# hypothesis testing (week 6): based on your sample, you will conduct | MATH 201 – Introduction to Probability and Statistics | Liberty University

(25 points) Part 4 – Hypothesis Testing (Week 6): Based on your sample, you will conduct a hypothesis test with to test two of the claims of the above article.

Using the same excel sheet as last week, answer the following in the “week 6” tab

· Claim: the average age of online students is 32 years old. Can you prove it is not?

o What is the null hypothesis?

o What is the alternative hypothesis?

o What distribution should be used?

o What is the test statistic?

o What is the p-value?

o What is the conclusion?

o How do we interpret the results, in context of our study?

· Claim: the proportion of males in online classes is 35%. Can you prove it is not?

o What is the null hypothesis?

o What is the alternative hypothesis?

o What distribution should be used?

o What is the test statistic?

o What is the p-value?

o What is the conclusion?

o How do we interpret the results, in context of our study?

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Brief summary of the article, including the source