You are conducting a study to see if the proportion of voters who prefer Candidate A is significantly less than 0.16. You use a significance level of α=0.005. H0:P=0.16 H1:P<0.16 You obtain a sample of size n=524 in which there are 68 successes. What is the test statistic for this sample? What is the p-value for this sample?  Is the p-value less than, equal to, or greater than a? This test statistic leads to a decision to...?

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You are conducting a study to see if the proportion of voters who prefer Candidate A is significantly less than 0.16. You use a significance level of
α=0.005.

H0:P=0.16

H1:P<0.16

You obtain a sample of size n=524 in which there are 68 successes.


What is the test statistic for this sample?

What is the p-value for this sample? 

Is the p-value less than, equal to, or greater than a?


This test statistic leads to a decision to...?

 

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