Glucose Level: Horses Gentle Ben is a Morgan horse at a Colorado dude ranch. Over the past 8 weeks, a veterinarian took the following glucose readings from this horse (in mg/100 ml). 93 88 82 105 99 110 84 89 The sample mean is Let x be a random variable representing glucose readings taken from Gentle Ben. We may assume that x has a normal distribution, and we know from past experience that The mean glucose level for horses should be (Reference: Merck Veterinary Manual). Do these data indicate that Gentle Ben has an overall average glucose level higher than 85? Use a 0.05.

Lecture 2: Turning Data into information - “Simple summaries of data can tell an interesting story and are easier to digest than long lists.” 2.1 Raw Data - Raw data correspond to numbers and category labels that have been collected or measured but have not yet been processed in any way. Definition: - A variable is a characteristic that differs from one individual to the next. - Sample data are collected from a subset of a larger population. - Population