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How To Use Excel: Top 10 Things To Learn | Deskbright

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How To Use Excel: Top 10 Things To Learn | Deskbright

I get this question a lot in my BUS 233 Business Statistics course. It comes when students see a problem similar to the following in their homework or on a quiz: In a sample of 1000 home buyers, you find that 457 home buyers found their real estate agent through a friend. At α=0.08, can …

No Standard Deviation? How do I get the standardized test statistic? Read More »

We are starting true tests of hypotheses and it is critical to get off on the right foot. I will add some useful info here shortly, but first I am sharing a question on a homework problem that is a good example of what you will see in the second half of the course. …

Single Sample, Sigma Known Hypothesis Test for a Mean Read More »

Understanding the Student’s t distribution

The Null and Alternative The most common problem I noticed on this assignment was caused by failing to properly identify the appropriate null and alternative hypotheses. In part, this is due to the Evans text’s somewhat confusing explanation of how to do this – the “burden of proof” approach. There is a much simpler approach …