Hello, studying for a test and I have a review question that I just can't seem to get.. if anyone can help me it would be greatly appreciated...
A container of oil is supposed to hold 1000 ml of oil. We need to be sure that the standard deviation of the oil containers is less than 20 ml. We randomly select 10 cans of oil with a mean of 997 ml and a standard deviation of 32 ml. Use these samples to construct a 95% confidence interval for the true value of the standard deviation.
Since n is small (n < 30), the required confidence interval is of the form:
Note that there are two critical values that must be read from the appropriate tables (due to the asymmetry of the chi-square distribution .....)