Question 2

The battery standby duration (in hours) of a new model of cell phone is known to be normally distributed. Ten pieces of such new model of cell phone supplied from the manufacturer are randomly chosen and the actual standby durations are recorded as below:

48.2 47.8 45.6 47.2 49.3

51.2 44.2 45.4 49.2 43.6

(a) Calculate the unbiased estimates of population mean and standard deviation of battery standby duration (in hours) of the new cell phone.

(b) The manufacturer claimed that this new model of cell phone has the mean battery standby duration of longer than 46.5 hours. Test at 1% significance level if this claim is true.