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A MICROWAVE MANUFACTURING COMPANY HAS JUST SWITCHED TO A NEW AUTOMATED PRODUCTION SYSTEM

A MICROWAVE MANUFACTURING COMPANY HAS JUST SWITCHED TO A NEW AUTOMATED PRODUCTION SYSTEM

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1) A microwave manufacturing company has just switched to a new automated production system. Unfortunately, the new machinery has been frequently failing and requiring repairs and service. The company has been able to provide its customers with a completion time of 6 days or less. To analyze whether the completion time has increased, the production manager took a sample of 36 jobs and found that the sample mean completion time was 6.32 days with a sample standard deviation of 1.2 days. At significance levels of 5% and 10%, test whether the completion time has increased. Indicate which test you are performing; show the hypotheses, the test statistic and the critical values and mention whether one-tailed or two-tailed2) . In an early study, researchers at an Ivy University found that 33% of the freshmen had received at least one A in their first semester. Administrators are concerned that grade inflation has caused this percentage to increase. In a more recent study, of a random sample of 500 freshmen, 180 had at least one A in their first semester Calculate the appropriate test statistic and test the hypotheses related to the concern and test at 5% and 1%.


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