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    Hypothesis Testing of Child Punishment

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    A nationwide survey claimed that about 50% of parents with young children condone spanking their child as a regular form of punishment. A sociologist believes the proportion is different from this. In a random sample of 512 parents with young children, 275 admitted to spanking their child as a regular form of punishment. Use the classical approach, at a 10% level of significance, to test the sociologist's claim.

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    A nationwide survey claimed that about 50% of parents with young children condone spanking their child as a regular form of punishment. A sociologist believes the proportion is different from this. In a random sample of ...

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    This solution presents a null and alternative hypothesis and calculates the z-test statistic and compares it to the p-value to either accept or reject the null hypothesis.

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