The following measurements were recorded for the drying time, in hours, of a certain brand of latex paint: 3.4 2.5 4.8 2.9 3.6 2.8 3.3 5.6 3.7 2.8 4.4 4.0 5.2 3.0 4.8 Assuming that the measurements represent a random sample from a normal population, nd a 95% prediction interval for the drying time for the next trial of the paint.

STAT 30100 Elementary Statistical Methods th *Notes are based off lecture and 12 edition Statistics Textbook by James McClave and Terry Sincich Chapter 1: Statistics, Data, and Statistical Thinking What is Statistics A mathematical science, but not a branch of mathematics. Science of data o Deals with the study of: Collecting Classifying Summarizing Organizing Analyzing Interpreting, and Presenting data Can be descriptive or inferential o Descriptive Utilizes numerical and graphical methods to organize, summarize,