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:

• $$H_0: \mu = 65$$
• $$H_a: \mu \ne 65$$