RES 341 Final Exam with Instructor Notes

Essay by babydoll77stlCollege, UndergraduateA+, September 2009

University of Phoenix OnlineCourse: RES / 341Final Exam(Chapters 9+17 from Applied Statistics in Business and Economics )SOLUTIONPlease mark one answer for all multiple choice questions with RED!Chapter 91. In hypothesis testing, Type I error isA) always equal to 5 percent.

B) always smaller or equal to 5 percent.

C) the probability of rejecting H0 when H0 is true.

D) the probability of rejecting H0 when H1 is true.

Answer: C2. In hypothesis testing, Type II error isA) equal to 1 - probability of committing Type I error.

B) equal to 5 percent or more.

C) the probability to accept H0 when H0 is true.

D) the probability to accept H0 when H1 is true.

Answer: D3. The probability of Type I error, , and the probability of Type II error, , are related as followsA) >B)

Answer: D4. For a given sample size, when we increase the probability of Type I error, the probability of a Type II errorA) remains unchanged.

B) increases.

C) decreases.

D) is impossible to determine without knowing the distribution.

Answer: C5. John rejected a null hypothesis in a right-tailed test for a mean at = .025 because his critical t value was 2.000 and his calculated t value was 2.345. We can be sure thatA) John did not commit Type I error.

B) John did not commit Type II error.

C) John committed neither Type I nor Type II error.

D) None of the above can definitely be concluded.

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