Statement of a problem № m40163


A medical researcher claims that 5% of children under 18 years of age have asthma. In a random sample of 250 children under 18 years of age, 9.6% say they have asthma. At α = 0.05, is there enough evidence to reject the researcher’s claim? (a) Identify the claim and state H0 and Ha, (b) Find the critical value(s) and identify the rejection region(s), (c) Find the standardized test statistic z, (d) Decide whether to reject or fail to reject the null hypothesis, (e) Interpret the decision in the context of the original claim. If convenient, use technology.

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