Question: The mean waiting time at the drive through of a fast food

The mean waiting time at the drive-through of a fast-food restaurant from the time an order is placed to the time the order is received is 84.3 seconds. A manager devises a new drive-through system that he believes will decrease wait time. He initiates the new system at his restaurant and measures the wait time for 10 randomly selected orders. The wait times are provided in the table.
(a) Because the sample size is small, the manager must verify that wait time is normally distributed and the sample does not contain any outliers. The normal probability plot and boxplotare shown. Are the conditions for testing the hypothesis satisfied?
(b) Is the new system effective? Use the α = 0.1 level of significance.

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