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By William Feller

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Ii) The "observed value" of T(X;x,8),namely its value at X = x,is free of any unknown parameters. (iii) For a fixed x and S, the distribution of T(X;x , 8 ) is stochastically monotone in 8. That is, P ( T ( X ; x , 8 ) a) is an increasing function of 8, or is a decreasing function of 8 , for every a. 2) > Let t = T ( x ;x ,Q), the value of T(X;x , 8 ) at X = z. Suppose we are interested in testing Ho : 8 I 80 VS. 1) where 80 is a specified value. 1) is given by SUpIf"P(T(X;x,8)5 t ) = P(T(X;x,Oo) I t ) .

8. Suppose random samples of sizes n1 and 722, respectively, are available from the independent normal populations N ( p 1 ,a 2 ) and N ( p 2 ,a 2 ) ,having a common variance a2. Explain how you will compute a confidence interval for p1 - p 2 by the generalized confidence interval procedure. Show that the resulting confidence interval coincides with the usual student’s t confidence interval. 9. Suppose random samples of sizes n1 and 722, respectively, are available from the independent normal populations N ( p 1 ,a:) and N(p2,a,”).

Consider the testing problem Ho : R 5 Ro Ha : R > Ro, where Ro is a specified number in ( 0 , l ) . Show- that test that rejects Ho whenever a (Ro,1 - a ) lower tolerance limit for distribution of X I - X2 is greater than zero, is a level a test. let vs. 6. Let (Xi, S,") denote the (mean, variance) based on a sample of size ni from a N ( p u ,c,:) distribution, i = 1 , 2 . (a) Show that -sf + - -s; n1 732 " approximately, with f = f (b) Using part (a), show that for testing Ho : p1 = p2, the test statistic when Ho is true.

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