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Publisher: CENGAGE L

ISBN: 9781305881884

Chapter 9, Problem 69SE

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An airline promotion to business travelers is based on the assumption that two-thirds of business travelers use a laptop computer on overnight business trips.

- a. State the hypotheses that can be used to test the assumption.
- b. What is the sample proportion from an American Express sponsored survey that found 355 of 546 business travelers use a laptop computer on overnight business trips?
- c. What is the
*p*-value? - d. Use
*α*= .05. What is your conclusion?

**a.**

To determine

Identify the null and alternative hypotheses most appropriate for the given situation.

Here, the claim is that the population proportion of two-thirds of business travelers uses a laptop computer on overnight business trips. This can be written as

**b.**

To determine

Find the sample proportion.

**c.**

To determine

Find the *p*-value.

**d.**

To determine

Find the conclusion.

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