Asked Nov 14, 2019

The recidivism rate for convicted sex offenders is 13%. A warden suspects that this percent is lower if the sex offender is also a drug addict. Of the 371 convicted sex offenders who were also drug addicts, 45 of them became repeat offenders. What can be concluded at the
α = 0.01 level of significance?

The test statistic =

The p-value =


Expert Answer

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Denote p as the true recidivism rate of sex offenders, who are also drug addicts.

The null and alternative hypotheses are:

H0: p = 0.13, vs. ...

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