An employment information service claims the mean annual salary for full-time male workers over age 25 and without a high school diploma is $26,000. The annual salaries (in dollars) for a random sample of 10 full-time male workers without a high school diploma are shown in the table. At α = 0.05, test the claim that the mean salary is $26,000.
(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 t,
(d) Decide whether to reject or fail to reject the null hypothesis,
(e) Interpret the decision in the context of the original claim. Assume the population is normally distributed. If convenient, use technology. |

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