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# Question 3 (10 marks) This question is testing your understanding of some important concepts about hypothesis...

Question 3 This question is testing your understanding of some important concepts about hypothesis testing and confidence intervals. For each part below, answer the question (1 mark) and then succinctly explain your reasoning (1 mark). (a) We are performing a one-sample t test at the 5% level of significance where the hypotheses are 0 1 H VH :5 :5 µ µ = ≠ . The number of observations is 15. State the critical value? (b) We are performing a hypothesis test and we conclude that we reject H0 at the 5% level of significance. Will we reject the same H0 (with the same H1 ) at the 10% level of significance? (c) Suppose we are performing a hypothesis test and we conclude that we cannot reject H0 at the 5% level of significance. Can we reject the same H0 (with the same H1 ) at the 10% level of significance? (d) Suppose we are performing a two-sample proportion test at the 5% level of significance where the hypotheses are 01 2 11 2 H p p VH p p : 0: 0 −= −≠ . The calculated p-value is 0.00268. Do we reject H0 ? (e) Based on the data, we obtain (1.85, 1.95) as the 95% confidence interval for the true mean. Can we reject 0 H : 0 µ = against 1 H : 0 µ ≠ at the 5% level of significance?

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