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Hypothesis Testing for Proportions These are the Bluman 5 th Edition slides © McGraw Hill… Edited by Darton State U. / Cordele staff to demonstrate the TI-84 1-PropZTest and p-value method Bluman, Chapter 81

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Example 8-17: Avoiding Trans Fats A dietitian claims that 60% of people are trying to avoid trans fats in their diets. She randomly selected 200 people and found that 128 people stated that they were trying to avoid trans fats in their diets. At α = 0.05, is there enough evidence to reject the dietitians claim? Step 1: State the hypotheses and identify the claim. H 0 : p = 0.60 (claim) and H 1 : p 0.60. Bluman, Chapter 8 2

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Example 8-17: Avoiding Trans Fats A dietitian claims that 60% of people are trying to avoid trans fats in their diets. She randomly selected 200 people and found that 128 people stated that they were trying to avoid trans fats in their diets. At α = 0.05, is there enough evidence to reject the dietitians claim? Steps 2 & 3: Compute the test value and the p value. Bluman, Chapter 8 3

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Example 8-17: Avoiding Trans Fats Bluman, Chapter 8 4

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Example 8-18: Call-Waiting Service A telephone company representative estimates that 40% of its customers have call-waiting service. To test this hypothesis, she selected a sample of 150 customers and found that 30% had call waiting. At α = 0.05, is there enough evidence to reject the claim? Step 1: State the hypotheses and identify the claim. H 0 : p = 0.40 (claim) and H 1 : p 0.40 Bluman, Chapter 8 5

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Careful Reading and TI-84 Input The calculator asks for n. ITS NOT 30!!!! Its 30% of 150, thats how many You can type 0.30*150 at the n= prompt and let the calculator figure out that its 45. Bluman, Chapter 86

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Example 8-18: Call-Waiting Service A telephone company representative estimates that 40% of its customers have call-waiting service. To test this hypothesis, she selected a sample of 150 customers and found that 30% had call waiting. At α = 0.05, is there enough evidence to reject the claim? Steps 2/3: Compute the test value and the p value. Bluman, Chapter 8 7

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Example 8-18: Call-Waiting Service Bluman, Chapter 8 8

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