Statistics for Business and Economics (13th Edition)

13th Edition

ISBN: 9780134506593

Author: James T. McClave, P. George Benson, Terry Sincich

Publisher: PEARSON

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Chapter 11.6, Problem 11.92ACI

**Ranking driving performance of professional golfers**. Refer to The *Sport Journal* (Winter 2007) study of a new method for ranking the total driving performance of golfers on the PGA tour. **Exercise 11.25** (p. **632**). You fit a straight-line model relating driving accuracy (*y*) to driving distance (*x*) to the data saved in the file. Of interest is predicting *y* and estimating *E*(*y*) when *x* 300 yards.

- a. Find and interpret a 95% prediction interval for
*y.* - b. Find and interpret a 95% confidence interval for
*E*(*y*). - a. c If you are interested in knowing the average driving accuracy of all PGA golfers who have a driving distance of 300 yards, which of the intervals is relevant? Explain

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