Elementary Statistics (12th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Hypothesis Testing - 8-2 Basics of Hypothesis Testing - Basic Skills and Concepts: 6

Answer

a) p=0.5 b) Null hypothesis:p=0.5, alternative hypothesis: p is not 0.5.

Work Step by Step

a) The claim says that the population's proportion is equal to p=50%=0.5. b) The null hypothesis says that the population's proportion is equal to p=0.5, whilst the alternative hypothesis says that the population's proportion is not equal to p=0.5.
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