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Lightning Deaths The graph in Cumulative Review Exercise 5 was created by using data consisting of 232 male deaths from lightning strikes and 55 female deaths from lightning strikes. Assume that these data are randomly selected lightning deaths and proceed to test the claim that the proportion of male deaths is greater than 1/2. Use a 0.01 significance level. Any explanation for the result?

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Step 1

Given that,

In lightning deaths, 232 male deaths and 55 female deaths.

The claim that the proportion of male deaths is greater than 1/2.

If the estimated proportion is not known then the equal proportion is taken for the p and q.

P=q=0.5

Step 2

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