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Homework Help: Stats

Posted by Helen on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 6:25am.

In a simple random sample of 1000 people taken from City A, 13% are senior citizens. In an independent simple random sample of 600 people taken from City B, 17% are senior citizens. Is the percent of senior citizens different in the two cities? Or is this just chance variation?

Answer in the steps described in Problems 4-6.

4) Under the null hypothesis, the percent of senior citizens in each of the two cities is estimated to be ________ %.

13 or 13.5 or 14 or 14.5 or 15 or 15.5 or 16 or 16.5 or 17 or 17.5 ?

5) Under the null hypothesis, the estimated standard error of the difference between the percents of senior citizens in the two samples is closest to _________%

1 or 1.2 or 1.4 or 1.6 or 1.8 or 2 ?

6) The P-value of the test is closest to _______%, so the null hypothesis is rejected.

1 or 2 or 3 or 4 ?

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