Statement of a problem № m40893


Cell phones are becoming an integral part of our daily lives. Commissioned by Motorola, a new behavioral study took researchers to nine cities worldwide from New York to London. Using a combination of personal interviews, field studies, and observation, the study identified a variety of behaviors that demonstrate the dramatic impact cell phones are having on the way people interact. The study found cell phones give people a newfound personal power, enabling unprecedented mobility and allowing them to conduct their business on the go. Interesting enough, gender differences can be found in phone use. Women see their cell phone as a means of expression and social communication, whereas males tend to use it as an interactive toy. A cell phone industry spokesman stated that half of all cell phones in use are registered to females. a. State the appropriate null and alternative hypotheses for testing the industry claim. b. Based on a random sample of cell phone owners shown in the data file called Cell Phone Survey, test the null hypothesis. (Use α = 0.05.)

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