# Solved: Exercises 53 and 54 refer to the following setting. The following table displays

Chapter 8, Problem 54

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QUESTION:

Exercises 53 and 54 refer to the following setting. The following table displays the number of accidents at a factory during each hour of a 24-hour shift (1 = 1:00 a.m.). Hour Number of accidents Hour Number of accidents 1 5 13 21 2 8 14 12 3 17 15 10 4 31 16 1 5 24 17 0 6 18 18 1 7 12 19 3 8 7 20 21 9 1 21 23 10 0 22 18 11 2 23 11 12 14 24 3 Accidents happen (1.3) Plant managers are concerned that the number of accidents may be significantly higher during the midnight to 8:00 a.m. shift than during the 4:00 p.m. to midnight shift. What would you tell them? Give appropriate statistical evidence to support your conclusion.

QUESTION:

Exercises 53 and 54 refer to the following setting. The following table displays the number of accidents at a factory during each hour of a 24-hour shift (1 = 1:00 a.m.). Hour Number of accidents Hour Number of accidents 1 5 13 21 2 8 14 12 3 17 15 10 4 31 16 1 5 24 17 0 6 18 18 1 7 12 19 3 8 7 20 21 9 1 21 23 10 0 22 18 11 2 23 11 12 14 24 3 Accidents happen (1.3) Plant managers are concerned that the number of accidents may be significantly higher during the midnight to 8:00 a.m. shift than during the 4:00 p.m. to midnight shift. What would you tell them? Give appropriate statistical evidence to support your conclusion.

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Given table displays the number of accidents at a factory during each hour of a 24-hour shift:

 Hour Number of accidents 1 5 2 8 3 17 4 31 5 24 6 18 7 12 8 7 9 1 10 0 11 2 12 14 13 21 14 12 15 10 16 1 17 0 18 1 19 3 20 21 21 23 22 18 23 11 24 2