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    Independent and dependent variables

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    Please help question the following problem.

    A random sample of 100 adult workers, 60 men and 40 women, is selected in a large Midwestern city. Of the group, 42 men and 17 women are union members. Does union membership differ on the basis of gender? State the independent and dependent variables.

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    Please help with the set up of this problem: A random sample of 100 adult workers, 60 men and 40 women, is selected in a large midwestern city. Of the group, 42 men and 17 women are union members. Does union membership differ on the basis of gender? State the independent and dependant variables.
    Answer

    The membership in union can be treated as the dependent variable and the gender as the independent variable.

    The null hypothesis tested is
    H0: ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution identify the independent and dependent variables from the given information. Provide graphs along with the solution. The solution involves various concepts, including chi square test statistic, significance level, p-value and critical value.

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