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# Use a normal probability plot to assess whether the sample

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## Solution for problem 11AYU Chapter Chapter 7.3

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Problem 11AYU

Use a normal probability plot to assess whether the sample data could have come from a population that is normally distributed. O-Ring ThicknessĀ A random sample of O-rings was obtained, and the wall thickness (in inches) of each was recorded.

 0.276 0.274 0.275 0.274 0.277 0.273 0.276 0.276 0.279 0.274 0.273 0.277 0.275 0.277 0.277 0.276 0.277 0.278 0.275 0.276
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Step 1 :

From the Excel

> arrange x - values in ascending order

> calculate , i is the position of the data

> find z score for each

> plot x - values on the horizontal axis and the corresponding z-score on the vertical axis

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 x position = Z - value 0.273 1 0.030864 -1.86824 0.273 2 0.080247 -1.40341 0.274 3 0.12963 -1.12814 0.274 4 0.179012 -0.91914 0.274 5 0.228395 -0.74414 0.275 6
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