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the results below the ANOVA table on the spreadsheet (put the standard
error and the ANOVA t-test value on separate lines of your spreadsheet,
and use two decimal places for each value)
(d) Print out the resulting spreadsheet so that all of the information fits onto
one page
(e) Save the spreadsheet as: TROUT3
Now, write the answers to the following questions using your Excel printout:
1. What are the null hypothesis and the research hypothesis for the ANOVA
F-test?
2. What is MS b on your Excel printout?
3. What is MS w on your Excel printout?
4. Compute = MS b /MS w using your calculator.
5. What is the critical value of F on your Excel printout?
6. What is the result of the ANOVA F-test?
7. What is the conclusion of the ANOVA F-test in plain English?
8. If the ANOVA F-test produced a significant difference in the average weight
of the fish between the four types of crowding, what is the null hypothesis and
the research hypothesis for the ANOVA t-test comparing 350 fish per
container versus 500 fish per container?
9. What is the mean (average) weight for 350 fish on your Excel printout?
10. What is the mean (average) weight for 500 fish on your Excel printout?
11. What are the degrees of freedom (df) for the ANOVA t-test comparing 350
versus 500 fish?
12. What is the critical t value for this ANOVA t-test in Appendix E for these
degrees of freedom?
13. Compute the s.e. ANOVA using your calculator for 350 versus 500 fish.
14. Compute the ANOVA t-test value comparing 350 versus 500 fish using your
calculator.
15. What is the result of the ANOVA t-test comparing 350 versus 500 fish?
16. What is the conclusion of the ANOVA t-test comparing 350 versus 500 fish in
plain English?
References
Black, K. Business Statistics: For Contemporary Decision Making (6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John
Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010.
Gould, J. L. and Gould, G.F. Biostats Basics: A Student Handbook. New York, NY W.H.
Freeman and Company, 2002.
Weiers, R.M. Introduction to Business Statistics (7th ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage
Learning, 2011.
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