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Elementary Statistics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321836960 | Authors: Mario F. Triola ISBN: 9780321836960 18

Solution for problem 36BSC Chapter 3.3

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Problem 36BSC

Identifying Unusual Values with the Range Rule of Thumb. In Exercises,use the range rule of thumb to determine whether a value is unusual.

Weights of Pepsi Based on Data Set 19, cans of regular Pepsi have weights with a mean of 0.82410 lb and a standard deviation of 0.00570 lb. Is it unusual for a can to contain 0.8133 lb of Pepsi? Explain.

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Problem 36BSC

Answer:

Step1 of 3:

We have Based on Data Set 19, cans of regular Pepsi have weights with a mean of 0.82410 lb and a standard deviation of 0.00570 lb.

Step2 of 3:

We need to determine whether a value is unusual by using thumb rule.Is it unusual for a can to contain 0.8133 lb of Pepsi? Explain.

Step3 of 3:

According to the range rule of thumb, most values should lie within 2 standard deviations of the mean.We can therefore identify “unusual” values by determining if they lie outside these limits:

Maximum usual value = μ + 2σ

Minimum usual value =  μ – 2σ

We have

Now,

1).Maximum...

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Chapter 3.3, Problem 36BSC is Solved
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Textbook: Elementary Statistics
Edition: 12
Author: Mario F. Triola
ISBN: 9780321836960

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