5-1: 1. Call centers typically have high turnover. The director of human resources for a large bank has compiled data on about 70 former employees at one of the bank’s call centers in the Excel file Call Center Data. In writing an article about call center working conditions, a reporter has claimed that the average tenure is no more than two years. Formulate and test a hypothesis using these data to determine if this claim can be disputed. Solution Tip: You need to write mathematical test of hypothesis statements and apply the test of hypothesis steps.
6-12: 2. Using the data in the Excel file Home Market Value, develop a multiple linear regression model for estimating the market value as a function of both the age and size of the house. Find a 95% confidence interval for the mean market value for houses that are 30 years old and have 1,800 square feet and a 95% prediction interval for a house that is 30 years old with 1,800 square feet.