Elementary Statistics (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321836960
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Chapter 8 - Hypothesis Testing - 8-2 Basics of Hypothesis Testing - Basic Skills and Concepts - Page 396: 7


a) mean at most 76 b) Null hypothesis:mean=76, alternative hypothesis: mean>76.

Work Step by Step

a) The claim says that the mean is smaller at most 76. b) The null hypothesis says that the mean is equal to 76, whilst the alternative hypothesis says that the claim is false, hence the mean is more than 76.
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