Students will be expected to post their first initial discussion board posting by Wednesday of each week. Discussion posts will be graded and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
Students are expected to post their responses to peers by Sunday. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.
The discussion assignment for this week includes the setup of a hypothesis testing as well as a substantial response to at least one classmate. When performing a hypothesis test, the test will be inaccurate if not set up correctly.
Primary Task Requirement:
1. Your task is to discuss the three cases for the null and alternative for hypothesis tests. Why is it important to have an equal sign in each of the 3 cases? Discuss how you determine if the claim is the null or alternative hypothesis.
2. Then, for the following two examples, determine the null and alternative as well as state which one represents the claim. State what type of test will be completed: left-tailed, right-tailed, or two-tailed.
Claim 1: The average score of the first exam for the class is an 81%.
Claim 2: The average price for a gallon of gas is more than $3.00.
Responses to Other Students
Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a