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In a sample of 7 cars each car was tested for nitrogenoxide emissions (in grams per mile) and the following results are obtained
0.18, 0.16, 0.08, 0.06,0.17,0.12,0.15 assuming that this sample is representative of the cars in use. cosntruct a 98% confidence interval estimate of the mean amount of nitrogen=oxide emissions for all cars. if the epa requires that nitrogen oxide emissions can be less than 0.165g.mi we can safely conclude that requirement is being met
A)what is the confidence interval estimate of the mean amount of nitrogenoxide emissions for all cars
___g/mi<u<___g/mi
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andijo76 Group Title
In a sample of 7 cars each car was tested for nitrogenoxide emissions (in grams per mile) and the following results are obtained 0.18, 0.16, 0.08, 0.06,0.17,0.12,0.15 assuming that this sample is representative of the cars in use. cosntruct a 98% confidence interval estimate of the mean amount of nitrogen=oxide emissions for all cars. if the epa requires that nitrogen oxide emissions can be less than 0.165g.mi we can safely conclude that requirement is being met A)what is the confidence interval estimate of the mean amount of nitrogenoxide emissions for all cars ___g/mi<u<___g/mi
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StClowers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I have this same question! lol
 9 months ago

kropot72 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
The first step is to calculate the sample mean by adding the seven values and dividing by 7: \[\bar{x}=\frac{0.18+0.16+0.08+0.06+0.17+0.12+0.15}{7}=\frac{0.92}{7}=0.13143\]
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StClowers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@kropot72, then how do you get the __g/mi <u< __g/mi ??
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kropot72 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
The next step is to calculate the sample standard deviation, s.
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StClowers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
not sure how to do that..
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kropot72 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
You can use a calculator with statistical functions to calculate the sample standard deviation, s.
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
x= i got a totally different answer than you did
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and the sd i think is 0.046
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StClowers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how did you get the sd @andijo76
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kropot72 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@andijo76 what did you get for the sum of the seven data values?
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i found a website back when i was doing pre algebra that helps me figuring out some calculations
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the sum i got was 0.842/7=0.1203
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StClowers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
does anyone know how to input this into the Ti84?
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kropot72 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@andijo76 The correct sum of the seven data values is 0.92.
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im trying to figure out how i got that lol
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is the sd right tho
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kropot72 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
My calculator gives the value for the sample standard deviation of s = 0.4634
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StClowers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@kropot72 how did you input the sd in the calc?
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kropot72 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
My calculator is a Casio fx82 AU PLUS. I just followed the instructions in the User's Guide.
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im sorry you are correct i dont know what i did but i fixed it i think i rounded one decimal or something
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
there is a website that gives you sd i will paste what it said
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Simplify the result. σ=0.046344719225 The standard deviation should be rounded to one more decimal place than the original data. If the original data were mixed, round to one decimal place more than the least precise. 0.046
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StClowers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@andijo76 can you paste the link to the website?
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
www.mathway.com it costs 20 a month though i keep it for my kids it helps you figure out things step by step
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kropot72 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
The final calculation uses the following formula: \[\bar{x}2.576\frac{s}{\sqrt{n}}<\mu<\bar{x}+2.576\frac{s}{\sqrt{n}}\] Substituting values gives the confidence interval for the population mean as follows: \[0.131432.576\frac{0.046}{\sqrt{7}}<\mu<0.13143+2.576\frac{0.046}{\sqrt{7}}\]
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StClowers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
where did you get the 2.576?
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kropot72 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
The value 2.576 is determined by an inverse normal technique. However it can be found in tables for use in calculating confidence intervals.
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i know i am going to sound stupid but how do i figure _g/mi<u<_g/mi was that the answer
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kropot72 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
When you have calculated the two values for the confidence interval, just put the lower value where the first underscore is and the higher value where the right hand underscore is.
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i got for the first one 44.6558 so i am thinking it is i just have to put round and put it in 3 decimal places
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StClowers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so is this the answer then: .0866 g/mi< .1762 g/mi ?! @kropot72
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kropot72 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Looks correct to me :)
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah i forgot the point haha
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it amazing how that works hey
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kropot72 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
It is a very powerful technique!
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andijo76 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you so much for your help
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kropot72 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
You're welcome :)
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StClowers Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lol great! thanks!!
 9 months ago
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