5.6.3 - Example: Mean Height

This example uses data collected from World Campus STAT 200 students at the beginning of the Fall 2016 semester. You can download this Minitab Express file here:

Research question: Is the mean height in the population of all World Campus STAT 200 students different from 65 inches?

This research question translates to the following hypotheses:

  • \(H_0: \mu = 65\)
  • \(H_a: \mu \ne 65\)