# Hypothesis test: population proportion

CherryBerry Soda, Inc. claims that 15 percent of the population can identify its products. In efforts to boost their identity, CherryBerry employs a famous spokesperson to advertise. A survey is then taken to assess the results of the ad campaign. The results show that 17 percent of the 1000 respondents can identify CherryBerry products. Has the advertising campaign increased product identity or is the difference due to chance? Use the 0.10 significance level.

a. State the null and alternate hypotheses.

Ho: ____________________________________________________________________

H1: ____________________________________________________________________

b. State the decision rule.

c. Compute the value of the test statistic.

d. Formulate the decision rule.

e. What is your decision regarding the null hypothesis? Interpret the result.

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CherryBerry Soda, Inc. claims that 15 percent of the population can identify its products. In efforts to boost their identity, CherryBerry employs a famous spokesperson to advertise. A survey is then taken to assess the results of the ad campaign. The results show that 17 percent of the 1000 respondents can identify CherryBerry products. Has the advertising campaign increased product identity or is the difference due to chance? Use the 0.10 significance level.

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The expert examines population proportions for hypothesis tests for CherryBerry Soda, Inc.