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    A traffic accident has occurred. Witnesses report that Car A ran a stop sign and collided with Car B. The driver of Car A was arrested based on the charge of running the stop sign. At the trial, the jury found the driver of Car A guilty as charged. Based on additional evidence that was obtained after the trial, it was determined that a Type I error had been made during the trial.

    a. State the null and alternative hypotheses for this case.

    b. Explain the significance of the Type I error

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    The solution gives detailed steps on stating the null and alternative hypothesis and calculating type I error.

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