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Description of Statistics - Hypothesis Test

North Carolina State University looked at the factors that affect the success of students in a required chemical engineering course. Students must get a C or better in the course in order to continue as chemical engineering majors. There were 65 students from urban or suburban backgrounds, and 52 of these students succeeded. Another 55 students were from rural or small-town backgrounds; 30 of these students succeeded in the course.

A) Is there good evidence that the proportion of students who succeed is different for urban/suburban versus rural/small-town backgrounds? State hypothesis, give the P-value or a test, and state your conclusion.

B) Give a 90% confidence interval for the size of the difference.

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