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Hypothesis : Wife defendent are less likely to be convicted

A U.S. Department of Justice report included the claim that "in spouse murder cases, wife defendants were less likely to be convicted than husband defendants." Sample data consisted of 277 convictions among 318 husband defendants and 155 convictions among 222 wife defendants. Test the stated claim. Assume Aplha = 0.05. What are the Critical value and z score, each to two decimal places of precision? Do you reject the null hypothesis (Yes or No)?

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=222, =155/222=0.70 (In case of a ...

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Solution describes the steps invloved in testing hypothesis that in spouse murder cases, wife defendants were less likely to be convicted than husband defendants.

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