tanisharouse Posts: 1, Reputation: 1 New Member #1 Feb 9, 2013, 09:02 PM
need help with my statistics homework
A researcher is interested in whether students who attend private high schools have higher average SAT Scores than students in the general population. A random sample of 90 students at a private high school is tested and a mean SAT score of 1030 is obtained. The average score for public high school student is 1000 (σ= 200).
a. Is this a one- or two tailed test?

b. What are H0 and Ha for this study?

c. Compute Z obt

d. What is the Z critical value (Z cv ) using a 0.05 alpha level?

e. Should H0 be rejected? What should the researcher conclude?

f. Determine the 95 % confidence interval for the population mean, based on the sample mean.

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