## Elementary Statistics (12th Edition)

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# Chapter 8 - Hypothesis Testing - 8-2 Basics of Hypothesis Testing - Basic Skills and Concepts: 26

#### Answer

a) fail to reject the null hypothesis b)there is not sufficient evidence to support that the percentage of blue M&Ms is less than 5%.

#### Work Step by Step

a) If the P-value is less than $\alpha$, which is the significance level, then this means the rejection of the null hypothesis. Hence:P=0.0721 is more than $\alpha=0.05$, hence we fail to reject the null hypothesis. b) Hence this means that there is not sufficient evidence to support that the percentage of blue M&Ms is less than 5%.

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