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The first Oscar awards for best actor and best actress

OpenIntro Statistics | 3rd Edition | ISBN: 9781943450039 | Authors: David M Diez; Christopher D Barr; Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel ISBN: 9781943450039 86

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Problem 5.26

The first Oscar awards for best actor and best actress were given out in 1929. The histograms below show the age distribution for all of the best actor and best actress winners from 1929 to 2012. Summary statistics for these distributions are also provided. Is a hypothesis test appropriate for evaluating whether the dierence in the average ages of best actors and actresses might be due to chance? Explain your reasoning.

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Q:The first Oscar awards for best actor and best actress were given out in 1929. Thehistograms below show the age distribution for all of the best actor and best actresswinners from 1929 to 2012. Summary statistics for these distributions are also provided. Isa hypothesis test appropriate for evaluating whether the difference in the average ages ofbest actors and actresses might be due to chance Explain your reasoning. Step By Step SolutionStep 1 of 4:We use hypothesis test in cases where data is normally distributed.

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Textbook: OpenIntro Statistics
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Author: David M Diez; Christopher D Barr; Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
ISBN: 9781943450039

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