A leakage test was conducted to determine the effectiveness of a seal designed to keep the inside of a plug airtight. An air needle was inserted into the plug, and the plug and needle were placed under water. The pressure was then increased until leakage was observed. Let equal the pressure in pounds per square inch. Assume that the distribution of X is N(Î¼, Ïƒ2). The following n = 10 observations of X were obtained:

Use the observations to

(a) Find a point estimate of Î¼.

(b) Find a point estimate of Ïƒ.

(c) Find a 95% one-sided confidence interval for Î¼ that provides an upper bound for Î¼.

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Probability and Statistical Inference

9th edition

Authors: Robert V. Hogg, Elliot Tanis, Dale Zimmerman

ISBN: 978-0321923271

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