- Take a position on whether or not the total area under a normal distribution is in?nite. Provide an example to support your response.
- Being able to understand and critically think about statistics presented to you is an important skill in your career. Find a published poll or survey which includes a margin of error as part of the report. Discuss what the margin of error means as applied to your selected poll or survey and how that information provides additional information beyond the point estimates reported. Be sure to include the link to your selected survey or poll.
- Hypothesis testing is a pivotal concept in statistics. Hypothesis test is most commonly used when one is attempting to decide the likelihood of something being true within a population or group. Though there is a variance in the ways in which hypothesis testing can be applied ranging from medical studies to advertisements, the steps involved in the process remain constant.
After reviewing the readings for this week, describe a situation in which you thought about the value of a measurement and stated a conclusion about the likelihood of that that being true (i.e. Does Dominos pizza really deliver a pizza in 30 minutes or less?). After your question has been scoped, outline how you would use the steps of hypothesis testing to answer your question?