Simple One-sample z-test for the Mean when Sigma is Known

Here is a way to do a simple one-sample z test when we know the population standard deviation sigma. If this was a left tail test as indicated by an < in the alternative hypothesis, the standardized test statistic (z) of -1.753 falls in the rejection region below the z-critical of -1.645 and that would […]

Single Sample, Sigma Known Hypothesis Test for a Mean

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.   […]