1.15 Aug 4, 2011 7:15 pm -0500 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples: Minor edit.

Version: 1.14 Mar 2, 2011 9:40 am -0600 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples: Added less than symbol to solution of Example 1 Problem 1.

Version: 1.13 Mar 2, 2010 4:11 pm -0600 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples: Example 3 Problem 1 Interpretation of the p-value:  too out "pounds."

Version: 1.12 Feb 23, 2009 4:25 pm -0600 by Chuck Bearden
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Changed U+02C9 macrons into U+00AF macrons.

Version: 1.11 Feb 21, 2009 10:28 am -0600 by Susan Dean
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples:  Added a space to glossary item "standard deviation." Cleaned up language in the summary of the module.

Version: 1.10 Jan 30, 2009 9:35 am -0600 by Ross J. Reedstrom
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Examples: For clarity, made a number of edits to the examples.  Changed the example about telephone numbers to be about cell phones and made it a 2-tailed test instead of a one-tailed test. Also, for this example, changed some of the questions because they had been out of order. Corrected the values of the test statistic and the p-value in the Historical Note.  Also added the formula for the test statistic to the Historical Note.

Version: 1.9 Oct 27, 2008 3:54 pm -0500 by James Cooper
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roles updated

Version: 1.8 Aug 20, 2008 11:09 am -0500 by Jonathan Emmons
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Corrected errors (see m17360 for details)

Version: 1.7 Jul 17, 2008 12:00 pm -0500 by Connexions
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mixed math and display issues

Version: 1.6 Jul 16, 2008 3:58 pm -0500 by Connexions
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fixed answers and metadata

Version: 1.5 Jul 14, 2008 4:30 pm -0500 by Connexions
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removed image width params from media tags

Version: 1.4 Jul 9, 2008 12:21 pm -0500 by Connexions
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Fixed problem with displaying solution

Version: 1.3 Jul 9, 2008 7:16 am -0500 by Connexions
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Post review edits

Version: 1.2 Jul 7, 2008 3:56 pm -0500 by Connexions
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post review updates

Version: 1.1 Jun 26, 2008 2:26 pm -0500 by Connexions
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Initial publication

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